Chocolate Soufflés With Grand Marnier Chocolate
This recipe comes highly recommended by Toni
8 ounces chocolate chips (1 ¼ cups)
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon flour
1/2 cup fat-free milk
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup sugar
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (orange liqueur)
Lightly coat eight 6 ounce soufflé dishes
Melt chocolate chips in
In separate container, melt butter
in microwave. Add flour. Cook, stirring
occasionally, for 1 - 2 minutes. Add milk and continue to
stir constantly until mixture comes to a light.
Continue to cook gently for
another minute or two. Add the mixture to
the melted chocolate and stir until completely blended.
In a small bowl, lightly beat egg yolks. Add a small amount of warm
chocolate mixture to eggs and stir. Add warmed eggs to the remaining
chocolate and stir until well mixed. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tarter until soft
peaks form. Add sugar very gradually while continuing to beat until
stiff peaks form. Add a few tablespoons of egg whites to the
chocolate mixture to soften slightly. Combine chocolate mixture and
egg whites and gently fold egg whites into the chocolate. Divide
mixture between 8 soufflé dishes.
Cover and store in refrigerator until 30 minutes before ready to
When ready to serve, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Uncover and bake
for 17 – 22 minutes or until puffed and slightly cracked. The middle
should be soft but not runny.
Sauce – To prepare sauce, melt chocolate in
microwave. Add sugar and stir to mix. Add
water and continue to stir constantly microwaveuntil
mixture is blended and sugar is dissolved. Add
Serve each soufflé with a dollop of chocolate sauce. Add a dollop of
whipped cream if desired.