Christmas Morning Wife Saver
Superb and a Christmas tradition across Canada. Make it the day before and then simply pop it in the oven in the morning
Recipe type: breakfast
Serves: 8
  • 16 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 16 slices Canadian back bacon or ham
  • 16 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½-1 tsp. dry mustard
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green pepper 60mL
  • 1-2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cups milk
  • dash Tabasco
  • ½ cup butter
  • Special K or crushed Corn Flakes
  1. Set 8 pieces of bread into a 9″ x 13″ buttered, glass baking dish.
  2. Cover bread with slices of back bacon. Lay slices of cheddar cheese on top of bacon and then cover with remaining slices of bread to make it like a sandwich.
  3. In a bowl, beat eggs and pepper. To the egg mixture add dry mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Tabasco.
  4. Pour over the sandwiches, cover and let stand in fridge overnight. In morning, melt butter, pour over top. Cover with Special K or crushed Corn Flakes. Bake, uncovered, 1 hour at 350 F. Let sit 10 minutes before serving.
Serve this with fresh fruit and hot cinnamon rolls.

You can buy crushed corn flakes to save some time.
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