Recipe: Fandango’s cold Grand Marnier souffle

In preparation for next month’s Bastille Day–a holiday which find many of our local French restaurants offering unique dishes and menus in a culinary feast of French culture–Fandango Restaurant in Pacific Grove is sharing the recipe for their Grand Marnier cold souffle. If you’re like me and can’t make a decent hot souffle to save your life, this cold souffle–whipped and frozen–might be more up your alley. Check out the full recipe below the fold . . .



Cold Soufflé Grand Marnier
Recipe serves 6 – 8

Ingredients
1 quart of whipping cream
12 egg yolks
1 pound granulated sugar
½ Cup Grand Marnier

Directions
Whip the cream until its stiff.

Beat 12 egg yolks, 8 ounces of sugar and ½ Cup Grand Marnier until fluffy.

Beat in egg whites and remaining sugar until stiff.

Fold together lightly.

Wrap the soufflé dish with wax paper around the rim.

Fill the dish and freeze for four hours.

Add fresh seasonal fruit or raspberry sauce when ready to serve.

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4 Responses to Recipe: Fandango’s cold Grand Marnier souffle

  1. Nancy Dodds says:

    Nice blog. Thank you. Have you written anything on the new Vesuvios yet? Haven’t talked with anyone who has been yet. Very curious.
    And do you have a list of good happy hours around town? Do you have a Facebook page too?

    Nancy Dodds – Carmel

    • Raul says:

      Glad you’re enjoying the blog, Nancy. Yes, I’ve been to Vesuvio—check out my Yelp review for my initial thoughts: http://www.yelp.com/biz/vesuvio-carmel#hrid:wjDDDWyYimgmsAPivTfj5Q
      I’m sure a follow-up will be in order in a couple months.

    • Raul says:

      And thanks for the suggestion for a column/post on Happy Hours around town. I’ll keep it in mind for the future. Montrio jumps to mind, of course. Esteban too, but their food selections for Happy Hour have slimmed as of late, sadly.

      • Nancy Dodds says:

        Hi Raul, Happy Hours..

        I like the dinner and a movie at Montrio. And Il Fornio has some nice happy hour prices. Not that impressed with Cafe Fina except their fish and chips were very good. Still want to check out Sardine Factory happy hour. Look forward to seeing what you find out about happy hours out and about…

        Thanks for doing this blog.

        Nancy

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