Who needs dinner when brunch can be this good? We’ve rounded up 23 brunch recipes so delicious, you might just forget about eating later in the day. From savory pancakes to decadent egg dishes, these recipes turn brunch into the main event.
Enjoy a classic with a spinach frittata, light, fluffy, and filled with freshly grated parmesan cheese. This versatile dish is perfect for any brunch occasion, offering a delicious, easy-to-make option that’s always a crowd-pleaser.
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Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes
Shake up your brunch routine with savory Canadian bacon pancakes. Filled with shallots, herbs, and Canadian bacon, then topped with a crisp baby greens salad, these pancakes are anything but ordinary. They’re a game-changer for anyone looking to spice up their brunch menu.
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Who says waffles have to be sweet? Try these southwestern hashbrown waffles, loaded with green onions, ham, red pepper, and topped with a spicy poached egg. They’re the perfect blend of crispy and savory, making them a must-have for your next brunch bash.
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Sweet Potato Hash
Add some flair to your brunch with a quick Mexican-inspired sweet potato hash. It’s got a spicy harissa kick, making it a super simple yet incredibly flavorful addition to your brunch spread. Just the thing for a vibrant and lively brunch atmosphere.
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Citrus Honey Biscuits
Brighten up your brunch table with citrus honey biscuits. These little gems are infused with the sweetness of honey and a citrusy punch from oranges and Meyer lemons. They’re the perfect pick-me-up for a lazy weekend brunch, making every bite a little celebration.
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Pineapple Buckwheat Pancakes
Add an exotic twist to your brunch with pineapple buckwheat pancakes. Studded with hemp seeds and whole rings of fresh pineapple, they strike the perfect balance between hearty and sweet. They’re a fun, tropical addition to any brunch, making every bite a little escape.
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Cheddar Bacon Dutch Baby
Dive into the goodness of a cheddar bacon Dutch baby. This savory twist on the classic Dutch pancake, topped with crispy bacon and sautéed Brussels sprouts, is a brunch masterpiece. It’s the kind of dish that makes weekends special, bringing smiles and full bellies to your brunch table.
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Asparagus Omelette Souffle
Light, fluffy, and bursting with fresh spring flavors, the asparagus omelette soufflé is a brunch dream. It’s filled with asparagus, green onions, and optional creamy tart goat cheese, creating a dish that’s as delightful to eat as it is easy to make.
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Chicken Sausage Breakfast Tostadas
Brighten your brunch with chicken sausage breakfast tostadas. Loaded with scrambled eggs and chicken sausage on a refried bean base, topped with avocado, tomatoes, and cotija, these tostadas are a vibrant, flavor-packed addition to any brunch spread.
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Burger Eggs Benedict
Take your brunch to the next level with a burger eggs benedict. It’s a fun twist on the classic, served open-faced on a grain-free English muffin. This dish is a hearty, mouth-watering addition to any brunch menu, perfect for those who love a little adventure in their meals.
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Chocolate Strawberry Baked French Toast
Indulge in chocolate strawberry baked French toast for a luxurious brunch experience. It’s decadent enough to be a dessert yet perfect as a brunch centerpiece. This dish is a sweet, chocolaty treat that’s sure to bring smiles and make your brunch gathering extra special.
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Raspberry Granola Stuffed French Toast
Elevate your brunch with raspberry granola stuffed French toast. Made with KIND raspberry clusters and chia seeds, and finished with a simple raspberry mash, it’s a fresh take on French toast. This dish adds a burst of flavor and fun to any brunch gathering.
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Bacon Egg Cups
Check out these bacon egg cups for a fun and flavorful brunch option. Made with basil and parmesan, they pack a savory punch in every bite. They’re ideal for a grab-and-go brunch or a leisurely weekend feast, offering a delicious twist on classic breakfast ingredients.
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Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies
Get your brunch game strong with mini ham and cheese breakfast pies. Packed with savory ham, melty cheese, and just the right amount of spinach, they’re perfect for a laid-back weekend brunch. So easy and so good, they’ll be the star of your brunch spread.
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Kale and Feta Egg Bake
Keep it simple yet scrumptious with a kale and feta egg bake. It’s a straightforward dish with just a handful of ingredients, making it the perfect choice for a no-fuss, delicious brunch. Whether you’re hosting or enjoying a solo brunch, this dish is a sure winner.
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Apple Bacon Scones
Embrace the flavors of fall with apple bacon scones. Packed with fresh apples, salty bacon pieces, and made with apple butter, they’re moist and full of flavor. Ideal for a crisp autumn brunch, these scones bring a cozy, comforting touch to your meal.
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Baked Turmeric Oatmeal
Spice up your brunch with baked turmeric oatmeal. Studded with cinnamon and raisins, it’s a healthy and hearty option, easy to make ahead of time. This dish brings a unique flavor to your brunch table, perfect for those looking for something a little different.
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Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole
Dive into the cheesy goodness of a potato breakfast casserole at your next brunch. With eggs, turkey sausage, grated apples, sage, and creamy Jarlsberg cheese, it’s the kind of dish that’ll have everyone asking for seconds. Perfect for a cozy, heartwarming brunch.
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Herbed Cheddar Sausage & Egg Waffle Sandwiches
Transform your brunch with herbed cheddar sausage & egg waffle sandwiches. Stuffed with fresh greens, melted cheddar, herbed scrambled eggs, and breakfast sausage, they’re the ultimate brunch sandwich. Perfect for when you want something hearty and delicious.
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English Muffin Berry Casserole
Bring some sweetness to your brunch with an English muffin berry casserole. Filled with cranberry sauce and creamy mascarpone cheese, it’s the perfect dish for those who love a sweet touch in their brunch. It’s easy, delicious, and sure to be a hit.
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Banana Nutmeg Pancakes
Transform your brunch with banana nutmeg pancakes, made from scratch with yeast for extra fluffiness. With just 10 minutes of rising time, they’re the fluffiest pancakes around. They’re a delightful choice for a brunch that’s all about comfort and joy.
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Blackberry French Toast Bites
Spice up your brunch with blackberry French toast bites. Imagine mini-muffin-sized bites of cinnamon raisin French toast, bursting with a fresh blackberry ginger sauce. They’re just the right size for a fun, shareable brunch treat that everyone will rave about.
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Ground Chicken Sausage Patties
Whip up some ground chicken sausage patties for a nutritious and flavorful brunch. Homemade with apples, onions, and spices, they’re a healthier and more flavorful alternative to store-bought options. These patties are sure to be a highlight on your brunch table.
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Gina Matsoukas is an AP syndicated writer. She is the founder, photographer and recipe developer of Running to the Kitchen — a food website focused on providing healthy, wholesome recipes using fresh and seasonal ingredients. Her work has been featured in numerous media outlets both digital and print, including MSN, Huffington post, Buzzfeed, Women’s Health and Food Network.