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Let’s face it, we could all use some new ideas when it comes to breakfast. The omelet/french toast/pancake rotation can get old after awhile! Enter this Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Strata — a fun combination in an easy-to-make dish.

It only takes 10 minutes of prep time before going into the oven to bake. This is perfect for a leisurely weekend breakfast or brunch with friends or family, and it’s a meal all by itself. It smells so good coming out of the oven…

All you need to make this is a springform pan or circular cake pan. Failing that, a square baking dish will do. Watch our video tutorial to see how to make it from start to finish:

This Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Strata is a delicious and easy recipe for breakfast or brunch
4.67 from 3 votes

Easy Breakfast Strata (With Video)

An incredible weekend breakfast or brunch that's so easy to make!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6 servings


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 loaf french bread
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 10 oz bacon, cooked
  • fresh parsley, optional, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-10 inch springform or circular cake pan with oil or nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together 6 eggs, milk and salt. Pour into a large ziplock bag.
  • Slice french bread into 1-inch cubes, and add to ziplock bag along with cooked bacon and cheddar cheese. Chill for 30 minutes to soak (optional).
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 25 minutes, remove foil and bake 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with optional parsley. Serve warm and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Easy Breakfast Strata (With Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 496 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 270mg90%
Sodium 1412mg59%
Potassium 451mg13%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 484IU10%
Calcium 266mg27%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast strata, egg strata
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Recipe adapted from Recipe Tin Eats

Try our Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Pizza for another delicious breakfast idea…