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Baked Alaska


Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar










Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter, or margarine together. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the crumbs for the topping. Press the remaining crumbs into one 9 inch pie plate.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Cool then chill in freezer. Fill the chilled crust with the firm vanilla ice cream. Place in freezer.
  4. Beat egg whites until frothy, add salt, almond extract and slowly add sugar, beating until stiff and glossy. Spread over ice cream, sealing edges. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Place under broiler 500 degrees F (260 degrees C) for 2 minutes. Serve at once.

3 comments:

  1. I need to try this. It looks really, really good.

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  2. I am going to get my girlfriend to make this one up for me!

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