Julia Baker’s Chocolate Souffle

chocolate souffle
This recipe for a simple chocolate souffle is from Julia Baker Confections, a company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. It's a recipe you can whip up for Valentine's Day or any special meal that would be improved by chocolate.
  • Prep10 min |
  • Total22 min |
  • Serves4

Ingredients

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Boil heavy cream in a medium-sized saucepan.  Pour boiling cream over chips.  Whisk until completely mixed.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine 3/4 cup of room temperature ganache with egg yolks and cocoa powder.

In another bowl whip egg whites until soft peaks form.  Add a pinch of salt and the powdered sugar. Beat to firm peaks.

Fold whites gently into chocolate mixture.

Pour mixture into 4 medium ramekins that have been buttered and coated with granular sugar.  Bake 10-12 minutes.  They shouldn't  shake.

Heat the leftover ganache in a double boiler or quickly in microwave. Break center of each soufflé and pour a tablespoon of hot ganache into center of soufflé.

Top with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.

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