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Cold berry soufflé

Ingredients 7
Servings 4


  • 250
    mixed berries, fresh or frozen (thawed)
  • 25
  • 2
    large egg yolks
  • 115
    castor sugar
  • 120
  • 15
  • 200


Set aside a few berries to be used as garnish. Drizzle brandy over half of the remaining berries and purée the rest in a food processor. Divide brandied berries between 4 ramekins. Make a collar for the ramekins using waxed paper and secure them with string. Beat together the egg yolks and castor sugar in a glass bowl until light. Beat in the milk. Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and whisk until thick and foamy. Remove from the heat and whisk until cool. Place gelatine in a small bowl. Add 30 ml water and soak for 2 minutes. Heat in the microwave until dissolved. Stir a little of the custard mixture into the gelatine, then mix into the remaining custard mixture. Fold in the puréed berries. Allow to set slightly. Beat 200 ml of the cream until stiff. Fold into mixture. Pour into ramekins and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours until set. To serve, remove the paper collars from the soufflés. Beat remaining cream and place a spoonful on top of each soufflé. Decorate with reserved berries and sprigs of mint.

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