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There’s just something about breakfast casseroles. Although they’re really simple to make most of us keep them for a special occasion, like Thanksgiving or Christmas. It’s just so comforting and traditional about sitting round the table enjoying one of your favourite make ahead breakfast casserole recipes with family, and thinking about all that good food you’re going to be eating the rest of the day.
But breakfast casseroles aren’t just for Christmas. They’re also for weekends, and back to school mornings, and days when you have to get up at the crack of dawn and trek to the neighbouring town for a sports meet, and mornings when you have overnight guests to impress, or days when you just won’t be able to get out of bed without something indulgently sweet just waiting to be popped in the oven. You can even freeze them ahead of time which is perfect if you love to batch cook!
Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole Recipes
Egg Casseroles for a Crowd
Baked Oatmeal Casserole Recipe – If you’re all about the oatmeal at breakfast then this recipe may just turn your head. Baked oatmeal, in a breakfast casserole. Who would have thought it? The great thing about this recipe is you don’t even need a crowd of people to feed it to. bake one on Sunday, pop it in the fridge and eat it all by yourself for breakfast the rest of the week!
Comfort Bake – MMMMMM – This comfort bake is filled with breakfast biscuits and scallions for a really filling breakfast. It should serve six people (depending on how hungry they are) so just make as many as you need to feed your crowd!
Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole – Oh my this casserole has layers of croissants and caramelised apples and sounds all kinds of wonderful! If you want to make it ahead of time I’d leave the glaze off until just before you pop it in the oven.
Skinny Sausage & Egg Breakfast Casserole – If you feel guilty about eating breakfast casseroles on Christmas Day because of the sheer number of calories you’ll be consuming this is the perfect solution. It serves 12 with just 209 calories per serving so it’s the perfect make ahead breakfast casserole for a crowd.
Jamie’s Breakfast Casserole with Ham and Cheese – I love how this recipe has the toast right there within the layers of the casserole. This one serves four so it’s perfect for feeding your family on Christmas Day, if you’re expecting a crowd just make two or three!
Easy Breakfast Casserole – Apparently it takes longer to preheat the oven than it does to prep this recipe so you might not even need to make it ahead of time.
Breakfast Casserole – This recipe has a crescent roll crust, it looks so good I might have to have a test run before Christmas Day… like maybe Thanksgiving?
Bacon and Hash Brown Egg Bake – How about bacon and hash browns? If that’s a favourite breakfast combination then this could be the breakfast casserole recipe for you.
Make-Ahead “Ham & Cheese” Breakfast Casserole – If you’ve got guests that you want to impress (like your mother-in-law) maybe then this is the breakfast casserole to do it. The combination of pancetta and Gruyere makes this an unforgettable brunch casserole.
Slow Cooker Sausage Breakfast Casserole – If you’re looking for a slow cooker recipe then check out this sausage breakfast casserole that is made with has browns and mozzarella cheese, instead of the usual bread and cheddar.
Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole – Cinnamon rolls make the perfect breakfast item, but you can make them even more delicious when you use them as a base for a breakfast casserole.
Egg Free Breakfast Casserole
It seems that eggs are synonymous with breakfast casseroles but we did find one egg free recipe, combine it with these egg free biscuits and you’re good to go!
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole – Did someone say biscuits and gravy? If you’ve never thought to combine those into a breakfast casserole before because you were worried about sogginess it turns out there was nothing to fear.
~Clare, currently pinning to Breakfast Recipe Ideas