Floating Islands with Strawberries, Croutons and Lemon Balm

Floating Islands with Strawberries, Croutons and Lemon Balm

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 15 min
  • Chilling 3 h
  • Servings 4
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free

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Ingredients

  • Custard Sauce

    • 4 egg yolks
    • ¼ cup (55 g) sugar
    • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
    • ¾ cup (180 ml) milk
    • ¾ cup (180 ml) 15% cream
  • Toppings

    • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 2 cups (100 g) white bread, crust removed, cut into large dice
    • 2 cups (280 g) strawberries, quartered
    • 2 tbsp lemon balm leaves, torn
  • Meringue

    • 3 egg whites, at room temperature
    • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
    • 3 tbsp sugar
    • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) vanilla

Preparation

  • Custard Sauce

  • Toppings

  • Meringue

Note from Ricardo

The meringues can burn easily so be sure to keep a close eye on them while under the broiler. This step can also be done with a kitchen torch.

Personal Note

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