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Milk chocolate soufflé
  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Milk chocolate soufflé
Method
  • Preheat oven to 180*C (350* F) Fan.
  • Prepare 6-8 individual soufflé ramekins (100-150 ml) by greasing them with butter and then sprinkling with granulated sugar.
  • Place the couverture in a bowl.
  • In a saucepan, add the water and cocoa powder. When it comes to a boil, remove from heat, stir with a fork until completely combined and pour over the couverture.
  • Let it sit for ½ a minute and stir with a spatula until the couverture melts and is incorporated.
  • Add the egg yolk and whisk until combined.
  • Add the corn starch and whisk again.
  • Beat the egg whites in a mixer until it becomes a nice meringue.
  • You need to be extra careful with the following -  Beat the eggs on their own until they stiffen and you have created a meringue. Then and only then do you add half of the icing sugar. Beat it until the mixture turns white. Then add the remaining icing sugar and beat until stiff peaks form, but be careful not to overbeat since it will then pass the “safe” point and turn hard and crumble instead of having a nice soft, stiff texture.
  • Use a spatula to add 1/3 of the meringue to the chocolate mixture and gently fold until it is incorporated.
  • Add the remaining meringue gradually and very gently fold so that you don’t lose any of the volume.
  • Divide the mixture in to the ramekins.
  • Run your pinkie finger along the edge of the ramekins to “separate” the mixture from the ramekin, creating a small “furrow” all around.
  • This is a great tip that allows the soufflé to rise evenly.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven, dust with some icing sugar and serve IMMEDIATELY!
Tip
Remember… A soufflé waits for no one! It must be served immediately! You can store the mixture in the refrigerator for a few hours and prepare it when you are almost ready for dessert!
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

169
Calories (kcal)
8 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

8.2
Total Fat (g)
12 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

4.8
Saturated Fat (g)
24 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

17.2
Total Carbs (g)
7 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

13.9
Sugars (g)
15 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.4
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.3
Fibre (g)
9 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.15
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.