Domino Chocolate Cake Soufflé with Calabro Impastata Ricotta

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You can freeze or refrigerate the cakes before baking. Adjust the baking time by 8 minutes if the batter has been in the freezer and 4 minutes if it has been in the refrigerator. Or watch the batter while it is baking until it extends about one inch above the dish.
Recipe By: Chef Daniel Chong-Jimenez
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  • Serves8 (4-oz. ramekins)

Ingredients

  • For the chocolate batter:
    • 1/4 lb unsalted Vermont butter
    • 1/4 lb semi-sweet baking chocolate
    • 1/4 c heavy cream
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 tsp coffee flavor extract
    • 1/2 tsp orange extract
    • 1/4 c all-purpose flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1/4 c sugar
  • For the hazelnut batter:
    • 1 lb Impastata Ricotta from Calabro Cheese Corporation
    • 1/2 c hazelnut liqueur
    • 1/4 c honey

Instructions

1. Combine the butter, chocolate, cream and flavors in a saucepan and melt together at low temperature.

2. Remove from the heat and whisk in the flour.

3. Combine the eggs, yolks and sugar and whip to a thick consistency.

4. Fold the egg mixture one third at a time into the chocolate.

5. Combine the ricotta, hazelnut liqueur and honey

6. Spray the insides of the ramekins with aerosol shortening and dust with granulated sugar. Dump excess.

7. Fill ramekins halfway with the hazelnut batter.

8. Fill ramekins to the rim with the chocolate batter.

9. Bake in a preheated oven at 350º for 12 minutes until the cake has soufléed. Reduce time if using a convection oven.

10. Serve immediately. Enjoy!



Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition facts: It's best to not worry about the thing that provides such great pleasure!

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