3 tbsp. large tapioca
1 cup cold water
1 quart milk
3 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 egg whites, beaten to stiff peaks
Soak tapioca in cold water overnight. In the morning drain any water left.
Put the tapioca in a double boiler, add milk and cook until clear. Add egg yolks and sugar. Cook 3 more minutes. Remove from heat then add vanilla and fold in beaten egg whites.