44 Best Brunch Ideas You’ll Love

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These tasty brunch recipes are perfect for a few friends or to feed a crowd. Use fresh, seasonal ingredients to bright up your breakfast table this year.

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42 Best Brunch Ideas for Easter

Any time is a great time to try new brunch recipes. Whether you’re having over just a few people, or your whole family is gathering around your table this Easter, you can dress up your menu with all kinds of fun and tasty treats.

From pancakes to eggs benedict to casseroles that feed a crowd, you’ll find something new to make in this list of 44 great brunch ideas. These recipes are created and thoroughly tested by fellow food bloggers. Click through to see their original recipes.

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Green Chili Egg Casserole
Green Chili Egg Casserole is an awesome dish for an easy breakfast or brunch. With plenty of cheese and green chilis, it’s a scrumptious and simple Mexican-inspired dish.
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Cutting a slice of green chili casserole
Bacon and Egg Pie: Easy Breakfast Casserole
This bacon and egg pie is an easy New Zealand-inspired breakfast casserole that has all the main breakfast ingredients – bacon, egg, cheese, and onion, wrapped in a puff pastry.
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Bacon and egg pie
Cranberry Cream Cheese Bread with Walnuts
For the holidays, nothing beats this Cranberry Cream Cheese Bread with Walnuts, a moist and delicious treat.
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cranberry cream cheese bread
Bananas Foster Pancakes
Bananas Foster sauce is poured over a stack of homemade buttermilk pancakes.
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A stack of bananas foster pancakes
Strawberry Banana Granola Parfaits
These Strawberry Banana Granola Parfaits packed with fresh fruit, nuts, and natural Greek yogurt for a satisfying breakfast.
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Strawberry Banana Granola Parfait
Classic Scones
These Classic Scones are light and fluffy and so easy to make.
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Classic Scones
Dalgona Coffee Recipe
A light and fluffy whipped coffee topping
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dalgona whipped coffee
Rosti Eggs Benny
This Rosti Eggs Benny recipe is absolutely mouthwatering and perfect for a special brunch. It is a delicious alternative to classic eggs Benedict.
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Rosti eggs benedict
Italian-Style Breakfast Casserole
This hearty and savory breakfast casserole combines Italian sausage, ricotta, Provolone and mozzarella cheeses with cubes of bread and eggs. A great breakfast for entertaining or a holiday brunch.
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Italian breakfast casserole
Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls with Apricot Cardamom Cream Cheese Frosting
These soft and pillowy, no-knead gourmet cinnamon rolls are topped with a tangy apricot cardamom cream cheese frosting.
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Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls with Apricot Cardamom Cream Cheese Frosting
Easter Holiday Sweet Bread
This favorite Italian Easter bread is braided, glazed, and has simple flavors, perfect for brunch or a cup of coffee. A gorgeous, versatile sweet dough that’s easy to make and great to work with.
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Sweet bread
Croque Madame Sandwiches
Croque Madame sandwiches are comforting, decadent, over the top brunch sandwiches with a creamy gruyere cheese sauce and sunny side up eggs!
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Croque Madame
Spinach Mushroom Quiche
A perennial favorite for brunches, this Spinach Mushroom Quiche is loaded with vegetables and cheese.
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Spinach Mushroom Quiche
Breakfast frittata – How to make a frittata
Breakfast frittata with mushrooms, Brussels sprouts and tomatoes is the ultimate idea for Mother’s Day brunch. It will give everyone a hearty filling! This baked frittata is a great dish to feed a whole family. You will find easy step by step instructions on how to make a frittata here.
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Breakfast Frittata
Raspberry Mascarpone French Toast Casserole
Raspberry Mascarpone French Toast Casserole is filled with luscious red raspberries and mascarpone for a delightful addition to your menu.
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Raspberry Mascarpone French Toast Casserole
Broccoli and Sweet Potato Frittata
A simple vegetarian Broccoli and Sweet Potato Frittata that’s loaded with veggies and finished with creamy, crumbled goat cheese.
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Broccoli and sweet potato casserole
Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
These are hands down the BEST buttermilk biscuits you will ever try! They have the PERFECT rise with beautiful layers. A must-try buttermilk biscuit recipe.
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Buttermilk biscuits
Extra thick and fluffy Japanese Pancakes
These fluffy Japanese pancakes are extra thick, soft, moist, and fluffy No special skills or equipment are needed! The secret ingredient is Japanese Mayo.
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Japanese Pancakes
Double Chocolate Cheesecake Muffin
Double Chocolate Cheesecake Muffins – Rich, chocolate muffins with a layer of sweetened cream cheese for a light and tender breakfast or even dessert.
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Chocolate Cheesecake Muffins
Quick Poached Egg & Garlic Spinach Bagel
Quick Poached Egg & Garlic Spinach Bagel is the perfect quick & nutritious vegetarian breakfast or brunch. It’s seriously addictive!
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Poached egg bagel
Peaches and Cinnamon Granola with Yogurt Panna Cotta
Peaches and Cinnamon Granola with Yogurt Panna Cotta is a dreamy make-ahead breakfast! Make-ahead for entertaining, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or anytime you need a special treat for breakfast!
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Peach panna cotta
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is an easy cheesy blend of the best breakfast items to create tasty layers of savory flavor that satisfy a hungry crowd.
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Tater tot casserole
