While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
A real chocolate pick-me-up - February 28 is National Chocolate Soufflé Day!
Soufflés may be the only thing to rival the kind of lift many women achieve with gallons of hairspray - not to mention the fact that they taste like heaven.
The flavorful base is usually made with a French crème pâtissière (pasty cream), but the secret to this lightly baked cake is whipped egg whites. The name comes from a French verb, souffler, which literally means to "blow up" or "puff up," and that's exactly the magic that happens when you bake custard and egg whites together.
Your best bet for baking individual or even one large chocolate soufflé is the ramekin. When you're ready to take them out of the oven, it will be puffy and fluffy - and then deflate a little about ten minutes later. But, don't worry! It's supposed to do that.
Get fancy and even if you're not in trouble with your significant other, make them feel special and bake an individual chocolate soufflé for your sweetie. One little investment of your time can go a long way.
Alright fellow CNN posters – who is gonna make some and share. We wants snacks!
just felt the pounds leap on my body reading this! chocolate - my favorite addiction....
Naaah. It's all light and airy. No calories.
Some advanced notice would have been nice. Now I have to make a special trip to the store in hopes they have fair trade chocolate.
That's bollocks-everyone knows today is National Pancake Day. http://www.ihoppancakeday.com/
Why doesn't this article have recipes?
It does, in the hyperlink for "individual chocolate soufflé."
I declare it National Bunsen Honeydew day.
Who comes up with this stuff ?
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