Next-Day Brunch Casserole Bake

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Total Time
24 hrs
1 hr

This makes a great dish when you are having company over for a brunch, no fussing it's all done a day ahead --- plan ahead this casserole needs to be refrigerated overnight :)

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