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Autumn Pumpkin Soufflé

Autumn Pumpkin SouffléPumpkin soufflé—the perfect autumn soufflé, light and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

Recipe Ingredients:

Cooking spray or butter
Granulated sugar
6 large eggs, separated
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup canned solid pack pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Crushed ginger snaps (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Spray 4 (8-ounce) soufflé dishes. Dust with sugar. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Add sugar 2 tablespoons at a time, beating constantly until sugar is dissolved and whites are glossy and stand in soft peaks. Set aside.
  3. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored. Thoroughly fold in pumpkin and spice. Gently fold yolk mixture into beaten whites. Spoon into prepared dishes.
  4. Place cups in baking pan. Fill pan with very hot water to within 1/2-inch of top of dishes.
  5. Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven until puffy and delicately browned, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Top with crushed gingersnaps, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the American Egg Board.