Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is NOT safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Don't wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty. Chocolate isn't like premarital sex. It will not make you pregnant. And it always feels good." -Lora Brody, Baker

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Use this basic recipe to make any kind of soufflé. The recipe is simple: sauce and egg whites. You can use almost any fruit and end up with a dessert that will be the hit of your dinner party (or that weeknight treat).


Chocolate Souffle

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 1 souffle

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied by 2, but care must be taken with whipping 6 egg whites. No leftovers. You will need to make Chocolate Sauce first.

Chocolate Souffle recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 1/2 tsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate (grated)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate sauce

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Butter each soufflé dish with about 1/4 tsp. butter and add 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar to each dish tapping to coat the sides well. (The bottom need not be coated with sugar.)

In a copper bowl whisk the 3 egg whites until stiff peaks form.

Add the grated chocolate and fold carefully until well blended.

Add 1/4 cup of the chocolate sauce to the whipped egg whites and fold carefully until well blended.

Spoon into the soufflé dishes and bake for 12 - 15 minutes.

Serve quickly with a light sprinkle of powdered sugar over the top of the soufflé.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 souffle

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160 Calories from Fat 79
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 9g 14%
    Saturated Fat 6g 29%
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
    Sugars 9g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 18%
Vitamin K 2 mcg Potassium 312 mg
Magnesium 81 mg