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Baked Alaska Recipe

Baked Alaska Recipe

Baked Alaska Recipe

Baked Alaska Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of sifted all-purpose flour.
  • 2/3 cup of sugar.
  • ¼ cup of shortening.
  • ½ cup of milk.
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder.
  • ½ teaspoon of salt.
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • 1 medium egg.
  • 1 quart of ice cream.

MERINGUE TOPPING

  • 8 medium egg whites, room temperature.
  • Pinch of salt.
  • ¾ cup of superfine sugar.
Baked Alaska Recipe

Baked Alaska Recipe

Preparation Instructions:

  • Grease and lightly flour a 9-inch square pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the shortening and milk.
  • Beat for 90 seconds with an electric mixer on low speed.
  • Add in the egg and vanilla and beat for another 90 seconds.
  • Pour into pan and bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Place the cake on a cookie sheet and cut strips 2 inches wide from each side of cake.
  • Put the ice cream on top of cake and completely cover both with meringue.
  • Seal meringue to edges.
  • Bake at 450°F (230°C) for 5 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Serve immediately.

MERINGUE TOPPING

  • Beat the egg whites and salt until they form soft peaks.
  • Still beating, slowly pour in the sugar and continue to beat for about 5 minutes, until the egg whites are stiff and glossy.
  • Immediately spread over cake and ice cream.

 

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