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Christmas Morning Brioche and Tomato Bake

A quick and easy dish for Christmas morning! Make the day before and bake in the morning.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author abountifulkitchen


  • 1 loaf brioche sliced into 1 1/2 inch thick slices
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk I used 1%
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • few drops hot sauce Tabasco
  • 2 cups grated cheese Cheddar, Jack or Swiss
  • 2 small tomatoes sliced


  1. Grease a 9x13 Baking pan with vegetable spray or butter.
  2. Place the sliced pieces of bread in the greased pan, the pieces with be close together.
  3. Brush the slices of bread with 1/4 cup melted butter.
  4. Beat the eggs, cream, milk, salt, pepper and hot sauce in a blender or large bowl until all ingredients are mixed well.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the bread in pan.
  6. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese.
  7. Place the sliced tomatoes on top.
  8. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan.
  9. Cover with foil that has been greased (on side facing eggs) and place in refrigerator overnight or at least 6 hours.
  10. When ready to bake, remove from refrigerator and preheat oven to 375, set rack in middle of oven.
  11. Bake covered for 30 minutes, then carefully remove foil and bake for 20 minutes more.

  12. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

  13. Serve with Salsa.
  14. If you cannot find Brioche, Challah or any other type of rolls without hard crust may be substituted (about 6-8 rolls torn into pieces)