Hot Orange Souffle

Serves 4 Ingredients Method

3 Oranges

1 1⁄2 oz of butter

1 1⁄2 oz of plain flour

1⁄2 pint of milk

4 eggs, separated

4oz castor sugar

Lightly oil or butter a 2 pt soufflé dish, finely grate the rind from the Oranges. Melt butter in a saucepan and stir in plain flour. Cook, stirring for one minute. Carefully stir in the milk, beating until smooth and thickened. Add grated orange rind, the egg yolks and sugar. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold lightly but thoroughly into Orange sauce, pour into the prepared soufflé dish and run a spoon handle around the top edge of the mixture. This ensures even rising. Bake at 190 degrees C / 375 degrees F/ Gas Mark 5 for 4—45 minutes until well risen and golden. Dust with icing sugar and serve immediately.