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Blueberry Breakfast Souffle Recipe

Here’s a special treat from the microwave. Topped with almonds, the souffle appeals to the eyes as well as the taste buds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup crushed gingersnap cookies (about 10 cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Confectioners' sugar and maple syrup

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine pie filling and lemon peel; transfer to a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. In a large bowl, combine the egg yolks, crushed cookies, sugar and extract; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into cookie mixture. Spread over filling; sprinkle with almonds.
  • 3. Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power for 12-15 minutes or until topping is set. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle servings with confectioners' sugar and drizzle with syrup. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 264 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 132 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.