*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Notre Souffle Au Chocolat
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Ethnic
                 Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           Brewed coffee
    1 1/4  cups          Half-and-half
    6      ounces        Semisweet chocolate -- cut
                         Into small chunks
    3      tablespoons   Butter
      1/4  cup           Flour
    4                    Egg yolks
      1/4  cup           Sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    6                    Egg whites
      1/4  teaspoon      Cream of tartar
 
 Heat the coffee and half-and-half almost to a boil.
 Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate until melted. Heat the butter to
bubbling. Stir in the flour thoroughly. Remove from heat and add the chocolate
mixture, stirring well. Beat the egg yolks with 3 tbs.
 sugar and the salt until light. Stir into the chocolate mixture. Set aside to
cool. Preheat oven to 400~. Beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until
soft peaks form. Add the remaining 1 tbs. sugar and beat until incorporated. Fold
the egg whites into the cooled chocolate mixture. Prepare 4 individual souffle
cups by buttering the bottoms and sides, then swishing 1 tsp. granulated sugar
into each. Pour out any excess sugar. Place the batter in cups and bake in
preheated oven for 25-30 min., or until well puffed and lightly browned. Serve
immediately.
 
 
 
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