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Monte Cristo Breakfast Bake

Are you planning a brunch soon? Or, wondering what to do with left over ham? This Monte Cristo Sandwich Bake is the perfect solution! This ham and cheese casserole is a real crowd pleaser.
Course Breakfast
Servings 8
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com


  • 8 thick slices of ham
  • 16 slices of bread
  • 1 stick of butter slightly melted
  • 10 slices of American or Swiss Cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes


  1. Spray 13 x 9 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Trim crust off the bread and butter each side.
  3. Place 8 slices of bread on the bottom of the baking dish. Then, add a layer of ham and cheese. Top with remaining buttered bread slices.
  4. Mix eggs, milk, dry mustard, salt and pepper together.
  5. Pour over Monte Cristo Breakfast Bake and refrigerate overnight.
  6. In the morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Top Monte Cristo Breakfast Bake with crushed corn flakes.
  8. Bake for one hour.