Strawberry Baked Alaska

Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

This strawberry baked Alaska appeals to all ages and tempts even the most sophisticated palate. It is quick and easy to prepare.

Oven Temp: 450 degrees F

Tips: You may prepare pie ahead, freeze it and hold it for several days. Brown just before serving.


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Serves:

8 servings/slices

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
pre-baked 9-inch pie shell

FILLING

1 1/2 qt
(about 6 cups) strawberry ice cream
1 c
starwberry jam or sundae topping

TOPPING

3
egg whites
1 dash(es)
cream of tartar
1/4 c
granulated sugar

OPTIONAL

fresh strawberries, for garnish
starwberry jam

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chill pastry shell well after baking.
2
Spread bottom with strawberry jam or topping. Reserve a little to drizzle on top.
3
Soften ice cream at room temperature. Beat with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
4
Spread ice cream evenly over bottom of pie shell, mounding it in the center.
5
Place in freezer immediately while preparing the meringue topping.
6
Whip egg whites in mixer bowl until very frothy.
7
Add cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
8
Add sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time and beat until stiff and glossy.
9
Spread meringue evenly over ice cream in shell to the edges to seal well.
10
Bake pie at 450 degrees F until slightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes.
11
Drizzle strawberry jam over top, if used.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American