• Ingredients: 24
  • Serves: 6

Chocolate souffles with creamy caramel sauce with accompaniment: creamy caramel sauce.

Ingredients

  • Accompaniment: creamy caramel sauce

For cake layers

For filling

For frosting

  • a 7-ounce bag sweetened shredded coconut for coating cake

Ice cream base

For final assembly and decoration

  • Assorted unsprayed roses

Decoration

  • Mix of large and tiny white roses and fresias

Berry compote

Directions

  1. Step 1 Finely chop chocolate. In a small saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add cream and bring just to a boil.

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  2. Step 2 Remove pan from heat and add chocolate, stirring until smooth. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and stir in yolks.

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  3. Step 3 In another large bowl with an electric mixer beat whites with cream of tartar and a pinch salt until they just hold stiff peaks.

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  4. Step 4 Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until just combined. Stir one fourth whites into chocolate mixture to lighten and fold in remaining whites gently but thoroughly.

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  5. Step 5 Divide soufflé mixture among ramekins and smooth tops with a knife. Run tip of knife around edges of soufflés to aid rising.
  6. Step 6 Bake soufflés on a baking sheet in lower third of oven until puffed and surfaces are cracked, about 20 minutes.