This egg breakfast bake doesn't even require a casserole dish. How? By using hollowed out bread as the baking vessel. It's a fun way to serve a crowd a special brunch recipe.

Shelli McConnell
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

30 mins
1 hr 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a serrated knife, cut a wedge into tops of loaves. Using a spoon or your fingers, hollow out the center of each loaf. Place bread shells on prepared baking sheet.

  • In a 10-inch skillet cook sausage and bell pepper over medium 8 minutes or until sausage is browned and pepper is just tender, stirring in green onions the last 1 minute. Drain off fat.

  • In a large bowl combine eggs, cream, basil, and salt. Stir in sausage mixture and 1 cup cheese.

  • Pour egg mixture into bread shells. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until eggs are set (at least 160°F). Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. If desired, sprinkle with additional basil. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

490 calories; total fat 23g; saturated fat 11g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 245mg; sodium 977mg; potassium 190mg; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 0g; sugar 1g; protein 20g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 1116IU; vitamin c 16mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 36mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 142mg; iron 1mg.