Top 100 Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

With these winning morning meals, breakfast will be something you'll look forward to waking up early for. Say goodbye to the drive-thru and hello to new A.M. favorites.

Farmer's Quiche

“A very nice recipe! I've never made a crust using brown rice before, but it worked really well. It's a great option if you are looking for a gluten-free quiche.”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Chocolate & Banana Overnight Oats

“Like dessert for breakfast! You can add more or less sugar if you want, but adding the mashed banana in helps sweeten things up a bit. You can also add 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon for even more flavor!”

-Izy Hossack

Monte Cristo Sandwich

“This was my first time having a monte cristo sandwich, and it was great! So simple and delicious. My husband loved it and said we have to make it again soon.”

-GF BooBoo

Dutch Baby

"Dutch babies are the best, and we're going on three generations now. My mom made them for us, I made them for my kids and now my kids are calling me to get the recipe every so often for their Sunday brunch breakfasts. It’s amazingly delicious, especially with all the eggs it calls for!”

-Anonymous

Breakfast Tater Tot Casserole

“A tasty breakfast version of the classic hot dish. It works great for breakfast or dinner!”

-Chef Matteo Lopez

Banana Bread Breakfast Bake

“Transform sliced banana bread into a French toast bake using a sheet pan, then drizzle it with a cream cheese glaze for a decadent, extra-sweet touch.”

-Arlyn Osborne

Gordon Ramsay's Scrambled Eggs

“I was treated to breakfast in bed this morning by my boyfriend, who made this recipe. It was 100% the best scrambled eggs I’ve ever had. They’re incredible with smoked salmon.”

-Cinnamonised

Breakfast Crunchy

“You can’t go wrong with this recipe! A breakfast recipe that tastes like dessert and is so easy to customize!”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Israeli Shakshuka

“A delicious, typical Israeli breakfast that really can be eaten as lunch or even dinner! The sauce can be made in advance, and reheated at the time the eggs are done. I reduced the amount of oil used to make it low-fat, but you can use more if you need to!”

-AniSarit

Fluffy Matcha Hotcakes

Start your morning off on the right start with these matcha hotcakes, sure to give you a boost of energy!

Bahama Mamma Breakfast Spread

“This is very good and quick to make. I served it on top of toasted raisin bread and it was excellent. It has just the right amount of sweetness. I love the combination of flavors!”

-Shari2

Easy Breakfast Bake

An easy way to get extra protein in at the start of your day. The best part: it's baked!

Microwave Egg Frittata

“This was a very good recipe! I used smoked ham instead of bacon with great results. It puffed up twice its height while cooking. Next time I’ll add a tablespoon of parmesan cheese!”

-Julie3551

Tater Tot Ranch Sausage Cups

With a base of crispy tater tots and a stuffing of cheesy sausage, these cups are great for breakfast and parties.

Maple Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

“I made this for Christmas brunch. Everyone raved about how good it was, and my son even requested leftovers as a ‘breakfast-for-dinner’ option. This will definitely be on our menu for the future! Excellent.”

-WorkNMomma

Hashbrown Breakfast Skillet

“I cut this recipe in half seeing it was just the two of us, used a couple of drops of hot sauce, and seasoned it with salt and some lemon pepper! It worked great, and we had a very satisfying breakfast.”

-Sydney Mike

Bagel French Toast Casserole

“What a lovely treat! My mom and I enjoyed this quick and easy-to-make casserole very much. The flavor and texture was outstanding. I made it exactly as written and wouldn’t change a thing. I used mini bagels and scaled it down for two, it worked perfectly!”

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit

“This was very good! I made them as directed except I used pre-cooked microwave bacon instead of Canadian bacon. What a great tip using muffin tins for round egg patties, I’ll make these often!”

-Loves-2-Cook

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins

“I made these for breakfast this morning, and they have such a nice texture! Slightly crisp on the outside, and tender on the inside. I usually make muffins with oil, but the butter taste came through and really does make me think of old-fashioned flavor!”

-jeanettemchenry2

Sun-Dried Tomato, Basil & Black Pepper Scones

“These scones are fab! This was my third attempt at finding a savory scone recipe without cheese, that actually worked! They were delicious and my guests loved them.”

