baked Alaska


baked Alaska
noun
cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
Hypernyms: ↑dessert, ↑sweet, ↑afters

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Baked Alaska — de banana. Baked Alaska (también conocido como Tortilla noruega y Tortilla sorpresa o en francés como Glace au four y Omelette à la norvégienne) es un postre a base de helado colocado en un molde que contiene láminas de pastel o pudín de navidad… …   Wikipedia Español

  • baked Alaska — ☆ baked Alaska n. a dessert consisting of a cake layer covered with ice cream, topped with sweetened, stiffly beaten egg whites, and browned quickly in an oven …   English World dictionary

  • baked Alaska — baked′ Alas′ka n. coo a dessert of ice cream on a slice of cake, covered with meringue and browned quickly in a hot oven • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • baked alaska — /beɪkt əˈlæskə/ (say baykt uh laskuh) noun → alaska …   Australian English dictionary

  • baked Alaska — a dessert consisting of ice cream on a cake base, placed briefly in a hot oven to brown its topping of meringue. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • baked Alaska — noun A dessert consisting of ice cream deep fried in dough …   Wiktionary

  • baked Alaska — noun a dessert consisting of sponge cake and ice cream in a meringue covering, cooked briefly in a hot oven …   English new terms dictionary

  • Alaska (disambiguation) — Alaska is a state in the United States of America. Alaska may also mean:Placenames* Alaska Current (Pacific Ocean), a warm water eddie current * Alaska Highway (Canada, United States) * Alaska, Michigan (United States), an unincorporated area in… …   Wikipedia

  • Alaska — name first applied 18c. by Russian explorers, from Aleut alaxsxaq, lit. the object toward which the action of the sea is directed [Bright]. Baked Alaska attested by 1896, so called either for its whiteness or from being cold inside …   Etymology dictionary