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Hot Mocha and Brandied Raisin Souflle

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Hot Mocha and Brandied Raisin Souflle


Preparation Time: 10 minutes and overnight soaking time
Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes


For brandy-soaked raisins

  • ⅓ cup brandy-soaked raisins
  • One teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • Four eggs, separated and 1 extra egg white
  • cup superfine sugar
  • 125 g (4 oz) dark chocolate
  • One cup brandy
  • cup raisins


  1. Put the raisins in an airtight jar and cover with brandy. Cover the jar and allow to soak overnight. Drain.
  2. Lightly butter 6 cups souffle dish or a 250 ml (8 oz) ramekins.
  3. Place the chocolate in a bowl, then place the bowl in a steamer basket or bamboo steamer.
  4. Place uncovered, over pot or wok of simmering water until chocolate is melted.
  5. Remove from heat and add sugar, stirring constantly until dissolved.
  6. Beat 4 egg yolks and coffee , stir into chocolate then mix gently.
  7. Beat 5 egg whites in a large bowl until stiff, glossy peaks form.
  8. Stir one-third of egg whites into chocolate mixture, then lightly fold in remaining whites.
  9. Drain raisins and divide them among prepared ramekins. Spread chocolate mixture onto raisins using a spoon.
  10. Cover each ramekin with a piece of buttered parchment paper or buttered plastic wrap.
  11. Partially pour the pot or wok with water and bring to a rapid simmer. Make sure the steamer does not touch the water.
  12. Arrange ramekins on both levels of a two-level steamer, or large souffle dish on one level.
  13. Place over water, cover and steam for 12-15 minutes until set.
  14. Serve immediately.


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