Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

These warm, light as a feather soufflés hold their shape for a good 5 minutes before starting to deflate.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease 6 3/4 cup ramekins or custard cups. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the sugar evenly over ramekins. Place on baking sheet; set aside.
  2. In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, whisking, for 1 minute.
  3. Whisk in milk until smooth; cook, whisking, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Whisk in half of the remaining sugar and the lime rind. Whisk in egg yolks, 1 at a time. Return to heat and cook, whisking, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk in lime juice. Transfer to large bowl.
  5. In separate bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Fold one-quarter into yolk mixture; gently fold in remaining whites.
  6. Divide among prepared ramekins. Bake in center of 375°F oven for about 15 minutes or until puffed and almost firm to the touch.
  7. GARNISH: Dust with icing sugar. Serve immediately.