Chocolate Souffleby K A in User Contributed
The best chocolate souffle you can ever taste .
- Serves: 6
- Active Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 30 mins
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Preheat the oven to 400 degree and using 1 tbsp of butter , butter 6 ramekins .
In a double boiler melt the chocolate with 2 tbsp of butter until smooth then remove from heat .
In a heavy bottom saucepan combine the milk and the cornstarch over medium heat . Bring to a boil whisking constantly until thickened .
Combine the milk mixture with the chocolate mixture then let cool slightly . Add the egg yolks and stir until well combined .
Using an electric mixer beat the egg whites on a medium speed until foamy then add the sugar and beat on a high speed until stiff .
Lighten the chocolate mixture with 1/3 of the egg whites then fold in the remaining egg whites taking care not to over mix it .
Fill 2/3 of the ramekins with the batter and put it in the oven for 12 - 15 minutes or until risen and slight hard on the top .
Sprinkle some icing sugar on top and you are ready to serve .
* I like to serve the chocolate souffle with vanilla ice cream
* These souffles may be made several hours in advance and kept in a refrigerator until just before baking. If refrigerated, bake an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Alternatively, the souffles may rest at room temperature for up to 1/2 hour before baking with no effect on cooking time.