Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

Egg Bake DishWhether you’ve been invited to brunch or are hosting, it can be hard to find a dish that suits everyone.

Our Sunday Egg Bake is a quick and easy dish to make for brunch.  It’s easy to customize to your tastes and makes plenty to share.  For more brunch ideas, check out our Pinterest board that is full of great recipes.

Sunday Egg Bake

  • 7 slices bread, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese or cheese of your choice
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk, warmed
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (if serving to vegetarians, omit or use vegetarian Worcestershire sauce)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Additional Ingredients, Optional – Use some or none, depending on your tastes
  • 1 cup steamed broccoli (or use frozen and thawed)
  • ½ cup bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup cooked sausage or cubed ham
  • 14oz. frozen potatoes O’Brien or diced hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning instead of oregano and thyme
  • ½ cup sautéed onions
  • ½ cup sautéed peppers
  • ¼ cup diced green onion
  • Additional cheese for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Toss bread with butter in a large bowl. Stir in cheeses and spices.  Add optional ingredients and stir.  Put into a greased 9×13 baking dish.
  3. Beat eggs, Worcestershire sauce, and salt and pepper in medium bowl.  Gradually beat in warmed milk, .  Pour over bread mixture and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes or until set thoroughly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.


Variation 1 – Huevos Rancheros

When adding optional ingredients, use 1 can rinsed and drained black beans, 1 can drained chilies, ½ cup fresh cilantro or 1 teaspoon dried. Substitute hot sauce for Worcestershire and use 1 teaspoon cumin instead of thyme. Serve with fresh salsa and additional cilantro.

Variation 2 – Rueben

Use rye bread and substitute swiss cheese for cheddar. Omit oregano and thyme and use corned beef, sliced into thin strips. Top egg mixture with 1 cup swiss cheese.


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