Souffles taste divine and they make an impressive presentation.
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
5 tbsp sweet butter
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 tbsp pastry flour
1 cup heavy cream
¾ cup water
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
6 eggs, divided into whites and yolks.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Butter a 2-qrt souffle dish. Dust the bottom of the dish with the Parmesan cheese.
Use a saucepan to melt the butter. Add both flours. Mix vigorously.
While continuing to whisk, add the cream and water. Add the remaining Parmesan, the cheddar, and the salt and pepper.
Stir until mixture boils.
Take the saucepan off the stove and add the yolks. Whisk until integrated.
Pour the mixture in a bowl and let sit.
Beat the egg whites with a hand mixer for 5 minutes.