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Recipe Category: Breakfast & Brunch

Bacon and Cheese Soufflés

Perfect for breakfast, these light and tasty soufflés have real wow factor!

Serves: 6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • melted butter, for brushing
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 long rashers bacon, finely diced
  • 50g butter
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 200g vintage cheddar, grated
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped spring onions or chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons seeded mustard
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • toasted frenchstick, for serving

Brush 6 x 1 cup soufflé dishes with butter, sprinkle base and sides with breadcrumbs and place on an oven tray. Fry bacon in a large saucepan until golden, add butter and, when melted, add flour, and stir for 1 minute. Add milk all at once and, mixing until thickened. Stir in cheese, spring onions, salt and mustard until cheese has melted and remove from heat. Mix in yolks. Just before serving, preheat oven to 180°C and whisk egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold one spoonful of whites into cheese mixture to loosen, then fold in remaining egg whites. Quickly spoon into dishes and bake for 25-30 minutes until puffed and golden. Serve with toasted frenchstick.

Recipe Type: French

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 26/08/2018

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