Oatmeal Soufflé


F&W’s Kay Chun turns soufflé into a healthy, elegant and satisfying breakfast or brunch dish. Much of the prep can be done the night before. Slideshow: Breakfast Pastry Recipes 

Oatmeal Soufflé
Photo: © Con Poulos
Active Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 cup extra-thick rolled oats

  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar

  • Pinch of kosher salt

  • 3 large eggs, separated

  • 2 cups mixed raspberries and blueberries

  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

  • Pure maple syrup, for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Butter a 2-quart baking dish.

  2. In a large saucepan, combine the oats, milk, turbinado sugar and salt and bring to a simmer. Cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened to a porridge consistency, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; let cool slightly.

  3. Working quickly, stir the egg yolks into the oatmeal until well blended. Fold in 1 cup of the berries and the lemon zest.

  4. In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the egg whites at medium speed until medium-stiff peaks form, about 3 minutes. Gently fold the whites into the oatmeal just until combined. Scrape the mixture into the prepared dish and bake for about 30 minutes, until golden and puffed. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve hot with the remaining 1 cup of berries and maple syrup, if desired.

Make Ahead

The oatmeal can be prepared through Step 2 and refrigerated for 3 days. Rewarm with some milk to loosen the oatmeal to a porridge consistency before proceeding.

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