Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole

Overnight Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole – this is seriously delicious! Tastes like a Sausage McGriddle with egg. Frozen pancakes, maple sausage, eggs, heavy cream, milk, vanilla, sugar, and maple syrup. Assemble the casserole and refrigerate overnight before baking. Great for an easy weekday or weekend breakfast, overnight guest, and holiday mornings!

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Easy Breakfast Casserole with Pancakes and Sausage

This Overnight Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole was a HUGE hit in our house. OMG! Think Sausage McGriddle with egg. Pancakes with maple sausage and baked in a sweet egg custard. Smother it with maple syrup and you’ve got yourself an AMAZING meal! We have eaten this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is seriously delicious any time of the day.

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How to Make Breakfast Casserole with Frozen Pancakes

This breakfast casserole is super easy to make. It starts with frozen pancakes. This was my very first time purchasing frozen pancakes. They were GREAT in this casserole! You can certainly make your own pancakes, but the frozen pancakes were so easy to use and held up great in the casserole.

Brown some yummy maple sausage in the skillet. Once it is no longer pink, drain the fat. Cut the frozen pancakes in half and place in the baking dish. Sprinkle the cooked sausage on top of and in between the pancakes. Whisk together some eggs, milk, heavy cream, vanilla, and maple syrup. Pour that over the pancakes and refrigerate overnight. Pop the casserole in the oven in the morning and prepare to be wowed!

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Can Pancake Casserole be Frozen?

Absolutely! This Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole makes a great freezer meal. Assemble the casserole and instead of refrigerating overnight, pop it in the freezer. When you are ready to bake, let the casserole thaw completely in the refrigerator and bake as directed below,

You can also freeze any leftover for later. When ready to bake, thaw completely and reheat in the microwave or covered with aluminum foil in the oven until warm.

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What to Serve with Pancake Breakfast Casserole

We absolutely LOVED this yummy casserole. It is perfect for a quick weekday or weekend breakfast, brunch, overnight guests, and holiday morning breakfast! This is totally going on our Christmas morning menu! We love to serve this Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole with some fruit and grits. Here are a few of our favorite recipes from the blog that go great with this casserole:

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Overnight Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Overnight Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole – this is seriously delicious! Tastes like a Sausage McGriddle with egg. Frozen pancakes, maple sausage, eggs, heavy cream, milk, vanilla, sugar, and maple syrup. Assemble the casserole and refrigerate overnight before baking. Great for an easy weekday or weekend breakfast, overnight guest, and holiday mornings! #casserole #breakfast #sausage #pancake

Ingredients:

  • 20 to 24 frozen pancakes from a 2-lb 1-oz package, thawed
  • 1 lb maple sausage
  • 6 eggs
  • cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup, plus more for serving

Instructions:

  • Cut pancakes in half and place cut side down in a lightly greased 9×13-inch pan.
  • Cook sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain fat. Sprinkle cooked sausage on top of and in between pancake slices.
  • Whisk together eggs, heavy cream, milk, vanilla, sugar, and maple syrup.
  • Pour egg mixture over pancakes.
  • Cover casserole dish and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove casserole from refrigerator and uncover. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Bake casserole uncovered for 50 to 60 minutes until center is set.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving with extra maple syrup.

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Notes:

Can substitute turkey sausage for maple sausage.
Can substitute 20 to 24 2-1/4 inch homemade pancakes for frozen.

Steph

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  1. Can you share what grocery store in your area sells the maple sausage? I am having a hard time finding it in North Carolina.
    Thanks for another wonderful sounding recipe! Can't wait to try it!

    1. Publix, Target, Walmart all sell maple sausage. I used Jimmy Dean sausage. Bob Evans and Johnsonville also sell maple sausage

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