Swiss Cheese Scramble


A family favorite that can be prepared the day before and baked the next morning.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 1 pound bacon

  • 1 cup bread cubes

  • 2 ¾ cups milk

  • 12 eggs

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 pound Swiss cheese, shredded

  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted

  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs


  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, Combine the bread cubes and milk. Drain after 5 minutes. In a separate bowl, beat together milk, eggs, salt and pepper.

  3. In a large skillet or saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add the egg mixture and scramble until soft. Do not fully cook. Add the soaked bread cubes and turn into a greased 9x13 inch baking pan. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of casserole. In a small bowl, stir together butter and bread crumbs. Sprinkle this mixture over the cheese and then top with the bacon. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  4. The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1008 Calories
79g Fat
26g Carbs
48g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 1008
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 79g 101%
Saturated Fat 36g 180%
Cholesterol 529mg 176%
Sodium 1205mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 48g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 824mg 63%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 561mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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