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Snowball Custard

  • 1/2 package of gelatine
  • 4 ounces water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 8 ounces sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or
  • grated rind and the juice of 1 lemon
  • For boiled custard:
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • pint of milk
  • Vanilla extract
Soak half a package of gelatine in a teacupful of cold water for one hour. Then add a pint of boiling water, stir it until the gelatine is thoroughly dissolved. Beat 4 egg whites to a stiff froth. Put 2 teacupfuls of sugar in the gelatine water first, then the beaten egg whites and vanilla extract, or the grated rind and the juice of a lemon. Whip it f (or a little more)me time until it is all quite stiff and cold. Dip some teacups or wine-glasses in cold water and fill them with the mixture. Set in refrigerator.

In the meantime, make a boiled custard using the 3 egg yolks and sugar and milk, Flavor with vanilla extract. After the meringue in the cups have stood for 4-5 hours, turn them out of the molds, place in a glass dish and pour this custard around the base.
Submitted by Tess M Jun 2, 2009
19 min 360 min 379 min
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