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baked Alaska

Syllabification: baked A·las·ka

Definition of baked Alaska in English:

noun

Sponge cake and ice cream in a meringue covering, cooked for a very short time.
Example sentences
  • Puddings are delicious: baked Alaska, Chocolate Royale, fruit crumbles with their own jugs of custard.
  • For dessert, you can watch bleary-eyed as the waiters prepare faithful versions of crêpes suzette at the table and a flaming baked Alaska stuffed with sorbet and almond cake.
  • There is even an ice cream tempura - a Japanese version of baked Alaska.

Origin

named after the state of Alaska.

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