Dark Chocolate Souffle: A Dairy-Free Dessert that Rises to Any Occasion

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Sometimes I need a special dairy-free dessert for a date night or intimate dinner party. And this luxurious dark chocolate souffle recipe is perfect – it’s easy, yet impressive.

Dark Chocolate Souffle Recipe - A dairy-free, gluten-free dessert recipe that rises to any occasion

The original recipe with photo was shared with us by Filippo Berio, an olive oil brand that I’ve purchased for years! Their extra-light olive oil is neutral in flavor, so it works in almost any baking application.

Their Dark Chocolate Souffle recipe did use a touch of dairy, but coconut cream is a seamless swap. You’re just using a small amount, so it won’t dramatically affect the overall flavor profile. For a visual explanation of coconut cream, see my Guide to Coconut Milk.

Dark Chocolate Souffle Recipe - A dairy-free, gluten-free dessert recipe that rises to any occasion

Special Diet Notes: Dark Chocolate Souffle

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / n0n-dairy, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian. It might work with aquafaba in place the eggs, but we haven’t a vegan version.

Dark Chocolate Souffle (Dairy-Free Version)
 
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We've adapted this recipe ever so slightly to be dairy-free. If you are serving more than two, this recipe can be doubled or even tripled.
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Serves: 2 servings
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  1. Preheat your oven to 375ºF and grease two (6-ounce) ramekins with olive oil and dust with sugar.
  2. Melt the chocolate, ½ tablespoon olive oil, and coconut cream together in a double broiler. Let cool.
  3. Put the egg whites in a mixing bowl and beat with a hand mixer until soft peaks form.
  4. Whisk the egg yolks into the cooled chocolate mixture. Fold in the egg whites, ¼ cup sugar, and cream of tartar.
  5. Divide the chocolate batter between your prepared ramekins.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve warm and garnish with fresh berries, if desired.

Key Pantry Supplies: Dark Chocolate Souffle

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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