Stovetop Cheese Souffle

Stovetop Cheese Souffle
Candace Floyd
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 1 hour


2tablespoons butter
1 1/2tablespoons flour
2/3cup whole milk
3 separated
6 to 8ounces grated cheese


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add flour and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Drizzle in milk while stirring. When thickened, add egg yolks and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add cheese a little at a time and stir until melted.
  2. Beat egg whites in a large bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold cheese mixture into the egg whites, a little at a time. Scrape into the top of an ungreased double boiler. Set over barely simmering water. Cook, covered, about 1 hour. (Do not let water touch the bottom of the double boiler insert.).  Serves 4 as a side, 2 as a main course.