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Classic Cheese Souffle

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Ingredients
  Butter 5 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Warm milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch, freshly grated
  Cayenne pepper 2 Pinch
  Eggs 5
  Emmenthaler cheese 5 Ounce
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Grease a high souffle dish with 1 tablespoon of butter.
Mix the Parmesan cheese and the flour and sprinkle it carefully all over the insides of the dish.
Preheat the oven to 225°.
Melt the butter in a pan, but do not brown.
Add the flour, and cook to a pale yellow.
Slowly add the milk, beating the mixture continuously with a whisk.
Bring to a boil, remove from the heat and season with the nutmeg and cayenne pepper.
Separate the eggs.
Stir the yolks into the sauce one at a time.
Finely grate the cheese and stir into the sauce.
Beat the egg-whites until very stiff.
Carefully fold into the cooled sauce.
Do not stir.
Turn the mixture into the souffle dish, and immediately place in the oven to bake 25 to 30 minutes.
Do not open the oven door while baking.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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