Strawberry Baked Alaska

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Strawberry Baked Alaska

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.

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About Strawberry Baked Alaska

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




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