Looking for an impressive dessert to elicit oohs and ahhhs from the crowds? Get your phones ready because these Baked Alaska recipes are totally Instagram friendly.
Old-Fashioned Baked Alaska
Fun fact: Baked Alaskas were created at New York City's Delmonico's restaurant to celebrate the purchase of Alasaka in 1867. This one uses pistachio and cherry ice creams for the center.
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Martha makes a simple Baked Alaska with chocolate pound cake and a glossy meringue. Customize your dessert with any flavor of ice cream for the filling, or try a vanilla pound cake for the base.
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Use a star tip to apply the meringue and serve with fresh blueberries and dacquoise cookies.
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Use teacups to freeze layered ice cream and cake overnight. Then, pop out the balls of ice cream and apply the meringue.
Behold: the Baked Alaska for the chocolate lover.
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These minis are easier to make and way less messy to serve.
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This cake has three layers of ice cream -- chocolate, vanilla, and coffee -- on top of moist vanilla cake (plus a surprise layer of chocolate sprinkles)!
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Peaches and cream, anybody? Use peach and raspberry sorbet for the center. Serve with ripe peaches for a refreshing dessert.
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