Recipes for a late breakfast, but an early lunch… that’s exactly what brunch is! Try these variations

There is nothing to do on Sundays and above all, he does not get up early!

Get a good night’s sleep, then enjoy one of these brunch recipes!

The recipes are simple to prepare and incredibly good.

They are so good that you forget for a moment that you have to go back to work on Monday.

Homemade granola

What will we need

  1. 560 g tin of canned lychees (drained)
  2. 200 ml of pickled lychee juice
  3. 4 plums (chopped)
  4. A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  5. 30 g cane sugar
  6. 125 g of fresh raspberries
  7. 300 g of oatmeal
  8. A teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  9. 60 g of butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  2. Cut the lychees in half
  3. Put them on the pan together with the pickle, plums, vanilla extract, butter and a spoonful of cane sugar
  4. Stir and bring the mixture to a boil
  5. Cover the pan and simmer on medium-high heat for about 3 minutes
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the flakes, cinnamon and the rest of the sugar
  7. Pour out the mixture and spread it evenly on a baking sheet lined with baking paper
  8. Place in the oven and bake for about 30 minutes until the granola is golden
  9. Stir the mixture halfway through baking
  10. Take the granola out of the oven and let it cool completely
  11. Serve with fresh raspberries, yogurt or milk
The best crunchy homemade muesli with fruit and sugar.

Classic French almond croissants

Every classic French-style brunch must include a croissant. Serve them with marmalade, maybe a little cheese if you’re after a savory version. But for a truly sweet experience, it is best to fill it with high-quality almond butter or cream. This almond croissant recipe is a classic version of a breakfast pastry with an amazing filling and toasted almonds on top!

What will we need

  1. 4 teaspoons of dry yeast
  2. 60 ml of lukewarm water
  3. 420 g plain flour
  4. 60 ml of milk
  5. 40 g of granulated sugar
  6. 3 tablespoons melted butter (cooled)
  7. 2 teaspoons of salt
  8. 120 g butter (softened)
  9. 60 g of nut butter (or other sweet spread)
  10. Egg
  11. 2 tablespoons of milk
  12. 40 g of sliced ​​almonds
  13. 2 spoons of powdered sugar


  1. Mix the yeast with warm water and let it rest for 5 minutes
  2. Add bread flour, milk, sugar, melted butter and salt to the dissolved yeast and water
  3. We start mixing the dough, mix for about 2 minutes
  4. If the dough is too sticky, add a tablespoon more flour until the dough is firm enough to hold its shape
  5. Shape the dough into a ball and cover it with cling film
  6. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes at room temperature
  7. Roll the dough into a rectangle
  8. Then cover it with a towel and let it rise for 40 minutes
  9. Spread the risen and rolled dough with softened butter
  10. Then we fold the dough into thirds
  11. Roll the dough into a rectangle again and fold it into thirds again
  12. Cover it again with cling film and put it in the fridge for an hour
  13. We will then repeat the procedure once more
  14. Roll the dough again into a rectangle
  15. Using a sharp knife, cut the dough lengthwise in the middle to form two rectangles
  16. We cut each piece so that we have 10 pieces of dough
  17. Finally, we cut each piece in half diagonally to make 20 triangles
  18. Put a small teaspoon of peanut butter in the tip of each triangle and then roll up the triangle from the bottom and finally bend it to create a crescent shape
  19. Place the finished croissants on a lightly greased baking sheet so that they do not touch
  20. Cover them with plastic wrap and let them rise for 45 minutes until they almost double in size
  21. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  22. Beat the eggs with 2 tablespoons of milk
  23. Brush the surface of each croissant with egg and then sprinkle with chopped almonds
  24. Bake the croissants for 14 to 16 minutes, until they are puffed and the almonds are golden brown.
  25. Sprinkle the tops of the warm croissants with icing sugar

Croissants are best eaten fresh. If you have leftovers for the next day, you can revive them at least a little by reheating them gently in the oven for about 5 minutes.

If you would like to bake these croissants in the morning, you can prepare them the day before and refrigerate overnight, covered with cling film. Instead of letting them rise at room temperature, leave them in the fridge until morning and then proceed with the recipe.

