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Baked Chocolate Soufflés   Veg  HT  DP  35mins


Serves 4      Hot Vegetarian   Dessert Pudding   Gluten Wheat Free

50g/2oz Butter
100g/4oz Good Quality Plain Chocolate
3 Eggs, separated
100g/4oz Icing Sugar


1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas Mark 5 and lightly grease 4 ramekins with some of the butter.

2. Break the chocolate into small pieces then place in a heatproof bowl together with the remaining butter and set the bowl over a saucepan of boiling water and melt, stirring from time to time.

3. Add the egg yolks and mix well. Remove from the heat.

4. Whisk egg whites until stiff, then add sugar and whisk again briefly.

5. Add a little of the egg white to the chocolate mixture to lighten it then add the chocolate mixture to the remaining egg whites using a spatula or metal spoon.

6. Three quarters fill the prepared ramekins with the soufflé mixture, then place them on a baking tray and bake for about 10 minutes without opening the oven door.  Dust with extra icing sugar just before serving hot.

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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat – To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.


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Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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