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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1Chill pastry shell well after baking.

2Spread bottom with strawberry jam or topping. Reserve a little to drizzle on top.

3Soften ice cream at room temperature. Beat with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

4Spread ice cream evenly over bottom of pie shell, mounding it in the center.

5Place in freezer immediately while preparing the meringue topping.

6Whip egg whites in mixer bowl until very frothy.

7Add cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.

8Add sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time and beat until stiff and glossy.

9Spread meringue evenly over ice cream in shell to the edges to seal well.

10Bake pie at 450 degrees F until slightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes.

11Drizzle strawberry jam over top, if used.

About this Recipe

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