How to make Strawberry Floating Islands -

Custard with pureed strawberries.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Castor sugar

Cuisine : American

Course : Desserts

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Strawberry Floating Islands

Strawberry Floating Islands Recipe Card


Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Strawberry Floating Islands Recipe

  • Eggs 5

  • Castor sugar a pinch

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/2 cup

  • Milk 2 1/2 cups

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh strawberries pureed 8-12

  • Fresh strawberries 4 for garnish


Step 1

Separate two eggs. Whisk the egg whites till stiff and add a pinch of salt. Beat till stiff peaks form adding half of the sugar gradually.

Step 2

Heat milk in a kadai or a wide pan. When it comes to a boil, lower heat and with the help of a tablespoon take the egg whites and spoon eight small rounds onto the simmering milk. Let the meringue cook on low heat for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Remove with the help of a perforated spoon and keep on a plate.Whisk the remaining three eggs adding the extra two yolks.

Step 4

Add remaining sugar and whisk well. Add eggs to the milk mixture and cook in a double boiler stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.

Step 5

When the custard begins to coat the back of the spoon remove from heat. Add vanilla essence and stir well. Let it cool completely and transfer to a large glass bowl.

Step 6

Add pureed strawberries. Slowly add the cooked meringues to custard. Chill thoroughly and serve garnished with strawberry fans.

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