Floating islands - video recipe !

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This dessert will litteraly make you fly ! Vanilla lovers, this is for you !

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Recipe type:
Dessert
Number of serving:
5 servings
Preparation:
35 min
Cook time:
15 min
Difficulty:
Easy
Calories:
449 Kcal (1 serving)
ProPoints:
12 (1 serving)
SmartPoints:
23 (1 serving)
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Ingredients

For the islands :
- 2 egg whites
- 1/4 cup sugar

For the creme anglaise :
- 2 cups milk
- 5 egg yolks
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 vanilla pod

For the caramel :
- 2/3 cup sugar

Preparation

Step 1 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 1

Put the milk to boil with the sliced vanilla pod and its seeds.
Step 2 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 2

Meanwhile, whisk the 2 egg whites, gradually adding the sugar, until it forms peaks. With a spoon, form a ball.
Step 3 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 3

When the milk is boiling, put the egg whites balls to cook in it. Leave 2 minutes on each side, then take them out.
Step 4 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 4

Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until it gets white and cream.
Step 5 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 5

Gradually add the milk while whisking, then put it back in the pot on medium heat.
Step 6 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 6

Stir constantly with a wooden spoon.
Step 7 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 7

When there is no foam anymore, and the cream covers the spoon, take it immediatly off the heat. Warning, a few seconds more, and your cream can turn bad.
Step 8 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 8

Leave everything to cool down. Once cold, prepare the caramel.
Put the sugar in a pot, and add some water. Put on medium heat, and wait until the caramel gets formed.
Step 9 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 9

Pour some creme anglaise in a bowl, then put an egg island on it, drizzle with caramel and sprinkle with some flaked almonds.
Step 10 - Floating islands - Video recipe !

Step 10

There you are, your floating islands are ready !

Nutritional informations (for 1 serving):

449Kcal22%

Calories

81g27%

Carbo

8.7g13%

Total fat

2.8g14%

Saturated fat

11.8g24%

Proteins

0g0%

Fibers

80.3g89%

Sugar

* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet * 1 serving = 242g
gluten freegluten free

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