Meyer Lemon Souffle
Have you heard? Joanne is having a baby!! And we are showering her today with lots of love and Spring recipes as she and Michael welcome their sweet little girl into their family!!
I’m sure you know her Joanne of Eats Well with Others because she’s the incredible MD/Phd student who’s got a kickass healthy repertoire of recipes on her blog along with a sizable sweet tooth. You can see why I heart her right? Hard working superwoman scientist who motivates us to eat healthy and yet enjoy our sweets! If you haven’t met her yet, GO love her now 🙂
In line with the Spring theme of the virtual shower, I brought this meyer lemon souffle to the party! You know I have a thing for Meyer lemons and just can’t resist their sweet and tart flavor and it happens to be one of Joanne’s favorites as well.
My first attempt at souffle was this chocolate almond souffle which was amazing but I’ve been dying to try a vanilla version. And being the season of all light and bright things, lemons just made sense as an addition to a creamy vanilla souffle. This meyer lemon souffle has a rich and gooey center bursting with fresh citrus flavor and a light and fluffy cake topping. It’s all so delicious and classy and perfect for dinner parties celebrating Spring.
Congratulations Joanne! I am so so excited for you!! I know your little girl is going to a) be the cutest b) have the best parents in the world and c) have impeccable taste for delicious food. I can’t wait for you guys to meet her and enjoy the incredible journey of parenthood. xoxo
Be sure to check out the rest of the shower menu!
Orange Ginger Spritzer from The Lemon Bowl
Asparagus and Pea Puff Pastry Tarts from Belly Full
Blood Orange Doughnuts from Cook Like a Champion
Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Cups from Keep It Sweet Dessert
Meyer Lemon Soufflé from Blahnik Baker
Strawberry Tartlets from The Cooking Actress
New York-Style Rhubarb Crumb Cake from Warm Vanilla Sugar
Berry Fool Tarts from Bake or Break
Lemon Raspberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Baker Chick
Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes from Baker by Nature Recipe adapted from Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Total side note: I’ve made this souffle twice the past month and I failed to get great pictures each time (bummer!). It’s almost impossible to take pictures of souffles when you want a gooey center (versus a more finished center) as it deflates very fast as it cools. Thus, it’s a hustle from oven to picture taking, which most times is not more than 5 minutes to get all your pictures. And God forbid your baby decides that is the perfect time to scream for your attention in the next room. You end up with souffle pictures with a GIANT crumb front and center of your shot because you failed to review the pictures as you took them. I was not about to redo the recipe again just for pictures so you get a not-so-perfect image but hey, they taste the same!
Recipe adapted from Mastering the Art of French Cooking
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