Make Ahead Ham And Cheese Breakfast Egg Strata Recipe

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Feb. 12, 2019

This Make Ahead Ham Cheese Breakfast Egg Strata recipe is great for a family Christmas breakfast or brunch... or anytime you need to feed a crowd. You can make this the night before and bake it when you wake up - the layers of bread, ham, and cheese all in a savoury egg custard. This is a savoury breakfast bread pudding, though some people will call this a breakfast casserole recipe.


Cubed crusty bread 400 Gram ((((8 cups))))
Emmental cheese 170 Gram , shredded ((((about 1 ½ cups))))
Chopped ham 200 Gram ((((about 1 ½ cups))))
Green onions 3 , chop
Eggs 10
Milk 500 Milliliter ((((2 cups))))
Dijon mustard 30 Milliliter ((((2 tbsp))))
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , mince
Fresh thyme sprigs 2 , chop
Black pepper 5 Milliliter ((((1 tsp))))
Salt 5 Milliliter ((((1 tsp))))



1. Place the bread cubes in a 9x13" baking dish.

2. Top with the ham, grated cheese, and onion.

3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, mustard, garlic, thyme, pepper and salt.

4. Slowly pour this mixture into the dish.

5. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or up to 1 day.

6. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).


7. Bake for 45 minutes.

8. Uncover and bake another 15 minutes to brown the top.


9. You can serve this hot or chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6