Caramel Soufflés

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Oct. 14, 2012

Is it a soufflé? Is it meringue? Doesn't matter what you call them, these are a simple yet elegant end for any dinner party!

Ingredients

For preparing the ramekins
Butter 1 Teaspoon (for ramekins)
Sugar 1 Tablespoon (for dusting ramekins)
For souffle
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cream of tartar 1/2 Teaspoon
Egg whites 3

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 355 degree F.

2. Grease four ¾ cup capacity ramekins with butter. Dust with sugar, and place them on baking tray.

MAKING

3. In a saucepan combine water, sugar, and cream of tartar. Place it over high heat, and bring it to a boil. Don’t stir. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until light golden. Remove from heat and allow it to cool slightly.

4. In a mixing bowl, place egg whites, and beat until soft peaks form.

5. Gradually add sugar mixture, and blend until thick and glossy.

6. Pour mixture equally into the ramekins. Pop it in oven, and bake for 10 minutes or until puffed and golden.

SERVING

7. Serve caramel souffle immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 229Calories from Fat 9

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 36 mg1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 53 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet