Sweet and Savory Combine in These All-Star Brunch Recipes (2024)

You can't go wrong with mimosas and pancakes!

By Samantha MacAvoy and Becca Miller
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Sure, having a quick breakfast recipe in your back pocket for a speedy weekday morning meal is important, but so is your arsenal of delicious brunch ideas to whip up on a leisurely weekend. These delicious egg dishes, sweet treats (pancakes anyone?) and classic brunch co*cktails will turn your Sunday morning into a feast your friends and family will love.

Looking for an easy brunch idea that gets on the table fast? Try customizable egg muffins that are easy to freeze so you can snack on leftovers throughout the week. Or pull out all the stops with an epic baked good. We gathered creative ideas like tender zucchini bread, homemade donuts stuffed to the brim with sweet, fruity jam and our favorite pancake recipes (including a sheet pan version that's a great brunch idea for a crowd!).

Whether you're hosting a brunch party for Easter or treating Mom to a delicious Mother's Day brunch, these recipes are sure to fit the bill. If you're in the mood to build a whole menu, why not include a few appetizer recipes and desserts, too? And don't forget bubbly mimosas! Cheers to a weekend meal full of your brunch favorites.

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Sheet Pan Asparagus Frittata

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This feed-a-crowd brunch dish really couldn’t be easier: Add eggs, asparagus and goat cheese to a sheet pan and bake. The result is this fresh feast!

Get the Sheet Pan Asparagus Frittata recipe.

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Fluffy Pancakes

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Top off this homemade stack with fresh berries and plenty of syrup, or get fancy and drizzle them with fruit compote or warm melted chocolate. Yum!

Get the Fluffy Pancakes recipe.

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Grilled Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt

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Brunch deserves dessert, too. This fresh, fruity pick is sure to be a crowdpleaser.

Get the Grilled Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt recipe.

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Carrot Mimosas

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Add a splash of carrot juice to create a colorful, sweet and slightly earthy twist on this classic co*cktail.

Get the Carrot Mimosas recipe.

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Customizable Egg Muffins

These cute bites are the perfect vehicle for your favorite flavors (try pico de gallo, veggies, even cream cheese!). Plus they freeze well, so you can eat leftovers throughout the week.

Get the Customizable Egg Muffins recipe.

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Waffles with Spicy Glazed Bacon and Pecans

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Yes, you can have your bacon and waffles in one dish — in fact, we think you definitely should.

Get the Waffles With Spicy Glazed Bacon and Pecans recipe.

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Tomato and Scallion Cream Cheese Bagel Bake

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If you love bagels for brunch, try this easy dish with tomatoes, everything bagels, eggs and scallion cream cheese.

Get the Tomato and Scallion Cream Cheese Bagel Bake recipe.

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Classic Bloody Mary

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What’s brunch without a great Bloody? This one includes pepperoncini peppers and brine for a wicked punch.

Get the Classic Bloody Mary recipe.

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Sheet Pan Breakfast Fajitas

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We like to bring the entire sheet pan over to the brunch table for a show stopping but laid back presentation.

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Winter Citrus Fruit Salad

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We’d definitely pair this gorgeous fruit salad with a freshly-baked coffee cake and hot pot of coffee.

Get the Winter Citrus Fruit Salad recipe.

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Classic Jelly Donuts

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These treats are a bit time- and labor-intensive, but nothing is quite as nostalgic as a stack of pillowy, powdered jelly donuts.

Get the Classic Jelly Donuts recipe.

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Pear, Bacon and Blue Cheese Tart

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Wow your crew with this sweet and savory treat that's secretly simple to make.

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Zucchini Bread

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The perfect end-of-summer brunch recipe or sweet afternoon snack!

Get the Zucchini Bread recipe.

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Raisin-Walnut Coffee Cake

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Walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon give this sweet cake a lovely crunch.

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PB Chocolate Sheet Pan Pancake

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No need to flip! This sheet pan pancake is perfect — and delicious — for a group brunch.

Get the PB Chocolate Sheet Pan Pancake recipe.

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Jammy Egg Toasts

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Eggy breakfast lovers, this one's for you: Crunchy toast pairs with a medium-runny egg in this classic breakfast staple.

Get the Jammy Egg Toasts recipe.

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Blueberry Muffins

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Buttermilk makes these blueberry-packed muffins extra fluffy (and tasty!).

Get the Blueberry Muffins recipe.

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Ham, Cheddar and Red Onion Bread Pudding

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This two-step casserole is the perfect centerpiece for a family brunch.

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Greek Yogurt Pancakes

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Greek yogurt lends an extra dose of protein to classic fluffy pancakes.

Get the Greek Yogurt Pancakes recipe.

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Matzo Toasts

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Get creative with your toppings on these crispy matzo toasts.

Get the Matzo Toasts recipe.

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