Easy, delicious and fun to make!
Serves 8 |
|1 quart ice cream, any flavor |
|1 9" cake layer, any flavor |
|5 egg whites |
|1 tsp. vanilla |
|1/2 tsp. cream of tarter |
|2/3 cup sugar |
- Stir ice cream to soften. Spoon into a 1.5 quart bowl lined with clear plastic wrap. Invert ice cream onto cake; remove bowl. Freeze till firm.
- For meringue, beat egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar till soft peaks form (tips curl). Gradually add sugar, beating till stiff peaks form (tips stand straight).
- Transfer cake and ice cream to a baking sheet; remove plastic wrap. Spread meringue over all, sealing edge to baking sheet. Place oven rack in the lowest position. Bake in a 500° oven for 2 to 3 minutes or till golden. Serve immediately.