Recipes and Cooking Strawberry Floating Island 1.0 (1) 1 Review This strawberry dessert is a tried-and-true Better Homes & Gardens classic from our 1963 edition of the New Cook Book. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on May 10, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Shirley Cheng Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Poached Meringue 3 eggs ¼ cup sugar Dash salt 3 cup Milk Custards 2 egg yolks ¼ cup sugar 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 cup hulled strawberries Directions Poached Meringues Beat 2 egg whites with dash salt till soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks. In skillet, heat 3 cups milk to a simmer. Drop meringue in by tablespoons to make 6 meringues. Cook slowly, uncovered, till firm about 5 minutes. Lift from milk (save milk to use in custard); drain on paper towels. Custards Beat eggs and yolks slightly; add 1/4 cup sugar and dash salt. Stir in 3 cups slightly cooled milk (from meringues plus extra if needed). Cook over double boiler with hot, not boiling water, stirring constantly, until mixture coats back of spoon. At once, remove from heat; cool slightly. add vanilla. Place berries in serving dish; pour custard over. Top with meringues. Chill. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 198 Calories 6g Fat 27g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 198 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 164mg 55% Sodium 145mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Total Sugars 26g Protein 8g Vitamin C 28.5mg 143% Calcium 176mg 14% Iron 0.8mg 4% Potassium 287mg 6% Folate, total 37.6mcg Vitamin B-12 1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.