10 Perfect Christmas Morning Brunch Recipes

October 14, 2011

Make Christmas morning perfect by having a delicious brunch after opening gifts.

Herbed Spinach and Goat Cheese StrataTeresa's Breakfast FrittataJill's Puffy PancakeHam with Orange and Stone-Ground MustardHamBob’s Angel BiscuitsBlackberry JazzSouthwestern Breakfast CasserolePineapple Cranberry CoffeecakeSaffron BunsSteak and Eggs with Salsa Verde and Fontina
Spend less time in the kitchen and more under the tree by preparing this rich chevre-filled strata the night before. Just pop it in the oven first thing in the morning.

Recipe: Herbed Spinach and Goat Cheese Strata
Fancier than an omelette and simpler than a quiche, this potato based Spinach frittata will be an unexpected brunch show stopper.

Recipe: Teresa's Breakfast Frittata
Christmas morning PJs are required attire for making these laid-back but pretty-as-a-picture pancakes. Kids will love sprinkling powder-sugar "snow" over the ruby raspberries.

Recipe: Jill's Puffy Pancake
Give your brunch the ultimate Christmas gift by coating a tender ham with maple syrup, stone-ground mustard and a handful of golden raisins. Prepare the night before and reheat in the morning for less hassle.

Recipe: Ham with Orange and Stone-Ground Mustard
Beautiful buttermilk biscuits always tie together a holiday brunch with a pretty gold ribbon - or rather, a gold flaky crust. Smother in honey and these yeasty rolls are sure to become a family tradition.

Recipe: HamBob’s Angel Biscuits
Once the family is seated and the kitchen is quiet, make a toast to a fabulous Christmas morning brunch with our blackberry laced champagne sparkler. Cheers!

Recipe: Blackberry Jazz
Yeehaw! It's a cowboy kind of Christmas with this spicy bake-ahead egg casserole. Whole wheat bread makes a stellar egg infused base, while sharp cheddar cheese keeps the spices under control.

Recipe: Southwestern Breakfast Casserole
Pineapple upside down cake gets a Christmas treatment with festive cranberries and a unique coffeecake texture. Leftovers will be blissfully enjoyed later on in the evening with a cup of hot tea by the fire.

Recipe: Pineapple Cranberry Coffeecake
A Scandinavian holiday tradition, these saffron buns bring the goodness of home-baked heritage to any brunch spread. We love them toasted and topped with nothing but butter.

Recipe: Saffron Buns
If Santa gets wind you're serving this pairing of steak and eggs, you may have to ready your chimney for a second visit. What makes our recipe even better is the fact it can be thrown together in just four simple steps.

Recipe: Steak and Eggs with Salsa Verde and Fontina
Spend less time in the kitchen and more under the tree by preparing this rich chevre-filled strata the night before. Just pop it in the oven first thing in the morning.


Recipe:  Herbed Spinach and Goat Cheese StrataFancier than an omelette and simpler than a quiche, this potato based Spinach frittata will be an unexpected brunch show stopper.


Recipe:  Teresa's Breakfast FrittataChristmas morning PJs are required attire for making these laid-back but pretty-as-a-picture pancakes. Kids will love sprinkling powder-sugar "snow" over the ruby raspberries.  


Recipe:  Jill's Puffy PancakeGive your brunch the ultimate Christmas gift by coating a tender ham with maple syrup, stone-ground mustard and a handful of golden raisins. Prepare the night before and reheat in the morning for less hassle.


Recipe:  Ham with Orange and Stone-Ground MustardBeautiful buttermilk biscuits always tie together a holiday brunch with a pretty gold ribbon - or rather, a gold flaky crust. Smother in honey and these yeasty rolls are sure to become a family tradition.


Recipe:  HamBob’s Angel BiscuitsOnce the family is seated and the kitchen is quiet, make a toast to a fabulous Christmas morning brunch with our blackberry laced champagne sparkler. Cheers!


Recipe:  Blackberry JazzYeehaw! It's a cowboy kind of Christmas with this spicy bake-ahead egg casserole. Whole wheat bread makes a stellar egg infused base, while sharp cheddar cheese keeps the spices under control.


Recipe:  Southwestern Breakfast CasserolePineapple upside down cake gets a Christmas treatment with festive cranberries and a unique coffeecake texture. Leftovers will be blissfully enjoyed later on in the evening with a cup of hot tea by the fire.


Recipe:  Pineapple Cranberry CoffeecakeA Scandinavian holiday tradition, these saffron buns bring the goodness of home-baked heritage to any brunch spread. We love them toasted and topped with nothing but butter.


Recipe:  Saffron BunsIf Santa gets wind you're serving this pairing of steak and eggs, you may have to ready your chimney for a second visit. What makes our recipe even better is the fact it can be thrown together in just four simple steps.


Recipe:  Steak and Eggs with Salsa Verde and Fontina
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