Souffle Milanaise (Cold Lemon Souffle)

Recipe by Noo8820
READY IN: 8hrs 25mins




  • Prepare a souffle dish (or individual dishes or glasses) by tying a wide strip of oiled greaseproof paper around the outside top edge with string so that it extends about 1-1 1/2 inches above the top of the dish.
  • Soak the gelatine in cold water. Lightly grate the zest of the lemons and squeeze the juice into a bowl.
  • Add the zest, egg yolks and sugar to the lemon juice and whisk over a pan of hot water until the mixture thickens and turns a very light colour.
  • Dissolve the gelatine in a few drops of water over heat; mix in to the lemon mixture and remove from heat.
  • Lightly whisk cream until 3/4 stiff. Stiffly beat egg whites.
  • Stir the lemon mixture frequently until almost on setting point. Gently fold in the cream, then repeat with the egg whites.
  • Pour into the prepared dish/glasses so that the mixture comes above the level of the dish and into the paper collar; chill in the fridge to set.
  • When ready to serve, remove the paper collars and decorate the sides with green chopped almonds or pistachios.