Vegetable

🍞 Sweet Bread Strata 🧀

Indulge in a culinary adventure with our Sweet Bread Strata, a delightful twist on the classic breakfast casserole. Made with pillowy Hawaiian sweet bread, this dish is a symphony of flavors and textures that will elevate your brunch game to new heights. With layers of gooey cheese, savory bacon, and zesty green onions, each bite is a journey to comfort and satisfaction. Plus, with endless possibilities for customization, you can let your creativity run wild and tailor this dish to suit your taste preferences. Get ready to impress your guests and tantalize your taste buds with this irresistible Sweet Bread Strata!

Ingredients:

  • 6 Hawaiian bread rolls (such as King’s)
  • ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 slices cooked bacon, diced, divided
  • 4 green onions, diced, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • ⅔ cup half-and-half
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cut each roll into 8 cubes and spread onto a baking sheet in a single layer.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until toasted, about 10 minutes.
  4. Layer the toasted bread cubes in a 1 1/2-quart baking pan. Sprinkle 1/4 cup Swiss cheese, 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese, 1/2 the bacon, and 2 green onions on top of the bread. Shake to settle the toppings into the bread.
  5. Beat eggs together with half-and-half, milk, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Pour over the bread cubes, pressing cubes down into the mixture. Sprinkle the remaining Swiss cheese, Cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and Parmesan cheese on top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the strata is hot in the center, about 30 minutes.

Cook’s Note:

  • You can toast the bread up to 24 hours in advance for added convenience.
  • Feel free to customize your strata with your favorite fillings such as sausage, different cheeses, mushrooms, and more. Let your imagination be your guide! 🌟