Christmas Breakfast Casserole

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a Christmas Breakfast Casserole emerges as a lifesaver. Its versatility, time-saving benefits, and crowd-pleasing flavors make it a perfect choice for a festive morning. Whether you’re hosting a family gathering or enjoying a cozy Christmas with loved ones, this dish ticks all the boxes.



Ingredient Quantity
Ground sausage 1 lb
Mustard powder 1 tsp
Kosher salt ½ tsp
Large eggs, beaten 4
Whole milk 2 C
White bread, toasted & cubed 6 slices
Mild Cheddar cheese, shredded 1 C


  1. Crumble Sausage:
    • In a medium skillet, crumble the ground sausage.
    • Cook over medium heat until evenly browned; drain any excess fat.
  2. Prepare Flavor Base:
    • In a medium bowl, combine mustard powder, kosher salt, beaten eggs, and whole milk.
  3. Mix Ingredients:
    • Add the browned sausage, toasted bread cubes, and shredded Cheddar cheese to the bowl.
    • Stir well to coat all ingredients evenly.
  4. Transfer to Baking Dish:
    • Pour the mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish, creating a uniform layer.
  5. Chill in Refrigerator:
    • Cover the baking dish and chill in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  6. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. Bake Covered:
    • Cover the baking dish and bake for 45 to 60 minutes until a golden-brown crust forms.
  8. Uncover and Reduce Temperature:
    • Uncover the dish and reduce the oven temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  9. Bake Uncovered:
    • Continue baking for an additional 30 minutes or until the casserole is set.
  10. Cut and Serve:
    • Once baked to perfection, cut the Christmas Breakfast Casserole into portions and serve.

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