Savory Baked French Toast Croque Monsieur (with Ham and Cheese)
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Serves: 8
  • 1 loaf challah bread
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 c. milk or half and half
  • 8 oz. thick cut smoked ham, cut into cubes
  • 5 oz. gruyere cheese, grated
The night before:
  1. Slice the challah into approximately 8 slices, and lay them in a flat layer in a 10x13 dish.
  2. Sprinkle the ham cubes and cheese over the challah.
  3. Mix the eggs and milk together, pour over the bread, ham and cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
The morning of:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Bake the french toast, uncovered for 30 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed.
inspired by my friend Kas's sweet baked french toast
Recipe by The Domestic Front at