Enjoy a sweet version of these fluffy croissants with our greatmarmalade recipes and enjoy them with things like raspberry marmalade.
If you’re more of a fan of savory dishes at brunch, try a croissant with these romadur spreads . The options are endless!

Homemade fluffy French pastry with nut filling.


The most common and easiest brunch recipe that you can cook in just a few steps! In the summer it’s great to prepare it the day before and let it cool in the fridge, and in the winter, on the contrary, make it nice and fresh and serve it warm! Here’s how to make this simple basic recipe in many ways, and you can find inspiration in these recipes for a savory version of this oat goodness . And you’ll never think about what to get again!

What will we need

For basic porridge

  1. 60 g of oatmeal
  2. 60 ml of milk
  3. 60 ml of water
  4. Pinch of salt

With maple syrup

  1. A cheek of cane sugar
  2. A teaspoon of maple syrup
  3. 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  4. A pinch of cinnamon

With bananas and nuts

  1. Sliced ​​banana
  2. 2 tablespoons of walnuts
  3. A spoonful of ground flaxseed
  4. A pinch of cinnamon

With strawberries and cream

  1. 60 g of chopped strawberries
  2. A spoonful of low-fat cream
  3. 2 teaspoons of honey
  4. 2 drops of vanilla extract

With chocolate peanut butter

  1. 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder
  2. A tablespoon of peanut butter
  3. 2 teaspoons of chocolate chips
  4. A teaspoon of roasted peanuts


Preparation in a microwave oven

  1. Put all the ingredients in a medium microwave-safe bowl and mix
  2. Place in the microwave and heat on high for 2 minutes
  3. Then heat in 15 second intervals until the oatmeal puffs up and softens
  4. Mix before serving
  5. Leave to cool for a few minutes
  6. If necessary, dilute with a little milk
  7. Serve warm with selected ingredients

Cooking on the stove

  1. Bring water and milk to a boil in a small saucepan
  2. We reduce the temperature to a minimum and pour in the oatmeal
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the flakes are soft and have absorbed most of the liquid
  4. Remove from the heat, cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes
  5. Leave to cool for a few minutes
  6. If necessary, dilute with a little milk
  7. Serve warm with selected ingredients
Creamy oatmeal porridge with walnuts and fruit.

Banana bread

This easy and healthy banana bread recipe has it all – it’s soft, sweet, and full of banana flavor. One slice will not be enough for you!

What will we need

  1. 2 very ripe bananas (mashed)
  2. 60 g of coconut sugar
  3. 90 ml of almond milk
  4. 40 ml extra virgin olive oil
  5. A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  6. A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  7. 375 g of wholemeal flour
  8. 60 g of almond flour
  9. 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  10. ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
  11. ½ teaspoon of salt
  12. ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  13. ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  14. 60 g chopped walnuts

For decoration

  1. 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  2. 2 tablespoons of oatmeal


  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees
  2. Grease the baking dish with olive oil
  3. In a large bowl, mix mashed bananas with sugar, almond milk, olive oil, vanilla and apple cider vinegar
  4. Whisk until the ingredients are combined
  5. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the bowl with the wet ingredients and mix until combined
  7. Finally, stir in the walnuts
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with chopped walnuts and oatmeal
  9. Bake the banana bread for 45 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Banana bread is a great thing, but how about trying these sweet recipes for homemade muffins , which should also not be missing from any true American brunch.

Fluffy sandwich made of bananas and chocolate chips.

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Pancakes are a typical dish served at brunch. They are fluffy and full of fresh blueberries, which, together with maple syrup, add a great flavor to this American treat!

What will we need

  1. 150 g plain flour
  2. A teaspoon of baking powder
  3. Egg
  4. 500 ml of buttermilk
  5. Melted butter
  6. 125 g of fresh blueberries
  7. Maple syrup


  1. Sift the flour into a large bowl
  2. Make a well in the middle and add eggs and buttermilk
  3. Mix with a fork until combined
  4. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat and brush it with melted butter
  5. Pour tablespoons of batter onto the pan
  6. Arrange several blueberries on the surface of each pancake
  7. Fry for about 2 2 minutes until bubbles appear on the surface
  8. Turn the pancake over and fry again for 2 minutes until golden
  9. Transfer the pancake to a plate and cover with foil to keep it warm
  10. We repeat the process until we run out of dough
  11. Serve with remaining blueberries, maple syrup and melted butter
Fluffy pancakes with blueberries and banana, drizzled with maple syrup.

