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High Hat Cheese Souffle

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sharp process american cheese 1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
  Egg yolks 4
  Egg whites 4 , beaten
Directions

Melt butter; blend in the flour, salt and cayenne.
Add milk; cook quickly, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens and bubbles.
Add cheese; stir till cheese melts.
Remove mixture from heat.
Beat egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored.
Slowly add cheese mixture to egg yolks, stirring constantly.
Cool mixture slightly, then pour slowly into beaten egg whites, folding together thoroughly.
Pour mixture into ungreased l 1/2-quart souffle dish or casserole.
For a top hat (it puffs in the oven!) trace a circle through mixture 1 inch from edge and 1 inch deep.
Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or till knife comes out clean.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Healthy

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