Omelette Soufflee En Surprise

Preparation info

  • 6–8

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 round Genoese pastry or sponge cake
  • 1 tablesp. liqueur
  • 1 egg yolk

Method

Place the cake on a silver or fireproof dish and soak with liqueur. Whip the egg yolk and sugar until thick and fold in the stiffly-beaten egg whites. Add vanilla essence and place the soufflé mixture in a piping bag with a large rose pipe. Place the ice cream on top of the cake. Completely cover with piped soufflé mixture. Dredge with icing sugar and place in a very hot oven for 3 min. Decorat