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Floating islands - Video recipe !

Dessert
5 servings
35 min
15 min
Easy
449 Kcal
This dessert will litteraly make you fly ! Vanilla lovers, this is for you !

Ingredients

Number of serving: 5

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 !
    Put the milk to boil with the sliced vanilla pod and its seeds.
  • Step 2 - Floating islands - Video recipe !
    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 !
    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 !
    Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until it gets white and cream.
  • Step 5 - Floating islands - Video recipe !
    Gradually add the milk while whisking, then put it back in the pot on medium heat.
  • Step 6 - Floating islands - Video recipe !
    Stir constantly with a wooden spoon.
  • Step 7 - Floating islands - Video recipe !
    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 !
    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 !
    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 !
    There you are, your floating islands are ready !

Video

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Nutritional informations:

for 1 serving / for 100 g

Nutrition:

Nutritional information for 1 serving (242g)
Calories: 449Kcal
  • Carbo: 81g
  • Total fat: 8.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Proteins: 11.8g
  • Fibers: 0g
  • Sugar: 80.3g
  • ProPoints: 12
  • SmartPoints: 23
gluten freegluten free

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