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Paula Deen Breakfast Casserole is a delicious casserole that is loaded with easy ingredients. Perfect for the holidays or a weekend breakfast.

Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish
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Paula Deen’s Breakfast Casserole Recipe:

This copycat breakfast casserole is layered with delicious ingredients. The ingredients are simple and you can easily make ahead of time.

If you love making breakfast casseroles, then you must try this Sausage Cream Cheese Casserole, Overnight Breakfast Casserole, Mexican Breakfast Casserole or Chorizo Breakfast Casserole. Breakfast casserole are staple weekend breakfast. You may also love these Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole Recipes or Crescent Roll Breakfast Pizza.

Once the sausage is cooked perfectly in the skillet it is then layered in a baking dish. The eggs are then seasoned and poured over the sausage and cheese.

If you needing an easy casserole to make this weekend, this is the perfect one to make. We love Paula Deen copycat recipes. Also try Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole, Paula Deen Pecan Pie, and Paula Deen Potato Soup.

Check out this Easy Biscuits and Gravy Casserole Recipe.

Ingredients needed - pork sausage, white bread, cheese, eggs, milk, dry mustard, pepper and salt

Serves: 10 

Ingredients: 

  • Ground Maple Pork Sausage 
  • White Bread 
  • Cheddar Cheese (shredded) 
  • Large Eggs 
  • Whole Milk 
  • Dry Mustard 
  • Black Pepper 
  • Salt 

How to Make Paula Deen Breakfast Casserole: 

  • Step 1 – Spray the baking dish with a nonstick cooking spray. 
  • Step 2 – In a large skillet cook the sausage over medium heat stirring frequently until browned and crumbly. Drain off the excess grease. 
Layering the crumbled sausage in the casserole
  • Step 3 – Cut the crust off the bread and cut the bread pieces in half. In a single layer in prepared baking dish cutting pieces. Top the bread with the browned sausage and the shredded cheese. 
Placing the sliced bread in the baking dish
  • Step 4 – In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, mustard, pepper and salt.  Pour this mixture over the cheese in the casserole pan.  Cover the dish and refrigerate for approximately 8 hours (overnight works great). 
Topping the cheese on the sausage
  • Step 5 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Sit the casserole dish out at room temperature while the oven preheats.  
  • Step 6 – Uncover the casserole and bake for 40 minutes until the top of the casserole is set and golden brown.  Let the casserole stand for 10 minutes before serving and enjoy.
Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish

What to Serve with Breakfast Casserole:

Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish

Tips for Making the Perfect Breakfast Casserole:

  • Uncover Casserole – We like to bake the casserole uncover so the top gets golden brown.
  • Refrigerate – One you have layered ingredients, allow the casserole to refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish with a serving on a wooden spatula

How to Make Ahead:

We recommend making this breakfast casserole ahead of time.

  • Layer the ingredients in the casserole.
  • Place the casserole in the refrigerator and allow it rest for at least 8 hours.
  • Cover the casserole and place in the refrigerator.
  • Bake casserole the next day until golden brown.
Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish with a serving on a wooden spatula

How to Store:

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.  

Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish with a serving on a wooden spatula

How to Freeze:

This breakfast casserole freezes great. Prepare the casserole as indicated and place in a freezer safe container to bake.

Once the casserole has cooled, cover with foil and freeze. When you are ready to serve, allow casserole to thaw overnight then bake.

Breakfast Casserole in a baking dish with a serving on a wooden spatula

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Paula Dean Breakfast Casserole

5 from 21 votes
Paula Deen Breakfast Casserole is a delicious casserole that is loaded with easy ingredients. Perfect for the holidays or a weekend breakfast.
Prep Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Let Rest 10 minutes
Total Time 9 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10
Cuisine American
Course Breakfast
Calories 352

Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Spray a 9X13 baking pan with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Brown the sausage in a skillet over medium high heat until crumbly and browned.  Drain off the excess grease.
  • Cut the crust off the bread and cut the bread pieces in half. Layer the bread slices in a single layer in the bottom of the baking dish.  Top the bread with the browned sausage and the shredded cheese.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, mustard, pepper and salt.  Pour this mixture over the cheese in the casserole pan.  Cover the dish and refrigerate for approximately 8 hours (overnight works great).
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Sit the casserole dish out at room temperature while the oven preheats.
  • Uncover the casserole and bake for 40 minutes until the top of the casserole is golden brown.  Let the casserole sit for 10 minutes and then it’s ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 352kcal, Carbohydrates 11g, Protein 20g, Fat 25g, Saturated Fat 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fat 9g, Trans Fat 0.1g, Cholesterol 192mg, Sodium 635mg, Potassium 272mg, Fiber 0.4g, Sugar 3g, Vitamin A 531IU, Vitamin C 0.3mg, Calcium 277mg, Iron 2mg

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