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To make custard: Beat egg yolks with half of sugar until smooth and pale. Set aside in a double boiler. In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a boil. Gradually whisk milk into egg mixture. Set over low heat and cook, keeping mixture under a boil, until thick. Add vanilla, strain and chill immediately. To make islands: Beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff. Cover the bottom of a shallow dish with water. Divide meringue into 4 islands and set islands on top of the water. Microwave on maximum for 1-2 minutes. To make caramel , mix sugar and water in a small pan . Bring to a boil without stirring, remove from heat as soon as liquid turns a light golden brown. Pour custard into 4 soup plates, top with meringue islands and decorate with strands of caramel.
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Floating Islands

Floating Islands

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  • Gluten-free
4
servings
0:30
Preparation
0:15
COOKING
0:45
TOTAL TIME

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Ingredients

  • 6
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)
    sugar
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    whole milk
  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)
    pure vanilla extract
  • 6
    egg whites

  • caramels
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  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)
    sugar
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    water
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Preparation

To make custard:

Beat egg yolks with half of sugar until smooth and pale.

Set aside in a double boiler.

In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a boil.

Gradually whisk milk into egg mixture.

Set over low heat and cook, keeping mixture under a boil, until thick.

Add vanilla, strain and chill immediately.

To make islands:

Beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff.

Cover the bottom of a shallow dish with water.

Divide meringue into 4 islands and set islands on top of the water.

Microwave on maximum for 1-2 minutes.

To make caramel , mix sugar and water in a small pan .

Bring to a boil without stirring, remove from heat as soon as liquid turns a light golden brown.

Pour custard into 4 soup plates, top with meringue islands and decorate with strands of caramel.

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