Gruyere Pastry Ring Filled with Cheese Souffle

Gougère Soufflée

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

A GOUGÉRE is simply baked creampuff pastry to which Gruyère (Swiss) cheese has been added. It is a traditional dish from the Burgundy region of France. The pastry, with cheese stirred in, is spooned out onto a pastry sheet in a ring or baked as small cream puffs and served with cocktails.

I have taken the somewhat rustic gougère and transformed it into an elegant first course. Based on a cream-puff pastry dessert called Paris-Brest, the