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Soufflé

Soufflé

A soufflé is a lightly baked cake made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other ingredients and served as a savory main dish or sweetened as a dessert. The word soufflé is the past participle of the French verb souffler which means "to blow up" or, more loosely, "puff up"—an apt description of what happens to this combination of custard and egg whites. Every soufflé is made from two basic components: a French crème pâtissière base/flavored cream sauce or purée egg whites beaten to a soft peak meringue The base provides the flavor and the whites provide the "lift". Foods commonly used f ... more on Wikipedia

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