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Fruit Floating Island

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  Egg whites 2
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Whole strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs), hulled (Fresh Ones)
  Canned pineapple chunks in juice 20 Ounce (1 Can)

1. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt in medium bowl, until soft peaks form. Sprinkle in 1 tablespoon of the sugar; beat until egg whites are stiff.
2. Fill 12-inch skillet half full with water; add remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Bring to boiling point over medium heat; reduce heat to low.
3. Drop meringue by rounded tablespoonfuls, four at a time, into simmering water. Poach gently for about 4 minutes, carefully turning once with slotted spoon. Using slotted spoon, carefully lift meringues from water; place on clean towel.
4. In electric blender, puree strawberries and undrained pineapple at high speed for 5 seconds. Pour into 4 individual dessert dishes; top with meringues and chill until serving time.

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Fruit Floating Island Recipe