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  • This simple delicious recipe is flourless and is gluten-free!


  • 2 teaspoons sweet butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup Hawk and Horse Vineyards 2006 Latigo (our Cabernet-based Port-style dessert wine)
  • Confectioners' sugar to sprinkle on top


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Butter 4 individual ramekins and sprinkle them with sugar.
  • Melt the chocolate, stirring it with a whisk from time to time, then remove from the heat.
  • In another bowl beat the egg whites with 1/4 cup of the sugar until stiff and glossy.
  • Whisk the egg yolks into the chocolate one at a time, add the Latigo, and whisk in the remaining sugar.
  • Fold in the egg whites and whisk until thoroughly blended
  • Pour the chocolate mixture into the prepared ramekins, place on a baking sheet, and bake about 20 to 25 minutes until they're puffed and somewhat firm.
  • Remove from the oven. Serve with sifted powdered sugar over the top of each soufflé.
  • Yield: 4 individual soufflés

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