These 35 Brunch Recipes have you covered for year-round brunching! Here you’ll find main dishes, casseroles, egg dishes, side dishes, sweets, sweetbreads, appetizers, salads, fluff salads, and drinks!
35 Brunch Ideas
Ah, BRUNCH! That magical meal that happens in lieu of breakfast and lunch that sends a tingle of excitement down my spine at just the mere mention of the word! If I had to choose one meal that I could eat every day, it would hands-down be brunch. The sweetbreads, the egg casseroles, the fruit salads, I love them all. Just thinking of these brunch recipes makes me want to host a brunch as soon as possible!
There are so many options for brunch recipes whether you are hosting or attending a brunch that it can at times seem overwhelming. To help narrow your search, I’ve rounded up some of the best brunch recipes around. I must warn you though, it will be hard to only pick one or two of these brunch recipes!
This Brunch Recipes Roundup post is my 4th and final post for #BrunchWeek!
Other Brunch Week Recipes:
Brunch Casserole Recipes:
Overnight Breakfast Enchiladas from Food Folks and Fun
These Overnight Breakfast Enchiladas are EVERYTHING! They’re loaded with hash browns, pinto beans, green chilies, bacon, eggs, enchilada sauce, and cheese!
Overnight Italian Brunch Casserole from Love Bakes Good Cakes
Brunch casserole recipes are so great because you can have several casseroles at the brunch and they can all be different! This Overnight Italian Brunch Casserole has a unique flavor and is so easy to make! Combine the sausage, Italian bread, red peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, eggs and top with cheese in a pan the night before and bake it in the morning. It does not get much easier than that!
Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole from Easy Family Recipes
This casserole is full of apples and cinnamon rolls. The sweet and crisp flavors come together to make a delicious casserole that is sure to be the hit of any brunch!
Brunch Main Dishes:
Buttermilk Pancakes from Food Folks and Fun
Say goodbye to boxed pancake mix, because these fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes are buttery and have the most amazing melt-in-your-mouth texture. This is simply the best buttermilk pancake recipe and it’s so easy to follow!
Dutch Baby Pancake from Food Folks and Fun
The crisp golden-brown edges and the custardy pancake interior makes this Vanilla Dutch Baby Pancake a favorite around the breakfast or brunch table!
Waffle Tacos from Food Folks and Fun
The breakfast tacos are loaded with sausage, potatoes, red and green peppers, and onions. They’re easy to make and perfect for brunch. Kiddos and adults love this fun twist on a taco.
Mini Monte Cristo Studdles from Food Folks and Fun
These are a mini version of the brunch classic, Monte Cristo Sandwich. They’re so yummy and everyone always asks for the recipe!
French Toast from Mama Loves Food
What is a Sunday brunch without french toast? This is an easy brunch recipe with items you most likely already have in your pantry.
Brunch Side Dishes:
Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes from Food Folks and Fun
These Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes are the easiest and the best side dish or brunch recipe!
Savory Bread Pudding from Food Folks and Fun
This Savory Bread Pudding is a great brunch idea! It’s so easy to make and you can make it ahead of time, too.
Simple Hash Brown Cups from Play Party Plan
How fun are these hash brown cups? I’m already thinking of all the different toppings that could be used to fill these up.
Brunch Egg Recipes:
Broccoli and Cheese Quiche from Food Folks and Fun
This easy vegetarian broccoli quiche recipe has a creamy smooth custard interior, and it’s filled to the brim with broccoli and sharp white cheddar cheese. This broccoli quiche recipe is for any meal: breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner!
Quiche Lorraine from Food Folks and Fun
This Quiche Lorraine recipe boasts a crispy, buttery crust and a cheesy, custard-like interior that is full of flavor from the bacon, Gruyère cheese, and nutmeg.
Healthy Huevos Rancheros Bowls from Food Folks and Fun
These Healthy Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Bowls are not only easy to make but so satisfying and good for you!
Easy Sausage Quiche from A Dash of Sanity
Quiche is a staple at any brunch and this one will not disappoint! Quiche is an easy brunch egg recipe that can be adjusted quite easily. A Dash of Sanity provides links to several other recipes for Quiche, so there is sure to be something for everyone!
