Brunch Recipes For Lazy Sunday Mornings
Many people don’t have the opportunity to enjoy themselves while eating breakfast during the week, opting for a cup of coffee in a travel mug. But when the weekend rolls around, there seems to be all the time in the world. What’s better than a lazy Sunday morning with no commitments? It’s the perfect opportunity to roll out of bed late to make yourself and your family a leisurely brunch and show off your baking & pastry arts skills. Here are a few brunch ideas that everyone in the house will like:
Scones: Scones are a English favorite, usually served alongside tea. They’re dense and lightly sweetened, making for a filling first meal of the day.
- Anyone with a sweet tooth will enjoy these chocolate chip scones from Once Upon a Chef.
- These raspberry scones from Delish are quick to make and a great way to incorporate some fruit into your brunch.
Crepes: Crepes are very thin French pancakes, but the pancake itself isn’t the main star. Filled with sweet or savory goodies, you can dress anything up in crepe form.
- These zesty lemon crepes from Big Girls Small Kitchen are proof that keeping it simple can be the most satisfying. Crepes filled with butter, sugar and some lemon zest are the perfect light morning pick-me-up!
- If you really want to impress everyone, make these cornmeal crepes with figs and pears from Bon Appetit. They look so elegant but are actually quite simple to prepare.
Quiche: Basically an open-faced egg pie, quiches are one of the most delectable and savory brunch foods. They can be filled with meat or vegetables and taste great warm or cold.
- Fine Dining Lovers’ class French quiche Lorraine recipe consists of strong flavors like prosciutto, gruyere cheese, ham, onion and garlic and is sure to get you going in the morning.
- This bacon and leek quiche from Delish will have everyone asking for more. Leeks are an underutilized vegetable, so give them their chance to shine in this brunch dish.
Bread pudding: Bread pudding is one of the most versatile dishes. Depending on what ingredients you use, you can serve it for breakfast, a side or dessert.
- For a breakfast bread pudding, try this sausage and cheddar bread pudding from Once Upon a Chef. It can even be made ahead of time and cooked when you’re ready to serve it.
- This butternut squash and cheddar bread pudding from Bon Appetit makes for a great brunch entree or a dinner side.
Muffins: Who doesn’t like muffins? The good thing about making a delicious warm batch of muffins on a Sunday morning is the fact that you’ll be able to bring them for breakfast throughout the week, too!
- These marmalade muffins from Big Girls Small Kitchen are so easy to make, requiring just orange juice, marmalade and walnuts for a refreshing citrus breakfast treat.
- Delish’s strawberry rhubarb muffins are sure to become your new go-to muffin recipe. With strawberries, rhubarb and lemon zest, it’ll taste like summertime, even if there’s snow on the ground!