Elsie's Welsh Rarebit

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'A Southerly Course' by Martha Hall Foose

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb hard hoop cheese (2 cups) or 12 lb extra-sharp cheddar cheese (2 cups)
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 4 slices rustic bread, lightly toasted (1/2-inch thick, pain de campagne)


  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cheese, egg yolks, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and horseradish; set aside.
  3. Whip the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks.
  4. Add 1/3 of the egg whites to the cheese mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Fold in the remaining egg whites.
  6. Put the bread slices in a baking dish; spread the cheese mixture over them.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is puffy and bubbly-brown around the edges.

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