Strawberry Baked Alaska

Rev BJ Friley


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 servings/slices
15 Min
5 Min
Convection Oven


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pre-baked 9-inch pie shell


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


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


fresh strawberries, for garnish
starwberry jam

How to Make Strawberry Baked Alaska


  • 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.

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About Strawberry Baked Alaska

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

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