Grub Americana

Cream of Wheat Breakfast Bake

Breakfast bake

This wonderful breakfast egg casserole incorporates Cream of Wheat to provide texture and flavor.

Recipe makes 8 servings

Whatcha Need:

  • 1 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup Cream of Wheat, uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper sauce (your favorite brand)
  • 4 cups cubed bread stuffing
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Whatcha Do:

  1. Brown sausage in skillet, pressing with fork or spatula to crumble as it cooks. Sprinkle on Italian seasoning and salt; set aside.

  2. Combine eggs, milk, Cream of Wheat and pepper sauce in large mixing bowl; mix well. Add cooked sausage and bread stuffing; toss to combine. Pour mixture into 13X9-inch casserole pan; cover. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Remove cover and sprinkle cheese over casserole. Cover pan with aluminum foil; bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 minutes longer. Serve warm.

Serving Suggestion:

  • Serve this dish with a salad and some fresh fruit on holiday mornings or for a special brunch


  • Recipe adapted from