Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tuesdays With Dorie 50: Chocolate Souffle

Although most people would agree that souffle is one of the hardest desserts to perfect, I honestly don't find them that daunting. Actually... if you look back at one of my first posts it would appear I am having a momentary mind lapse. Well I have come a long way since I first started my little blog and it is safe to say that I wouldn't burst into tears if I were faced with the challenge of whipping up a souffle on the spot. I personally am not a souffle girl- yes, I am fascinated by them, but I hardly ever order one in a restaurant (S on the other hand is obsessed with them).

This recipe was chosen by Susan of She's Becoming DoughMessTic, and I have to say that I was very disappointed in it. I knew from reading the recipe that it wouldn't suit my tastes, but I really prefer to stick to the exact recipe where possible for TwD. The souffle was much too airy and puffy for my liking. I know some people love how a souffle will just disappear when in the mouth but I much prefer something of more substance. My preference is a souffle made a creme patisserie base... yum!


Anonymous said...

Your souffle looks great. I have to go back and try it one day.

Bria said...

Yes definitely give it shot, you will probably surprise yourself!

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Anonymous said...

Oh wow, your's looks great :)
I made some souffle too recently :)
I love your pictures :)
how long did yours stay up??

~Dee D.

cruz said...

Hmm its really yummy...
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Christian Rene Friborg said...

Your chocolate souffle looks amazing! I think I'll give this one a try. Nice post, btw. :)