Indulge in a chocolate souffle tonight

Welcome, my fellow connoisseurs of the sweet tooth! Today, I bring to you a dessert so decadent and rich, it’s bound to have you weak at the knees. Allow me to present to you my Chocolate Souffle with Dulce De Leche Sauce recipe.

Picture this: A perfectly baked souffle, airy and fluffy on the outside, soft and warm on the inside, oozing with molten chocolate goodness. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better… drizzled with creamy Dulce De Leche sauce laced with notes of cinnamon and brown sugar.

This recipe is truly a masterpiece, perfect for any occasion- whether it’s a cozy night in or a grand dinner party. This dessert will steal the show and leave your guests hankering for more.

As a chef specializing in Brazilian and American cuisines, I take pride in crafting recipes that are both accessible and delicious. This souffle recipe is no exception- easy enough to follow for beginners but complex enough to impress even the most seasoned baker.

So grab your aprons and let’s begin this journey into chocolatey heaven. Trust me; once you taste this masterpiece, there’s no going back to plain old hot chocolate or milk cake- this is the perfect end to any meal.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce
Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce

Hello, foodies! I’m here to tell you why you will absolutely adore this recipe for Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce. Can you resist a dessert that oozes with tempting warm liquid caramel? Neither can I!

Picture it: you take the first bite of this elegant and lusciously chocolatey dessert, with a texture that’s velvety-smooth and light as air. Suddenly, you hit the jackpot – a sinfully rich and gooey dulce de leche sauce made from scratch. Trust me when I say that it’s pure ambrosia.

Not only is this chocolate souffle magical for its heavenly taste, but the process of making it is just as magical. Watching your souffle rise in the oven like a puff of delicious clouds is nothing short of mesmerizing. It’s like watching edible art coming to life before your very eyes.

And who says chocolate souffles are just for fancy restaurants? Don’t let their sophisticated look fool you; they’re actually quite easy to make. All you need is a handful of basic pantry ingredients, some patience, and lots of love to create this showstopping dessert.

So whether you just want to impress your dinner guests or spoil yourself after a long day, this Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce recipe is the perfect choice. Trust me, once you taste it, you won’t be able to resist having seconds (or thirds).

Ingredient List

 Savor the rich taste of chocolate mixed with the sweetness of Dulce de Leche.
Savor the rich taste of chocolate mixed with the sweetness of Dulce de Leche.

Before we jump into the recipe, let’s gather all the necessary ingredients to make this decadent chocolate souffle with dulce de leche sauce. Here’s what you’ll need:

For the souffles:

  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

For the dulce de leche sauce:

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup dulce de leche

Additional toppings and garnishes (optional):
– Whipped cream or ice cream
– Pecans, chopped
– Grated chocolate

Make sure to have all these ingredients ready before starting the recipe to ensure smooth preparation.

The Recipe How-To

 Dive into this fluffy, chocolate heaven with a drizzle of smooth, caramel sauce.
Dive into this fluffy, chocolate heaven with a drizzle of smooth, caramel sauce.

Now that you have gathered your ingredients, it’s time to start creating your Chocolate Souffle with Dulce De Leche Sauce.

Step 1: Prepare the Chocolate Base

First, preheat the oven to 375°F. Then, in a small saucepan, bring ½ cup of whole milk to a boil, remove it from the heat, and stir in 4 ounces of chopped bittersweet chocolate until it is melted and smooth.

Step 2: Make the Custard Base

In a separate medium saucepan, whisk together 2 egg yolks, 1/3 cup of sugar, ¼ tsp of salt, and 1 tsp of vanilla extract until thoroughly combined. Then add the melted chocolate mixture to the egg yolk mixture and whisk until smooth.

Step 3: Combine Egg Whites Mixture

In another bowl, beat 2 egg whites until soft peaks form. Add 1/8 tsp of cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.

Step 4: Fold In The Egg Whites

Next, using a spatula or spoon, gently fold in one-third of the egg white mixture into the chocolate mixture. Continue this process with remaining egg whites until completely folded in.

Step 5: Bake The Souffles

Grease four ramekins and dust with sugar. Pour the batter evenly between these ramekins until each is about three-quarters full filling. Then place on a baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes or until well risen and lightly browned.

Step 6: Make The Dulce De Leche Sauce

While the soufflés are baking, make your Dulce De Leche Sauce by combining a can of sweetened condensed milk and a [tablespoon/cup] of heavy cream in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture turns a caramel brown color and bubbles thickly.

Step 7: Serve And Enjoy

Once the soufflés are baked, sprinkle with the toppings of your choice, whether it be grated chocolate, pecans, or a dusting of [ground cinnamon]. Serve immediately with a drizzle of warm Dulce De Leche Sauce. And there you have it! A chocolate souffle that will be unmatched paired with heavenly Dulce De Leche Sauce!