-midlifepyjamas

Low-Carb Breakfast Balls

“I’m no chef but these were not difficult to make at all! A great recipe for a low-carb diet. You can eat these at any time of day and they warm up well!”

-jamesnagle1

Honey Pecan French Toast

“This is a wonderful enhancement to French toast. My husband asked for seconds. I’ll definitely be making this often!”

-Sharlee170

Pasteles De Guayaba

“These are fantastic and so easy to make! I halved the recipe both times, first making them into triangles and the next time making them bite-size for parties! They also freeze well.”

-MissTiff16

Pina Colada Smoothie

“Yum! I made this for my sister and I for breakfast on a chilly winter morning and it instantly transported us to this hot, tropical island. A great taste, fun to drink and an overall winner for sure!”

-Lalaloula

Delicious Homemade Donuts

“This recipe blew me away! I wasn't expecting it to taste so much like a ‘real’ donut! I loved it. I’ve only tried two other donut recipes before but this one blew them out of the water! I filled them with vanilla pudding and dipped them in slightly melted chocolate frosting. My whole family loved them and my mother said it was the best donut she's ever had!”

-ForGod87

Berry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

“This has to be one of the best desserts I’ve ever made! I didn’t have raspberry preserves so I cooked up some frozen strawberries and put them through the blender. Yum!”

-Belloo

Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Scones

“What a marvelous idea! This is a perfect fix for what my children have requested. They want a full breakfast but have no time to eat it, while I have little time to cook it. Now, they can walk out the door with a scone in hand and I’m thrilled that it is a regular breakfast!”

-chancoats

Trail Mix Granola Muffins

“Very fluffy and fragrant! I love muffins with nuts, chocolate and raisins.”

-alenafoodphoto

Mini Sausage & Cheese Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches

“These looked easy enough, and something my family would love. They were great, and enjoyed by all! I used the precooked turkey sausage patties to make it even faster.”

-Aunt Paula

Mom's Favorite Cheese Strata

“This is a delicious recipe with all the ingredients right at hand. The Worcestershire sauce adds a great, unique flavor to this strata dish. The taste is just great.”

-2Bleu

Neapolitan Overnight Oat

A breakfast treat that tastes like dessert, with half the guilt! A layered Neopolitan overnight oats that will send your morning from good to great.

Whole Wheat Pancakes

“Very light and tasty compared to other whole wheat pancakes I’ve tried, and also easy to make! I added vinegar to my milk to substitute for buttermilk and they turned out great. These are thin, light and delicate pancakes.”

-jseilercats

Grandma B's Super Waffles

“This is a great waffle recipe! Nice, crispy and tasty. My husband loves waffles, so this will be a nice breakfast tomorrow.”

-Bonnie Young

Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs

"My husband asked me to prepare soft boiled eggs for him. I came across this recipe and decided to try it. I followed the recipe exactly and the eggs came out perfectly. My husband said these were the best soft boiled eggs I have ever cooked for him. This is now my go to recipe!”

-Suzanne Ziola Mazzu

Magic Crust Blender Quiche

Perfect for leftover vegetables, this magic quiche creates its own crust as it bakes!

Biltmore Goldenrod Eggs

“Hard boiled eggs, white sauce and toast? Big deal… Yes, it is a big deal! I love it! I could eat it everyday. I find myself waiting for tomorrow morning so I can eat it again.”

-HillyBilly Goddess

Ricotta, Tomato & Basil Torte

“This torte is as beautiful as it is delicious, and simple to make. It smells divine and irresistible when it comes out of the oven! I used a pint of multi-colored tomatoes which only added to the visual and taste appeal. I finished it with a fresh grinding of tri-color pepper.”

-Katzen

Grilled Breakfast Burrito

“I loved these! I made a big batch and froze them for later in the week. I can’t wait to eat them later on.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Amazing & Easy Basic Crepes

“Such a great recipe to have in your arsenal! I topped ours with fresh lemon juice, zest and some cream. An easy treat that looks harder than it is!”

-anniesnomsblog

Pioneer Woman's Monkey Bread

“What’s not to like? This was delicious for Valentine's breakfast! I love things that my kids can help make. My four year old cut the biscuits and my two year old threw them in the bag. We cut the recipe into a third to use one can of biscuits and made it in a loaf pan.”

