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Recipe of The Day – Baked Alaska

Yield: 8 – 12 servings


  • 1/2 nine inch square chocolate cake
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pint Neopolitan ice cream


  1. Cut chocolate cake in half.
  2. Place on a board or cookie sheet covered with paper.
  3. Beat the egg whites with the vanilla and cream of tartar until frothy.
  4. Add sugar gradually and continue beating until stiff and glossy (holds peaks when beater is removed).
  5. Place cooled cake on several thicknesses of wrapping paper on a board and pan.
  6. Cut neopolitan ice cream into 3 equal pieces and place on cake.
  7. Cover cake and ice cream with meringue.
  8. Make sure the ice cream is completely sealed in.
  9. Bake in very hot oven (500f) for 3 minutes, until meringue is delicately brown.
  10. Slip from board to platter.
  11. Serve at once.

Other Information

Author: Organization.Stout State College Home Economics Club

Source: Stout’s Favorites (1955-01-01)

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Category: Dessert

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: chocolate cake, egg white, cream of tartar, vanilla, sugar, ice cream

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, knife, egg beater, oven

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