Chocolate Orange Liqueur Souffle With Chocolate Sauce

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Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep
40 mins
Cook
1 hr 5 mins

Recipe Courtesy Paula Deen. Posted for Zaar World Tour III. Try subbing Amaretto and almonds or Kahlua for the orange liqueur.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • Chocolate Sauce

  • 14 cup butter
  • 1 (1 ounce) bittersweet chocolate square
  • 14 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 -1 12 tablespoon orange liqueur (recommended ( Grand Marnier)
  • Souffle

  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 -1 12 tablespoon orange liqueur (recommended ( Grand Marnier)
  • 2 (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, melted
  • 3 (1 ounce) bittersweet chocolate squares, melted
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 5 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 7 egg whites
  • chocolate syrup

Directions

  1. Chocolate Sauce: Melt butter and chocolate in the microwave or in a double boiler. Add cocoa, sugar, cream, and salt. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla and orange liqueur.
  2. Souffle: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Coat the bottom and sides of a 2 1/2 quart souffle dish with 2 tablespoons butter, sprinkle bottom and sides evenly with 1/2 cup sugar. Tap out excess sugar; reserve sugar for later use.
  4. In a medium saucepan, melt the remaining 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to bubble. Add milk, orange liqueur, melted chocolates, and salt. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool for 10 minutes. Whisk in beaten egg yolks and vanilla.
  5. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add reserved sugar, beating until stiff. Fold whites into chocolate mixture. Gently spoon mixture into prepared souffle dish. Place souffle dish in a baking pan. Fill pan with 1-inch warm water. Bake for 55 minutes. Serve immediately with Chocolate Sauce.