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.

Baked eggs with ham & spinach


(15 ratings)

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

Full English tasting plate


(1 rating)

Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton deconstructs the Great British breakfast and makes a light, playful plate
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Mushrooms on toast


(14 ratings)

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

Parsnip hash browns


(11 ratings)

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

The great breakfast burger


(6 ratings)

Start the day with this flavour-packed breakfast sausage burger with bacon, cheese and tomato relish
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Potato pancakes


(35 ratings)

Use up leftover mashed potato in these breakfast pancakes, delicious with bacon and eggs
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Mini prosciutto & asparagus frittatas


(21 ratings)

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

Baked salmon & eggs


(10 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

Crunchy almond panettone French toast


(1 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

One-pan English breakfast


(17 ratings)

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

Cake of kings


(3 ratings)

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 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Monkey bread


(24 ratings)

This American, pull-apart sweet treat is sticky, spiced and stuffed with pecans - an indulgent breakfast, brunch or dessert to share
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy


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