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Rich Chocolate Souffle

 Rich Chocolate Souffle
In Atlanta, Georgia, Linda Blaska serves this rich chocolate dessert when entertaining. The sumptuous souffle has a light, airy texture, yet its center is moist and almost fudge-like.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add
  • milk. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Add the chocolate and butter; cook until chocolate and
  • butter are melted; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat. Add 1/3
  • cup chocolate mixture to the egg yolks; return all to the pan,
  • stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla; cool slightly.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar;
  • beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into the chocolate mixture.
  • Pour into a greased 2-qt. souffle dish. Bake at 350° for 45-50
  • minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Serve immediately. Yield:
  • 8-10 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 132 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.