Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Chocolate Souffles
Total:
50 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
6 individual servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
50 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
6 individual servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Brush 6 (6-ounce) ramekins with soft butter, then coat with sugar. Put the prepared ramekins in the freezer. (This can be done a day ahead.)

Set an oven rack in lower third of the oven and preheat to 400 degrees F.

Put the chocolate and butter in a medium heatproof bowl. Bring a saucepan filled with an inch or so of water to a very slow simmer; set the bowl over, but not touching, the water. Stir the chocolate occasionally until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Set aside.

Combine the egg yolks and warm water in the bowl of a standing mixer or large bowl and beat until frothy. Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, and continue beating until ribbons form, about 5 minutes. Very lightly fold the yolks into the chocolate mixture. (Rinse the bowl well, if using for beating the egg whites.)

Remove prepared ramekins from freezer. Put the egg whites in the bowl of a standing mixer, or large non-reactive bowl, add the lemon juice. Beat on medium until frothy; then gradually add the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar and increase speed to high. Beat until the whites hold a stiff but not dry peak.

Working quickly, fold about a third of the egg whites into the chocolate to lighten; then fold in remaining whites until blended. Gently ladle or spoon the souffle mixture into the ramekins, and place on a baking sheet. (Level off the surface with a straight edge, scraping any excess mixture back into the bowl.)

Immediately bake until the souffle rises about 1 1/2 inches from the ramekins, and the tops are touched with brown, about 18 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven, dust with confectioners' sugar and serve immediately.

Copyright 2007 Television Food Network, G.P. All rights reserved

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tony's Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chocolate-Hazelnut Icebox Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate Souffles

Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson

Chocolate Souffles

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Individual Chocolate Souffles

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Individual Chocolate Souffles

Recipe courtesy of Kathleen Daelemans

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.