More accurately this is probably called an egg casserole, however my family calls it an egg soufflé.  Soufflé just sounds fancier and frankly a little more delicious.

I was first introduced to this recipe by my mother.  Her friend, Kathy, had given it to her (which I have since slightly modified).  We were hosting a Thanksgiving weekend brunch and needed something that was relatively easy to make.  The egg soufflé was a HUGE hit with my family as well as our guests.

As someone who loves and I mean LOVES brunch, the egg soufflé dish quickly became a staple item at almost all of the brunches I’ve hosted.  At birthday parties, holiday gatherings, baby showers and bridal showers alike this recipe has never failed to impress the guests!!

{Recipe} Egg Soufflé | easy and perfect brunch | Life's Tidbits


2.5 cups 2% Milk
8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
5 Eggs (lightly beaten)
1 tsp salt
1 loaf French bread, crust removed and sliced
1/2 stick Butter

Makes 6-8 Servings

Butter bread then cut into 1 inch cubes.  Combine milk, cheese, eggs and salt in a bowl.

Spray pan with nonstick spray.  Place buttered bread in pan.  Pour milk, cheese, salt and egg mixture over bread.  Place in the refrigerator over night.

Bake at 300* for 1 hour or until the souffle isn’t runny.  Note:  I’ve found sometimes it takes 1.5 hours.

Cut into 8 slices and serve immediately!

{Recipe} Egg Soufflé | Life's Tidbits

I also recommend serving your egg souffle with a delicious Bloody Mary … or two :)

Recipe Egg Soufflé Perfect for Brunch pair with a bloody mary | Life's Tidbits

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13 Thoughts on “{Recipe} Egg Soufflé

  1. Oooh yum! I’d love to taste that!!
    Your photos are great too! Fab post!
    Lianne | TheBrunetteSays…

  2. Thanks for this yummy looking casserole recipe. I shared it on Google Plus.
    This reminds me a bit of French toast.

  3. That looks so yummy!! And I so agree a Bloody Mary is perfect :)

  4. Love the sound and look of this. what a fantastic recipe. I am loving learning how to cook and always love seeing various food photography and recipes come through on Share With Me. Thanks so much for linking this up! Looks amazing too! #sharewithme

  5. I need this in my life! Pinning and hoping to make soon, too.

    Thanks for linking up at Wordy Wednesday!

  6. I just pinned this so that I will have it the next time I host a brunch. This looks delicous! Thanks so much for linking up to WYWW!

  7. Pinning this!!! Looks too yummy and like something I could actually do! Ha! Thanks for sharing with What You Wish Wednesday. Please come back today and share more!

    • Nicole on August 14, 2014 at 7:26 PM said:

      thanks for stopping by Leslie! Yes this recipe is so easy and people always think it’s hard and therefore impressive :) I hope you like it!

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