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Apple Snow with Stirred Custard

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------APPLES-----------------------------------
  • 3 lg Tart apples; peeled, cored
  • -and chopped
  • 2 ts Lemon juice; (depending on
  • -the tartness of the apples)
  • -(up to 3)
  • 2 tb Water
  • 3 Egg whites; at room
  • -temperature
  • 1 pn Cream of tartar


3/4 c Light cream
3 Egg yolks
1 pn Salt
3 tb Granulated white sugar
3/4 ts Vanilla
2 ts Rum; optional

Put apples, lemon juice, and water in a heavy, medium-size, nonreactive
saucepan. Cover and bring to a simmer. Simmer gently until apples are very
soft, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool slightly. Put mixture into a blender or food
processor and puree. Cool completely.

In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until they form
soft peaks. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until meringue is
stiff and glossy. Fold meringue gently into apple puree until completely
blended. Mound Apple Snow into a single large serving dish or into 4 to 6
individual goblets or dessert glasses. Chill at least 1 hour and up to 4

For the custard, in a heavy, medium-size saucepan, scald cream. Gradually
whisk in egg yolks, salt, and sugar until light and thoroughly blended.
Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until
custard coats the spoon, 5 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk custard
vigorously for 2 minutes to stop cooking. Strain and add vanilla and
optional rum. Cool completely, stirring occasionally. Chill. 4. Serve Apple
Snow with stirred custard as a sauce.

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