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Beaufort Cheese Souffle

This recipe for Beaufort Cheese Soufflé has been reproduced courtesy of Fromages.com

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Ingredients for Beaufort Cheese Souffle

80 grams of Beaufort cheese (click here for information)
80 grams of flour
60 grams of butter
½ liter of milk
4 eggs
Salt and pepper

How to make Beaufort Cheese Souffle

  • First allow the butter to melt in a saucepan.
  • Add the flour stirring it well into the butter.
  • Slowly pour in the milk, stirring it all the time.
  • Salt and pepper to taste, with a flavoring of nutmeg.
  • While the mixture is cooking continue to stir.
  • Once the mixture starts thickening take it of the flame and add the egg yolks, the grated Beaufort, and the egg whites beaten into a frothy stiff form.
  • Pour the mixture into a soufflé dish that has been well buttered, filling it three quarters full.
  • Sprinkle on a little grated Beaufort cheese and place in a hot oven.
  • Watch carefully as the soufflé rises, at this point it is ready to serve.


Published with permission of Fromages.com