Cake of bread, ham and cheese… renovated classic recipe!


We all have culinary memories. Some more than others, but all have. Mine are many and that is, as has always interested me gastronomy, my memory has been commissioned to cherish without skimping space. One is the cake of bread, ham and cheese.

I remember the day my mother prepared for the first time. He did it for dinner, in a gas oven, temperamental and unpredictable, that night behaved well and rewarded us with a cake of bread, ham and cheese that I made my delight. Today I have felt prepare for my family, renewing the classic recipe, and thus it has become attractive.

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Ingredients for five units

  • 10 to 12 slices of bread, butter, breadcrumbs, 75 g of tomato sauce, 15 slices of cheese 7-8 slices of cooked ham, 2 eggs, 250 ml milk, salt and pepper.

Making cake of bread, ham and cheese

Molds prepared custard cups or spreading a little butter around the inside and sprinkle breadcrumbs on the base and sides… Reserve… Beat the eggs with the milk and salt to taste.

We cut discs of bread and we spread, on one side, with a thin layer of butter and other tomato sauce. We cut discs of cooked ham and cheese. Discs soaked bread in the egg mixture and milk, ensuring that they are moist but not soggy.

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Assemble the cakes by placing a layer of bread at the base of each mold, then a cooked ham and cheese another. We put bread, ham and cheese to finish with bread. When we all assembled molds, we water with the remaining egg and milk trying not to overflow.

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I boil water bath in oven pre-heated to 180° C for about 15-20 minutes. After that time we remove pans from the oven. We can serve them cold, in which case demolded easily without losing its shape, or hot, in the molds themselves.

  • Preparation time | 30 minutes
  • Difficulty | Very easy


Whether cold or hot, the cake of bread, ham and cheese is a great choice for dinner. House very well with a salad of green leaves, which gives freshness to the menu. It has a very mild flavor and textures that everyone loves, so success is guaranteed.