Hot Chocolate Soufflé


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies: Full Throttle

Two Fat Ladies

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1998

  • About

Nobody can resist chocolate soufflé unless they’re allergic. If you wish you can make just one large soufflé in which case it would take about 30 minutes to cook.


  • 85g/3oz good quality dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp brandy or r


Break up the chocolate and put in a bowl with the brandy or rum. Put the bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water and allow to melt slowly.

Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the flour and cook over a low heat for a few minutes, stirring constantly. Warm the milk in another saucepan, melt the caster sugar in it and then blend in to the flour and butter. Continue to cook slowly, st