Grease a 9 by 11 baking dish.
Trim crust from bread.
Cut into cubes (about 9 per slice)
Layer 1/2 the bread in bottom of pan.
Place half the ham on top of bread.
Then place half the shredded cheese.
Then add the remaining bread.
Add ham and cheese.
Beat eggs, salt, pepper, butter and milk together in a large bowl.
Pore on top of ham and cheese.
Spread more cheese on top of eggs.
Bake for 40-45 min. At 375 degrees ( Do not preheat oven)
You can also use sausage instead of ham. Just make sure you cook and drain it very good.