Valentines Day Souffle

valentineA Sweet Treat for your Sweetheart

The Australian Egg Corporation knows that there is no better way to show your love than by cooking a romantic meal for your partner. Seduce them this Valentine's Day with a home-made sweet treat, combining traditional chocolate and berries with a healthy yet delectable side of yoghurt.

This recipe is a simple as it is delicious, with a total preparation and cooking time of just 20 minutes. There will be no need for a mad morning rush to the store this Valentine's Day, with this quick and easy gift from the heart.

As versatile as it is easy to make, you can add or even replace the berries with your lover's favourite fruits. Serve it as an indulgent breakfast or dessert - just suit it to your Valentines taste!

The great news is this dish combines all the classic Valentine ingredients including chocolate and berries, but curbs your calorie intake with low fat yoghurt and minimal added fat* (refer to comparison chart one the next page).

One serve of the Chocolate soufflé omelette with berries and yoghurt also provides:

Folate for fertility and iron for energy.

The same amount of kilojoules as 4 filled chocolate balls but with half the amount of fat and 80% less saturated fat.

A third less fat and saturated fat compared to a serve of chocolate mud cake.

45% less fat and 65% less saturated fat compared to 10 scorched almonds.

Fewer kilojoules and 65% less fat and 80% less saturated fat compared to a serving of oysters in creamy sauce.

As a breakfast option, the soufflé provides a third less fat and 75% less saturated fat compared to a chocolate croissant.


Chocolate Soufflé Omelette with Berries and Yoghurt

Serves 4

$4.40 per serve

Preparation time: 10 minutes, cooking time: 10 minutes


4 egg yolks

8 tsp castor sugar for egg yolk mixture

2 tsp vanilla essence

2 tbsp cocoa powder

8 egg whites

6 tbsp castor sugar for egg white mixture

20g polyunsaturated margarine

2 cups Berries (Raspberries, Strawberries, Blueberries)

1 cup low fat yoghurt (vanilla)


1. Preheat oven to 180c

2. Place egg yolks, sugar, vanilla and cocoa into a bowl and combine with a wooden spoon.

3. Place egg white into a clean bowl and whisk until semi soft using an electric whisk.

4. Gradually add the sugar to the egg whites while whisking until mixture forms peaks.

5. Gently fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.

6. Place a non-stick ovenproof fry pan onto the stove top, add margarine and heat.

7. Add omelette mixture and gently cook for 2-3 minute.

8. Place in the oven until just cooked.

9. Place berries and yoghurt in the centre, fold and serve immediately.