Baked Alaska

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 cake
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Ingredients

1/2 sheet cake of vanilla sponge cake

1 pint chocolate chip ice cream

1 pint of coffee ice cream

4 egg whites

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 of a clean egg shell

1/4 cup Armagnac

Directions

  1. Cut the sheet cake into fourths. Spread the chocolate chip ice cream evenly on one layer of the sponge cake. Top the chocolate chip ice cream with the second piece of sponge cake. Spread the coffee ice cream evenly on top of the sponge cake. Lay the third piece of sponge cake directly on top of the praline ice cream. Lay the final piece of sponge cake on top of the praline ice cream. Wrap the cake tightly with plastic wrap and place in the freezer. Freeze the cake until firm, about 2 hours. Using an electric mixer, with a whip attachment, whip the egg whites until soft peaks form. Add the sugar and whip to stiff peaks. Remove the cake from the freezer. Cut a small hole in the center of the cake about 2 inches deep and 2 inches wide. Fill the egg shell with Armagnac. Place the shell in the cake hole. With a rubber spatula, spread the egg whites evenly over the entire cake, except for the shell. With a small blow torch, torch the cake until golden brown. Slice the cake and serve with a drizzle of chocolate sauce

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska