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Breakfast pastry recipes

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Treat yourself to a sweet or savoury pastry for breakfast. From homemade croissants to cinnamon twists, we've got all the perfect patisserie to start your day.

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  • Croissants

    Croissants

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.32 ratings

    James Martin shares his recipe for this French patisserie classic. It involves some ambitious pastry work, but the end results are worth it

  • Curly twirlies

    Curly twirlies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use ready-to-roll croissant pastry to create these chocolate and toffee-filled treats that are gooey and sticky when eaten warm

  • Cinnamon twists on a wire rack

    Cinnamon twists

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.42 ratings

    Bake these fabulous cinnamon twists for an on-the-go breakfast or sweet treat. They take a little effort but are well worth it

  • A plate serving sour cherry & marzipan chrysanthemum pastry

    Sour cherry & marzipan chrysanthemum pastry

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve this stunning cherry and marzipan dessert warm with clotted cream or crème fraîche. Any leftovers can be reheated as a breakfast pastry

  • Chocolate & almond croissants

    Chocolate & almond croissants

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Give your croissants an indulgent twist with this super simple brunch idea

  • Apple & blueberry Danishes

    Apple & blueberry Danishes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    These delicious fruit pastries are a must for your next brunch

  • Cheesy scrambled egg croissants

    Cheesy scrambled egg croissants

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    These breakfast baps with creamy eggs are camping-friendly, but work just as well as a casual brunch

  • Almond & raspberry cruffins

    Almond & raspberry cruffins

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Cross a croissant with a muffin and you'll get these buttery, flaky, fruity pastries - perfect for brunch or an indulgent treat

  • Children sharing cinnamon rolls

    Really easy cinnamon rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Use ready-made croissant dough to make these easy cinnamon rolls. We’ve topped the rolls with a thick caramel, but you could use a thin white icing instead

  • Savoury Danish pastries

    Savoury Danish pastries

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give morning pastries a bakeover by swapping the sweet for a savoury butternut squash, blue cheese, bacon, onion and beetroot filling

  • Four jam turnovers on a plate with clotted cream on the side

    Jam turnovers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make these super-easy jam turnovers from simple squares of shop-bought puff pastry and your favourite jam. Dust with icing sugar and serve with clotted cream

  • Za’atar croissants on a tiled background

    Za’atar croissants

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Za'atar-spiced croissants are a popular street food in Beruit. We've given these savoury pastries a delicious cheddar-and-parmesan filling

  • Doughsant

    Doughsant

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    What could be more indulgent than a croissant a doughnut combined? Edd Kimber's cheat's dough gives wonderful crisp layers

  • Blueberry & lemon croissant bake served in a baking dish

    Blueberry & lemon croissant bake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Croissants, custard, lemon curd and blueberries combine to make this irresistible yet easy bake that's perfect for dessert or brunch with friends

  • A croissant filled with smoked salmon and scrambled egg

    Smoked salmon scramble croissants

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Transform a shop-bought croissant into something extra special with smoked salmon, creamy scrambled egg and chives, for a quick and easy brunch or lunch

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