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.

Categories: Desserts

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 18 minutes

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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.
  4. Meanwhile, using electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  5. Whisk egg yolks into cooled chocolate mixture; fold in egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar.
  6. Pour into prepared ramekins; bake for 15 minutes.

Cook with:

Mild & Light In Colour Olive Oil

This Olive Oil is a healthy substitute for other cooking oils. With its high smoke point it is the ideal choice for frying, stir-frying and baking. The light bouquet allows the natural flavour of food to come through.

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