Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 slices homemade-style white bread,

  2. 3 to 4 inches square, crusts removed

  3. 1/4 pound thinly sliced cheese ( Muenster , provolone , fontina or Gruyere)

  4. 2 ounces prosciutto or boiled ham, thinly sliced, optional

  5. 3 large eggs

  6. 2 cups whole milk

  7. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Lightly butter an 8-inch square baking dish and arrange 4 slices of the bread flat on the bottom. Cover each with equal amounts of cheese and ham , if desired. Top with the remaining bread.

  2. Beat the eggs lightly in a small bowl and pour in the milk . Season with the salt and blend well. Pour over the sandwiches, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the sandwiches, uncovered, until lightly browned around the edges and set in the center, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve hot.


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