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baked Alaska

n
(Cookery) a dessert consisting of cake and ice cream covered with meringue and cooked very quickly in a hot oven

baked′ Alas′ka


n.
a dessert of ice cream on a slice of cake, covered with meringue and browned quickly in a hot oven.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.baked Alaska - cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an ovenbaked Alaska - cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
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This season's challenges were more difficult - think baklava with homemade pastry, a German schichttorte (a cake cooked in stages under the grill to create 20 layers of different-coloured sponge, ciabatta bread and baked Alaskas made up of cake, meringue and ice cream - all baked in a (well-appointed) tent in a very British park.
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ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] INDIVIDUAL BAKED ALASKAS Makes approximately 12 3-inch (7 1/2 cm) Individual Baked Alaskas Lessons demonstrated in this recipe: * How to prepare a French meringue.