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Intro: Cheese Soufflé is a savory cake that uses egg whites to expand cheese into a velvety cloud. As with most soufflés, please make sure to serve it quickly form the oven before it loses volume.
Steps to making Cheese Soufflé
1) Make your roux and whisk in the milk.
2) Stir in the cheese. (I really like Emmental for this dish).
Making your roux
3) Fold egg yolks and cheese mixture into stiffly-beaten egg whites.
4) Pour into lightly greased ramekins and bake until the soufflés puff up and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Cheese Soufflé garnished with paprika and herbs
Term related to Cheese Soufflé
Roux- A mixture of equal parts fat to flour that are cooked together.
Brent Littlefield has worked as a chef de cuisine, pastry chef, saucier, and sous chef, for more than 25 years in San Francisco, San Diego, and Las Vegas.