French toast

This classic recipe for baked sweet toast is easy, using simple ingredients that everyone has at home. This dish is one of the most popular at brunch.

What will we need

  1. 4 large eggs
  2. 80 ml of milk
  3. 30 g plain flour
  4. 30 g of granulated sugar
  5. Pinch of salt
  6. a teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  7. A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  8. 8 slices of toasted bread


  1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and melt the butter in it
  2. Add all the ingredients except the bread to a stand mixer or bowl and mix well to combine the ingredients
  3. Dip the bread slices in the batter on both sides
  4. Immediately afterwards, place the slice of toast on the hot pan
  5. Fry for a few minutes until the bottom starts to turn golden
  6. Turn and fry until golden again
  7. Transfer the French toast to a plate and serve warm, drizzled with syrup and sprinkled with powdered sugar

And isn’t that enough? If you feel like you haven’t eaten, prepare one of these fruit salads and enjoy it together with these crispy toasts.

Crunchy baked sweet french toast with sugar and syrup.

Savory brunch recipes

Baked beans

What will we need

  1. A spoonful of extra virgin olive oil
  2. Onion (halved, thinly sliced)
  3. 2 celery stalks (thinly sliced)
  4. Red capsicum (cut into long thin strips)
  5. 2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
  6. A spoonful of tomato puree
  7. 400 g canned white beans
  8. 400 g of chopped tomatoes in a can
  9. 2 teaspoons Tabasco
  10. 6 slices of sourdough bread
  11. 40 g of butter
  12. 200 g of feta cheese
  13. Salt


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat
  2. Add chopped onion and celery and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly
  3. Then add capsicum and cook for another 4 minutes
  4. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant
  5. Add the tomato puree, beans and chopped tomatoes with 200 ml of water and mix
  6. Add Tabasco to taste and season well according to your preferences
  7. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10-15 minutes, until the sauce thickens slightly
  8. Preheat the pan to a medium-high temperature and crisp the bread on each side
  9. When the bread is toasted, spread butter on one side, crumble into feta and sprinkle with salt if necessary
  10. Bake in the pan for another 1-2 minutes until the feta melts
  11. Divide the beans into serving bowls and serve with toasted bread

Serve this brunch recipe as pictured below.
Fry an ox eye and prepare this delicious wine sausage to go with it, the way you like it best! Prepare breakfast like in Britain.

Baked white beans with tomatoes and peppers served with sausage and egg

Eggs Benedict with hollandaise sauce

This poached egg, toast and egg yolk sauce brunch recipe is easier than you think! This dish is perfect for any special occasion. Just remember to plan ahead and have all the ingredients on hand.

What will we need

  1. 60 g butter (cut into cubes)
  2. A spoonful of pesto
  3. 4 egg yolks
  4. 2 tablespoons of water
  5. A spoonful of lemon juice
  6. 2 teaspoons of white vinegar
  7. 4 eggs
  8. 8 slices of prosciutto (or quality ham)
  9. 4 leaves of fresh basil
  10. 4 slices of tomatoes
  11. 4 slices of bread


  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan and stir in the pesto
  2. In a water bath, beat the egg yolks with water and lemon juice until everything is mixed
  3. Cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture is thick enough to coat a metal spoon and the temperature of the mixture reaches 160°
  4. Then reduce the temperature to a minimum and, stirring constantly, very slowly pour the melted butter and pesto into the warm mixture
  5. We keep the mixture warm until we need it
  6. Add 150 ml of water to a large pot and add vinegar
  7. Bring the water to a boil and then adjust the temperature to keep it at a gentle boil
  8. Break the eggs one by one into a small bowl
  9. Carefully pour the eggs into the water from a small distance
  10. Cook them in an uncovered pot for 3-5 minutes until the whites are completely set and the yolks begin to thicken
  11. Using a slotted spoon, remove the eggs from the water
  12. Place prosciutto, basil, tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs on toasted bread or toast
  13. Pour hollandaise sauce over everything
  14. We serve immediately
Creamy sauce made from egg yolks and a poached egg on a biscuit.

