Floating Valentine Dessert (Floating Island Valentines)

Floating Valentine Dessert (Floating Island Valentines)

Puree 1 cup strawberries with 2 Tablespoons honey and orange peel; refrigerate until serving time. Slice remaining strawberries; spoon into 4 individual serving dishes. Spoon pureed strawberries over slices. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Add 2 Tablespoons honey in a thin stream while beating whites; beat until stiff peaks form. Heat milk in a skillet to a simmer. ... [read full recipe below]

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 106
  • Fat Total: 0.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.5 g
  • Sodium: 28 mg
  • Protein: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Calories from Fat: 4.2%

Ingredients

  • 3 cups - fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup - honey, divided
  • 1 teaspoon - grated orange peel
  • 2 - egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon - cream of tartar
  • 2 cups - milk
  • Shredded orange peel
  • Mint sprigs

Directions

Puree 1 cup strawberries with 2 Tablespoons honey and orange peel; refrigerate until serving time. Slice remaining strawberries; spoon into 4 individual serving dishes. Spoon pureed strawberries over slices. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Add 2 Tablespoons honey in a thin stream while beating whites; beat until stiff peaks form. Heat milk in a skillet to a simmer. Spoon 4 mounds of meringue onto milk. Poach gently about 4 minutes; turn meringues over once. Do not allow milk to boil. Lift meringues out of milk with slotted spoon. Tap spoon lightly on towel. Top strawberries with meringues. Garnish with orange peel and mint sprigs. Microwave Method: Spoon egg whites onto microwave-safe glass dish into 4 mounds. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until set. Cool slightly. Top strawberries with meringues. Garnish with orange peel and mint sprigs.

Tip

Partially thawed frozen strawberries may be used in place of fresh strawberries. Or, substitute raspberries for strawberries.