Chef’s Column – Chocolate Souffle

Chocolate SouffleNext time you visit Shula’s Steak House Naples remember to save a little room for their signature Chocolate Soufflé baked to perfection! This desert prepared to order has even the most serious chocolate lover coming back for more. It is large enough to feed two people and is the perfect way to end your meal. Shula’s Chocolate Soufflé is a perfect blend of texture and taste. The light, airy soufflé accompanied with homemade vanilla bean crème anglaise is sure to please those who dare to indulge themselves.


With a pastry brush using vertical strokes coat soufflé dish with whole butter. Place 2 oz. of sugar in soufflé dish, coat and discard excess sugar. Ladle 16 oz. of soufflé mix into soufflé dish, gently tap dish on hard surface to remove/disperse excess air pockets. Place in 375 degree convection oven for 18 to 22 minutes or until done. By placing a toothpick in the center of the soufflé and removing it without any wet soufflé mix will determine if it is ready. Accompany the soufflé with crème anglaise and vanilla ice cream and serve immediately. It is important to serve the chocolate soufflé immediately due to the egg whites in the recipe which give it the airy body and produce the elevation that you’re looking for with your soufflé.

Shula’s Chocolate Soufflé has proven itself to be a crowd pleaser, Enjoy!

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