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Flaming Baked Alaska Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tom Unwin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 Egg whites
34 t Cream of Tartar
3/4 t Vanilla
Dash salt
3/4 C Sugar
6 Sponge Cake Dessert cups
2 C Peppermint Ice Cream
3 T Crushed peppermint-stick candy
1/4 C Brandy (Peppermint Schnapps would be good)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar, vanilla and salt to soft peaks.
2. Gradually add sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
3. Place cups on cutting board; top each with ice cream.
4. Cover with meringue, spreading thicker over ice cream and thinner around cake; make sure you seal the meringue, at the bottom.
5. Sprinkle the meringue with crushed peppermint. Place in freezer until serving time.
6. Broil for 1 or 2 minutes - watching all the time - until meringue turns brown
7. Heat brandy until hot. Ignite brandy and serve over the Baked Alaska. If you use a chafing dish at the table you will be able to keep the flame going while you serve it.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 Hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Made several times when the kids were little. Of course they loved it.

 

 

 

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