Snow eggs

Tags: French, dessert, made
. Serves 6. 10 steps
3 egg whites Beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar a tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition. Mould into egg shapes using a dessert spoon and spatula. Carefykky slide shapes into simmering milk. Poach on one side for about 1 minute, gently turn with slotted spoon, poach another minute. Remove carefully to drain on absorbent paper. Place warm custard into serving plates, top with snow eggs, spin toffee strands over snow eggs.
1/2 cup castor sugar
2 1/2 cups milk Place in frying pan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to barely simmering. Strain to remove any egg whites. Cook, stirring constantly over low heat until mixture coats back of spoon. Do not boil, or custard will curdle.
3 egg yolks   Beat until thick and creamy
1/4 cup castor sugar
1/2 cup cream   Gradually beat in