Treat your honey to a Deliciously Charming Individual Baked Alaska this Valentine’s Day, and you’ll both be falling in love all over again!
When was the last time you and your sweetie enjoyed some luscious strawberry ice cream topped with a decadent, sweet meringue that tastes like toasted marshmallows? Can’t remember? Well then, it’s time to make some Baked Alaska for Two, and it will only take about 20 minutes from start to flourish!
You can serve these Mini Baked Alaska in less than 20 minutes from start to flourish with only four ingredients and absolutely no baking!
Falling in love never tasted so good! PIN this recipe to save!
I used strawberry ice cream for my Mini Baked Alaska in honor of Valentine’s Day. However, feel free to use whatever your favorite flavor of ice cream is. And of course, by all means, don’t reserve these strictly for February 14th. Go ahead and indulge yourself (and your loved ones) with this delicious, and easy to make treat, any day of the year.
My husband and I don’t usually do much to celebrate Valentine’s Day anymore. Since we’ve been married going on 36 years, the pomp and circumstance of Valentine’s Day has faded a bit. That said, we do like to celebrate Valentine’s Day by having something special for dinner (go figure, LOL). These deliciously charming, individual ice cream treats smothered with a fluffy cloud of toasted sweet meringue, sure fit that bill! Pin this recipe to save!
On a quick side note; even though you’ll noticing me wielding a small kitchen culinary torch in the video, you don’t need one to make this recipe. If you have access to a broiler, you’re good to go. Just make sure to keep a close eye on them while they’re under the broiler, and only keep them under the broiler until the tops are lightly golden. Remove them immediately once the meringue is lightly golden brown. *Note – an affiliate link for the culinary torch will be listed below if you’re interested in ordering one.
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- 2 cups softened ice cream your favorite flavor
- 3 eggs separated
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 2 ramekins 3½" in diameter
- Strawberries for garnish optional
- Cookies for garnish optional
Spoon the softened ice cream into an even layer into the ramekins. Freeze.
Whip the egg whites (reserve the yolks for another use) in a medium bowl using a hand blender set on high speed.
Gradually add the sugar to the egg whites and continue whipping until the egg whites begin thicken.
Add the cream or tartar to the fluffy egg whites and continue whipping until soft peaks form.
Remove the ice cream filled ramekins from the freezer and liberally top each one with the meringue, making sure to not leave any holes between the ice cream and the meringue topping.
Use a kitchen culinary torch to lightly toast and brown the top of each baked Alaska OR place them under the broiler and broil them (closely watched) until lightly golden. Remove.
Garnish each Alaska with strawberries and cookies (optional), and serve immediately.
Tools and equipment:
broiler or culinary torch
2 small bowls
Here are a few other Valentine Day recipes I’ve shared over the past few years that I think you’ll also enjoy:
Speaking of love (and hearts), I’m coordinating the above recipe with my hand painted set of whimsically romantic, chocolate covered strawberry heart champagne flutes that are available HERE for purchase if you’re interested.
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I’m excited to be linking up my recipe for Baked Alaska for Two on Confessions of a Mother Runner, Meatless Monday.
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Until we eat again, I hope you have a delicious day!
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