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.
Vanilla ice cream
Crushed peppermint candy/Chopped california walnuts
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
1 Cup (16 tbs)
Scoop ice cream in 4 balls.
Roll in candy or walnuts.
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 (500Â°) 2 minutes or till meringue is lightly browned.