David Rocco's Dolce Vita Dessert Eggs

Souffle al Cioccolato

Looking for that stunning little dessert to impress your guests? This chocolate souffle is easy, sophisticated and a nice addition to any holiday dinner party.



– 250g 70% bittersweet dark chocolate (9oz)
– 90g sugar (3oz)
– 90g all-purpose flour (3oz)
– 1/2 cup of milk (180ml)
– 5 eggs, yolks and whites separated
– 30g unsalted butter (1oz)



Melt chocolate in a bain-marie/double boiler.

Whip egg whites with 1/2 of the sugar until fluffy. Add remaining sugar to egg yolks and whisk well.

Remove melted chocolate from heat. Let cool for a couple of minutes. Combine chocolate with cold milk in a mixing bowl to decrease temperature further. Add egg yolk mixture and continue whisking.

Slowly add flour to the chocolate mixture while whisking. Fold in whipped egg whites until consistency is even and smooth.

Butter 8 baking ramekins and pour in chocolate mixture. Let rest in freezer for two hours.

Bake in preheated oven at 360 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius) for 8 minutes. Serve immediately.

Yield: 8 servings

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