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Deluxe Breakfast Bake Recipe

Deluxe Breakfast Bake Recipe

My husband and three sons love this rich and creamy egg bake because it is so filling. I like it because it's very versatile (you can alter the ingredients) and it can be prepared ahead of time. —LaVonne Hegland, St. Michael, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 65 min. + standing YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) onion and garlic salad croutons
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 4 eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups milk, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (26 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place croutons in a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and ham. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, 2-1/4 cups milk and mustard; pour over ham and cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Combine soup and remaining milk until blended; spread over casserole. Top with hash browns; sprinkle with paprika and pepper.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 35-40 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center come out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 290 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 748mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

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R Franklin User ID: 4611760 112791
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2013

"Very tasty as is. No way this could be "soupy" unless using the recipe wasn't followed properly. I like just a touch of 'hot' so added cayenne to the hashbrowns and it gave some good color and spice. Good recipe."

MaMel User ID: 5947182 65138
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"Not enough eggs to give it an eggy taste. The soup just made it soupy, it didn't blend well with the hashbrowns or make anything particularly creamy. I'm game for anything new and interesting, and I love the cheesy potato casseroles made with cream-of-soups, but this just wasn't very good. Out of 5 of us, only 1 liked it. Otherwise I'd have rated it a 4."

HBcook User ID: 2966570 92591
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

"VERY good. I used seasoned crouton as onion and garlic no longer exist; I used reduced fat cheddar; 95% lean diced ham; 25% reduced sodium soup; and about 1/2 the amount of potatoes called for. I had cubed hash browns in the freezer and shredded would end up crispier or, the potatoes could be eliminated. I changed the serving to (8 to) 10 because this would never serve 12 people."

szklarz User ID: 3043878 165682
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2008

"Makes a great dinner, serve with asparagus and carrots and a salad,"

jameebooz User ID: 2843114 92589
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2008

"I took this as a brunch dish for Bible Study. Everyone loved it! It was very tasty and very creamy. Did I mention delicious???"

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