How to Make an Easy Chocolate Soufflé (You Can Do It)! by Donna John

Desserts
10 months ago
How to Make an Easy Chocolate Soufflé (You Can Do It)!

Don’t let chocolate souffle scare you – it’s really pretty simple! Folding the egg whites in as gently as possible is the key, so take your time. 

You'll need:

  • butter, to coat ramekins
  • sugar, to coat ramekins
  • 3 ounces bittersweet or dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 8 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • powdered sugar

Here's how you make them:

  1. Butter and then dust with sugar the insides of six ramekins.
  2. Pour the half-and-half into a heavy saucepan or double boiler over medium heat. Heat until just about to boil. Add the chocolate, remove from heat and stir until chocolate melts.
  3. Stir in the cocoa powder and water and bring to almost a boil, then turn off heat and set aside.
  4. Beat the eggs until foamy, about 1 minute. Slowly add the 1/2 cup sugar a little at a time and beat until soft peaks form.
  5. Very gently fold in about half of the egg whites into the chocolate.
  6. Add remaining egg whites and gently fold into chocolate.
  7. Divide the mixture between the ramekins, leaving about 1/4 inch space at the top.
  8. Bake in a preheated 375-degree F oven about 15 minutes, or until the tops begin to turn light brown. Do not open the oven door during the baking period!
  9. Gently remove the souffles from the oven and dust with powdered sugar. Serve. 

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Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Why oh why do you always tempt me, Donna John? I guess I will have to try this, LOL! xoxo

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