Gluten free chocolate soufflé

Impress dinner guests with this chocolate soufflé.


1tbsp Butter plus more for the dishes
6tbsp Sugar, Caster plus more for the dishes
6tbsp Milk
3 Chicken Eggs yolks
6 Chicken Eggs whites
Salt pinch


  1. Preheat oven to 190c, 375f or gas mark 5
  2. Generously butter six 8-oz. soufflé dishes. Coat your dishes with the butter then sugar to coat. Put dishes on a baking sheet and set aside
  3. Bring some water to a boil in a medium pan then turn the heat down
  4. Put the chocolate, milk, and 1 tbsp butter in a small metal bowl. Put the bowl on top of water, not touching the water
  5. Stir occasionally until chocolate melts then remove bow from pan, cool down
  6. Add the mixed egg yolks and set aside
  7. In a large clean bowl, beat egg whites, salt and cream of tartar until soft peaks form
  8. Sprinkle in 6 tbsp of sugar (2 tbsp at a time ) and beat until stiff peaks form each time you add the sugar
  9. Whisk 1/4 of beaten egg whites into the chocolate mixture then fold chocolate mixture into the remaining egg whites
  10. Divide mixture evenly among prepared soufflé dishes and bake until set but still soft in the centre. This should take around 15 -17mins
Alistair Kidd

I am a professional chef and owner of Beurre-Blanc Home Cookery School which provides tailored cookery lessons to people in their own homes.

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