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Eggs Royale

My aunt gave this recipe to me after she served it at a wedding brunch. With muffins and fresh fruit, it's now my favorite breakfast entree. My hobbies are cooking and collecting cookbooks. In fact, I've collected so many books my dad built a bookshelf especially for them.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    8-10 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups seasoned croutons
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • Place croutons in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Cover with cheese.
  • In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt, onion powder and pepper; pour over cheese. Sprinkle with bacon. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

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