Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

shirleyo 7

"Cake and ice cream dessert topped with meringue -- vary ice cream flavors for your signature dish. I like cherry-burgundy ice cream!"


11 h servings 330 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 330 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 315 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Line the bottom and sides of an 8-inch round mixing bowl or deep 8-inch square container with foil. Spread ice cream in container, packing firmly. Cover and freeze 8 hours or until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x8 inch pan.
  3. Prepare cake mix with egg and almond extract. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven according to package instructions, until center of cake springs back when lightly touched.
  5. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar, salt and sugar until stiff peaks form.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment or heavy brown paper. Place cake in center. Turn molded ice cream out onto cake. Quickly and prettily spread meringue over cake and ice cream, all the way to paper to seal. Return to freezer 2 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  8. Bake the Alaska on the lowest shelf, 8 to 10 minutes, or until meringue is lightly browned. Serve at once.
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I cheated a little and used sliced pound cake cake as a base then I poured some Baileys liquour over it before the ice cream was added. Other than that it went like a dream. If you have a che...

This recipe was great but was a little confused when it came to preparing the cake. This recipe called for 1 egg along with the almond extract but if you prepare the cake mix by the directions ...

My family loves this and my kids ask me to make this for their birthday cakes. I make this with a browine bottom instead of a cake bottom (make as directed on box). You can also line your bowl...

First of all, I only needed 3 egg whites for the meringue. This was a fun and special treat for my husband on Valentine's day, but a little disappointing for all of the effort it took. I can g...

I found this recipe to good, but too boring compared to other Baked Alaska's I've enjoyed. Try using a cookie base for the base (prepared cookie dough), and adding some fun to the ice cream, su...

I am actually rating the meringue portion of this recipe. I wanted to make an ice cream pie topped with meringue, so I crushed a bunch of Oreos and patted them down into a glass pie plate with ...

Try a brownie base- this was a family treat when I was a kid!

I've had this before and it was INCREDIBLE!!

I made my first baked alaska using this recipe as a baseline. I used vanilla bean ice cream, haagen daz chocolate ice cream, and HD rasberry sorbet softened, spreading one layer at a time in a ...