Substitutions and Variations

 Chocolate Souffle with Dulce de Leche Sauce: The ultimate dessert for any chocolate lover out there.
Chocolate Souffle with Dulce de Leche Sauce: The ultimate dessert for any chocolate lover out there.

If you want to switch up this chocolate souffle dulce de leche sauce recipe, here are a few substitutions and variations:

– Instead of vanilla extract, try using almond or hazelnut extract for a nutty twist.

– Add a pinch of chili powder or cayenne pepper to the chocolate mixture for a spicy twist.

– Substitute white chocolate chips for milk chocolate chips for a sweeter dessert.

– Swap out the pecans for walnuts or almonds for some crunch.

– Use different types of chocolate, such as bittersweet or semisweet, for different levels of sweetness.

– For a boozy twist on this recipe, try adding a splash of Bailey’s Irish Cream to the dulce de leche sauce or serving it with a side of Bailey’s crème anglaise.

– If you don’t have cream of tartar, you can substitute 1 teaspoon of white vinegar or lemon juice per egg white.

– For those who are allergic to eggs, there are plenty of egg-free recipes out there, including egg-free souffles made with whipped aquafaba (the liquid from canned chickpeas).

– Serve the souffles with different toppings, like grated chocolate or powdered sugar for extra sweetness.

Remember, don’t be afraid to get creative and make this recipe your own. The best part about cooking is experimenting with different flavors and ingredients.

Serving and Pairing

 Indulge in this decadent dessert that's guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Indulge in this decadent dessert that’s guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Once your chocolate souffle with dulce de leche sauce is ready, it’s essential to serve it hot, while keeping the center of the souffle soft and tender. One option to enhance the taste experience is to serve it together with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The coldness of the ice cream gives a level of contrast to the piping hot souffle, which is an experience that will make you feel like you’re on cloud nine.

If you’re looking for a more adult pairing, my recommendation would be to go for coffee or espresso. These beverages work exceptionally well with chocolate and dulce de leche flavor notes. Opt for a bold brew to match the richness of this dessert, and savor each moment as you dip into the gooey center of your souffle.

For those who prefer a non-alcoholic option, a glass of milk can be a wise choice. It brings balance to the strong flavors of chocolates and caramel from the dulce de leche sauce. Plus, who doesn’t love a classic combination like milk and cookies?

Overall, keep in mind that serving and pairing are crucial elements of any dessert experience. Take time to think about what will complement this chocolate souffle’s taste profile best before indulging in this perfect dessert concluding any meal.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A dessert that looks fancy but is so easy to make!
A dessert that looks fancy but is so easy to make!

My chocolate souffle with dulce de leche sauce is a delightful dessert that can be made in advance, stored and reheated for those times when we want to treat ourselves to something special. Here are some tips on how to prepare it ahead of time.

To make ahead: Prepare the chocolate souffle mixture up until step 6 of the recipe (the folding of whipped egg whites). Transfer the mixture into ramekins or soufflé dishes, cover them tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

To store: Once you have baked the souffles, they should be consumed immediately. However, if you end up with leftovers or need to store them for later use, simply place any remaining soufflés in an airtight container and refrigerate. They will last up to 2 days.

To reheat: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and remove the soufflés from the refrigerator while the oven heats up. Unwrap them and place them onto a baking sheet. Bake for about 12-13 minutes until puffed up and heated through, but still jiggly in the center. Do not overbake, or they will lose their delicate texture.

Pairing suggestions: To elevate this dessert even further, serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for contrast. For a touch of richness and crunch, sprinkle some grated chocolate or chopped pecans over the top.

Whether you choose to make this dessert fresh or prepare it ahead of time, it will always be an impressive finale to any meal. With these tips in mind, you can enjoy your chocolate souffle with dulce de leche sauce anytime without worrying about sacrificing its quality or taste.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Prepare to impress your guests with this show-stopping Chocolate Souffle with Dulce de Leche Sauce.
Prepare to impress your guests with this show-stopping Chocolate Souffle with Dulce de Leche Sauce.

As a chef, I know the importance of every little detail when it comes to creating the perfect dish. Here are my top tips to ensure that your Chocolate Souffle with Dulce De Leche Sauce turns out flawless every time.

1) Room temperature is key – It is important to let all of your ingredients, particularly the egg whites, come to room temperature before starting your recipe. This helps the ingredients blend better and creates a smoother texture in your souffle.

2) Whip those egg whites – The egg whites play an important role in the rise and texture of your chocolate souffle. Be sure to whip them until they form stiff peaks using a clean, dry bowl and whisk or mixer attachments.

3) Be gentle – When folding in the whipped egg whites, be sure to use a gentle hand as you want to maintain all of the air created during whipping. Over mixing can lead to a deflated souffle.

4) Embrace the imperfections- Souffles are notorious for being unpredictable and sometimes falling flat. Embrace any imperfections as part of the charm of this delicate dessert.

