Strawberry Baked Alaska
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- pre-baked 9-inch pie shell
- 1 1/2 qt
- strawberry ice cream (about 6 cups)
- 1 c
- strawberry jam or sundae topping
- egg whites
- 1 dash(es)
- cream of tartar
- fresh strawberries for garnish
- strawverry jam, optional
1Make sure that the baked pie shell has chilled.
2Spread bottom of pie shell with jam or topping. Be sure to reserve a little to drizzle over the top.
3Make sure that ice cream has been softened at room temperature. Beat with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
4Spread ice cream over topping. Mounding it in the center. Place in freezer while preparing meringue topping.
5Whip egg whites until very frothy. Add cream of tartar and beat until stiff peaks form.
6Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time. Beat until stiff and glossy.
7Spread meringue over ice cream. Make sure the meringue is spread to the edges to seal well.
8Bake pie at 450 degrees for 4 to 5 minutes. You want it to be slightly browned.
9Drizzle the top with the reserved strawberry jam. You can also add sliced strawberries to the top as well.