How to Make Baked Alaska

You don't have to be an Eskimo to create this scrumptious, creamy dessert.

You will need

  • 1 qt. fruit sorbet
  • 1 qt. ice cream
  • 1 c. chocolate wafers
  • Pound cake
  • 6 egg whites
  • u00bd tsp. vanilla
  • u00be c. sugar
  • Large bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • Electric mixer
  • Baking pan

Step 1 Line the bowl with plastic Line the large bowl with plastic wrap, allowing some overhang.

Step 2 Fill with ice cream Fill the bowl with the sorbet and ice cream of your choice.

Step 3 Add crumbs Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs generously over the ice cream and sorbet mixture.

Step 4 Add pound cake Slice the pound cake into small pieces and completely cover the ice cream. Then cover the bowl with plastic wrap and freeze it for at least 3 hours.

Step 5 Make the meringue Make the meringue by whipping the egg whites with the electric mixer, creating soft peaks. Then slowly beat in the sugar and vanilla.

Step 6 Overturn the cake Remove the plastic from the bowl and overturn it into a baking pan.

Step 7 Spread the meringue Spread the meringue over the cake and freeze it for at least 1 hour.

Step 8 Bake the cake Preheat your oven to 500 degrees and bake the cake for 5 minutes, or until the meringue is golden, and serve.