Kosher Frozen Blintz Soufflé (Dairy)

Blintz souffle

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Servings: 8 to 10 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
357 Calories
24g Fat
22g Carbs
12g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 to 10
Amount per serving
Calories 357
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 223mg 74%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 176mg 14%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 210mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

While Jews probably began making blintzes hundreds of years ago in Poland, they only began to use frozen blintzes to make blintz soufflés in the 20th century, in America.

Baking the cheese-filled crepes into a sweet egg and sour cream-based custard is an ingenious way to doctor them into a crowd-pleasing casserole. Starting with frozen blintzes cuts down on the fuss and makes this a quick dish to prepare.

Of course, if you're feeling ambitious—and indulgent—you can make the blintzes from scratch, or use a mix of cheese and ​fruit-filled blintzes.


  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) unsalted butter, melted

  • 12 frozen cheese blintzes

  • 6 large eggs

  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 350 F / 175 C. Pour the melted butter into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish.

  3. Arrange the blintzes in a single layer in the baking dish.

  4. In a large bowl, beat the eggs.

  5. Add the sour cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and orange juice, and mix well.

  6. Pour the egg mixture over the blintzes. Sprinkle lightly with the cinnamon.

  7. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes, or until the soufflé is set and golden brown on top.

  8. Allow​ it to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe Variation

Instead of orange juice, use 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate.

Make It a Meal

A rich casserole like this calls for light, fresh accompaniments. Offer a vibrant soup, like a ​roasted carrot, apple, and celery soup to start. Then, serve a snappy heirloom tomato salad with goat cheese and arugula alongside the blintzes. Fresh fruit salad makes an ideal dessert, but if you want to offer something more elaborate, try some dairy-free sugar cookies