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Individual Alaska

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To each his own alaska are indiviual desserts served in dessert cups. Made with a baked meringue shell covering vanilla ice cream rolled in walnuts or candy, to each his own alaska is a simple and easy prepare dessert, that looks like you slogged all day.
Ingredients
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Pint
  Crushed peppermint candy/Chopped california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Meringue 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Scoop ice cream in 4 balls.
Roll in candy or walnuts.
Freeze firm.
Prepare Meringue as for pie, using 3 egg whites see step by step recipe, .
Put dessert cups on ungreased baking sheet; place ice cream ball in each.
Quickly swirl meringue over top and sides, sealing to cake.
Bake in extremely hot oven (500°) 2 minutes or till meringue is lightly browned.
Serve immediately

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert

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