Simple Cheese Soufflé Recipe
Kids like to watch the soufflé rise, and anything with cheese in it…enough said!
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons flour
¼ teaspoon salt
Black pepper to taste
Cayenne pepper to taste
¼ teaspoon mustard
2/3 cup milk
2/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese
2 egg yolks, well beaten
2 egg whites
¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt butter over low heat and blend in flour and seasonings, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
Remove from heat; stir in milk. Return pan to heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Boil 1 minute. Stir in cheese. Remove from heat and stir in egg yolks.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff. Fold into cheese mixture and pour into an ungreased 1-quart baking dish. (For a “High Hat” Soufflé, make a groove 1″ from the edge of the dish.)
Set baking dish in pan filled with 1″ of hot water. Bake 50 to 55 min. until puffed and golden brown.
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