It doesn't get much better than this classic French dessert. Here's how to make deliciously romantic chocolate soufflé, right in your own kitchen.
- 3 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate
- 1/4 Cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided
- 4 Tablespoons milk
- 2 egg yolks
- 5 egg whites
- 4 (4-inch) souffle dishes, well-buttered and dusted with sugar
- Powdered sugar
- Warm chocolate sauce or English cream of choice
Step 1: Heat oven to 300 F. Butter and dust with sugar 4 (4-inch) souffle dishes.
Step 2: In double boiler, melt 3 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate. Stir in 1/4 cup sugar and 4 tablespoons milk. Beat until mixed well. Remove from heat.
Step 3: Allow to cool 5 minutes and then add 2 egg yolks, beating constantly.
Step 4: In a separate bowl, whip 5 egg whites until stiff, adding 1 tablespoon of sugar halfway through the procedure.
Step 5: Fold egg whites into the chocolate mixture. Pour batter evenly into 4 (4-inch) buttered and sugar-dusted souffle dishes.
Step 6: Bake 20 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve with chocolate sauce or English cream of choice.