Desserts

Dark chocolate Soufflé

A soufflé is an baked egg-based dish that can be used as a main dish or sweetened for a desert like in this deliciously chocolaty recipe. It can be easily doubled and garnished with fresh berries if desired.
Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 100g 70% cocoa dark chocolate
  • 1/2 tbsp Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil
  • 30ml double cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 115g cup granulated sugar (approx.)
  • Pinch of cream of tartar

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease two ramekins with olive oil and dust with sugar.
  3. In double boiler, melt chocolate, 1/2 tbsp olive oil and cream; let cool.
  1. Meanwhile, using electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  2. Whisk egg yolks into cooled chocolate mixture; fold in egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar.
  3. Pour into prepared ramekins; bake for 15 minutes.