Take the fuss work out of Christmas morning! Prepare your breakfast the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning. It takes the guess work out of what to have. It allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy the holidays with the ones you love most! Talk about Mom and Wife saver!
Christmas Morning Wife Saver

16 Slices white bread, crusts removed
16 Slices of Canadian back bacon or ham
Slices of sharp (old) cheddar cheese
6 Eggs
½ tsp pepper
½ to 1 tsp dry mustard
¼ cup minced onion
¼ cup finely chopped green pepper
1 to 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
3 cups milk
Dash Tabasco
½ cup butter
Special “K” or crushed Cornflakes

Put 8 pieces of bread in a 13- x 9-inch (3L) buttered glass baking dish. Add pieces to cover dish entirely. Cover bread with thinly sliced bacon. Top with slices of cheddar cheese. Cover with slices of bread.

In a bowl, beat eggs and pepper. Add mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire, milk and Tabasco. Pour over bread, cover and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, melt butter and pour over top. Cover with crushed Special “K” or Cornflakes

Bake at 350°F (180°C) uncovered, 1 hour. Let sit 10 minutes before serving. Serve with fresh fruit.

Source and Photo from  The Complete Best of Bride Cooksbooks Whitecap Books (2008).

1 Comment on Christmas Morning Wife Saver

  1. Julie
    July 10, 2013 at 11:49 pm (4 years ago)

    My mom has made this for our Christmas morning breakfast every day since I was single digit! It’s delicious, and EASY! Now I make it for my family 🙂 The stuff memories are made of…


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