Old Cheddar Soufflé

Recipe Creator: Bothwell Cheese

This Cheese Soufflé made with our NEW Lactose-Free Old Cheddar is a classic. Baked until golden, this light and savoury soufflé is a must-try!


  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 1 ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 4 egg yolks + 7 egg whites, separated
  • 2 tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. creamy Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 250g package of Bothwell Lactose-Free Old Cheddar, grated
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • Spray oil or extra butter for baking dishes


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 ° F. Prepare 6, 1 cup baking ramekins by spraying a generous
    amount of oil or butter on the sides and bottom of each ramekin.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat combine butter and flour, creating a roux.
  3. Once butter and flour have combined and started bubbling, slowly add the cream.
  4. Cook the cream mixture for another 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened, remove from
    heat and transfer to a large bowl and let cool.
  5. Once the cream mixture is cooled, add egg yolks, sour cream, salt, Dijon mustard, dry
    mustard, cayenne pepper and cheese.
  6. In a large bowl, add egg whites and cream of tartar. Using an electric beater, beat the
    mixture until it forms firm peaks.
  7. Fold the egg whites into the cream mixture, in thirds. Make sure that they are fully
  8. Divide the mixture evenly in the ramekins, cleaning the sides of the ramekins so there is
    no messy batter.
  9. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until golden brown and puffed. Serve immediately!