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Baked Alaska With Brazil Nuts

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Ingredients
  Sponge cake 1
  Ice cream 1 Pint
  Sliced brazil nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Remove center from top of cake, leaving a shell at least 3/4 inch thick.
Fill with ice cream and sprinkle 1/2 cup sliced nuts over ice cream.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; beat in salt, sugar and vanilla gradually.
Spread on top of cake and sprinkle with remaining Brazil nuts.
Bake in very hot oven (450°F.) until light brown, about 5 minutes.
Serve at once.
Serves 6.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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