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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.













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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
corn flakes


Canadian Peameal back bacon, sliced
Buttered (greased) casserole dish

In 9 X 13 inch buttered baking dish (use a BIG dish), put 8 pieces of bread.

Add pieces to cover dish entirely.

Bread lined casserole dish
Breakfast casserole layer 2 - back bacon

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).

3rd layer of cheese added to the breakfast casserole
Final layer of bread added to the casserole

In a bowl, beat, eggs, salt and pepper.

To egg mixture, add dry mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Tabasco.

Beaten eggs, vegetables and seasonings.
Pouring egg mixture over breakfast casserole layers

Pour over the sandwiches.

Breakfast casserole soaked with egg mixture 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.

Drizzling melted butter over breakfast casserole
Christmas breakfast casserole ready for the oven

Cover with crushed corn flakes cereal.

Bake 1 hour in 350℉ (180℃) F oven.

Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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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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