Gather 6 ounces of dark chocolate, 1/2 cup sugar, 4 large egg yolks, 6 egg whites, 1/4 cup butter, and a pinch of salt.
Melt dark chocolate and butter over a double boiler.
Stir in egg yolks and sugar, creating a smooth chocolate mixture.
Whip egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
Gently fold the whipped egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
Butter and sugar ramekins, ensuring an easy release after baking.
Spoon the chocolate mixture into prepared ramekins.
Bake in a preheated oven until the soufflés rise and set.
Serve immediately, dusted with powdered sugar if desired.
Relish the heavenly taste of your homemade Dark Chocolate Soufflé.