Stollen spiral bread on a tray lined with baking parchment

Christmas brunch recipes

74 Recipes

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

Smoked ham & cheese pancakes

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

Baked salmon & eggs

3.88889

(9 ratings)

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

Stollen muffins

4.333335

(6 ratings)

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

Buttered wild mushrooms on toast

0

(0 ratings)

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

Sausage & kale hash

5

(5 ratings)

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

Cardamom buns

4.416665

(12 ratings)

This spiced Swedish bun has an intense floral perfume from cardamom seeds, which works its way into the dough during cooking
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Christmas spiced friands

5

(5 ratings)

These light cakes may just be the perfect pudding after an enormous Christmas dinner
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Vegan granola

5

(2 ratings)

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

Celeriac & comté fritters

0

(0 ratings)

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

Papas a lo pobre with chorizo

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

Manakeesh

4

(1 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

Baked green eggs

4.833335

(6 ratings)

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

Brummie bacon cakes

4.714285

(7 ratings)

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

Smoked salmon kedgeree

0

(0 ratings)

This kedgeree is totally delicious. Treat everyone to an extra special brunch.
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

St Lucia saffron buns

5

(6 ratings)

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
  • More effort

Bacon & parsley hotcakes

4.333335

(30 ratings)

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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