Chocolate soufflés

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Serves 4

Preparation: 5 min

Cooking: 20 min

200 g dark chocolate

70 g butter

5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence

4 eggs, separated

80 ml (? c) icing sugar

Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Grease 4 ramekins or moulds.

  1. Melt the chocolate and butter in a glass bowl over a pot of boiling water. Keep stirring and make sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water.
  2. Remove the bowl from the heat, add the vanilla essence and egg yolks to the chocolate and set aside.
  3. Whisk the egg whites and icing sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in the chocolate mixture
  4. Spoon into the ramekins or moulds and bake for 20 minutes or until risen. Serve immediately.
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