The name 'Baked Alaska' was coined at Delmonico's Restaurant by their chef-de-cuisine Charles Ranhofer in 1876 to honor the recently acquired American territory.Both the name 'Baked Alaska' and 'omelette à la norvégienne'/'Norwegian omelette' come from the low temperatures of Alaska and Norway. February 1 is Baked Alaska Day in the United States.
5 Best Baked Alaska Recipes_Baked Alaska (or Bombe Alaska) is a classic all-American ice cream dessert with a rich history and jaw-dropping presentation! Cake, ice cream, Meringue, fire & American history all combine to create this delightful dessert. Created by Delmonicos Restaurant in 1876 to celebrate the newly acquired Alaskan Territory, Baked Alaska has become an increasingly popular dessert. The original Baked Alaska was not a flambé, & thus, the Bombe Alaska was born.
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