Recipes and Cooking Egg and Bacon Breakfast Casserole 3.0 (20) Rise and shine on Christmas morning with this make-ahead breakfast casserole. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 25 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound bacon, coarsely chopped, or bulk pork sausage 6 1 inch slices French bread 2 tablespoon butter, softened 1 cup shredded co-jack or American cheese (4 ounces) ½ cup chopped green onions (4) 6 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cup whipping cream, half-and-half, light cream, or whole milk ¾ - 1 teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; discard drippings. (If using sausage, cook over medium-high heat until brown. Drain off fat.) Meanwhile, grease a 2-quart baking dish; set aside. Spread one side of bread slices with butter. Cut bread into 1-inch cubes. Place half of the bread cubes in the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the bacon. Top with the remaining bread cubes and the remaining bacon; sprinkle with cheese and green onions (dish will be full). In a bowl, whisk together eggs, whipping cream, dry mustard, salt, and pepper. Gradually pour egg mixture over layers in dish. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.. Preheat oven to 325°F. Bake, uncovered, for 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set (170°F). Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 763 Calories 55g Fat 29g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 763 % Daily Value * Total Fat 55g 71% Saturated Fat 29g 145% Cholesterol 356mg 119% Sodium 1312mg 57% Total Carbohydrate 29g 11% Protein 25g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 242.3mg 19% Iron 2.5mg 14% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.