Sky-High Cheese Souffle Recipe

Summary

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CourseMethod
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Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Shredded sharp cheddar cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Eggs8 , separated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2758 Calories from Fat 1937

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 218 g335.9%

Saturated Fat 118.7 g593.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2178.9 mg

Sodium 4215 mg175.6%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 27.1 g

Protein 128 g256.6%

Vitamin A 152.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 236% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Melt butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat; stir in flour, salt, and pepper.
Add milk; cook over low heat until sauce is thick and smooth, stirring constantly.
Add cheese; stir until it melts.
Remove from heat.
Beat egg yolks until light; add to sauce slowly in fine stream, beating constantly.
Beat egg whites until they hold stiff but not dry peaks.
Carefully fold sauce into egg whites.
Pour into buttered 2 1/2-quart souffle dish or casserole.
For attractive top hat effect on finished souffle, run tip of knife around and through casserole about 1/2 inch deep and 1-inch from edge of dish.
Bake at 475 °F 10 minutes; lower heat to 400°F; bake 25 to 30 minutes, until nicely browned, puffed, and fairly firm to touch.
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