Floating Island

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 pt. milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon spice, or
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon flavoring


Scald the milk. Separate the eggs. Mix salt, sugar and corn-starch. Add to yolks and beat slightly. Beat the whites until very stiff, add 2 teaspoons sugar to them, beat slightly and spread mixture on top of the hot milk. Let cook 2 or 3 minutes until firm, lift out on a plate and pour the hot milk on the beaten yolks. Put this mixture into a double boiler and stir until it thickens. When nearly cool stir in flavoring, put the cooked Whites on the top and serve cold as a pudding. A pretty way to serve it is to lay specks of jelly on the whites