Next-Day Brunch Casserole Bake

READY IN: 25hrs




  • Butter bread with about 3 tablespoons soft butter (can use more).
  • In a 10-12-inch skillet, melt 1/2 cup butter and brown mushrooms and onions, add salt and pepper to taste; set aside.
  • In the same skillet, cook the sausage, cut into small bite-size pieces.
  • Grease an 11 x 17" casserole dish.
  • Layer one half of the bread slices in the bottom, then top with the mushroom mixture, sausage, then half of the cheese.
  • Cover the sausage mixture with the remaining bread slices.
  • Pour the egg/cream mixture over the bread slices.
  • Top with remaining grated cheddar cheese (or you may sprinkle on the last 3 minutes of baking time if desired).
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator, overnight.
  • The following morning/day, set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until bubbly.
  • Serve immediately.