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Chocolate Souffle

Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), scalded
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 2 Ounce (2 squares, 1-ounce each)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brewed coffee 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Sweetened whipped cream 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 350°.
2. Lightly butter bottom of a 1 1/2 quart souffle dish, sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar, and set aside.

MAKING
3. In a heavy saucepan melt 2 tablespoons butter over low heat and add flour, stirring until smooth.
4. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly and gradually add milk.
5. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly and stir in salt.
6. Remove from heat and set aside.
7. In top of a double boiler bring water to a boil combining 2 squares chocolate, 1/2 cup sugar and coffee.
8. Reduce heat to low and cook until chocolate melts.
9. Stir chocolate mixture into sauce.
10. Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into yolks, add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly and stir in vanilla.
11. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff, but not dry peaks form.
12. Gently fold into chocolate mixture and carefully spoon into prepared souffle dish.
13. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes until puffed and set.

SERVING
14. Serve immediately with whipped cream and grated chocolate, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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