Floating island #1

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 Egg whites *
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 can 14 oz Eagle Brand Sweetened
Condensed Milk
2 Egg yolk
½ cup Lime juice from concentrate
2 drops Green food color (optional)
2 tablespoons Flaked coconut, toasted

FLOATING ISLANDS

CUSTARD BASE

Meringues: In small mixer bowl, beat 1 egg whites* until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 2 tablespoons of sugar, beating until stiff but not dry. Drop one fourth of the mixture onto simmering water in large skillet; repeat to make 4 islands. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes or until meringues are set. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.

*Use only grade a clean un cracked eggs.

Custard:

Prepare floating islands (meringues) Meanwhile in medium bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk and egg yolks; stir in real lime and food coloring. Spoon into four 6 oz dessert dishes. Top each with a "Floating Island" Chill 2 hours or until set. Garnish with coconut. Refrigerate leftovers.

Source: Quick & Easy Desserts Typed by Dale and Gail Shipp From: Dale Shipp Date: 12-03-93 Submitted By BARRY WEINSTEIN On 07-25-95

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