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Christmas Morning Wife Saver

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Christmas Morning Wife Saver

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.













Trans-fat Free


16 slices bread
crusts removed
16 slices ham
back bacon if possible or even cooked and drained bacon
16 slices cheddar cheese
6 large eggs
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dry mustard
¼ cup onions
¼ cup green bell peppers
finely chopped
2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
3 cups milk, whole
or 2%
1 dash red hot pepper sauce
¼ pound butter
1 x corn flakes
* not incl. in nutrient facts


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: last updated: 2015-11-29

5 stars - based on 1 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1


over 3 years

Great for feeding a crowd on Christmas or any other morning. A great combination of flavors and textures.

The bread soaked in flavored eggs/milk turns out creamy like a perfectly cooked quiche, the back bacon gives just a bit of chew and the bran flakes add just the right crunch.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 261g (9.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 57460% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 59%
Saturated Fat 22g 112%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 257mg 86%
Sodium 1021mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 52g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 61% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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