Brunch Desserts and Sweets:
Almond Coffee Cake Ring from Food Folks and Fun
This Almond Coffee Cake Ring or tea ring is a slightly sweet yeast bread filled with almond paste and cream cheese and made into a wreath-shaped pastry. It’s baked until golden and then drizzled with icing. This recipe feeds a crowd.
Puff Pastry Cronuts from Food Folks and Fun
Puff Pastry Cronuts with Buttermilk Glaze are delicious, so easy to make, and they just melt in your mouth!
Strawberries and Cream Blintzes from Food Folks and Fun
These Strawberries & Cream Cheese Blintzes are crepes stuffed with a strawberry cream cheese filling, pan-fried and dusted with powdered sugar.
Chocolate Babka Bread from Food Folks and Fun
This Chocolate Babka Bread is the perfect treat for holiday Brunch. This recipe makes 2 babka loaves and each is filled and glazed with 10 ounces of chocolate. Tell me you’re not hungry?!
Apple Muffins from Food Folks and Fun
These Apple Muffins are the perfect muffins for brunch. They’re generously spiced and have an irresistible crunchy brown sugar topping!
Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins from Food Folks and Fun
Get your carrot cake fix with this healthy and delicious Carrot Cake Muffins recipe.
Instant Pot Monkey Bread Recipe from Princess Pinky Girl
Monkey bread made in an Instant Pot? Yes, please! It will not get much easier than this. Pair it with some fresh fruit and you are set.
Lemon Zucchini Bread from Shugary Sweets
A sweet tasting bread with some vegetable power in it is a win-win in my book! This moist bread would be perfect to serve at a brunch, breakfast, or even as a treat.
Mango Berry Fruit Salad from A Dash of Sanity
There is nothing better than a fresh bowl of fruit. Well maybe only if you follow this recipe to add a honey-orange glaze on top of the fresh fruit.
Rainbow Fruit Salad with Honey Citrus Dressing from Love Bakes Good Cakes
This fruit salad is almost too pretty to eat! It is easy to make and can even be made ahead of time. Your friends and family will be delighted when you show up to Sunday brunch with this platter of fruit!
Strawberry Spinach Salad from 365 Days of Baking and More
When thinking of brunch ideas this Strawberry Spinach Salad is a great option. It is a healthy lite salad full of flavor.
Brunch Fluff Salads:
Watergate Salad from Food Folks and Fun
This Watergate salad is a fluffy and creamy pistachio salad that is easy to whip up and tastes even better the second day!
Frog Eye Salad from Eazy Peazy Mealz
Whenever I see a Frog Eye Salad being served I go straight for it. It reminds me of my Grandma who made it for brunch, Thanksgiving, Sunday dinner, and really any time we had a family gathering.
Pina Colada Fluff from Homemade Hooplah
This pineapple and coconut flavored fluff only takes minutes to make and is a great addition to any meal!
Pineapple Smoothie from Food Folks and Fun
This Simple Pineapple Smoothie recipe comes together in just 5 minutes plus it has 10 variations like Pineapple Banana Smoothie, Spinach Pineapple Smoothie, and more!
Strawberry Banana Layered Smoothie from Totally the Bomb
This is a fun twist on traditional smoothies. The layered colors look neat and would be so fun to serve at a brunch.
Skinny Mimosa Mocktail Recipe from The Pinning Mama
Want to put a spin on the traditional Orange Juice typically served at a brunch? This Skinny Mimosa Mocktail Recipe is a fun way to add some pop to your drink and as an extra bonus is available for all ages!
Chicken and Waffle Sliders from Food Folks and Fun
These Chicken and Waffle Sliders are the easiest brunch recipe that you will make! They’re quick, simple to make and they’re always a crowd pleaser.
Crescent Roll Pizza Appetizer from Food Folks and Fun
This Simple Crescent Roll Pizza Appetizer recipe is easy to make and always a hit at parties and for brunch!
Spinach Crescent Ring from Savory Experiments
This Spinach Crescent Ring is made with simple ingredients and can easily feed a crowd!