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Christmas Baked Alaska

Submitted by 24 December 2013

How about Baked Alaska instead of Christmas pudding?



Sponge base

Fruity topping - iceing sugar, pinch of cinnamon, star anise, a clove

Ice cream


1) Sponge base – razz up 45 secs in food processor, bake, cool, freeze

2) Fruity topping – warm red fruits with a little icing sugar, pinch of ground cinnamon, star anise and clove, puree, freeze

3) Ice cream – make and freeze or buy

4) Weigh out the meringue ingredients the night before

Christmas Eve

Take sponge and puree out of freezer Choose your dish Assemble all ingredients in same place

Christmas Day

Whilst others are clearing the table wizz up the meringue, 4 minutes, assemble Alaska, 4 minutes, colour with blow torch and serve! How easy was that?


Please note: this recipe has been submitted by a user of this website and is not one of Delia's. We cannot, therefore, take any responsibility if the recipe contains errors, does not work or is not as you expect it to be, although, as our users are keen cooks, we are confident it will be a great dish. Delia tests each of her recipes three times, which is why you can always be sure of success.



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