Saturday, February 5, 2011

Chocolate Souffle

They are decadent , they are light , they are fluffy and they make you want to hum a little tune .Who needs a man when you can have chocolate souffle ( hope my hubby never sees this ). This dessert is to die for , ok maybe I am over reacting but this souffle literally melts in your mouth so here goes , enjoy .....


60 gms chocolate
50 gms butter softened
3 eggs seperated
50 gms powdered sugar
1 tbsp flour
icing sugar for dusting

Melt the chocolate in a microwave on power 30 for 5 min.
In the meantime beat the egg yolks and half the sugar till it turns pale .
Add the softenend butter in the chocolate and mix it up well .
Now stir in the chocolate into the egg yolk mix.
Now beat the whites with sugar till stiff .
Add the egg white mix on top of the egg yolk mix and sprinkle the flour.
Now slowly fold them to mix it all up taking care not to take the air out.
Butter and flour 3 small ramekins .
Pour the mix into the ramekins and bake in a preheated 200 c oven for about 15-20 min.
Serve hot with a dusting of icing sugar .