11 Make-Ahead Recipes for a Holiday Breakfast

If it’s the holidays, it’s time for make-ahead breakfast ideas! I’ve rounded up 11 recipes for you to try this year. Baked French toast, breakfast egg casseroles, and breakfast enchiladas are just a few to try! If you’re planning a holiday morning breakfast or brunch, I think you’ll love these recipes.

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Breakfast Enchiladas

Tortillas filled with breakfast sausage, scrambled eggs, and easy green chile refried beans. Make them a day in advance and then just pop them in the oven in the morning. These enchiladas are the ultimate savory breakfast.

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Easy Make-Ahead Baked French Toast

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!

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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!

blueberry breakfast casserole

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 are baked together in a rich custard. The top is toasty, and the inside is custardy-soft.

Vegetarian Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole

Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole

This breakfast casserole is packed full of veggies like mushrooms, peppers, broccoli, and decadent gruyere cheese. Plus, Carolyn shares all her holiday brunch entertaining tips, so consider this your one-stop shop if you’re at a loss on how to tackle a big holiday breakfast. – Recipe from Umami Girl

Baked Gingerbread French Toast

Baked Gingerbread French Toast

This holiday twist on baked French toast is perfect for a holiday brunch! Tina shows you how to make this oh-so-holiday-appropriate gingerbread French toast that’s perfect for a cozy Christmas breakfast. – Recipe from The Worktop

Everything bagel breakfast casserole

Everything Bagel Casserole

No need to toast individual bagels – just make this everything bagel casserole instead. There’s lots of bacon and gruyere cheese, and it all bakes up together for an amazing breakfast casserole. – Recipe from Homemade Interest

Tator Tot Breakfast Casserole

Tator Tot Breakfast Casserole

Tots for breakfast! I love this recipe because you can make it in advance and bake it for a great weekend breakfast or make it and bake it and keep it in the fridge to reheat for breakfasts during the week. – Recipe from Spoonful of Flavor

Overnight Eggnog Cranberry French Toast

Eggnog Cranberry French Toast

More overnight baked French toast, but instead of a baking dish, everyone gets their own individual serving in a ramekin. I love the eggnog/cranberry combo. So fun for Christmas morning. – Recipe from Cooking on the Front Burner

Spinach, Onion, and Cheese Breakfast Strata

Cheesy Spinach Strata

This egg casserole has fresh spinach, tomatoes, and sweet onions. I like that it’s a scaled-back recipe that serves four for breakfast. – Recipe from Saving Room for Dessert

English Breakfast Baked Omelette

English Breakfast Baked Omelet

A savory baked omelet with eggs, sausage, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, herbs, and cheddar cheese. It’s a play on a classic English breakfast and looks like a wonderful way to celebrate the holidays. – Recipe from The Worktop

I hope you enjoy these make-ahead breakfast dishes!

Happy Brunching!


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This make-ahead breakfast recipes post was updated from the archives. It was first published in December 2017.

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