Floating island, recipe for a classic dessert

Meet the floating island dessert recipea classic that cannot be missed when calming your cravings.

This dessert has come out of one of my deepest memories. My aunt Soledad, who is actually a great-aunt, was an expert confectioner, well into her years. Many of the birthdays celebrated in Anolaima, my town, were sung around a cake that had come from her hands.

However, the ponqué was not his best recipe. for me the floating island dessert It was the glory, not only because it was delicious, but because to my childish mind, its preparation was more mysterious than a secret potion. How could eggs, cream, and sugar turn into cloud-like islands that actually floated on top of a sauce?

Floating island, easy recipe step by step

Prep time20 minutesCook time 15 minutesTotal time35 minutesCategoryDessertKitchenInternationalKeywordsSweet, creamy, Worcestershire sauce, dessertServes how many6ServingMediumCalories195Fat4.57g

Ingredients to make the floating island dessert

  • 250ml milk
  • 250ml milk cream
  • 50ml vanilla essence
  • 100g white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons caramel sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 orange cut into slices

Worcestershire sauce preparation

Step 1: Heat

Add to a saucepan over medium heat: milk, cream and vanilla. Stir constantly until hot. Then leave the mixture on low heat.

Step 2: Separate and blend

Separate the yolk from the white of the eggs. Set aside the whites in another container to use them in another step of the recipe and proceed to beat the yolks very well.

Step 3: Add

Add the beaten egg yolks and sugar to the mixture of milk, cream and vanilla. Continue whisking constantly until thickened, turn off heat and let cool.

Step 4: Strain

When the mixture is cold, pass it through a strainer and let it rest.

Preparation of the floating islands

Step 5: Beat the egg whites

Beat the egg whites with sugar very well, until you get the point of snow.

Step 6: Boil

Add the orange slices to a pot with enough water and bring to a boil over medium heat; when it is boiling, add the mixture of egg whites by tablespoons. Cover the pot and after five minutes take your floating islands out of the water.

Step 7: Serve and enjoy

Serve a little Worcestershire sauce in a deep dish, then place three floating islands on top of the sauce and add caramel sauce to taste.

It’s not easy, I’m not going to lie to you, but it’s not the most complicated recipe in the world either. Did it make your mouth water? Wait until you try the floating islands that you prepare with this recipe.

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