Maple Apple Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Maple Sausage Apple Breakfast Casserole

You know what a sucker I am for a good breakfast casserole recipe.  I love them because you can make them the day before and just keep them in the fridge (perfect for lazy weekends when you just want to pop it in the oven), they can always be served as dinner along with a big green salad, and they’re so darn hearty.

For this one, I used some of my favorite fall flavors: maple and apple.  A little maple syrup, a little applesauce and some breakfast sausage…delish!

This recipe serves six to eight.

Shopping List
1 loaf of brioche torn into pieces (or use Challah or about 6 croissants)
1 pound of breakfast sausage, browned and crumbly (I used Owen’s)
6 eggs, lightly scrambled
2 cups of milk
1½ cups of applesauce
1/2 cup good quality maple syrup

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Grease (I used Pam) a 9×13 casserole dish.

Take your torn brioche and place it down in your casserole dish.  Next, place your browned sausage down over the bread.  Set aside.

In a bowl, whisk together your eggs, milk, applesauce and maple syrup.  Pour this egg mixture down over your bread and sausage.

At this point, you could cover and refrigerate overnight or you could immediately pop it in the oven.

This casserole bakes uncovered about 55 to 60 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to sit about five minutes before cutting into squares and serving.

A little sweet and savory together.  A yummy breakfast option!

Maple Apple Sausage Breakfast Casserole

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  • Narci October 20, 2016 at 5:58 am

    Yum! Wishing I had this for breakfast right now! Looks delish!

  • Lizzie @ This Happy Life October 20, 2016 at 6:46 am

    I love mixing sweet and savory! And I’m aslo a huge fan of breakfast casseroles, I’ve tried so many of yours and they are all hits with my family so I know this one would be too!

  • Robyn October 20, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    This looks delicious! Never heard of a casserole like this before, totally new 🙂 Great recipe, thanks for sharing!

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  • jennifer martinez November 22, 2016 at 7:11 am

    I am totally going to try to make this for thanksgiving morning, I’m sure it wont be a pretty as yours but I will try! YUMMY!