Panera Souffle Copycat Recipe: How to Make Four Baked Soft & Fluffy Souffles

Written by Chef Anderson · 1 min read >
Panera Souffle Copycat Recipe

The copycat recipe of the Panera souffle is surprisingly an easy recipe to make, and it is perfect for a lovely breakfast or any special event at any time of the year. It’s delightfully soft and fluffy that everyone in your family will love it. Why will you enjoy this copycat soufflé recipe? Here’s why: You will only need around 30 minutes to make it. These are crispy crescent rolls that are buttery and fluffy. It tastes savory and enough for four people.

So, what are the ingredients in a soufflé? Soufflés are basically a soft, fluffy meal made of egg that can be served savory or sweetly as a desert. The authentic Panera souffle recipe also has eggs. But theirs have a tender crust that is golden brown. This soufflé recipe is not a classic one, but it is a simple one that you can easily make for your whole family.


  • 1 tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 6 eggs, large ones
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • ¼ cup of Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup of cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsps fresh spinach, finely chopped
  • 4 slices of bacon, crumbled
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup of Asiago cheese, shredded

Cooking Instructions:

  1. To make a Panera souffle, preheat the oven up to 375°F. While waiting, combine milk, 5 eggs, Monterey Jack, and cheddar cheese, heavy cream, bacon, spinach, and salt in a microwaveable bowl. Mix them well and microwave for around 30 seconds. To make the mixture a bit thickened, stir well the mixture then microwave it for another 4 to 5 times at an interval of 20 seconds.
  2. Unroll and separate the crescent roll into four evenly rectangles. Spray your soufflé pan or ramekins with cooking spray and press each crescent rectangle into the ramekins. On top of dough, pour around 1/3 cup of the egg mixture. Sprinkle it with shredded Asiago cheese. Fold the rolled dough on the top of the mix.
  3. In a small bowl, softly beat the remaining egg. Spread the egg on the top of the dough using a soft bristle pastry brush. Bake the soufflé at 375°F for about 17 to 20 minutes until the eggs are cooked, and the top of the dough is evenly browned or puffed up. Remove the Panera souffle from the oven and let it cool for a while under room temperature before serving.

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