Floating Island Dessert

Floating Island Dessert

Here is an old fashioned French dessert which has only a few ingredients. It consists of a fluffy steamed meringue which floats on a bed of light vanilla custard. This is traditionally topped with caramel sauce, roasted almonds and berries.




  • 4 egg yolks
  • 480 gr milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 vanilla pod
  • 100 gr sugar


  • 4 egg whites
  • 100 gr sugar
Floating Island Dessert
Ada Barnett: Farmer at Art
Tested by Ada Barnett in the kitchen of Jeanne d’Moore (Moora, WA)

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