Grandma ruby's peachy floating island

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Milk
2 \N Egg yolks
1 \N Whole egg
⅛ teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Beet or cane sugar
½ teaspoon Vanilla
½ cup Well-drained, diced peaches

Notes: From Ruby Williams' file; newspaper clipping. Date: Monday, August 14, 1939

Scald milk, beat other ingredients, except vanilla and peaches, together and add milk gradually stirring constantly. Cook in top of double boiler, stirring constantly, cooking just until mixture will coat a spoon. Remove from heat, add vanilla and cool. When cold fold in peaches. Place in serving dishes. Make very stiff merangue of two egg whites and four T. beet or cane sugar. Drop by spoonfuls on top of custard. Garnish with bit of peach jam.

Serves 4

Submitted By BARRY WEINSTEIN On 07-25-95

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