Mock Cheese Souffle

(4 servings)

  • 4 slices bread - 2 or 3 days old
  • 1/4 pound grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 and 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 eggs - beaten
Lightly grease an 8-inch shallow baking dish.

Remove crusts from the bread. Cut bread into small squares. Combine cheese, onions and seasonings.

Arrange bread and seasoned cheese in layers in baking dish. Have bread on bottom, middle and top layers. Combine eggs and milk. Pour over bread.

Let stand 45 minutes or longer.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place baking dish in pan of hot water. Bake about 40 minutes. Serve immediately.

From the preface of Minnie Pearl Cooks: "Howdeeee! Food has always represented fun to me. There were five daughters in our family and we enjoyed all of our meals together - no TV trays in those days! And mealtime was fun."

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Recipe number 2473. Submitted 1/9/2009.