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Thursday, January 26, 2006

Dessert: Baked Alaska Cake

1 pkg. devil’s food cake mix
Preheat oven to 325 deg.
Grease & flour Classic Batter Bowl. Prepare cake mix, pour into bowl. Bake 1 hour 10 min.- 1 hour 15 min. til tester comes out clean. Cool 15 min. Run knife around outside of cake & gently turn onto rack, large end down. Cool 3 hours. Trim larger end to level it. Place, large end down, slice in half; slice each half in half, using dental floss. (Now have four layers)

¾ cup semi-sweet choc. morsels, divided
1 8 oz cream cheese softened
1 c powdered sugar
1 – 16 oz Cool Whip

Chop ¼ c of morsels, set aside. Place remaining morsels in microwave uncovered on high, 20-60 seconds, until melted & smooth. Stir at 20 sec. intervals. Whisk cream cheese til smooth. Add powdered sugar, stir in melted choc., mix well. Fold 2 cups Cool whip & chopped choc. into cream cheese mixture. Spread bottom layer of cake with 1/3 of filling forming3/4” layer. Repeat w/remaining layers & filling-ending w/top layer of cake. Spread remaining filling on outside of cake to make smooth surfaceTo form peaks, press spreader into topping & pull away. Repeat over entire surface. Refrigerate.


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