18 September 2016

Leche nevada con caramelo y almendras tostadas (Floating Island with caramel and toasted almonds)








An special dessert for a special date.
Happy Independence day !


Was a messy week but finally here Im.
Happy 18 th September to all in Chile and all these celebrate in other countries.
Feliz 18 a todos !!

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Ingredients

2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup sugar
4 beaten yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 whites eggs
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds


Caramel

1/3 cup sugar
3 teaspoon water


Method

I a medium saucepan bring the milk, cream, 1/3 cup sugar and yolks, stir well with a hand whisk until integrate all.
Cook over low heat without boiling, until the mixture thickens slightly about 12 minutes.
Remove from heat and add vanilla. Let cool.

Divide the custard into individual cups/glasses bowls.
Refrigerate back while the remaining ingredients is prepared.

Beat the egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 140°c.
When they are firm, gradually stir in the sugar and continue to beat.
Transfer the meringue onto a sheet tray linen with parchment in 5 equal piles. Cook the egg whites in the oven about 10 minutes or until golden brown slightly.
Remove the meringues and carefully scoop meringue into the cups or glasses.

Caramel

To make the caramel place the sugar in a saucepan with the water and heat gently until dissolved. Bring to a boil and simmer until deep golden in colour.
Drizzle caramel and sprinkle some toasted almonds.


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87 comments:

  1. a delicious dessert Gloria, have a nice week,un abbraccio !

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  2. What a wonderful way to celebrate. Yum.

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  3. That's a wonderful dessert for the celebration, Gloria.

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  4. Gloria, Very pretty dessert! Nice photos of it too... Love the combination of ingredients. Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  5. Such a gorgeous dessert to celebrate the holiday!!! Happy Independence Day, Gloria!!! xo

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  6. Ma che bonta'! Looks so delicious. You make really nice desserts Gloria.

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  7. Che meraviglia!!!! Si mangia con gli occhi. Buona serata :)

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  8. This such a lovely dessert. Perfect to celebrate a holiday! Happy Independence Day!

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  9. Now THIS is the kind of floating island I love. How delicious! Happy Independence Day, Gloria!

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  10. wow buonissimo!!! una vera bontà!! li mangerei tutti :))) buona giornata, ciao Andrea

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  11. Che dessert meraviglioso, viene voglia di affondare il cucchiaio :)
    Complimenti!
    Un bacio

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  12. un dessert super delizioso! baciiiiii

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    1. Grazie Fede!! Un abbraccio cara xoxoxoxo

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  13. Una vera delizia Gloria!!! Un abbraccio!

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  14. Oh Gloria, I love this dessert, but never made it myself...thanks for the recipe...I will sure give this a try...and soon!
    Have a wonderful week ahead :)

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  15. Ciao cara Gloria! Questo dessert lo trovo favoloso!
    Un bacione!
    unospicchiodimelone!

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  16. With so lovely colors, I just want to eat this dessert !
    Have a good day, Gloria !

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  17. Yum , caramel and almonds - that must be amazing!:)

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  18. Happy Independence Day! The dessert looks amazing - I love everything about it.

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  19. Such a pretty dessert, Gloria! The caramel and almonds make me want to try this soon :) Hope you had a great celebration day, Dear. xo

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    1. Thanks Susan, hope you really feel better soon !
      Hugs!!

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  20. Happy Independence Day, Gloria! That looks so yummy!

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    1. Thanks dear Elsie , hugs and love for you my dear friend !!
      xoxox

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  21. Oh how amazing!!!
    This looks absolutely stunning, Gloria.
    I would love to try to make it, but I fear my cookery skills would fall far short.
    I tried to make an egg custard tart yesterday...and it ended up like scrambled egg! lol

    Have a wonderful Independence Day, my dear friend!

    Lots of Love xoxoxoxo

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    1. Thanks Ygraine, you have to try again :)
      I failed a lot of times , but I dont take pictures because Im not happy !! lol
      But happens always !!
      Hugs!

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  22. Un dessert très gourmand. J'adore.
    A bientôt

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  23. Un dessert golosissimo Gloria, che bontà!

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  24. That looks a fitting dessert for a special occasion ...

    All the best Jan

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  25. Happy celebration !!!! Very yummy Gloria ~

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  26. ahh i just love deserts happy independence day dear,live sweetly and stay positive

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  27. That looks heavenly. So scrumptious! My mouth is actually watering. It would be perfect today. :) Thanks for sharing. Beautiful pictures too!
    ~Jess

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  28. This looks like a real treat, Gloria. I hope you enjoyed the day.
    Amalia
    xo

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  29. Happy Independence Day Gloria, this looks like the perfect way to celebrate!

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  30. Looks absolutely delicious ♥

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  31. I cannot think of anything better than a delicious nevada leche with caramel! It looks delicious!!!

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  32. I love anything meringue-like! And it's nice that this recipe makes use of the entire egg. I will have to try this!

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    1. Yes I love it too Inger. Sometimes I dont know what make with yolks !
      xoxo

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  33. Hello dear Gloria.....
    I love butterscotch....caramel.....love it!
    Hope you are well....Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. Thanks Linda, Im caring my mom so I dont hve much time but we are doing well, Hugs to you and miss V. !

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  34. I've never made the floating island dessert, but I'd love to try it. It looks delicious with the caramel!

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    1. Thanks Lisa, really I think this version is one of the best I try !
      xo

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  35. Beautiful dessert, Gloria!
    Looks delicious!

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  36. Troppo buono! Delizioso. Bravissima Gloria :)

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  37. What a lovely dessert! Hope you enjoyed Independence Day.

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  38. this dessert is a show-stopper! i love the way you've chosen to dress up your floating islands--toasted almonds and caramel are hard to beat!

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