Chocolate Mint Souffles for Two

Recipe by Bonnie G 2
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 2 Souffles
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Separate eggs.
  • Place whites in a small bowl; let stand until room temperature.
  • Place yolks in another bowl; set aside.
  • Coat two 10-oz. ramekins or custard cups with cooking spray and lightly sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar; place on a baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 2 tablespoons sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips and extract until chips are melted.
  • Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to the bowl, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  • Beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form.
  • With a spatula, fold a fourth of the egg whites into chocolate mixture until no white streaks remain.
  • Fold in remaining egg whites until combined.
  • Transfer to prepared ramekins.
  • Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until tops are puffed and centers are almost set.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
  • Serve immediately.
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