Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle


A soft and incredibly fluffy baked oatmeal souffle full of mixed berries!  The texture is unlike any other baked oatmeal you’ve had before!


Even if you’ve had baked oatmeal before, you’ve never had an oatmeal with the soft and fluffy texture of this baked oatmeal souffle.  It’s so velvety, easy to make, and full of great mixed berry flavors!

** Post may contain affiliate links… meaning if you click on the link and make a purchase, I’ll get a very small percentage in commission.  There’s never any extra cost to you, and I only link to products I actually own and use.  Your support is greatly appreciated! **

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

Have you ever baked oatmeal?  It’s a great way to enjoy a classic breakfast food, but this version is guaranteed to knock your socks off!  Even though it’s called a soufflé, don’t be intimidated… it’s SUPER easy!

The most complicated part of this recipe is whipping the egg whites to semi-stiff peaks, then folding them into the oatmeal.  Other than that, you’ll just be stirring oatmeal, milk, sugar and salt.  You can totally handle that right?

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

I originally found this recipe in a March issue of Food & Wine magazine and fell in love.  Even though it has mixed berries in it, you could totally customize this to any flavor combo you love.  Pretty much whatever you’d put in regular oatmeal, you can put in this oatmeal soufflé!

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

This soufflé isn’t super sweet, so a light dusting of powdered sugar or a drizzle of maple syrup doesn’t overpower your sweet tastebuds, but I’ll leave that part up to you 🙂

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

I would probably serve this oatmeal soufflé with some fresh fruit and a few strips of thick cut bacon, but again, that’s totally your call.  Although, bacon does go with just about anything, right?

I really hope you all give this oatmeal soufflé a try.  It’s such a perfect recipe for a weekend breakfast (weekday if you make it ahead of time – see the recipe notes for those instructions)… or really, just about any meal (breakfast for dinner anyone?!).

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

Helpful Tools To Make This Recipe:

Post originally published on The Weary Chef


Let’s Connect!

You can find me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, so follow me if you’d like… I love keeping in touch with all of you 🙂
endofeachpost3

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com
Print
5 from 2 votes
Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle
4 servings
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A soft and incredibly fluffy baked oatmeal souffle full of mixed berries! The texture is unlike any other baked oatmeal you've had before!

Author: The Chunky Chef
Ingredients
  • 1 cup extra-thick rolled oats
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 4 Tbsp granulated sugar or turbinado
  • pinch salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups mixed berries blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • powdered sugar for dusting optional
  • maple syrup optional
  • extra berries for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, add oats, milk, sugar and salt, and bring to a simmer over MED-HIGH heat. Once it’s simmering, reduce heat to MED/MED-LOW and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thickened to an oatmeal or porridge consistency. This should take about 15-20 minutes.

  2. While cooking the oats, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 2-quart baking dish or 9-10” cast iron skillet and set aside.

  3. Remove oatmeal mixture from heat and let cool slightly.

  4. Quickly stir the egg yolks and lemon zest into the oatmeal. Stir in the berries.

  5. In a mixing bowl, add the egg whites and beat on MED speed with a hand mixer for about 3-5 minutes, or until semi-stiff peaks form.

  6. Carefully and gently fold the egg whites into the oatmeal until just combined.

  7. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish/skillet and bake 30 minutes, until golden brown and puffed up.  Souffle will sink after pan is removed from the oven, it’s okay, it’s supposed to do that.

  8. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar, drizzle with maple syrup and garnish with additional berries.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Food & Wine magazine (March 2016 issue)

MAKE AHEAD INSTRUCTIONS:

Go ahead and cook your oats, milk, sugar and salt to the oatmeal/porridge consistency, let cool, then refrigerate for up to 2-3 days.

When ready to bake, rewarm the oatmeal with a splash of milk to loosen the oatmeal a bit, then continue with the rest of the recipe.

Never Miss a Chunky Chef Recipe:

Facebook / Instagram / Pinterest / Twitter

end-of-recipe-hashtag-1

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle | Soft, fluffy oatmeal is folded with whipped egg whites and swirled with mixed berries, then baked until puffed and golden! | http://thechunkychef.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

11 comments on “Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Souffle”

  1. What a wonderful recipe! In the photos look like creme Brule:)

  2. Whoa! This sounds so fancy. I can’t wait to try it one of these weekends.

  3. This looks incredible! I love baked oatmeal, and the texture of this oatmeal souffle looks perfect!

  4. It looks amazing!! Definitely need to make this souffle!!!

  5. I just pinned this because it looks so good! Gorgeous! yum!

  6. Oatmeal in a fluffy form? This is such a great idea and looks amazing!

  7. My kids would go crazy over this! It looks fantastic!

  8. What a beautiful souffle!! Its perfect for brunch!

  9. I have never baked oatmeal But It’s a great breakfast food and wow…I will try this at the weekend. My son – He loves cake!

  10. What a gorgeous version of baked oatmeal! This would make a really impressive dish for our next brunch.

  11. Wow! I’ve never heard of a baked oatmeal souffle, so I’m soooo glad to have this recipe on hand. It looks beautiful, and seems easy for an a.m. meal! Love it!