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Gooseberry Souffle

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Ingredients
  Gooseberry puree 1⁄2 Pint (made with 1 lb green gooseberries, 1/4 pint water, 4 rounded tablespoons granulated sugar, 4-5 heads of elderflowers)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Caster sugar 2 Ounce
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint
  Gelatin 1⁄2 Ounce
  Water 5 Tablespoon
  Green coloring 3 Drop (optional)
  Double cream 7 Fluid Ounce, whipped
  Browned almonds/Crushed ratafia crumbs 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped or crushed
Directions

MAKING
1) On the outside of the dish, tie a band of oiled greaseproof paper.
2) In a bowl, whisk egg yolks, sugar and puree.
3) Beat the mix over heat till thick. (No heating required if using an electric mixer).
4) Take off the heat and continue whisking till cool.
5) In a bowl, half whip the 1/4 pint cream and mix well into the gooseberry mix.
6) Soften gelatin in water and dissolve over low heat.
7) Mix into the souffle along with the coloring.
8) Notice when the mix starts to thicken, then beat the egg whites till stiff, and gently fold in to the soufflé.
9) Transfer the souffle into a dish and allow to set.

SERVING
10) Top with whipped cream and nuts or ratafia crumbs.
11) Remove the greaseproof paper before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Gooseberry
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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