Lemony Souffle Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg yolks4
 Grated lemon rind1 Tablespoon
 Egg whites4 (Reserved)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 250 Calories from Fat 64

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 193.1 mg

Sodium 177.4 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.66 g2.6%

Sugars 34.1 g

Protein 6 g12.9%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C 19.8%

Calcium 3% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt butter in saucepan.
Blend in flour and salt.
Add 1/3 cup sugar, water and lemon juice.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick.
Blend a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks.
Stir into remaining hot mixture; add lemon rind.
Mix thoroughly.
Beat reserved egg whites in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold egg yolk mixture gently but thoroughly into egg whites.
Pour into 11/2-quart casserole.
With flat side of knife or small metal spatula, trace a circle around top of souffle about 1-inch in from edge and 1/2 inch deep.
Place in pan filled 1 inch deep with hot water.
Bake at 325° for 55 to 60 minutes until golden brown.
Serve immediately.