BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE SOUFFLé

 

  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 30

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon butter, for greasing ramekins
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 4 small squares cacao (64%)
  • Confectioner’s sugar, for garnish

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Generously butter four 1½-cup ramekins.
  • In a bowl, beat the egg yolks.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the milk and sugar and warm over low heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour, turn heat to low and stir continuously for 2-3 minutes. Using a whisk, gradually add the milk mixture and then the chocolate. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the egg yolks, stirring well.
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until they form stiff peaks.
  • Using a spatula, fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
  • Spoon into the individual ramekins and place a square of cacao into the center of each.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the centers are set and the cacao squares are fully melted.
  • Sift confectioner’s sugar over each soufflé. Serve immediately with a scoop of green tea ice cream.

Notes

So delectable you’ll want to have two each!

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