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Pineapple Alaska, Showy, Easy and Delicious Dessert! Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Kuffel Whitcroft
Added: Monday, April 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 fresh pineapple
vanilla ice cream
4 T rum
meringue [see below]
3 egg whites
1 cups sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp vinegar

Preheat oven to 275a slow oven. Beat egg whites until stiff enough to hold up in peaks; beat in 2 tablespoons sugar at a time, 3 times, beating thoroughly each time. Add vanilla, vinegar, and the rest of the sugar, beating all the time until stiff peaks hold.

Directions:
Directions:
Halve the pineapple, keeping tops and all.
Scoop out fruit and chop fine. In each pineapple 'boat' half, add 2 T rum. Fill each half with hard vanilla ice cream. Top with chopped pineapple fruit. Frost with meringue and seal edges well. Put on baking sheet and brown under the broiler. Set on fancy platter at opposite diagonals.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Instead of using the broiler, a kitchen torch would work really well too.

 

 

 

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