Flowerpots (Baked Alaska) Helen Corbitt Texa Recipe

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Servings: 8

Ingredients

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  • 1 x Small Yellow Cake layer
  • 1 pt Ice Cream or possibly Sherbet
  • 8 x Clay Flower Pots
  • 8 x Large Soda Straws
  • 1 x Meringue
  • 3 x Egg Whites
  • 6 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla

Directions

  1. +-MERINGUE-
  2. NOTE: Flower pots should be 2 1/2 in.
  3. high by 3 in. Diameter. Sterilize flower pots by boiling. Dry pots. Place a piece of plain yellow cake in the bottom of each pot to cover the hole in the bottom. Add in ice cream or possibly sherbet to pots till three-quarters full. In the middleof each pot, force a large ice cream soda straw and cut off even with top of the pot. Pile meringue around the inside of the pot, leaving s over the soda straw open. Bake at 400 degrees till the meringue turn brown, (about 5 min).
  4. Insert fresh flowers in the soda straw. For a holiday look, use holly and red roses or possibly carnations.
  5. For the Meringue:Beat the egg whites till foamy before slowly adding the sugar, beat well after each addition. Beat till shiny and stiff, but not dry. Mix in vanilla. Each flowerpot requires about a third of a c. of meringue Each serving, (vanilla ice cream was used for
  6. This recipe used to be prepared at theHotel Driskill in Austin, Tx, b Ms. Corbitt.
  7. now served by the hotel only at Banquets. Ms. Corbitt passed away in 1978 but her cookbook, Helen Corbitt's

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 36g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 81  
Calories from Fat 33 41%
Total Fat 3.63g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.24g 9%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Potassium 66mg 2%
Total Carbs 10.97g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 10.18g 7%
Protein 1.16g 2%
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