Cherry souffle

    Cherry souffle

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    30min


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    About this recipe: I love using fresh cherries in a soufflé and the result is always a decadent and light result, perfect as a dessert for a special occasion.

    MDavies Hampshire, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 200g fresh cherries, stoned and chopped
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 120g caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • cocoa powder, as needed for dusting
    • 6 egg whites

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a saucepan over a medium heat, combine the cherries, lemon juice and half of the sugar and gently cook for 20 minutes until the cherries are soft and broken down. Remove from the heat and purée until completely smooth. Mix the cornflour with the water then add to the mixture.
    2. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease 4 individual ramekins and dust with cocoa powder.
    3. In a bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form then gradually add the remainder of the sugar. Stir through the cherry mixture. Divide equally between the prepared ramekins.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes until risen. Remove from the oven and serve immediately dusted on top with a little cocoa powder.

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