Flowerpots (Baked Alaska)

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“I adopted this recipe from Recipezaar. I hope to give it a try soon and make changes if needed.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small yellow cake layer
  • 1 pint ice cream or 1 pint sherbet
  • 8 clay flower pots
  • 8 large soda straws
  • meringue
  • 3 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla


  1. NOTE: Flower pots should be 2 1/2 in. high by 3 in. Diameter.
  2. Sterilize flower pots by boiling.
  3. Dry pots.
  4. Place a piece of plain yellow cake in the bottom of each pot to cover the hole in the bottom.
  5. Add ice cream or sherbet to pots until three-quarters full.
  6. In the
  7. middle
  8. of each pot, force a large ice cream soda straw and cut off even with top of the pot.
  9. Pile meringue around the inside of the pot, leaving s over the soda straw open.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees until the meringue turn brown, (about 5 minutes).
  11. Insert fresh flowers in the soda straw.
  12. For a holiday look, use holly and red roses or carnations.
  13. For the Meringue:
  14. Beat the egg whites until foamy before slowly adding the sugar, beat well after each addition.
  15. Beat until shiny and stiff, but not dry.
  16. Fold in vanilla.
  17. Each flowerpot requires about a third of a cup of meringue

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