Floating Island

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Description

  • 4 servings

Ingredients

Custard Sauce

Floating Island

Procedures

Custard Sauce

  1. Beat slightly 3 or 4 egg yolks.
  2. Add sugar and tsp salt.
  3. Scald and stir in slowly 2 cups milk.
  4. Place the custard over a very slow fire.
  5. Stir it constantly.
  6. Take care that it does not boil.
  7. Or stir over simmering water until it begins to thicken.
  8. Strain and cool the custard.
  9. Add to it the vanilla, rum, or sherry, or a little grated lemon rind.
  10. Chill thoroughly.
  11. This is not a firm custard. It is really a custard sauce.

Floating Island

  1. Prepare the above recipe for custard sauce, flavored with lemon rind.
  2. Place it in a baking dish.
  3. Whip until stiff 3 egg whites and ⅛ tsp salt.
  4. Add very slowly, whipping constantly: 3 tbsp sugar, ½ tsp vanilla, or a few drops of almond extract.
  5. Heap the egg whites on the custard.
  6. Place the dish in a hot oven (500°F) for 2 minutes, or under a broiler until the tips of the meringue are brown.
  7. Serve the custard hot or cold.[[Category:Milk and cream Recipes

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