The Best Chocolate Souffle Ever

Recipe by FoOdCrAzE
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 5
    ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3
    large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 6
    large egg whites
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Butter soufflé dish and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Knock out any excess sugar.
  • Divide the egg yolks from the egg whites Melt chocolate in a metal bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water (or a double-boiler, if you have one), stirring until the chocolate is melted and uniformly smooth.
  • Remove bowl from heat and stir in yolks.
  • Beat whites in a large bowl until they just hold soft peaks.
  • Add 1/3 cup sugar, a little at a time, continuing to beat, then beat at a higher speed until whites just hold stiff peaks.
  • Stir about 1 cup whites into chocolate mixture to lighten, then gently yet thoroughly fold mixture into remaining whites.
  • Transfer mixture into soufflé dish.
  • Bake in center of oven until it appears cooked and crusted on top but is still jiggly in center (roughly 25 minutes).
  • Serve immediately.
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