Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole

Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Fifteen Spatulas via Youtube


This make-ahead casserole recipe from Fifteen Spatulas on Youtube is perfect for busy holiday mornings. It’s super easy to put together and is flexible enough to add any ingredients you like. It also makes a really big batch that is perfect if you’re hosting or have a big family. Learn the full recipe by watching the video below.



  • butter, for greasing
  • 1 lb fresh sweet Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 standard loaf of day-old white bread, 6 cups cubed
  • 1 & 1/2 cups of grated white cheddar cheese
  • 9 oz bag of fresh spinach, cooked and drained
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of milk
  • salt and pepper


Step 1

Cut and prepare all the ingredients accordingly. Next, add the cubed loaf to a big bowl followed by freshly diced tomatoes, cooked spinach, 1 & 1/2 cups of grated white cheddar cheese, and the cooked and crumbled Italian sausage. Toss the ingredients together to combine. Once that’s all mixed, place the mixture in an 8 x 12 casserole dish.

Combining all the make-ahead breakfast casserole ingredients in a bowl
Image credits: Fifteen Spatulas via Youtube


Step 2

Now, to make the custard, crack eight large eggs in a bowl, then add 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of cream, a pinch of salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Whisk well to combine. Pour this over the bread mixture, then cover it with some plastic wrap. Bake it the next morning in a 350 degrees F oven for one hour until it’s golden brown.

Making the custard for the make-ahead breakfast casserole
Image credits: Fifteen Spatulas via Youtube

Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole

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