-StacyMD187373

Peach Pancakes

"Super easy pancakes to make, and packed with so much peach flavor! They were delicious.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Southern Country Biscuits & Gravy

“The best evaporated milk gravy recipe I’ve tried. I made homemade turkey sausage and added refined coconut oil to it so that it would have some yummy flavor to add to the gravy. It turned out great!”

-Laura N.

Remarkable Rhubarb Bites

"Easy to make and absolutely delicious. A perfect combination of moist, sweet and tart tastes. This will certainly be a recipe that we will use often."

-Mike in NC

Special Steak & Eggs

“I used two pounds of ‘breakfast’ round steak and it worked perfect in this recipe. I love the flavor the tomatoes give to the steak and eggs.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Easy Breakfast Tacos

Make this Tex-Mex staple right from your kitchen.

Deep Fried Scones

“These are great. Be sure to roll out the dough as thin as possible, they cook better. I sprinkled mine with tons of cinnamon sugar the second it got out of the oil and they tasted wonderful.”

-jenifer1fos

Bacon & Egg Breakfast Baskets

“A terrific weekend breakfast. We loved the Worcestershire and butter flavor, it went so nicely with the bacon! It’s different from your typical bacon and egg breakfast.”

-Leslie

Microwave Oatmeal

“I’ve been trying out some different oatmeal recipes out lately. This was my favorite! It has lots of good traditional oatmeal flavor in the right amounts.”

-Chief cook and bott

Breakfast Sandwich

“Good and filling! I’m on a low-fat diet, so I used Canadian bacon instead of sausage, and breakfast strips instead of real bacon. It was great! Also, I threw some sliced green onions into the egg mixture.”

-Clifford Boren

Scallion Crab Quiche

"A tip for when you go to make the recipe: beat the eggs first in the bowl then use a little bit to brush on the edge of the pie crust to make sure it's shiny and a beautiful golden brown, it only uses a teaspoon or so of egg and it helps make the final product that much more top model."

-Billy Green

French Vanilla Almond Granola

"This granola was great! Unlike other granola recipes I’ve found online, this was the only one where I had all the ingredients except for the almonds. I also liked how simple the instructions were.”

-Sugary Spicy

Breakfast in a Hurry

"I downsized this recipe to just one serving for myself and baked it in a round, flat ramekin. It was simple enough to repeat, even on hectic mornings."

-Ms B.

Creamed Eggs on Toast

“My, oh my! This was a walk down memory lane. I prepared this for a quick and easy dinner tonight, and it was everything I remembered my mom cooking from decades ago. This will remain on both my breakfast and dinner menus!”

-DEEP336

Stuffed French Toast

Thick vanilla French toast stuffed with strawberry cream cheese filling, served like sundae with a split banana, fresh whipped cream, rainbow sprinkles and all the sauces.

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

“Super easy to make and tastes great. I used mint chocolate chip protein powder, and smooth peanut butter!”

-Bevan N.

Artichoke Dip Breakfast Sandwiches

Ham, rich and creamy artichoke dip, and sweet Hawaiian rolls come together to make epic breakfast sandwiches. Bake them together in a casserole dish to feed a crowd easily.

The Best Tofu Scramble

“I’ve made this a couple times and it's really yummy. You can play around with the spices and omit the yeast flakes if you're like me and forget to add them. It still turns out great."

-chef32498205

All-Star Breakfast Rice

“A lovely, simple alternative to oatmeal in the morning! I had it with bananas, dark brown sugar and some mixed seeds on top.”

-Izy Hossack

French Toast Roll-Ups

“This was really good! It was something I wouldn’t normally think to make, but my whole family wanted more!”

-Lover of baking

Four Cheese Egg Casserole

“My family enjoyed this recipe. I added some fresh salsa and chopped ham. This is a great blank slate recipe for one of those nights when you have random ingredients you want to pull together!”

-LCinLA

Old-Fashioned English Breakfast Sausage

“Delicious! I loved the bread crumbs and texture. I made this for a Mother’s Day brunch.”

-Essdee

Brown Sugar Bacon

“I love bacon made this way. The flavor is great, like honey-cured! Delicious.”

