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Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

  • Prep time: 9 hours
  • Cook time: 60 minutes
  • Servings: 6 to 8


  • 8 thick slices country white bread, buttered and cubed
  • 1 lb loose pork breakfast sausage
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup yellow shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 7 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • Paula Deen's Hot Sauce


Prepare an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the loose pork breakfast sausage, using a wooden spoon break up the sausage into crumble sized pieces, cook until browned, about 5-10 minutes. Fold in chopped sage after cooked.

Meanwhile; Into the prepared baking dish, add the buttered and cubed bread, Sprinkle the sausage over the bread, make sure to distribute evenly, then sprinkle with cheese.

In a medium bowl, add eggs, milk, cayenne, dry mustard, salt and pepper to taste; whisk together. Pour over the bread, sausage and cheese.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

The next morning…Preheat the oven to 350º. Bake for 1 hour, or until bubbly and hot. Serve hot.

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