King's Hawaiian Ham & Cheese Casserole
Perhaps the perfect meal, this ham and cheese casserole is made extra good because it uses that sweet King's Hawaiian bread that we all know and love. Great for a Mother's Day brunch or lunch, a weeknight dinner, or any time company comes, this casserole recipe is sure to please.
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Cooking Time1 hr 15 min
- 1 (16-ounce) loaf King's Hawaiian Bread
- 12 ounces ham, diced
- 8 ounces Cheddar cheese, cubed
- 4 eggs, slightly beaten
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
- Cut a 2-inch slice of bread to make into crumbs.
- Place bread into food processor bowl fit with steel blade attachment (use "pulse" setting until bread is finely crumbed.) Set aside.
- Lightly coat an 8-inch square baking dish with non-stick spray.
- Cube remaining bread into 1-inch chunks.
- Mix bread and ham together. Place in baking dish and top with cheese.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and dry mustard.
- Pour over meat mixture.
- Coat bread crumbs with melted butter. Sprinkle over casserole as garnish.
- Cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- Remove foil. Bake in a preheated 325° F oven for 60-75 minutes or until golden brown.