Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + standing


12 servings

Updated: Jan. 09, 2024
My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits with milk, eggs and her homemade apple butter, she served us all a warm, delicious breakfast and still was able to spend with her grandchildren. —Marty Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina


  • 10 leftover biscuits (3-inch diameter)
  • 3/4 cup apple butter
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard


  1. Cut biscuits crosswise in half. Spread apple butter over cut sides of biscuits. Replace tops. Cut each biscuit into quarters; arrange in a single layer in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with cheese, ham and parsley.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt, pepper and mustard. Pour over biscuits. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 325°. Remove strata from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake, uncovered, until puffed and edges are golden brown, 50-60 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 331 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 976mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.