Make-Ahead “Ham & Cheese” Breakfast Casserole

This is one of thekitchn.com’s most popular recipes ever, published several years ago for a breakfast bake with bread, pancetta, Gruyere, and eggs. It’s rich, eggy, and unbelievably, incredibly delicious.

And for an added appeal: You throw everything in the dish the night before, allow the bread to soak up the egg-and-milk mixture overnight, and bake it in the morning. But while the make-ahead aspect of this dish is very convenient, you don’t have to make it ahead. You can also throw it together and bake it immediately.

Casserole ham cheese

Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients

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Challah French Toast

Ina, the Barefoot Contessa, really pumps up the flavor of traditional french toast by using the eggy challah bread, orange zest, and vanilla. Pour real maple syrup over these warm slices for a great holiday breakfast.

Be sure to let the bread dry out a bit so it really soaks up that yummy custard.

french toast Challah

Total Time: 27 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive: 5 min
Cook: 12 min

Yield:8 large slices
Level:Easy

Ingredients

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