Egg Soufflé Burger Bun

4 ingredients and 30 minutes are all you need to transform your usual burger buns from high carb to high protein with this quick and easy recipe.
Egg Soufflé Burger Bun

Makes 3 buns
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients
  • 6 eggs, whites and yolks separated
  • 140 g cream cheese, cold
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1½ tsp white sesame seeds
Method

Prepare the egg mixtures

Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Prepare the egg mixtures

In a bowl, whisk the egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff peaks form.

Prepare the egg mixtures

In a separate larger bowl, whisk the yolks and cream cheese until creamy.

Chef’s Tip
  • Use a clean glass or metal bowl when working on the egg whites!

Combine the egg mixtures

Combine the egg mixtures

Gently fold 1/3 of the whites into the yolks to lighten the mixture.

Combine the egg mixtures

Add in the rest of the whites and continue to fold gently until it is mostly incorporated.


Bake the “buns”

Bake the

Spoon the egg mixture onto a greased baking sheet, and create even circles.

Smoothen the top slightly, and sprinkle some sesame seeds on half of the circles.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Once done, remove from the oven and leave to cool on a rack before assembling burgers with your very own choice of ingredients.