individual flourless chocolate souffle cakes

  • 4 ounces butter-unsalted
  • 8.8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup un-sweetened cocoa powder, less 1 tablespoon
  • 2 1/2 ounces sugar 
  • 4 whole eggs 
  1. in a double boiler–melt chocolate, butter and cocoa powder.  set aside to cool 
  2. whisk 1/2 of the sugar into the egg yolks.  mix egg yolks and sugar into the chocolate mixture.
  3. in a clean bowl, whip egg whites to stiff peaks slowly adding the remaining sugar.
  4. gently fold whipped egg whites into the chocolate mixture 
  5. butter baby ramekins (2″ or 3″)and fill batter 3/4 way to the top.
  6. bake at 425 for about 8 minutes.  if you like a gooey center they will be done in 8 minutes–if you like a more solid cake bake 10 minutes. 
  7. dust with powdered sugar 
  8. serve warm with ice cream on the side!   
  9. makes 6 individual 3″soufflés or 8 individual 2″ soufflés 

3 Responses to individual flourless chocolate souffle cakes

  1. Simply Life says:

    wow! those look amazing!

  2. Anonymous says:

    They look amazing?????????They taste amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Anonymous says:

    It took more than 10 minutes; it wasn't done…the mixture hadn't completely baked. 🙁

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