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Basic Breakfast Egg Bake

A classic egg bake with cheese, hash browns, and diced ham.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author With Two Spoons (adapted from a family recipe!)


  • 16 ounces frozen hash browns
  • 1/4 cup of butter melted
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack or swiss cheese
  • 5 Eggs beaten with a pinch of salt
  • 1 Cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Place the frozen hash browns in a 9x13 pan and pour the melted butter over the potatoes.
  2. Bake until lightly browned.
  3. Decrease the oven heat to 350 degrees.
  4. Sprinkle the ham and cheese over the has browns.
  5. In a medium bowl, gently whisk together the eggs and milk until just combined.
  6. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese and hash browns.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. (Note: I like a crispy, slightly burned cheese layer so tend to bake mine on the longer side of 30 minutes.)