Potato soufflé

(Recipe #12, page 164)

The day before, boil a couple of potatoes in their skins until half done. Cream ¼ pound of butter and stir in 8 egg yolks, ¾ pound of sugar [1-3/4 cups], ½ ounce of ground almonds, including 6 bitter almonds, and lemon peel or cinnamon to taste, as described above. Continue reading

Black bread soufflé

(Recipe #11, page 164)

Cream 7 ounces of butter, gradually stir in 10 egg yolks, 5 ounces of sugar, some cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, and lemon peel, 7 ounces of grated and sieved black bread, 3 ounces of currants, and (optionally) 1 ounce of almonds; finally fold the beaten egg whites into the dough. Bake for 1 hour. Continue reading