*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   Baked Alaska In Candied Orange Shells
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Oranges
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      Large         California oranges
    3 1/2  C.            sugar
    1      C.            water
                         granulated sugar (for rolling)
    3                    egg whites
      1/2  Tsp.          baking powder
                         orange ice cream
                         meringue
 
 Cut California oranges in half. Remove juice and pulp
 from oranges. Steam oranges in water until tender. Remove and
 drain. Mix 3 cups sugar with 1 cup water. Bring to a boil on
 high heat and then turn to low heat. Place orange halves in
 syrup and simmer about 30 minutes. Turn over several times.
 Drain on waxed paper. Roll orange shells in granulated sugar.
 Cool. Whip egg whites until stiff with baking powder. Add 1/2
 cup sugar. Beat until mixed. Fill orange shells with orange
 ice cream. Cover ice cream with meringue. Slip under broiler
 with switch turned to Broil and broil until a delicate brown.
 Serve at once.
 
 
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