Fudgy Soufflé Cake with Warm Turtle Sauce

Fudgy Soufflé Cake with Warm Turtle Sauce

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  • Butter-flavored cooking spray

  • ¼

    teaspoon sugar

  • ½

    cup unsweetened cocoa

  • 6

    tablespoons hot water

  • 2

    tablespoons stick margarine

  • 3

    tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ¾

    cup 1% low-fat milk

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 4

    large egg whites

  • 3

    tablespoons sugar

  • Warm Turtle Sauce (recipe follows)


  • 6

    tablespoons fat-free caramel-flavored sundae syrup

  • 3

    tablespoons chopped pecans toasted


Preheat oven to 375º. Coat a 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon sugar. Set aside. Combine cocoa and hot water in a bowl. Stir well; set aside. Melt margarine in a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk. Add milk, 1/4 cup sugar, and salt; cook 3 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cocoa mixture; stir well. Spoon into a large bowl; let cool slightly. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) at high speed of a mixer until foamy. Add 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently fold 1 cup egg white mixture into cocoa mixture; gently fold in remaining egg white mixture. Spoon into prepared soufflé dish. Bake at 375º for 35 minutes or until puffy and set. Remove from oven; serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled with Warm Turtle Sauce. Serving Size: 1 wedge and about 1 tablespoon sauce ____________________ To Make Warm Turtle Sauce: Place caramel syrup in a small bowl; microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until warm. Stir in pecans. Recipe Makes: 1/2 cup Serving Size: about 1 1/2 tablespoons.


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