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posted: 04/05/23

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Plan the perfect brunch with a selection of these delicious recipes. Simple and tasty, you will want to try all of these brunch recipes!

If you try any of these delicious brunch recipes, leave a comment and let me know what you think!

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Egg Bakes

These “egg-stra” tasty egg recipes are the perfect addition to any brunch. Easy to make and a filling part of your meal, your guests will love these egg bake recipes. Many of these can be prepared the night before for a stress-free morning with a hot and delicious meal.

Ham and Cheese Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Ham and Cheese Overnight Breakfast Casserole is savory, filling, and super easy to make! Serve this hearty dish for at a fancy brunch or on a busy weekday morning for your family.
piece of ham and cheese overnight breakfast casserole on a white plate

Southwestern Sausage Breakfast Casserole

This easy sausage breakfast casserole is not only delicious, it is the perfect recipe to feed a crowd. Make this egg casserole the night before and then slip it in the oven in time for brunch.
overhead of a sausage breakfast casserole

Ham and Cheese Egg Muffins

Ham and Cheese Egg Muffins are such an easy delicious breakfasts on the go. Made with simple ingredients, and easy to freeze, your family will love these muffin tin eggs.
two ham and cheese egg muffins stacked

Easy Hash Brown Egg Casserole

This easy Hash Brown Egg Casserole recipe is full of amazing flavors. It's such perfect breakfast comfort food that you will want to make for your family again and again.
up close view of bacon hash brown casserole


This Frittata recipe is so simple to make and absolutely delicious. With my easy steps, you will have a perfect frittata on your table in 30 minutes.
overhead of a frittata with a piece partially cut out, garnished with parsley and parmesan

Quiche Recipes

Quiche is one of my favorite breakfast recipes. It can be done so many different ways, and is always a hit. We have so many great quiche varieties, you are bound to find one you absolutely love.

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine is the perfect centerpiece for brunch. It can be made the night before and has the best combination of flavors and ingredients!
side view of a quiche Lorraine recipe in a fluted thin pie dish

Crustless Spinach Quiche

This Crustless Spinach Quiche is the perfect light breakfast! With only 20 minutes of hands on time you just can't beat this spinach quiche recipe.
a piece of crustless spinach quiche on a white plate

Asparagus Quiche

This Asparagus Quiche is a light and delicious brunch recipe. Full of simple, yet fullfilling flavors, this will be a hit with guests.
close up overhead photo of an asparagus quiche recipe

Crustless Vegetable Quiche

This Crustless Vegetable Quiche is easy to make and only 120 calories a slice! This is an easy breakfast quiche recipe that is perfect to make for any brunch or even for a weekday breakfast.

Ham and Cheese Quiche

This delicious Ham and Cheese Quiche mixes up fast and has so little hands on time!  Make it for a delicious weeknight dinner, or a big Sunday morning brunch.
Ham and Cheese Quiche with fruit beside

Bread and Muffins

Bake up these delicious bread and muffins for a warm and comforting side for your brunch. Baking these recipes will also make your home smell amazing! You and your guests will want to snack on them all day long.

Quick Breads

Quick Breads are a great thing to make if you are hosting a brunch. They come together really quickly and can be made the night before. There is no rise time, and everyone loves them!

Banana Bread

This Banana Bread is our go to quick bread recipe. Don't miss all of the great variations on it in the post!
front view of banana bread; first half of loaf has been sliced

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This is the best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe! This easy spin on banana bread is moist, delicious, and only takes about 10 minutes to prepare.
chocolate chip banana bread sliced on a cutting board

Cinnamon Apple Bread with Streusel Topping

This Cinnamon Apple Bread with Streusel Topping is easy and delicious! Everyone will be coming back for seconds.

Ambrosia Bread

Ambrosia Bread, like the salad, is easy to make and crazy delicious. Like a dessert, this is bound to become your favorite new quick bread.
Photo of a loaf of Ambrosia Bread sliced on a cutting board. Two cups of coffee on counter, and cherries and chocolate chips on cutting board beside bread.


These muffin recipes make the perfect side on a brunch table. Turn any of these recipes into mini muffins for great little bites!

Zucchini Muffins

jump to recipe These Zucchini Muffins are moist, delicious, and perfect in just about every way. Adding shredded zucchini to muffins is simple!
a zucchini muffin that is missing a bites stacked on top of another zucchini muffin with a red and white cloth napkin visible on a gray surface

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

You can feel great about giving your family these Healthy Blueberry Muffins. Lower in fat and sugar, but still full of great taste, these are the perfect snack!
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Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins have all the delicious flavors of my amazing Carrot Cake turned into a healthy and delicious muffin. This is perfect for snacking!
Close up photo of Carrot Cake Muffins. The front muffin is broken in half for eating.

Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake is the ultimate breakfast treat. These coffee cakes are easy to make and are perfect to make the night before.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This Sour Cream Coffee Cake recipe is such a delicious centerpiece to any brunch table. With this cake, you will have everyone coming back for seconds!
piece of coffee cake on a plate with fresh fruit. Mugs of coffee sitting in background

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake is a simple pastry that is ideal for serving at brunch. The flavors of lemon and blueberry come together perfectly, to make a light and delicious cake.
a piece of blueberry coffee cake on a plate with a drizzle of icing on top


Kids and adults alike will love these simple pancake recipes. Made with simple ingredients, they are sure to be a brunch staple.

Buttermilk Pancakes

This simple recipe for Buttermilk Pancakes leaves you with delicious, light, and fluffy pancakes. This is a breakfast recipe you will make weekend after weekend.
stack of buttermilk pancakes with syrup being drizzled over them

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Pancakes are one of our favorite breakfast treats. This recipe is so easy to make and is perfect for weekend brunches and breakfasts.
Overhead photo of a stack of Chocolate Chip Pancakes garnished with whipped cream and extra chocolate chips. A cup of coffee and bowl of strawberries sit in the background.

Strawberry Pancakes

This easy pancake recipe uses fresh strawberries and is absolutely delicious. Cover these in our amazing amazing strawberry pancake syrup.
a stack of strawberry pancakes topped with whipped cream and half a strawberry

French Toast

Nothing gets my family more excited than French toast! You will love our classic recipes and all the great spins on it.

French Toast

French Toast is a go to breakfast in our house, and with this amazing recipe you can't go wrong. The simplest ingredients combine with a fool proof method to make the best French toast.
four triangles of French toast recipe sitting on a white plate with butter, syrup, and fresh berries

Croissant French Toast

Croissant French Toast is going to be your new favorite breakfast. My family is obsessed with this recipe, and every weekend my kids request it.
croissant French toast topped with whipped cream and berries

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole makes the perfect brunch recipe because you can make it the night before and throw it in the oven the next morning.

French Toast Sticks

French Toast Sticks are the perfect breakfast recipe. These handheld wonders are going to make your kids flip!
plate of french toast sticks with fresh berries


These great sides will round out any brunch table in the best way. These are can’t miss recipes that you will love for so many different occasions!

Fruit Salad

This delicious and easy Fruit Salad comes together with a really simple glaze and is so fresh and vibrant!
fruit salad in a bowl that is topped with a mint leaf sprig

Homemade Granola Recipe

This easy Homemade Granola Recipe with honey is full of easy to find ingredients with lots of variations! It is a crunchy granola recipe that is going to feel like such a healthy start to the day.
bowl of homemade granola with milk, a spoon, fresh raspberries and blueberries

Air Fryer Bacon

Air Fryer Bacon is so easy to make! No splatter of grease and no bacon cooking in fat. You will never make bacon another way again!
Overhead photo of cooked strips of bacon in air fryer basket for air fryer bacon.


The perfect brunch isn’t complete without a great drink selection. For both cocktails and alcohol-free drinks, check out these delicious drink recipes.


Our three ingredient Mimosa recipe is going to be your new favorite. Made with fresh orange juice, this cocktail will be your go-to brunch drink!
Photo of Mimosa cocktails and a bottle of champagne.

Bloody Mary Mix

This is the BEST Bloody Mary Mix! It mixes up fast and easy and makes a huge pitcher for the best Bloody Marys. It only has a few ingredients for the perfect level of spice!

Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee is the perfect summer afternoon treat. Gather together all the things you need so that you can have this great drink any time.

Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee is the perfect easy treat to make at home. Skip the coffee shop and save some cash with this easy recipe.
pouring cream into a glass tumbler full of ice and cold brew coffee

Homemade Coffee Creamer

Homemade Coffee Creamer comes together with just four ingredients. Mix it up with different flavors, or try one of our six variations! Your coffee will never be the same.

Irish Coffee Recipe

Irish Coffee is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any day you need a little pick me up! Just four simple ingredients for a delicious cocktail recipe that warms you from the inside out.
Irish coffee in Irish coffee mugs with cream dripping down the sides

Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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  1. David says

    Wow, I don’t know where to start! I’m going to have a lot of fun going through many of these recipes. Breakfast/brunch is my favorite meal and I’ll savor these recipes for weeks to come.

    • Lisa Longley says

      Let me know what you try!

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