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Mini Neapolitan Baked Alaskas Recipe

Mini Neapolitan Baked Alaskas Recipe

Surprise-there's ice cream inside! With fancy looks and decadent flavor, this recipe's a real showstopper. Kids and adults will love this scaled-down classic. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Broil: 5 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 foil muffin liners
  • 4 chocolate wafers
  • 1 cup reduced-fat strawberry ice cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Flatten muffin liners; place on a baking sheet. Place a wafer on each. Scoop 1/4 cup of ice cream onto each wafer; freeze.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small heavy saucepan, combine the egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar; beat on low speed with a portable mixer for 1 minute. Continue beating over low heat until mixture reaches 160°, about 12 minutes. Remove from the heat; add vanilla. Beat until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved, about 4 minutes.
  • 3. Remove baking sheet from freezer; immediately spread meringue over ice cream, sealing to edges of wafers. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until meringues are lightly browned. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 163 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 99 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.