English Recipe Corner: Apple Souffle Omelette

Each week my Mum (who’s still in England) sends us an English recipe to enjoy. This one is a breakfast/dessert and as apples are so plentiful is right in season!



  • 4 eggs (separated)
  • 2 tblspoon light cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Powdered sugar for dredging on top


  • 1 eating apple
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon soft brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoon light cream


  1. Peel, core and slice apple. Saute in butter and sugar until just tender
  2. Stir in cream and keep warm while making omelette
  3. Place egg yolks in bowl with cream and sugar and beat well.
  4. Whisk egg whites until stiff then fold into yolk mixture
  5. Melt butter in large frying pan pour in souffle mixture and spread evenly
  6. Cook for 1 minute until golden underneath then place under hot grill to brown the top.
  7. Slide omelette onto plate add the apple mixture then fold over
  8. Sift the icing sugar over thickly then mark with pattern on top with a hot metal skewer .
  9. Serve immediately

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