Christmas Morning Wife Saver
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Perfect make ahead breakfast casserole for Christmas morning. Make it ahead the day before and pop in the oven in the morning for a great breakfast that can feed a crowd.
|16||slices||ham||back bacon if possible or even cooked and drained bacon*|
|¼||cup||green bell pepper||finely chopped|
|3||cups||milk, whole||or 2%|
|1||dash||red hot pepper sauce (eg. Tabasco)||*|
In 9 X 13 inch buttered baking dish (use a BIG dish), put 8 pieces of bread.
Add pieces to cover dish entirely.
Cover bread with cooked back bacon slices or ham slices.
Lay slices of cheddar cheese on top, then cover with slices of bread (to make it like a sandwich).
In a bowl, beat, eggs, salt and pepper.
To egg mixture, add dry mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Tabasco.
Pour over the sandwiches.
Cover and let it stand in the fridge overnight.
In the morning, preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
Melt ¼ pound butter and pour over top.
Cover with crushed corn flakes cereal.
Bake 1 hour in 350℉ (180℃) F oven.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-02-28