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Heston’s Häagen-Dazs Double Chocolate & Banana Baked Alaska

Step 7 - Assembling the Baked Alaska

 

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Preparation time: 15 minutes

 

Prepared raspberry coulis
Prepared cake base
Prepared ice cream core
Prepared Swiss meringue
Butter

1 small jar Seville orange marmalade
Serving platter (ovenproof) at least 16cm x 7cm and 2 cm high
Block or stand circa. 14cm x 6cm and 5cm high
Serving platter (must be larger) circa. 20cm x 12cm and 2 cm high
Dry Ice (optional)


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.


2. Heat the raspberry coulis (if using) until hot and pour into a warm jug for serving.


3. Cut the cake into a rectangle 15 cm x 6 cm x 1 ½ cm high.


4. Heat some butter in a pan and fry the cake on both sides until golden. Remove and cool on a baking sheet.


5. Spread a thin layer of orange marmalade onto the surface of the cake. Place the cake onto the smaller serving platter.


6. Remove the ice cream block from the freezer and un-mould. Place this on top of the marmalade coated cake.


7. Using a pastry bag, pipe the meringue onto the Baked Alaska using a small star tip.


8. Gently brown the surface of the meringue with a blowtorch  *** Safety Note: Please read safety instructions HERE before completing this step and for stockist information


9. Transfer the Baked Alaska into the oven for about 2 minutes to warm
the meringue.


10. Remove the Baked Alaska from the oven and carefully transfer it so it sits on top of the block inside the larger platter.


11. Carefully place some dry ice (a few cupfuls) into the bottom of the larger platter. *** Safety Note: Please read safety instructions HERE before completing this step and for stockist information


12. Pour some hot water over the dry ice to create a fog effect around the Baked Alaska.


13. Slice into six pieces and serve with the warm raspberry coulis

 

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