Bagels with bacon and cheese

What will we need

  1. Cooking spray
  2. 8 eggs
  3. 30 ml of milk
  4. 8 slices of bacon
  5. Salt
  6. Freshly ground black pepper
  7. 2 tablespoons chives (finely chopped)
  8. 5 bagels
  9. 100 g of cream cheese (Philadelphia, Lučina…)
  10. 180 g grated cheddar
  11. 75 g butter (melted)
  12. 2 teaspoons of dried onion
  13. 2 teaspoons of granulated garlic
  14. 2 teaspoons of sesame seeds
  15. 2 teaspoons of poppy seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees
  2. Grease a large baking dish with cooking spray
  3. Whisk the eggs and milk in a large bowl, set aside
  4. Fry the bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat until crispy
  5. Remove the bacon slices from the pan and let them drain on paper towels to get rid of excess fat
  6. Leave one tablespoon of the bacon in the pan
  7. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and immediately reduce the heat to low
  8. Stir the eggs occasionally
  9. When the eggs are almost cooked, season them with salt and pepper and stir in the chives
  10. Remove the eggs from the heat
  11. Spread one half of the bagels with cream cheese and place them side by side in a greased baking dish
  12. Brush the bagels with the egg mixture and crumble the fried bacon on top
  13. Sprinkle the cheddar over everything and then add the other half of the bagels
  14. Brush them with melted butter and sprinkle with dried onions, granulated garlic, sesame seeds and poppy seeds
  15. Remove from the oven and bake for about 10 minutes, until the bagels are toasted and the cheese is melted

Want to take this recipe up another level? Prepare and bake homemade bagel dough according to our recipe!

Delicious homemade bagel with cheese and cream spread and bacon.

Chicken with waffles and maple syrup

Chicken and Waffles is the perfect comfort food to bring quintessentially American Sunday comfort to your home!

What will we need

  1. 10 sweet waffles
  2. 700 g frozen coated chicken (see TIP)
  3. 8 eggs
  4. 90 ml of milk
  5. 30 ml of maple syrup
  6. 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  7. Salt
  8. Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees
  2. Place the waffles and chicken on two large baking sheets
  3. Bake the waffles until golden and crispy, about 15 minutes
  4. Remove the waffle iron and continue to cook the chicken until it is heated through and crispy
  5. Cut both into large pieces
  6. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, maple syrup and butter
  7. Season the mixture with salt and pepper
  8. Reduce the temperature in the oven to 180 degrees
  9. Layer the waffles and breaded chicken in the baking dish and pour the egg mixture on top
  10. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour until golden
  11. Chicken and waffles are served warm and topped with maple syrup

Don’t like semi-finished products? Get inspired and prepare delicious chicken cutlets in the crispiest three-pack.

Sweet waffles with fried chicken, drizzled with maple syrup.

Croque Madame

An iconic French-style breakfast. The croque madame dish is a sandwich made from brioche-type bread with a typical filling of cheese, ham, fried eggs and béchamel sauce. Eggs are served with the yolk facing up so that the yolk can run out when the sandwich is cut.

What will we need

On the béchamel

  1. 90 g of unsalted butter
  2. 30 g plain flour
  3. Teaspoon of salt
  4. A pinch of ground nutmeg
  5. 730 ml of milk
  6. 50 g of grated parmesan

Other ingredients

  1. A loaf of brioche (or toasted bread)
  2. 30 g grated hard cheese
  3. 8 slices of ham (cut into small pieces)
  4. 25 g of grated parmesan
  5. Butter (softened)
  6. 4 large fried eggs


