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Easy brunch idea! Breakfast Egg Muffins with Ham & Cheese. This make-ahead main dish is perfect for Easter or any family gathering. Can also be made in a 9 x 13 pan.
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Breakfast Egg Muffins with Ham & Cheese

Easy brunch idea! Breakfast Egg Muffins with Ham & Cheese. This make-ahead main dish is perfect for Easter or any family gathering. Can also be made in a 9 x 13 pan.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 149kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese finely grated
  • 8 oz. package diced ham
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 slices bread no crust and cubed (use 7 if slices are small or thin.)

Instructions

  • Spray a 12 vessel cupcake pan with Pam.
  • Place cupcake pan on a cookie sheet.
  • Whisk two eggs in a large bowl until fluffy.
  • Add cubed bread and mix until the bread is saturated.
  • Divide egg/bread mixture into each vessel.
  • With a spoon, flatten the bread so it forms a crust on the bottom of each vessel.
  • Add the ham equally into each vessel.
  • Sprinkle the cheese on top of the ham. Use a heaping tablespoon for each vesssel.
  • Using the same bowl, whisk the remaining 4 eggs until fluffy.
  • Add half & half, mustard, salt, and garlic powder. Whisk well.
  • Ladle mixture into each vessel, filling to the top of the rim but not spilling out.
  • Refrigerate overnight or several hours.
  • When ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Muffins should be golden brown and set in the middle.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and serve warm.

Notes

Adaptations for a 9 x 13 pan:
Increase half and half to 2 1/2 cups.
Increase cheese to 2 cups.
Beat eggs in a large bowl.
Add remaining ingredients and mix together.
Pour into 9 x 13 pan sprayed with Pam.
Refrigerate overnight.
Bake 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes. 

Nutrition

Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 321IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1mg