The best thing about celebrating a holiday is spending time with people we love. The second best thing is the food – although, in this case, it’s a close second! Easter is the perfect occasion to enjoy your family and welcome spring with a delicious brunch.
Hosting a big Easter brunch is one of my favorite holiday traditions and something I look forward to every year. Whether we’re celebrating with friends, family or a mixture of both, we love to go all out with a big holiday spread.
This list of breakfast-turned-lunch recipe ideas does not disappoint. You literally could eat your way from breakfast to lunch to dessert without skipping a beat! From traditional breakfast foods to a creative spin on old favorites, there is something on this list that even your pickiest eaters will not be able to resist!
Pancakes and Crepes
These are always the crowd favorite. Everyone loves loading them up with toppings like fresh berries, powdered sugar, buttermilk syrup or a dollop of whipped cream.
Buttermilk Pancake Recipe
These are the absolute BEST buttermilk pancakes! Perfectly soft, fluffy and moist. Taste amazing topped with butter, syrup and fresh berries!
The best crepe recipe to make for any occasion and completely delicious! These crepes is they are super easy and can be made right in your blender. Not only are they great for breakfast, but dessert too!
Learn how to make strawberry crepes in just 15 minutes! The batter is easily made in the blender and then filled with a simple 2-ingredient strawberry sauce. These make the perfect breakfast or dessert!
Light, fluffy, homemade pancakes that are loaded with chocolate chips. These chocolate chip pancakes are an indulgent breakfast idea that tastes amazing topped with sliced bananas, peanut butter and syrup.
These deliciously simple lemon crepes are light and airy with a crispy outer edge and a zesty lemon flavor. They are perfect drizzled with lemon juice and powdered sugar or filled with whipped cream and lemon curd!
Blueberry crepes filled with luscious cream cheese crepe filling made with whipped cream and a delicious blueberry sauce are so good it's almost sinful. Is it breakfast? Is it dessert? It is most definitely both!
We usually always have a couple of egg dishes on the table. The great thing about them is that they can usually be prepped or made in advance. Then it’s one less thing to worry about on the big day. And who can forget potatoes? A classic, delicious and easy breakfast side that are always gone so fast.
Ham and Cheese Quiche
This ham and cheese quiche is made with a pie crust base, eggs, spinach, ham and cheese in the filling. Only takes 10 minutes to prep and is perfect for Sunday brunch or holiday mornings!
Mini Egg Frittatas – these egg muffins are full of protein and veggies, and less than 80 calories each. They are great for Whole30, 21-Day Fix or Paleo diets. So easy and delicious!
Toast and Waffles
More breakfast favorites that are easy and delicious. I personally love the overnight French toast because it can be made in advance and is perfect for serving a crowd. Don’t forget to set out the maple syrup and any other toppings!
Fluffy brioche bread dipped in a vanilla and cinnamon mixture to make perfectly golden french toast. Top with powdered sugar, fresh berries and syrup for the ultimate breakfast.
Thick slices of crispy French bread dipped in a sweet cinnamon sugar mixture and cooked until golden. Add your favorite toppings to make this French bread French toast the ultimate breakfast or brunch!
These are great to add to your buffet table. Your guests can easily grab one (or two) as they browse through the other available dishes. You can’t beat a homemade baked good…they taste so fresh and just like they came from a local bakery!
Sweet and soft bakery-style orange scones topped with a fresh orange glaze. A copycat Panera recipe that's super easy to make. These are the perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch!
For a light, fresh and healthy option, it’s always a good idea to have some sort of fresh fruit dish on the table. Berries are a great option to include, as they are usually in season spring through summer.
This yogurt parfait is an easy, delicious, healthy breakfast that you can make in minutes. Pile high with your favorite yogurt, granola and fruit.