How to make Baked Alaska -

Vanilla ice cream topped over cake base, covered with egg white meringue and baked for just a while.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Fat less sponge cake (फैटलेस स्पौंज केक / मक्खन रहित स्पौंज केक), Vanilla ice cream (वेनीला क्रीम)

Cuisine : Other Cuisines

Course : Desserts

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Baked Alaska

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Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Baked Alaska Recipe

  • Fat less sponge cake 1

  • Vanilla ice cream 1/2 litre

  • Egg whites 5

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Orange juice as required

  • Brandy ladle 1

Method

Step 1

Line a bowl with cling film, put ice cream in it and set in the refrigerator.

Step 2

Halve the cake and place one half in a serving plate. Cut the remaining half into arcs and place around the piece in the plate.

Step 3

To make the meringue, beat the egg whites in a processor. Add vanilla essence and sugar and continue to process till the egg whites are stiff and form peaks.

Step 4

Moisten the cake with a little orange juice.

Step 5

Upturn the ice cream over the centre of the cake in the plate leaving the edges. Pour the meringue over the entire cake. Keep it in the refrigerator for a while.

Step 6

You can bake it in the oven at high temperature till the meringue turns a light golden. Or you can brown it with a brulee torch.

Step 7

Pour brandy into a heated steel ladle and heat it again till it catches flame. Pour it immediately over the baked Alaska andserve immediately once the flame settles.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.