Is there anything more exciting than waking up to a delicious breakfast on Christmas morning? Our Holiday Brunch Menu is complete with sweet breads and savory casseroles that can be easily prepared the night before; making them all the more enjoyable. From classics like our sweet and sticky Caramel Monkey Bread and Savory Breakfast Bake to new favorites in the form of Chocolate Raspberry French Toast Casserole and Apple Maple Bacon Drop Biscuits, your family will be full and content during the merriest time of year.
Ingredients1 loaf French or Italian bread
2 cups Milk
1/2 cup Whipping cream
3/4 cup Sugar
2 Tbsp. Vanilla
6 oz. Raspberries, fresh
1 1/2 cups Chocolate chips
1/2 cup Butter
1/2 cup Flour
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
1 jar Robert Rothschild Farm Red Raspberry Preserves
Whipped cream topping
4 oz. Semi-sweet chocolate, grated
In a greased 9 x 13 pan, tear bread into small pieces to form base of casserole. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, whipping cream, sugar and vanilla. Pour over bread and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Top soaked bread mixture with raspberries and chocolate chips. In a small bowl, using a pastry blender cut butter, flour, brown sugar, salt and nutmeg together until you form coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over berries and chocolate. Bake for 1 hour. In a small saucepan, heat preserves over low heat until syrup consistency. Serve each piece of casserole drizzled with raspberry syrup, a dollop of whipped cream and grated chocolate. Recipe by Melanie Bauer at, www.melaniemakes.com.
Ingredients4 cups Homemade Baking Mix
1-1/3 cups Milk
1/2 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Harvest Apple & Maple Sauce
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1/2 cup Apple, finely chopped
8 slices Bacon, cooked and crumbled
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients until just combined. Using a large cookie scoop, drop batter on parchment or silicone mat lined baking sheet, being careful not to crowd. Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Recipe created by Melanie Bauer at, www.melaniemakes.com.
Ingredients1 (1 lb.) Frozen bread dough, thawed
3/4 cup Sugar
1 Tbsp. Cinnamon
4 Tbsp. Butter, melted
1/2 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Caramel Sauce
1/3 cup Pecans, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour Caramel Sauce and pecans into the bottom of a round 9 in. cake pan. Mix together sugar and cinnamon. Roll 14 – 16 equal size dough balls from loaf. Coat each dough ball in melted butter and then roll in sugar and cinnamon mixture. Place coated dough balls on top of caramel in the cake pan. Cover with plastic wrap. Allow bread to rise 30 – 45 minutes. Bake bread for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Allow to cool 5 minutes. Invert pan onto a plate. Scrape remaining caramel from the pan and spread on top of the bread.
Ingredients1 jar Robert Rothschild Farm Red Pepper Dip
1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
1/2 cup Green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 tsp. Black pepper, freshly ground
8 large Eggs
14 oz. Sausage, cooked and crumbled
4 cups Sourdough bread, 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 1/2 oz.)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk together the Red Pepper Dip and milk until well combined. Add 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, green onions, black pepper and eggs, stirring with a whisk. Place sausage and bread evenly in a 9 x 13 pan coated with cooking spray. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread. Top with remaining cheddar cheese. Cover pan with foil. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 – 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve with fresh fruit.
Ingredients1 Ham, spiral sliced, (8-10 lb.)
1 jar Robert Rothschild Farm Maple Brown Sugar Ham Glaze
Prepare ham according to package directions. Brush 1/2 cup of the Maple Brown Sugar Ham Glaze over ham 20 minutes prior to the ham being completely cooked. During the last 10 minutes of the cooking process, brush the remaining glaze over the top of the ham until the glaze caramelizes.
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