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Savory Galette
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Savory Galette is an easy vegetarian appetizer for almost any occasion; a fancy brunch, party or even just for dinner. Caramelized asparagus pairs well with the creamy goat cheese and flaky pie crust.
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Asparagus and goat cheese galette
Blintz Souffle Casserole
This rich and creamy blintz souffle casserole is perfect for breakfast or brunch. Make ahead the night before and bake while preparing the rest of your meal. Serve with warm blueberry sauce.
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Blitz souffle casserole
Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash with Baked Eggs & Romesco
An easy sheet pan sweet potato hash with baked eggs and a simple romesco sauce. Perfect breakfast or brunch idea when you need to feed a hungry crowd!
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Sweet potato hash
Cannoli Cinnamon Rolls
Cannoli Cinnamon Rolls, easy homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch recipe with a quick cannoli frosting!
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Cannoli cinnamon rolls
How to Make Lavender Lemonade
How to make lavender lemonade with fresh or dried lavender and fresh lemon juice. Lavender lemonade is a refreshing and beautiful non alcoholic beverage.
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Lavender lemonade
Sheet Pan Eggs
Easy sheet pan eggs to feed a crowd, made in just half an hour. Perfect for breakfasts, brunches, light lunches, and meal prep.
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Sheet pan eggs
Baked Frittata with Sausage, Kale, and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
A simple, gluten-free, baked frittata with sausage, kale, and sun-dried tomato pesto. A quick and easy dish perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!
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Baked frittata with sausage, kale and sun dried tomato
Chicken Broccoli Stuffed Crêpe Casserole
This Chicken Broccoli Stuffed Crepe Casserole is rich, hearty and satisfying. Perfect for busy weekday dinners or a leisurely weekend brunch.
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Caramel Rolls
Soft, moist, Caramel Rolls topped with Caramel Frosting – so good you’d never know this Caramel Rolls Recipe starts from a can of crescent sheets!
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Caramel rolls
Hot Cross Buns with Marmalade Glaze
Easter Breakfast! Hot cross buns with marmalade glaze. Check out my tips for making the softest, fluffiest buns.
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Hot crossed buns
Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole
This Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole is the perfect breakfast option for a special occasion or weekend brunch. An easy recipe anyone can make!
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Eggs benedict casserole
Jackie Kennedy’s Fluffy Waffle Recipe
This waffle recipe makes light and fluffy waffles, with a nice and crispy crust, yet easy to make! Proportedly JFK’s favorite breakfast!
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Waffles with berry sauce
Cronuts with Blood Orange Glaze
Learn how to make homemade cronuts using frozen puff pastry. Once fried, these puff pastry doughnuts are coated in cinnamon, sugar and blood orange glaze.
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Tex-Mex Breakfast Casserole
Overnight Tex-Mex Breakfast Casserole is full of sausage, english muffins, cheese, eggs, and salsa. This egg bake is easy to make-ahead & can feed a crowd!
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Tex Mex Casserole
Amazing Vanilla Blueberry Muffins
You need these Vanilla Blueberry Muffins in your life. Perfect crispy tops with a fluffy middle. Flecked with vanilla bean + full of blueberries.
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Vanilla blueberry muffins
Strawberry Scones
This strawberry scone recipe is quick, easy, and ready in under 30 minutes, it freezes well, and my recipe includes flavor variations. It won’t matter when strawberries are in season with this recipe.
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Strawberry scones
Herbed Tomato Tart
This Herbed Tomato Tart is so special. This recipe is literally one of my most beloved, recipes for brunch and sharing by far, of all time. Lovely, DELICIOUS, can be made a day in advance, and just IMPRESSIVE. this recipe is perfect.
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Herbed Tomato Tart
Mediterranean Crescent Ring
Mediterranean Crescent Ring is a vegetarian crescent roll recipe made using flavorful Mediterranean-inspired ingredients.
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Mediterranean Crescent Ring
Baked Carrot Cake Donuts
Easy Baked Carrots Cake Donuts topped with a cream cheese frosting! Perfect for Easter or carrot cake lovers!
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Carrot cake donuts
Overnight Breakfast Casserole with Bacon
Overnight Breakfast Casserole is the perfect holiday breakfast you can make ahead of time! Loaded with cheese, bacon, and spinach, this is a crowd pleaser!
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Overnight casserole with bacon
Spring Quiche with Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts
This Spring Quiche with Asparagus and Artichoke hearts has a gorgeous buttery pie crust that is filled with sautéed asparagus, chopped artichoke hearts, eggs and Gruyere.
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Spring quiche
Savory Sweet Potato Fritters with Avocado and Fried Eggs!
If you really want to show someone how much you love and appreciate them, allow them to sleep in while you make these Savory Sweet Potato Fritters with Avocado and Fried Eggs. Heart shaped eggs optional, but certainly encouraged!
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Sweet potato fritters


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8 thoughts on “44 Best Brunch Ideas You’ll Love

  1. Veena Azmanov says:

    All your recipes look awesome and delicious and I love the seasonal option given. Best recipe for any meal.

  2. rachel frampton says:

    If I were to host a brunch party, I would make sure to look for a bakery shop for the bread spread. Thank you for suggesting here as well the pancakes and crispy bacon. I also agree with you that a chicken casserole will be an excellent idea.

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