Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This simple and elegant dessert came from my Grandmother thirty years ago. My siblings and I loved it as kids and still do. It's sweet but not overly filling. If you scorch it - start over. Keeps well in refrigerator. Can be made day ahead.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Island: Mix all ingredients thoroughly in saucepan and.
  2. cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until well thickened, 8-10 minutes.
  3. Pour into four 6oz custard cups and.
  4. seal with plastic wrap laid directly on pudding to prevent film from forming.
  5. Refrigerate until cooled and set.
  6. Topping: Mix all ingredients in saucepan and.
  7. cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened, 8-10 minutes.
  8. Pour into 2 cup measure and.
  9. seal with plastic wrap laid directly on pudding to prevent film from forming.
  10. Refrigerate until cooled.
  11. To Serve: Insert table knife between Island and custard cup and run knife around cup to loosen.
  12. Invert each Island on a serving plate and remove custard cup.
  13. Pour 1/2 cup topping over Island- topping may be served warmed in microwave or chilled.