Baked Alaska

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Simple Baked Alaska Recipe

Ingredients

Servings 15

  • 1 box 18.3 oz fudge brownie mix
  • Water, oil and eggs as required fo brownie mix
  • 6 cups (1.5 quarts) strawberry ice cream, softened
  • 6 egg whites, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method

  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Grease bottom of 13×9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray
  3. Make brownie batter as directed on box for cakelike brownies
  4. Spread in pan
  5. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean
  6. Cool 1 hour
  7. Evenly spread softened strawberry ice cream on top of cooled brownie
  8. Place in freezer while making meringue
  9. In medium glass or metal bowl, stir egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar and vanilla with whisk until blended
  10. Set over pan of simmering water, stirring occasionally with whisk, 16 to 20 minutes or until sugar has dissolved and egg mixture reaches 160°F
  11. Pour into large bowl; beat with electric mixer on high speed 8 to 10 minutes or until stiff glossy peaks form
  12. Use small icing spatula to swirl meringue over top of ice cream layer
  13. Freeze at least 3 hours or overnight
  14. Heat oven to 500°F
  15. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until meringue peaks start to turn golden brown
  16. Cut into 5 rows by 3 rows
  17. Store covered in freezer

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