Stollen spiral bread on a tray lined with baking parchment

Christmas brunch recipes

Discover Christmas brunch ideas to start your day in style. Celebrate Christmas morning with festive breads, pancakes, eggs, smoked salmon and more.

5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make tasty potato röstis with apple, Brussels sprouts and black pudding. Cumin and garlic boost the flavour for a tasty side dish, supper, or brunch

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A savoury pick-me-up made with gooey gruyère and smoked ham, serve these pancakes for brunch or as a light supper – they’re the perfect comfort food

18 mins
Easy
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11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Do something different with your eggs and smoked salmon by baking into a bread roll for an extra special brunch

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These little cakes are filled with all the festive, fruity flavours of this classic German Christmas bake - ideal for Christmas morning or a teatime treat

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Our favourite secret savoury ingredient, Marmite, adds extra umami flavour to these golden brown, winter warming mushrooms on hot buttered toast

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crispy fried potatoes with eggs, sausagemeat and kale make for a satisfying brunch that'll keep you going all day. Who can resist a runny yolk?

30 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This spiced Swedish bun has an intense floral perfume from cardamom seeds, which works its way into the dough during cooking

1 hr and 5 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy smoked salmon with coddled eggs, capers and gruyère cheese for a Christmas starter. It’s also great for breakfast or brunch over the festive holidays

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spice up a favourite breakfast with a little Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce, the perfect antidote for the morning after a big night of celebrations

12 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These light cakes may just be the perfect pudding after an enormous Christmas dinner

40 mins
Easy
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Create your own crunchy toasted granola with a hint of spice and a touch of sweetness from maple syrup

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
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Give brunch a sophisticated twist with celeriac, comté cheese and crunchy pumpkin seed fritters topped with quail's eggs

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

This indulgent weekend brunch combines salty bacon with sweet, maple-syrup-soaked brioche for a special breakfast to savour

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Start the day with this rustic, beautiful brunch dish of crispy, smoked paprika-flecked potatoes with rosemary, crushed garlic and fried eggs

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Finish creamy oats with a subtly spiced, fruity topping of cinnamon, cardamom and maple syrup for a warming breakfast or weekend brunch

50 mins
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Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Fill flatbreads with a za'atar dressing and salty feta, then griddle until toasted for a delicious brunch or light lunch packed with Middle Eastern flavours

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Turn Eggs Benedict into a gourmet treat, perfect for a celebration breakfast or indulgent brunch - use shop bought muffins to save time

1 hr and 5 mins
A challenge
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These dense, nutty-tasting griddle cakes are dairy free, with almond milk, nutmeg and cinnamon - perfect for a lazy weekend brunch or treat

40 mins
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4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Light, fluffy, fresh crumpets are perfect for a weekend brunch - top with sweet and salty burnt honey butter

40 mins
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Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These brunch cakes from Birmingham are similar to savoury scones, with cheese, tomato ketchup and Worcester sauce - perfect with eggs

55 mins
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A simple-to-follow recipe for a deluxe omelette that's the perfect size to share

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give the humble sausage sarnie the brunch treatment by serving it in buns with fresh, piquant homemade ketchup

30 mins
Easy
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This kedgeree is totally delicious. Treat everyone to an extra special brunch.

55 mins
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