Perry’s Puts A Modern Twist on the Classic Baked Alaska

Monday 20th, May 2019 / 14:19 Written by
Perry’s Puts A Modern Twist on the Classic Baked Alaska
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Newest signature dessert, the Baked Alaska for Two, is Served Flaming Tableside at Perry’s

Known for offering exceptional dining experiences and signature flaming tableside desserts,  Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is excited to introduce its newest signature dessert, the Baked Alaska for Two. This new menu item is a modern twist on a beloved classic.

Charles Ranhofer, a French Chef who was working in New York City holds claim to the original Baked Alaska creation in 1867. The dessert was originally served to celebrate the United States’ purchase of Alaska. Ranhofer’s version of the dessert included slices of sponge cake or pound cake topped with a ball-shaped build of ice cream or sherbet enclosed in meringue then flambéed or baked until browned.

Prior to the official creation, it is rumored that in the early 1800s, Thomas Jefferson requested ice cream to be served encased in a hot pastry at a White House state banquet. A couple years following, in 1804, an American physicist and inventor, Benjamin Thompson Rumford, became curious about beaten egg whites’ resistance to various levels of heat. Discovering a new dessert and naming it the ‘omlette surprise,’ the popular dish and different creative versions took on many names from its makers in the years following, including ice cream bombesApples aux Pommes and Baked Alaska Apple Pie.

Perry's Baked Alaska
Perry’s La Cantera

Dessert connoisseurs may recall the traditional Baked Alaska as an iconic retro dessert. Now, it is rarely seen in its original form. Baked and blazing, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille introduces their newest signature dessert with their own twist, the Baked Alaska for Two. Today, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is bringing it back with a modernized approach. Instead of a classic sponge cake, celebrity Chef Rick Moonen, Perry’s Master Development Chef, has introduced a citrus shortbread. The ice cream has also been replaced with a frozen lemon custard and covered with a vanilla bean cloud of meringue. Baked and then flamed tableside with Grand Marnier, it is time to experience this Rare and Well Done® Baked Alaska for Two.

Perry’s new signature flambéed dessert creates an interactive (and tasty) experience. The Baked Alaska for Two is definitely a visually exciting, image-worthy dessert experience.

Stop into Perry’s La Cantera for some delicious cocktails and bites at the bar, Then enjoy one of their sizzling steaks or their famous Pork Chop. But remember to save room for this decadent dessert done the Perry’s way!

Perry's Baked Alaska
Smoky Rita & Pork Chop bites

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