Recipe: Dark Chocolate Soufflé


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  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 90 g dark chocolate
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp double cream
preheat the oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

Preheat an oven to 200°C.

grease & dust ramekins

Step 2

Grease & Dust Ramekins

Grease two 250ml ramekins with the softened butter. Dust cocoa powder into the ramekins to stick to the butter.

make the soufflé mix

Step 3

Make The Soufflé Mix

Melt the chocolate and double cream gently in a microwave. Whisk the egg whites until you have stiff peaks then add the sugar and whisk again. Add the egg yolks to the chocolate mix, once it has cooled down a little. Fold the whisked egg whites to the chocolate mix in two batches.

distribute mix & bake

Step 4

Distribute Mix & Bake

Divide the mix between the 2 ramekins and run a finger round the rim of the ramekin to clean it and allow it to rise evenly. Bake for 10-15 minutes until risen and just set.

serve with ice cream!

Step 5

Serve With Ice Cream!

Remove from the oven, dust with icing sugar and serve immediately with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side. Serves 2

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