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Hot Cross Bun Alaska

  • Makes 4
  • 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes

A twist on your favourite Easter buns! This will no doubt be a great hit with your family and friends.



4 Makes*
2 IGA Baker’s Oven Easter buns, cut in half
4 large scoops vanilla ice cream
4 egg whites (room temperature)
50 g caster sugar
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Using an egg ring, cut out circles from each bun half and place on a baking tray.
  3. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to each and freeze.
  4. Meanwhile, in a bowl, using electric beaters, whisk 2 egg whites with a pinch of salt until soft peaks form.
  5. Gradually add the caster sugar, beating until the mixture is thick and glossy.
  6. Remove the buns and ice-cream from freezer and dollop the meringue on top of the ice cream until it’s completely covered.
  7. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes.

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