-Evie3234

Pineapple Upside-Down Biscuits

“I think I like this better than pineapple upside-down cake! It’s a bit less sweet, and it’s one of those breakfast things that just makes you feel like this could be a special day.”

-jrmomof2

Vegan Breakfast Sausage

“Fabulous! Just the taste I was looking for. I baked mine in the oven at 400 for 15 minutes per side, then put them in the freezer for quick breakfasts before work. The possibilities with this recipe are endless. If you were to change up the seasonings you could have meatballs, meatloaf or even burgers!”

-Barb 3663

Beautiful Quiche Lorraine

“This is my first time making quiche. I’ve loved it for years but always thought it was too difficult to make. This recipe proved me wrong! I didn’t have Swiss cheese so I used cheddar instead, but still tasted great! My mother and I both loved it.”

-Chef Gustival

Korean-Inspired Breakfast Sandwich

A little bit of spice along with a jumbo egg sunny-side up over toast. Now that’s what we call a perfect Korean-style breakfast!

Southwest Breakfast Casserole

“A very nice and different recipe that my husband and I really enjoyed. I cut the recipe in half for the two of us, which gave us enough to reheat the next day for breakfast! I’m thinking I’ll use chorizo next time for a southwest flavor!”

-Bonnie G 2

On-The-Go Breakfast Egg Rolls

“A super good recipe! I doubled the amount to have them on hand for whenever we need a quick breakfast! They’re not only quick but they’re tasty as well.”

-Newmsy

Homemade Brown Rice Hot Cereal

“Toasting the rice gives it a very light, nutty flavor. I used long grain brown rice, ground it up and cooked it to a creamy consistency. I served it with toasted walnuts and raisins!”

-Debbwl

Baked Honey Granola

“Don’t look any further, this is the best granola recipe ever! I added a cup of coconut and used dried cherries. What a way to zest up a dish of plain yogurt. I drizzled it with honey as well!”

-scfineman

Hot Jam Sandwich

"This was a great start. I used slices of a sourdough loaf and added cream cheese. I also put a tiny bit of almond extract in the egg which went great with the raspberry. Next time I will add a slice of turkey!"

-DianaEatingRichly

Socca

"Excellent and easy. Preheating the skillet and letting the batter sit for 30 minutes are key points in this recipe. I've made it several times, and have halved the recipe to make it in a small skillet for 2 people.”

-limeleaf

Cheesy Home Fries With Spinach & Peppers

“When the words ‘cheesy’ and ‘fries’ are in the same sentence, you have my attention. After making this recipe, the end result was as elegant as the picture displays and yes, it tastes just as incredible as it looks. The sharp cheddar complements the potatoes sublimely, and the spinach and peppers bring it all together as one cohesive and simply delicious meal.”

-thechefboyardee

Veggie Breakfast Casserole

“I scaled this all the way down to one serving and didn't have any problems with it. I had this for dinner and since I was rather ravenous, I only baked it for 25 minutes, but the top seemed to brown just right! This was wonderfully easy, nutritious and tasty!”

-Anu_N

Mini Cinnamon Twists

“These were amazing! We did them without the marshmallows and icing, and the kids gobbled them up!”

-ChefBobena

Scotch Eggs

“I use turkey sausage and bake these for a healthier option! We make these with all the boiled Easter eggs leftover. It is the best use for them I have found.”

-kristieayers

Fragrant Egg Curry

"Pretty good! The flavors were very nice. For the tomatoes, I used two 14.5 oz. cans of chopped tomatoes, drained."

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Quiche Lorraine Cups

“Simple yet elegant. This is a make over of the old standard gourmet recipe. Serve it with fresh fruit salad!”

-Bergy

Croque Monsieur

“Amazing, simply amazing! I would love to eat this sandwich everyday. It’s creamy, crispy, savory and cheesy. I love the nutmeg in the cheese sauce.”

-under12parsecs

English Muffins With Bacon Butter

“This was so good! It shouldn’t be just for muffins. I devoured three!”

-rosie316

Roti Canai

“This recipe is so simple. Of all the slightly difference recipes that I have tried, these turn out the best and are the easiest to flip and stretch. I also use a little bit less salt and I'm a salt addict!”

