Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

I love breakfast casseroles.  The trouble is, most of them have a ton of cheese in them.  Don't get me wrong.  I love cheese.  LOVE.  But my String Beane is very allergic to milk so, no cheese here.

I also love sausage.  It is by far my favorite breakfast meat.  I really like it when a little bit of syrup gets on it.  Sort of like the McGriddle concept. 

I ran across this recipe on Pinterest and thought I could adapt it to fit both my loves.  Breakfast casserole and sausage. 

This is basically a French Toast Casserole with some sausage in it.  Yum.  It turned out so good!  My little beanes liked it too.  Butter beane liked it the best and he is a decidedly picky eater.  I decided that it would be a great thing to have on Christmas morning.

Here is the recipe:

Ingredients
1 loaf of French Bread, cubed
6 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup of Almond Milk
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pound of sausage, browned and drained

Place the bread cubes in a 9x13 dish.  Sprinkle the sausage over the top of the bread crumbs.  Mix the eggs, almond milk, syrup and cinnamon together in a bowl and pour over the bread/sausage mixture.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. 

Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour at 350 degrees. 


This will be a yummy and easy Christmas breakfast for us.  What do you do to make Christmas morning easy? 

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22 comments:

  1. Looks yummy! I am adding this to my recipe list to try :)

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  2. What a sweet project! Please consider sharing with my readers at http://sassafrassalvation.blogspot.com/2011/12/sasss-sunday-salvation-show-4.html

    Christmas blessings!

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  3. By the way, I pinned this and expect to use it many times myself! Yum!

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  4. Love the sausage right in it! We dip ours in syrup anyway, so one step saved :) Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week, and Merry Christmas!

    Everyday Mom's Meals

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  5. I don't like cheese, either. This is the perfect breakfast casserole for me. It sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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  6. wow. this actually sounds really delicious!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  7. Come to A Themed Baker's Sunday for this next week's theme: Christmas! Actually, this theme will continue until Christmas weekend! Hope to see you there!
    Cupcake Apothecary
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com

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  8. This casserole looks and sounds amazing. I would love it if you came to link to my holiday recipe swap blog hop. It is my first ever! Love these recipes.
    http://www.mythirtyspot.com
    -Erin Kennedy

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  9. YUM! We have a traditional breakfast of cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate but I bet my family would love to have this as an addition to tradition!

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  10. very tempting. I never thought of combining cinnamon and sausage before. I'm having a link party on my blog and I'd be tickled pink if you'd link this up! http://caribbeanmissionarywife.blogspot.com/2011/12/t-time-48-and-link-party.html

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  11. This looks YUM. I am doing a similar thing with cinna bread - Baked French Toast. Love those breakfast casseroles this time of year!

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  12. This sounds perfect for us, my hubby too dosen't handle dairy well and he loves sauasage McGriddls so this is perfect! Found you on Ladybug Blessings

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  13. Nann here from....atnannstable.blogspot.com
    Wow this looks good. Came here because you posted your link on BNOTP-Metamorphosis. So glad I did. We also have a dairy problem so this will be great. YUM!

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  14. I'm having a linky party right now on my blog! I would love it if you would link up your holiday stuff! So cute! Here is my link http://www.thesouthernproductqueen.com/2011/12/13/linky-party/ Thanks!

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  15. This sounds delicious! We are having family stay with us this week, this might be a great thing to make this weekend! I would love for you to share this at my linky party going on now over at The Inspired Collection! Hope you will stop by!

    Kelli
    www.theinspiredcollection.com

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  16. This recipe sounds easy enough to make and looks really yummy! Thanks

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  17. Looks yummy :)
    would be great if you add it to Creative Thursday?http://clairejustineoxox.blogspot.com/2011/12/creative-thursday_14.html

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  18. This looks so yummy, and perfect for Christmas morning. Happy Holidays and thanks for sharing!
    Karah @ thespacebetweenblog

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  19. Perfect timing! My family and I do not do dairy either and I was just going to look for an alternative to a breakfast casserole. I plan to make it Christmas morning. I am so excited! Feel free to pop on over to my site for a few recipes. http://younglivingoillady.com
    Blessings!

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  20. this sounds really good I'd love you to add this to my What We Wore and Made Party over at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/search/label/WWWMW

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  21. Oh my goodness...this looks like an incredible breakfast!

    Thank you so much for being a part of the holiday spirit at Rook No. 17 last Tuesday. Can't wait to see what you have to share today!

    Warmest wishes,
    Jenn

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  22. I love breakfast casseroles and yours looks amazing! Thank you so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday and Merry Christmas!

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