Instead of heading out for Sunday brunch why not try cooking up a storm at home and invite folks round to yours to feast on the best brunch recipes instead? Not only will you save time and energy jostling for room at the nearest brunch buffet counter, it’s also a great chance to unlock your creativity in the kitchen on a lazy Sunday morning.
Brunch is a simple meal to cook for entertaining and with a few key dishes and simple ingredients, using pantry basics, you’ll have impressive results as well as some very satisfied friends.
If you’re planning on a Sunday brunch you’ll never go wrong by adding these best brunch recipes to your brunch repertoire. Choose from classic crowd pleasing recipes like eggs benedict through to vegetarian and gluten free options like huevos rancheros or pancakes.
Throw in some filter coffee, cocktails, like bloody mary, or some sparkling wine and you’ve got yourself set up for an impressive brunch with very little effort.
So why not make your place the go to brunch destination? With the best brunch recipes under your belt you’ll be the talk of the town. Take a look at this winning selection of brunch classics:
20 Best Brunch Recipes
Here is a breakfast of champions: a decadent quiche topped with poached eggs - get ready for the best brunch ever!
Eggs Benedict Recipe
Every classic brunch needs its take on eggs Benedict. This one comes meat free, but you can always cook up some bacon and slide the egg on top.
Pear and Gorgonzola Toast
Sliced pears and creamy gorgonzola cheese are the perfect toppings for toast. Get the recipe here.
Crunchy potato pancakes are sure to get everyone's mouths watering. This recipe comes with apple sauce.
Cucumber Cream Cheese Sandwich
A delightful brunch option perfect for those seeking lighter brunch fare. Plus, it's a vegetarian recipe!
Tomato and Onion Tart
Colorful, rich and full of umami, this tomato and onion tart is sure to satisfy.
These savory waffles are gluten-free thanks to the batter being made with corn flour.
Beets add a fun twist to classic falafel. Serve with a tangy yogurt dip and you'll be in heaven. Find the recipe here.
These flavorful cheese biscuits are a great way to accompany eggs and a cup of coffee.
Onion and Halloumi Fritters
Halloumi is a delicious Middle Eastern cheese that stands up to heat. Blend it with onion and you've got some amazing fritters.
The quintessential brunch cocktail. There's a myriad of recipes to this cocktail. This recipe is a good starting point that you can adjust according to taste and come up with your own signature recipe.
A classic winning brunch recipe. Creamy scrambled eggs with caviar on top and a glass of champagne. Brunch is served.
Egg and Bacon Pie
Not for the faint hearted this is a full on brunch feast. Eggs and bacon are cooked inside puff pastry for the ultimate melt in your mouth breakfast moment.
This brunch buster is everything in one. Go for the best bacon, organic eggs, high quality sausages and bread and you will have a brunch dish of simple beauty.
CLUB SANDWICH WITH CHICKEN, BACON AND ROCKET
Classic brunch fare, this succulent sandwich uses the tried and tested favourites of chicken paired with bacon and peppery rocket. Get good quality sourdough or white bread for the outer toasted shell to maximise flavour results.
Grilled portobello mushrooms are a tasty alternative for vegetarians. Topped off with mango slices this recipe comes with an exotic twist. Get the recipe here.
Hamburger with Ketchup in Ciabatta Roll
Most people know how do make a burger but this recipe will really set you apart. Making your own mayonnaise and serving in a ciabatta roll make this a hamburger worth remembering.
A more sophisticated and elegant brunch dish, this is great for impressive individual servings topped off with caviar. Why not serve with a glass of champagne for an all out decadent brunch.
Everybody loves pancakes and they are a brunch staple. This recipe comes with a quark and blueberry filling to lighten things up a bit.
Spanish style eggs, tomato and chili are a great way to start the day. Even better to cook for a crowd, cook up a batch of this tasty dish and you'll have a happy crowd on your hands. Click here for the recipe.