-divactparis

Cinnamon Roll Casserole

“This was absolutely delish! I halved the recipe and used an 8x8 pan. Super easy and would make a great brunch item."

-didyb

Vegetable Quiche Cups

“I’ve made these probably a dozen times because my family loves them so much. They're really great and lend themselves quite easily to modifications.”

-HocoRuco

Bacon & Egg Casserole

“A fantastic and easy recipe. Flavorful, but not fussy. I added jalapeños topped with butter, salt and chili powder for an adult version. It was all gone in no time. This comfortably feeds four adults as a stand-alone meal.”

-Rhea L.

Open-Face Salmon & Egg Scandinavian Sandwich

“Beautiful and delicious. Great party food. You can use any kind of bread you prefer.”

-Pesto lover

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Panini

"What a fun breakfast idea! I scrambled the eggs quickly while my panini grill was heating. I used provolone, thinly sliced ham, the egg and chipotle mayo on a nine grain bread. I will definitely be making this again!”

-Susie D

Simple Savory Breakfast Casserole

"I’ve made quite a few different breakfast casseroles in the past, and I have to say that this is one of my favorites! It baked up perfectly in the time given and made such a filling and hearty breakfast. I loved the flavor, especially with the additions that I made of green onions and red bell pepper. I served it with some juice and parsley garnish."

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Low-Calorie Asparagus & Egg Whites

“This was amazing! I truly enjoyed this. I added onion, fresh garlic, mushrooms and spinach. So healthy, with a ton of veggies! Very satisfying.”

-Ann K.

Best Ever Banana Muffins

"I used a cup of whole wheat flour and a half-cup of oats, soaked in the liquids for a few minutes until soft. What a wonderful, moist and no-fuss muffin. I doubled the recipe easily.”

-Soldier Girl

Eggs in Clouds

“I’m always looking for new ways to make breakfast less boring. I tried it, I loved it!”

-Paul S.

Spinach Feta Frittata

“This was awesome! I added tomatoes, artichoke, feta, Italian sausage and Colby jack cheese. I baked it in a square buttered casserole dish. Delicious with an organic sourdough loaf!”

-janine.sanford

Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast Casserole

“My cousin made something like this for a family Christmas brunch. I came home and found this recipe. The only thing I added was a drizzle of pure maple syrup on top of the gravy. It is a hit with my boys - even the one that doesn't like biscuits & gravy.”

-Gina M.

Bacon & Hash Browns Casserole

"This is great! I absolutely love the combination of potatoes, sour cream and bacon. The only change I made is that I cooked the bacon prior to putting it on top of the potatoes."

-alenafoodphoto

Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast

“I made this today and my hubby loves it! The sour cream stuffing is so delicious! I will make this when we have friends and family over and we want to give them a delicious breakfast/brunch."

-parcels

Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake

"I quadrupled this recipe and split the batter between two 13x9 inch pans for a large brunch I was attending. I put both pans in for 35 minutes the next morning. Everything fluffed up and looked/tasted perfect. Super nice and easy to prepare for a busy morning."

-Julie

Poached Eggs Florentine

“A wonderful breakfast. I wasn’t sure about the wheat toast replacing English muffins, but it was delicious. I liked that the spinach was cooked in with dill and onions.”

-appleydapply

Italian Egg Sandwiches

“This is fantastic. I thought it would be good, but was surprised at just how great it was! I used pizza sauce, eggs over easy and added a bit of parsley. Quick, easy and flavorful.”

-loof751

Brie & Bacon Sandwiches

“I first had one of these in Grasmere, UK. It was fantastic, and I ended up ordering similar sandwiches throughout my stay. I’m about to make one right now - so easy and delicious! Canadian bacon is a good sub for British ‘bacon.’”

-Joe M.

Gourmet Huevos Rancheros

“This is my first time ever making or eating huevos rancheros. I’ve wanted to try it for the longest time! I’m so glad I had the pleasure or making these as they are divine. So much flavor in every bite. This might be my new favorite recipe.”

-anniesnomsblog

The Best Belgian Waffles

“I made these exactly by the recipe and they were great! Crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside. This is my new go-to waffle recipe.”

-Becky N.

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