Zippy Cheese Bake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Sam 3

Taken from The Basic Shelf Cookbook. A nice basic recipe that can have many different additions like meats or veggies.

Top Review by Boomette

The taste is great. I used gruyere cheese. It's kind of too mushy for my taste. I'd try it again without the pan with hot water. I would prefer it dryer. And I would add cheese on top of the second layer. Thanks Sam :) Made for PRMR tag game

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8x8in baking pan.
  3. Spread about half the bread cubes over the bottom of baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle cheese over bread.
  5. Arrange the rest of the bread cubes over the cheese.
  6. Mix eggs, milk, butter, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  7. Pour egg mixture over bread cubes.
  8. Let stand 10 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle paprika lightly over top.
  10. Place baking pan in a larger pan that has been half filled with hot water.
  11. Place both pans in oven together.
  12. Bake about 40-45 minutes.
  13. To see if the casserole is cooked, put a small knife in the middle of it, if it comes out clean, the casserole is done.

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