Chocolate Mint Souffle (make-ahead recipe)

Chocolate Mint Souffle

Chocolate Mint Souffle

Fancy a restaurant-like dessert at home? Want to surprise your friends or family at dinner? Craving some airy light chocolate souffle with a hint of mint freshness? Looking for an after-dinner dessert just for two people? Then you came to the right place :)

I’ve tried to make this chocolate souffle at home before, but I couldn’t understand the time-management of this chocolate goodness.. This dessert has to be served right out of the oven because after 3-5 minutes it will start to “fall down”. So how to serve it after dinner without any messy preparations? The answer is easy – make-ahead easy chocolate souffle recipe! The batter for this souffle was prepared in advance and stored in the fridge for 4 hours, then poured into ramekins after dinner, baked for 13 minutes and served perfectly hot and high with vanilla ice-cream. Next time we have some friends over for dinner I’ll know how to surprise them without too much effort :)

This chocolate souffle is different from chocolate fondant or lava cake, it’s extremely airy and bubbly, it is light and melts in your mouth instantly and doesn’t leave you feeling like you’ve just eaten an enormous piece of chocolate cake. It’s almost a guilt-free pleasure ;)

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Pear Tarte Tatin or Upside Down Pie

Days are getting shorter and nights are getting colder. It’s middle of October and middle of autumn for that matter, summer is long gone and it’s time for new recipes! Maybe that is why I woke up yesterday surprised with the cold air outside of my cozy blanket and right away I knew I wanted to make a warm fruity and comfort pie to balance out this unstoppable season change… well, and also to complement our dinner with a French dessert! So I decided to make a Pear Tarte Tatin that I tasted once in a French restaurant in Geneva :)

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Very Berry Summer Galette: Raspberries & Blueberries

Berry Galette

Do you want to bake something fresh, easy, with berries and something that doesn’t taste too sweet? First time I saw pictures of different galettes on the cooking websites, I thought, wow, it looks so easy to make but surely there must be a trick. How do berries stick together? How do you fold the dough? What fruits can I bake it with?

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Szarlotka, Sharlotka or favourite Apple Pie

You know that moment when your boyfriend’s parents or your parents, or friends who want to congratulate your with belated birthday, anniversary or someone else, unexpectedly calls you up on the weekend and tell you they will drop by later for a cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon, and your fridge is half-empty and you have no desire to slave in the kitchen? Or if you’re feeling extremely lazy and craving some home-made dessert? Or if you have too many apples that your grandma gave you from her own garden? Well, or any other situation, when you have in your possession apples, some flour, couple of eggs and some sugar, and 10 min of your time.

Apple “Sharlotka” Pie

This is the easiest and fastest recipe in the world. And I absolutely love the taste and so will you!!!

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