How to Make Hot Chocolate Souffle

If you like chocolate, you will love this! Just make sure you put in the right amount of the ingredients.


  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 cup sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cups milk
  • 5 egg yolks, well-beaten
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 egg whites
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar


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    Adjust oven rack to its lowest position. Heat oven to 400ºF. Lightly butter 2 1/2 quart soufflé dish; sprinkle with sugar. For collar, measure length of heavy duty aluminum foil to fit around soufflé dish; fold into thirds lengthwise. Lightly butter on one side. Attach foil buttered side in around the outside of dish allowing foil to extend at least 2 inches (5.1 cm) above dish. Secure foil with tape or string.
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    In saucepan, stir together cocoa,2 cup sugar, flour, and salt; gradually stir in milk, cook over medium heat stirring constantly with wire whisk until mixture boils; remove from heat.
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    Gradually stir small amount of chocolate mixture into beaten egg yolks; blend well. Return egg mixture to pan, blending well. Cook and stir one minute. Add butter and vanilla, stirring until blended. Set aside; Cool 40 minutes.
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    In large mixer bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tarter until soft peaks form; gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently fold about 1/3 of beaten egg whites into chocolate mixture. Lightly fold chocolate mixture, half at a time, into remaining beaten egg whites just until blended; do not over-fold.
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    Gently pour mixture into prepared dish; smooth top with spatula. Place dish in larger baking pan; pour hot water into pan to depth of 1 inch (2.5 cm). Bake 65-70 minutes carefully remove foil. Serve immediately with sweetened whip cream.
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  • Makes 8-10 servings.
  • Don't let a souffle intimidate you!
  • The myth is true: don't stomp around the oven while it's cooking; it will fall flat.


  • Be careful with ovens and other hot surfaces. Wear oven mitts if needed.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 quart soufflé dish
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Whisk
  • Mixer bowl
  • Electric mixer or hand beater
  • Foil

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Categories: Desserts and Sweets