This is a great show-off pudding that appeals to everyone from kiddies to grandparents. A fabulous finale to a family meal.


  • 1 thin sheet of chocolate sponge – cut into a rectangle

  • 4 tbsp chocolate spread

  • 2 litre rectangular tub of good quality vanilla (or chocolate) ice cream (not soft scoop)

  • 4 fl oz egg whites

  • 225g caster sugar

  • Few drops almond essence

  • 2 punnets fresh raspberries

  • Icing sugar to taste

  • Few sprigs fresh mint

  • Orange liquer, such as Grand Marnier


  • 1.

    Take the sponge and spread with the chocolate spread, un-mould the tub of ice cream and place on top – place on an ovenproof serving dish.

  • 2.

    Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks then gradually whisk in the sugar and add almond to taste.

  • 3.

    Smear the meringue all over the ice cream and then pipe the remainder to form a design.

  • 4.

    Bake in a hot oven at 180ºC for 5 minutes or until golden and toasted.

  • 5.

    Mash 1 punnet of raspberries in a bowl and sweeten with the sugar and add orange liquer to taste.

  • 6.

    Decorate the Alaska with the raspberries and mint then serve immediately.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 607kj
  • Fat Total 22g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 98g
  • Sugar 92g
  • Sodium 176mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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