  1. For the béchamel, melt 6 tablespoons of butter in a non-stick pan
  2. Then whisk in the flour
  3. We continue to whisk and cook for 2-3 minutes so that the mixture is thick
  4. Slowly whisk in one half of the milk
  5. Allow the flour mixture to absorb the milk and then add the rest of the milk
  6. At first the flour mixture will look like a paste, but it will slowly thin out
  7. We continue to cook, about 5-8 minutes on medium heat, until the sauce thickens
  8. Once the sauce has thickened, whisk in the salt, nutmeg and ½ parmesan
  9. Continue whisking until the cheese melts
  10. Remove the sauce from the heat and let it cool slightly
  11. In the meantime, we will prepare a sandwich
  12. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees
  13. Line the tray with baking paper
  14. Cut the brioche into 8 thick slices or we work with classic slices of toasted bread
  15. Sprinkle grated hard cheese on 4 slices of bread
  16. Then place slices of ham on top of the cheese and put a spoonful of béchamel on each slice
  17. Place the remaining slices of bread on top and spread softened butter on top
  18. Preheat a large frying pan to medium heat
  19. We put the sandwiches in it with the smeared side down
  20. While this side is roasting, we also brush the other side with butter
  21. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side, until both sides are golden
  22. Once both sides are browned, place them on the prepared baking sheet
  23. Add 2 spoons of béchamel and 1 spoon of parmesan on top of each sandwich
  24. Put them in the oven and bake for about 5 minutes until the cheese melts
  25. Take the sandwiches out of the oven, add the fried egg and serve immediately

Enjoy fluffy toasted bread in a different way. You can try them in all sorts of variations, sweet and savory, according to these delicious toast bread recipes .

Traditional recipe for baked ham in brioche and béchamel.

French omelette

The classic egg omelet filling is traditional cheese and herb or you can get creative and use sliced ​​ham and sautéed vegetables. There are an infinite number of other combinations for this dish.

What will we need

  1. 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  2. Tablespoon of butter (cold)
  3. 3 large eggs
  4. Pinch of salt
  5. A pinch of black pepper
  6. 2 tablespoons of grated hard cheese
  7. 2 teaspoons chives (finely chopped)


  1. Add the olive oil to the pan and heat it over medium-high heat
  2. Do not overheat the oil, if it is too hot, the egg will cook immediately after hitting the pan and will be too hard
  3. Beat the eggs in a small bowl until foamy – it’s important not to add salt or pepper at this stage of the recipe
  4. Mix half of the cold butter into the eggs
  5. Add the remaining butter to the pan and swirl it together with the oil until it melts
  6. Pour the eggs into a hot pan and start cooking
  7. Whisk the eggs in small circles and zig-zags in the pan with a quick movement of a fork until the eggs are about 80% cooked
  8. Smooth the surface of the eggs with the back of a large spoon
  9. Season the eggs with salt and pepper to taste
  10. Sprinkle grated cheese and chopped herbs on top of the eggs and cover with a lid
  11. Turn off the stove and let the omelette cook for 2 to 3 minutes, depending on how hard you want the eggs to be
  12. Tilt the pan slightly to the side and carefully remove the omelette from the pan onto a warmed serving plate using a rubber spatula
  13. Gently roll the omelet into a traditional roll shape
  14. Served with a fresh green salad lightly drizzled with French dressing

Well-seasoned salads go well with the omelette. Just like in this list of the best arugula salads or these mozzarella salads .

Creamy whipped egg omelette filled with baked mushrooms.

French Cream Coffee (French Café au Lait)

Enjoy a cozy Parisian-style café au lait at home without changing out of your pyjamas.

What will we need

  1. 1 part hot strong coffee
  2. 1 part of foamed milk


  1. Pour equal parts of hot coffee and foamed milk into a large cup, set the foam aside
  2. Pour coffee and milk into a mug
  3. We mix
  4. Pour the reserved foam on top and serve hot
Delicious coffee with whipped milk and foam.


These simple 2-ingredient cocktails are guaranteed to be the star drink of your next brunch.

What will we need

  1. 750 ml champagne (prosecco or cavy – chilled)
  2. 750 ml of orange juice


  1. Pour the sparkling wine into champagne glasses
  2. Fill each glass about halfway
  3. Pour orange juice into the glasses so that the glasses are full and serve
Champagne and orange juice cocktail.

More drink tips:
Big Apple Manhattan
Bloody Mary
Lemonade from Sangria
Frozen Prosecco
Coffee Granita

Homemade lemonades (prepared, for example, according to our recipes for the sweetest refreshment )
Fresh juice (for example, refresh yourself with this pomegranate juice )
Non-alcoholic Margarita
Fruit punch

What is brunch?

Brunch is a meal that is usually eaten between 10.30am and 1.30pm.

Some form of alcoholic beverage (typically champagne or a cocktail) is occasionally served with the meal as a side dish.

The word brunch is a combination of the English words for breakfast and lunch (breakfast + lunch=brunch)

Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century and became popular in the United States in the 1930s.

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