Wednesday, January 27, 2010

~souffle recipe~

souffle recipe

2 ounces butter
2 1/2 ounces flour
24 fl. ounces milk
salt, as needed
ground black pepper, as needed
15 egg yolks

butter softened, as needed
3 ounces grated cheese 2x
10 egg whites

set oven at 425 degrees

Brush butter in each ramekin and dust with 3 ounces of cheese

make souffle base by
heating butter then stiring in flour
cook this roux over medium heat for 6 minutes
stirring to make a blond roux
add milk, whisk well until the mixture is very smooth
add salt and pepper and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes
until thick and smooth
whisk egg yolks and temper with hot base
return base to burner and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes
stirring constantly do not boil
adjust salt and pepper and strain into mixing bowl,
add cheese and cool

in mixer whip egg whites till stiff

fold egg whites into base 1/3 at a time

pipe into ramekins (keeping tops and rims clean)1/2" below rim and bake immediately

16 to 18 minutes till done

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