Baked Alaska Yule Log

Baked Alaska Yule Log
  • 8 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 10

    eggs

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    sugar

  • 1 pinch

    salt

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    pastry flour

  • 2/3 cup
    (170 mL)

    cocoa

  • ice cream

  • meringue:

  • 8

    egg whites

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    sugar

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    grand marnier, for flambing

Preparation

Separate eggs.

With a hand mixer, beat egg whites with 1 cup of sugar. Set aside.

Beat egg yolks with remaining sugar and salt.

Fold in egg whites.

Sift flour and cocoa 3 times.

Sift once more over egg mixture.

Spread batter on a cookie sheet lined with 2 layers of parchment paper or waxed paper.

Bake at 400°F / 200°C for 7-8 minutes.

Cool 2-3 minutes, then spread softened ice cream over the cake.

Roll into a log and freeze.

Meringue

Beat egg whites and sugar into stiff peaks.

Cover frozen log with meringue.

Before serving:

Bake meringue-covered frozen log a few minutes at 400°F / 200°C until tips of peaks brown.

Heat Grand Marnier in a small saucepan.

Light Grand Marnier with a match.

Pour flaming liquid over log for a stunning finale.

Source: Metro