Floating Islands Recipe
How to make floating island
Fluffy meringue mixture cooks into the hot custard just off the stovetop.
- Total Cook Time 40 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time 30 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Floating Islands
- 5 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 4 cups milk - scalded
- 1 tsp vanilla
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Beat three egg yolks and two whole eggs slightly.
Add sugar and salt, mix well and add hot milk gradually, stirring constantly.
Cook in top of double boiler until it coats the spoon, stirring constantly.
Add vanilla. This is the custard, pour it into a large pan.
Beat remaining egg whites until foamy also mix in additional 6 tbsp sugar gradually.
Add 3/4 tea spoon of vanilla.
Drop the meringue (egg mixture), using large spoon into the hot custard, cover pan closely until mixture is cool.
Let it chill in a refrigerator. Serve