Source: Ducane Grilling Cookbook

Baked Alaska
This Baked Alaska is a wonderful treat for the whole family.
Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 mins.


4 sponge cake dessert shells or cake cut in 3-1/2" rounds
4 scoops ice cream, of desired flavor
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Place sponge cakes on cookie sheet. Top each with a scoop of ice cream. Freeze firm.

Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until frothy. Gradually beat in sugar, a little at a time, continue beating until stiff and glossy. Blend in vanilla. Cover prepared cake shells with meringue, covering completely the cake and ice cream and sealing edges at bottom.

Return to freezer until time to serve. When ready to serve, preheat gas grill 10 minutes. Bake frozen Alaska on gas grill set on medium-low with cover down 3 to 5 minutes or until meringue is browned. Serve immediately.