Breakfast Strata Recipe
8 slices bread
1 lb cheese (sharp grated Cheddar)
1 lb hot sausage, cooked, drained & crumbled
2-2 1/2 cups light cream
1 1/4 tsps brown sugar
1 green onion, minced
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
pinch of salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
Trim crusts from bread, slice each piece in fourths.
Butter a 3-quart baking dish. Layer in order half of bread, cheese and sausage.
Repeat - bread, cheese, sausage. Blend eggs, cream, brown sugar, onions and
seasonings. Add more cream if needed.
Pour over layers, cover with foil and refrigerate 24 hours. Remove and let stand
2 hours to bring to room temperature.
Place baking dish in shallow pan with 1/2-inch water added. Bake uncovered 30
minutes at 350 degrees in a 9"x13" glass casserole dish.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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