Breakfast Strata Cups

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Made with bread, eggs, sausage, cheese, and fresh veggies, these Breakfast Strata Cups are individualized servings of a delicious and beautiful breakfast/brunch recipe that you can whip up in no time!

spread of Breakfast Strata Cups with berries

Strata Cups for Breakfast and Brunch

Yes, my friends, we are back in the kitchen making one of my favorite meals of the day: breakfast (or brunch, if you enjoy sleeping in)!

I’m not sure what it is about breakfast foods, but I just love them. BRING ON the pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, bacon, eggs, etc.!

In this post, I wanted to introduce you to a new recipe, my Breakfast Strata Cups!

Want more of my best breakfast recipes? Try these:

Breakfast Strata Cup with berries

strata cup with berries

What Is Typically In Strata?

You might be wondering, what is strata anyway? Strata is basically an egg casserole made with bread. It’s typically a combination of bread, eggs, cream, meat, cheese, and vegetables.

ingredients for Breakfast Strata Cups

As you can imagine, the flavor combinations are almost endless. For my breakfast strata recipe below, I used sausage, cheddar cheese, red bell pepper, and green onion, but feel free to use what you like or what you have on hand.

Strata is typically made in a large 9×13 pan, but because I think individual portions feel so much more special, I baked mine in individual ramekins. (My ramekins were 8 ounces each.) Isn’t the presentation beautiful?

Shop Ramekins

I believe I found these particular ramekins at HomeGoods. While I tried to find a link for them online, I was unsuccessful. However, here are a few cute options worth of your mini strata!

breakfast spread with strata cups

Can These Strata Cups Be Frozen?

Yes! These strata cups freeze beautifully. Just make sure that your ramekins are freezer/microwave safe.
You can reheat the strata cups in the microwave at 30-second intervals until warmed through.

Have I convinced you to give this unique breakfast strata recipe a try? I sure hope so. Let’s whip them up!

breakfast Stratas on plates with berries

How to Make Single Serving Stratas:

  1. Make the egg custard by whisking together the eggs, heavy cream, dry mustard, herbs, and spices.

egg mixture in bowl with whisk
  1. Fill the ramekins with the bread, sausage, cheese, and vegetables.
  2. Pour in the custard to fill the ramekins about 3/4th of the way full.
adding eggs to Breakfast Strata Cups

  1. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Serve immediately with a garnish of chopped chives.

Honestly, it’s really that simple and the results are not only delicious but they make a beautiful presentation too!

breakfast spread with strata
Breakfast Strata Cup with fresh berries

I like to serve my Breakfast Strata Cups with a side of fruit, orange juice, and coffee and tea to make a complete breakfast. Want more delicious breakfast / brunch recipes? I created a collection with all of my favorites! You can find those HERE.

I certainly hope you enjoy these as much as I do. After making them, I’d love it if you would come back to the blog to leave a comment and a five-star rating. Thank you in advance.

Enjoy!

fork into Breakfast Strata Cups

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Breakfast Strata Cups with berries

Breakfast Strata Cups

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Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, breakfast casserole, brunch, eggs, strata
Servings: 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Made with bread, eggs, sausage, cheese, and fresh veggies, these Breakfast Strata Cups are individualized servings of a delicious and beautiful breakfast/brunch recipe that you can whip up in no time!

Ingredients

Egg Custard:
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • pinch salt and pepper
Filling:
  • 2 cups cubed Italian or French bread
  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage - cooked
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped red pepper
  • 2 green onions - chopped
  • chopped chives to garnish

Instructions

  • Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray four oven-safe ramekins with cooking spray.
  • Whisk together the egg custard. Set aside.
  • Fill each ramekin with your fillings. Mix to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  • Pour the egg batter evenly into each ramekin until about 3/4th of the way full. Place the filled ramekins onto a baking tray.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  • Garnish with chopped chives and serve immediately.

Notes

  • My ramekins are 8 ounces each.
  • This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled to make additional strata cups.
  • While I used cheddar cheese, sausage, red pepper, and onion, you can use any combination of ingredients and toppings you like best.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 686kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 32gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 313mgSodium: 1081mgPotassium: 465mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1165IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 274mgIron: 6mg
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  • Laura at

    Thank you for this recipe, plan on making this over Labor Day weekend. In the meantime, I’m on the hunt for a cute ramekin!

  • Laura at

    Michael,
    Thank you for so many wonderful brunch ideas. I can’t wait to try the strata. It sounds fabulous! Love those bowls! I’ll try our Home Goods. Is there a hallmark on the bottom?

  • Karyn at

    What temp for this? Or did I miss it. Making today with ham n Swiss!

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      It’s 350 degrees F.

      xo Michael

  • Janet Hurlbrink at

    Love the little star ramekins. Can I come for breakfast?

  • Brenda Nicholson at

    The first thing I thought of when I saw this recipe was that scene in The Family Stone with SJP. One of my favorite movies! Yours look much cuter and so delicious! Have to get some ramekins and try it. Now if SJP had taken your advice…

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