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Eggsquisite Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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Eggsquisite Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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I developed this recipe over 20 years ago. The rich warm sauce tastes especially great on cold winter mornings. I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine! — Bee Fischer, Jefferson, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 2 packages (4-1/2 ounces each) sliced dried beef, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups milk
  • 16 large eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 240 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 245 mg cholesterol, 634 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towel to drain; discard all but 1/4 cup drippings. In the same skillet, add the beef, mushrooms, flour and pepper to the drippings; cook until thoroughly combined. Gradually add milk; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in bacon; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, evaporated milk and salt. In another large skillet, heat butter until hot. Add egg mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are completely set.
  3. Place half of the eggs in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; pour half the sauce over the eggs. Repeat layers. Cover and bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Eggsquisite Breakfast Casserole in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p20

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2016

"My concern is the same as teri0317. I'm leery of egg casseroles anyway because I don't like overcooked scrambled eggs and it seems to me that this recipe calls for an excessive baking time since the ingredients have already been cooked. Wouldn't it just need to be heated long enough to served? Or am I missing something?"

Reviewed Mar. 9, 2016

"This sounds delicious and I can't wait to try it. I do have a question first. It loos like everything is precooked and then you still bake for an hour. Just wanted to make sure that is the correct time so I don't end up with a dry casserole. Thanks in advance!"

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2016

"Made this for Christmas brunch for my family. They all loved it. I only used about 1/4 cup of flower and added about a 1/4 cup of heavy cream instead, as my husband is diabetic and can't have the carbs. Makes it heavier on the fat, but low carb. It was so good, will definitely make again soon!"

Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"Made this for a get together with friends and family.......they loved is one of my top breakfast casseroles."

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