Light and Airy French Souffle

If you’re looking to impress your dinner guests with a gourmet dessert, look no further than the classic and delicious French Souffle. This light and airy dessert is a staple in a variety of French restaurants, but lucky for us, it’s surprisingly easy to make at home.

Making a French Souffle takes time, as it needs to cool and set in the oven, but the genuine flavor and delight it establishes more than make up for the wait. The best part about this dessert is how incredibly versatile it is; you can customize the flavor to suit anyone. While baking, add shredded coconut, a dollop of Jam or a teaspoon of honey and discover which of your favorite flavors combine best.


• 5 egg whites

• 5 egg yolks

• 2 tablespoons of sugar

• 2 tablespoons all-purpose four

• 2 tablespoons of butter

• 2 tablespoons of heavy cream

• ¼ teaspoon of salt

• Dash of fresh grated nutmeg

• ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Grease and flour a ramekin, making sure you get all the edges. Set the ramekin on a baking sheet.
3. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks.
4. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until it is light and fluffy.
5. Add the egg yolks one at a time, mixing every time a yolk is added.
6. Gently fold in the egg whites, flour and salt until blended.
7. Add the cream, nutmeg and vanilla extract, stirring gently to combine.
8. Spoon the mixture into the prepared ramekin.
9. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and the top springs back when lightly touched.
10. Serve warm with fruit, chocolate or other toppings of choice.

The end result of this French Souffle is a dessert that has a pillowy texture, rich flavor and golden browned crust. Serve your Souffle with a topping of your choice, perhaps crispy bacon and maple syrup for a sweet and savory mix.

Either way, share this classic French dessert with friends and family, you’ll certainly be in for a dish to remember. Bon appetit!