Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Strata


  • 12 thick slices white bread, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ¼ cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 ½ cups chopped fresh mushrooms(Optional)
  • 12eggs
  • 2 ½ cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Toss cubed bread with bacon, cheese, and mushrooms, and pour into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Whisk together eggs, half-and-half, and mustard until smooth, then pour evenly over cubed bread. Cover dish with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.


  • Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Step 3

    Remove plastic wrap from the baking dish, and bake strata in preheated oven until the top is golden brown, and the eggs are set, about 1 hour. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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