baked Alaska

baked Alaska

noun
a dessert consisting of ice cream on a cake base, placed briefly in a hot oven to brown its topping of meringue.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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baked Alaska
 
n
a dessert consisting of cake and ice cream covered with meringue and cooked very quickly in a hot oven

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