american pancakes with syrup

Breakfast recipes

Big breakfast ideas for weekend feasting and indulgent weekday mornings, from the full English to tasty potato hash

229 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Easy, American-style, fluffy pancakes are great for feeding a crowd at breakfast or brunch. Top with something sweet like fruit, jam or syrup, or rashers of crispy bacon.

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Feed a crowd with this all-in-one brunch dish with homemade baked beans, chipolatas, bacon and fried eggs

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Create a potato hash with a difference. The addition of cabbage ramps up the texture and nutrition, and swap bacon for leaner fish

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the nutrients with smoky beans and baked eggs. Great for a veggie family lunch or supper, serve with flatbreads or toast for extra sustenance

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Grab a few of these energy-boosting cookies for a quick breakfast, or offer as snacks to bridge the hunger gap before dinner. Enjoy with yogurt and fruit

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on porridge with our carrot cake version, with carrots, raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg flavours. Full of energy, it will set you up for the day

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add protein-packed tofu to this blueberry and banana smoothie to make it really creamy and keep you full until lunchtime. Serve with toast or some cereal

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Swap your regular toast or sandwiches at lunch or breakfast time for these delicious eggy cheese crumpets. Enjoy with cherry tomatoes and sliced avocado 

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Eggs are cracked into a rich tomato and pancetta sauce in this traditional Basque-inspired dish - perfect for brunch or a midweek meal

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Prep this hearty burrito brunch the day before for easy assembling in the morning. The recipe is just what you need after party excesses or on New Year’s Day

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sweeten this chocolate porridge with dates for a filling breakfast to set you up for the day. Flavoured with magnesium-rich cacao, it's full of nutrients

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make someone special a brunch to remember. Use a cutter of your choice to create a specially-shaped sandwich

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Put a British twist on pizza with this no-fuss family favourite

40 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Hit 3 of your 5-a-day with this alternative fry-up - it's packed with vegetables and oven-baked

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Bring some bold flavours into this brunch for two with harissa, sumac and pistachios - swap for chipolatas or chorizo if you prefer

35 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make these mini egg muffins for an easy breakfast or lunch with the kids. Add chopped ham, bacon or smoked salmon, if you fancy

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Makeover your fry-up with this low-fat, low-calorie ham hash brown and healthier 'fried' eggs - a great brunch or weeknight dinner

40 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This Irish-inspired breakfast, brunch or alternative side dish is based on 'boxty', or potato cakes

45 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Wrap up these tropical breakfast bars and pack up for an on-the-go fruity breakfast that will help to fill you up. Make them with just five ingredients, plus oil from your storecupboard 

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

Skip the frozen hash browns and fry up your own potato cakes for brunch. Serve with bacon, eggs and ketchup

55 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Indulge at brunch with this make-ahead breakfast dish, inspired by the classic combination of French toast, maple syrup and bacon

1 hr
Easy
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This five-ingredient breakfast or brunch with spinach, pesto and bubbling melted cheese can be on the table in 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
95 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Vary this popular brunch dish by flavouring the simple tomato sauce with whatever you have to hand - curry powder, pesto or fresh herbs

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Potato, pancetta, eggs and cheese combine in this classic brunch recipe, perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
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