Baked Alaska

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By AA Gill and Mark Hix

Published 1997

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If everything is made fresh, Baked Alaska is an all-day job, so buy good-quality sorbet, ice cream and a sponge, or make one in advance. The flavours of the sorbet and ice cream can be varied to give a seasonal touch.


  • 500 ml vanilla ice cream
  • 500 ml raspberry sorbet
  • 350 g<


Remove the ice cream and sorbet from the freezer about 10 minutes before you assemble the Alaska.

Bring 100 ml water and 100 g of the caster sugar to the boil, cool a little and add