Brunch is better than breakfast because you get to sleep in, and the dishes go way beyond your average breakfast dish. So, I’ve rounded up a bunch of brunch recipe ideas – some sweet and some savory so you can mix and match to create a delicious spread for the weekend or a holiday celebration.
Baked French Toast Casserole
Easy make-ahead baked French toast casserole is great for a holiday breakfast or brunch. It’s easier to make than regular French toast – no flipping pieces on the stove! just assemble everything in a baking pan the night before and pop it in the oven the next morning
Fruit Salad with Citrus-Mint Dressing
This easy fruit salad is made with fresh berries and a zingy citrus-mint dressing. It’s a fresh no-cook side dish that goes with all the brunch main dishes.
Ham and Broccoli Breakfast Strata
A strata is a make-ahead breakfast casserole, and this version has broccoli, ham, and lots of Gruyere and Asiago cheese. It’s perfect for a special occasion breakfast or brunch!
These easy homemade muffins are bursting with raspberries in every bite! These are so simple you can make a batch and have warm, fresh-baked muffins for the weekend.
Fully-Loaded Breakfast Tacos
Savory breakfast tacos with a hearty potato black bean filling, soft scrambled eggs, and topped with salsa, cilantro, and cheese. They’re a little bit messy and totally satisfying.
Banana pancakes are a special weekend breakfast treat. They’re soft, fluffy, and perfect with a pat of warm butter and a drizzle of maple syrup.
White Chocolate Granola
Homemade granola is easy to make and so much better than store-bought. This version is crispy and chewy, with each bite studded with white chocolate and chopped walnuts. Use it to make yogurt parfaits for a fun breakfast treat.
Lemon Bread with Lemon-Ginger Glaze
This lemon bread has a bright citrus flavor and an extra zing from a touch of ginger paste in the glaze. It’s sunny and bright!
Breakfast Enchiladas (Make-Ahead Recipe)
These breakfast enchiladas feed a crowd and are great for a special occasion breakfast or brunch. Make them up to a day in advance to make breakfast easy!
Banana Walnut Muffins
These bakery-style banana walnut muffins are of the extra-large variety with a sweet, buttery streusel and chopped walnuts. They’re what you might order at a coffee shop, but better because they’re homemade. You get the added bonus of filling your house with a warm aroma that you only get when you crank up the oven and bake something sweet.
Salsa Verde Eggs
Salsa verde eggs is an easy breakfast recipe that takes less than 15 minutes from start to finish. Warm corn tortillas topped with eggs cooked in salsa verde just until the whites are set. Add some crumbled cheese, sliced avocado, and cilantro to finish them.
Blueberry Breakfast Casserole
This blueberry breakfast casserole is perfect for a holiday brunch or breakfast. It’s made with blueberry bagels, cream cheese, and frozen blueberries that bake together in a rich custard. The top is toasty, and the inside is custardy-soft. Plus, you can assemble it the night before and pop it in the oven the next day.
Vegetable Cream Cheese
Homemade veggie cream cheese is easy to make and can be customized with different ingredients. Make this spread up to two days in advance to allow the flavors to develop
Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
Soft and moist banana muffins loaded with lots of chocolate chips! These chocolate chip banana muffins are an easy baking recipe for the weekend.
This Caprese frittata is a quick dish you can make for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It has fresh mozzarella, basil, and tomatoes and is an easy 30-minute recipe.
Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins
These muffins are loaded with fresh blueberries and topped with a sweet buttery topping. Buttermilk gives the muffins a lightly tangy flavor and tender crumb.
Buttermilk Dutch Baby
This Dutch baby is an easy way to satisfy a pancake craving without standing at the stove flipping batches of pancakes in a pan. It’s a baked pancake that has a rich custard-like texture with puffy, crispy edges and flavor and a lightly tangy flavor from the buttermilk. It’s easy to make, goes with all the pancake toppings, and is a pretty centerpiece for breakfast or brunch.
Cinnamon Banana Bread
Easy cinnamon banana bread with a swirl of cinnamon sugar plus a lightly crunchy cinnamon topping. This is a super easy quick bread! No complicated steps or long prep time required: just mix, swirl, bake and enjoy.
I hope you try some of these brunch recipes! They’re the perfect way to kick off the weekend – enjoy ♥️
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