The “perfect celebrity dinner” recipe: Iles flottantes from Paris

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For “The Perfect Celebrity Dinner”, Princess Bea von Auersperg prepared Iles flottantes dessert, but what is it really?

The name of the delicious dessert, Iles flottantes, which Princess Bea von Auersperg served to her celebrity guests at “The Perfect Celebrity Dinner”, comes from French and means floating islands in German. The dessert, also known as Paris Dumpling, is not only popular in France. Find out how you can imitate “The Perfect Celebrity Dinner” recipe below.

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Iles flottantes Рthe floating islands of Paris Рyou can decorate as you like with fruits such as raspberries. © Oleksandr Prokopenko/Imago

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You need these ingredients for “The Perfect Celebrity Dinner” Iles flottantes French dessert

  • 4 egg whites
  • 100 g powdered sugar
  • 500 ml of milk
  • 200 ml vanilla sauce
  • 4 tablespoons of strawberry puree

You can use the leftover egg yolk to make the perfect omelette for breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

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You need about half an hour to prepare Iles flottantes

  1. Beat the egg whites stiffly. Sift the powdered sugar and stir.
  2. Then pour the milk into a saucepan, put it on the stove and cook.
  3. Use your hands to form balls with the egg white and icing sugar mixture, then dip them into your boiling milk. When you get up after a while, take out the balls again and put them in a bowl.
  4. Decorate the cooked balls with vanilla sauce and garnish with strawberry pulp Рet voilà: Iles flottantes are ready.

If you like, you can also serve the French floating islands with raspberries or other fruits.

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