5) Serve immediately – Chocolate souffles wait for no one! Be ready to serve and enjoy as soon as the souffle comes out of the oven. The longer you wait, the more likely it is to fall flat or become dense.

By following these simple tips, you are sure to impress your guests with a perfectly airy, delicious Chocolate Souffle with Dulce De Leche Sauce every time.


Before we conclude this recipe article, let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions about this chocolate soufflé with dulce de leche sauce. With the perfect flavor combination of sweet, rich, and indulgent, it is no wonder that readers may have a few doubts before trying out the recipe. Fret not! I have answered them all for you below so that you can confidently create the best chocolate soufflé with dulce de leche sauce that you ever tasted. So, let’s dive right in.

How do you make a Gordon Ramsay chocolate souffle?

To get started with this recipe, you’ll need four soufflé dishes, each with a 200ml capacity. Take some softened butter and use it to brush the inside of each dish completely. Once you’ve done that, sprinkle a small amount of grated chocolate into each dish, then gently roll and tilt the dish until the chocolate sticks and spreads evenly around the dish.

In a separate saucepan, add milk and cream together and bring them to a gentle boil. Once hot, gradually start stirring in the chocolate mix. Keep stirring until you get a smooth paste.

Can you eat dulce de leche from the can?

Dulce de leche is a versatile treat that can be enjoyed as is or used to spruce up other desserts. Whether you choose to indulge in it straight from the can or incorporate it into a variety of tasty treats, the rich and creamy flavor is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. From a decadent ice cream topping to a flavorful filling for baked goods, the possibilities are endless!

How do you eat dulce de leite?

There are multiple ways to use this versatile ingredient. One could spread it on toast after buttering it. It can also be mixed into a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. This can help cut the acidity in vinaigrettes and enhance the flavor of pan sauces. For those with young ones, it can be added as a natural sweetener in baby food. It also pairs well with breakfast foods such as pancakes, waffles, and French toast. Mixing it into oatmeal can elevate the taste and add a new dimension of flavor. Additionally, pouring it over a scoop of ice cream or yogurt can create a sweet and tangy contrast. Finally, it can be used in various desserts such as cookies, cakes, crepes, doughnuts, or churros, giving them a unique flavor.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Chocolate Souffle with Dulce De Leche Sauce recipe is the perfect dessert for any occasion. With just a few simple ingredients and a little bit of patience, you can create an indulgent and flavorful treat that will impress your guests.

Not only is this recipe delicious, but it is also versatile. You can easily switch up the flavors by adding a pinch of cinnamon or pecans to the mix. Additionally, the recipe offers substitutions for those who want to make it without eggs or dairy.

So what are you waiting for? Give this chocolate souffle with dulce de leche sauce recipe a try and let your taste buds be the judge. From hot chocolate to ice cream, every bite will leave you craving more. Trust me, once you taste it, you’ll be hooked on this perfect dessert.

Bon appetit!

Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce

Chocolate Souffle With Dulce De Leche Sauce Recipe

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Fusion
Calories 624.7 kcal


  • unsalted butter (to butter molds)
  • sugar (to sprinkle molds )
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips or 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped in small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon coffee liqueur (Kahlua or similar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • whipped cream, for decoration
  • chopped nuts or pecans

Dulce de Leche Sauce

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 drop vanilla extract


  • Butter 2 souffle cups and sprinkle bottom and sides with sugar. Place cups on a baking sheet and chill while preparing the soufflés. Melt chopped chocolate with milk, coffee liquor, instant espresso, cornstarch, ½ teaspoon sugar and cinnamon over medium heat, whisking until mixture is smooth.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat egg white with cream of tartar and salt on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar; continue beating until stiff peaks form (whites stand up when beaters are lifted from bowl). Using a whisk, blend whites into chocolate mixture until there are no streaks. Fill prepared cups with batter. Bake on the baking sheet until souffles puff, about 20 minutes. Test for doneness by inserting a skewer into the center of a souffle-- souffle is done when skewer comes out clean or slightly moist .
  • To serve: Cut a slit in the top of each soufflé and pour the Dulce de Leche Sauce. Garnish with whipped cream and chopped nuts.
  • Dulce de Leche Sauce:
  • Boil cream, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon whisking constantly. Reduce liquid to half and remove from the heat; add vanilla.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 259gCalories: 624.7kcalCarbohydrates: 80.8gProtein: 6.1gFat: 33.4gSaturated Fat: 19.8gCholesterol: 176.7mgSodium: 239.6mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 74.4g
Keyword < 60 Mins, Dessert, Low Protein, South American
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Dora is a chef well-versed in Brazilian and American cuisine. After a hard day's work in the kitchen of her restaurant, she finds the time to jot down recipes for her food blog. Her recipes are sure to delight foodies everywhere, as she strives to make each one unique and enjoyable to read.