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.

10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Edd Kimber creates a version of Swedish sweet rolls. They're traditionally served in December but work well served at breakfast all year round

55 mins
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32 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is perfect for a lazy brunch or a quick supper. To make brunch even easier, make the dry mix the night before, then stir in the eggs and milk

25 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Stewed fruit in spiced compote sauce makes a great topping for a warming oat-pot on a chilly morning

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect pancakes for a leisurely brunch and healthier than most bought versions

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve this adaptable Mexican-style dish for brunch, breakfast or dinner with spicy tomato sauce

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton deconstructs the Great British breakfast and makes a light, playful plate

1 hr and 10 mins
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6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Savoury black pudding makes these potato cakes moreish, serve for supper or brunch

30 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate comfort dish - earthy mushrooms piled on toast topped with crisp, succulent prosciutto

20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These crispy hash browns can be made ahead and reheated from frozen - ideal for unexpected Christmas visitors

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Start the day with this flavour-packed breakfast sausage burger with bacon, cheese and tomato relish

1 hr and 55 mins
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5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve one or two of these per person for brunch - depending on how hungry/greedy you are

30 mins
A challenge
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Creamy haddock omelettes that will feed a bunch at brunch

45 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Why not ditch the cereal and treat yourself to this scrumptious bagel - for breakfast or brunch

5 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover mashed potato in these breakfast pancakes, delicious with bacon and eggs

45 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These simple savouries are a great addition to your first picnic of the year – or as a light lunch treat, whatever the weather

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use good quality un-dyed fish in this creamy brunch rice pot with hard boiled eggs and saffron

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make these as a simple starter or as a tasty brunch - a great combination of flavours

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A lazy brunch of fluffy, blini-style potato cakes topped with a Scandinavian-inspired smoked fish salad

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Turn your leftovers into a fantastic family supper with this hearty baked omelette with chipolatas

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're wondering what to do with your panettone leftovers, we've got the answer. It makes wonderful French toast as well as bread & butter pudding

23 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pile 'em high - these simple and scrumptious buttermilk pancakes are guaranteed to be a real crowd pleaser

50 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent brunch loaf requires good bread and kneading skills- prepare the dough ahead then pop it in the oven to serve warm

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This combines all the best ingredients of a traditional English breakfast in one frying pan, with no need to chop anything

20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Versions of this cake – a fruity Brioche-like bread – are eaten all over Europe on Twelfth Night. Buried inside is a trinket, and whoever finds it, is king for the day

4 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
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