Baked Aotearoa

| Baked Aotearoa

Baked Aotearoa

Stephanie has whipped up a kiwi version of a classic Baked Alaska, with Lemon Treats as a base and iconic pavlova flavours. A delicious option for Christmas!

Prep time: 
Base: 5 mins (+ chill time)
Ice cream Filling: 5 mins (+ chill time)
Makes: 1 cake feeds 8-10 people 


Recipe: Stephanie, a Super Baker from Canterbury

Ingredients

Base:

1 packet of Griffin's Lemon Treats

 

Filling:

1½  L (approx) vanilla ice cream

1 cup frozen raspberries and/or strawberries 

 

Meringue:

6 egg whites

1½ cup caster sugar

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Instructions

To make the base:

1. Line a 7-8 inch cake tin with baking paper.

2. Using a food processor, crush up the Lemon Treats until smooth and press into the cake tin. Place in freezer to chill for 30 mins.

 

Filling: 
1. Soften the ice cream and mix in frozen berries and pack into the cake tin on top of the biscuit base. Put back into freezer for at least a couple of hours.

 

When ready to serve:

1. Put oven on grill (or use a blow torch)

2. Whisk egg whites until stiff peaks form and add sugar slowly in one tablespoon amounts. 

3. Take the biscuit and meringue out of freezer and remove from cake tin and put on baking paper on oven proof tray.

4. Pile the meringue on the top and sides making sure to leave no gaps.

5. Put in oven for a minute or two until top is caramelised.

 

Serve and enjoy! (Any leftovers can be placed back into freezer).

 

 

 

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