9 Breakfast and Brunch Recipes for Entertaining

Updated on May 21, 2018
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Here are some great southern-style recipes for any occasion.

The kids and grandkids come for many of the holidays to Grampa and Grannie's house.

I usually have their favorites and look for different recipes to try for breakfast. I have some of my favorites recipes; hope you will find one that becomes your favorite!

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

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I love a hot blueberry muffin right from the oven, slathered with real butter and a cup of my favorite coffee.

This recipe would be great for a special breakfast or brunch just for the ladies.

You may use fresh blueberries or thawed frozen ones. You could easily substitute your favorite fresh fruit in place of the blueberries.

Ingredients for Muffins

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries ( thaw frozen berries)

Ingredients for Streusel Topping

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions for Making Muffins:

  1. Combine 1/3 cup sugar and ¼ cup butter in a large bowl.
  2. Cream until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg, beating well.
  4. Combine in a separate bowl; 2 1/3 cups flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, add milk alternatively; stirring well after each addition.
  6. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  7. Fold in the blueberries.
  8. Fill the greased muffin cups; filling 2/3 full.

Yields: 1 ½ dozen.

Instructions for Streusel Topping

  1. Combine ½ cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour and cinnamon.
  2. Cut in ¼ cup butter until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  3. Sprinkle on top of the muffin batter.
  4. Bake in a 375 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.


Breakfast Burritos

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I love breakfast, they say it is the most important meal of the day. Scrumptious breakfast burritos will stick with you longer than those sugary doughnuts.

I love the frozen hash brown potatoes, and that is what I use instead of grated potatoes, but if you don't like quick and easy like me, by all means, peel and grate that potato.

Ingredients for Breakfast Burrito

  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled, grated ( or 2 cups frozen hash browns)
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cups onion, chopped
  • 8 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 cups (10 ounces) cheddar cheese, grated
  • pico de gallo or taco sauce

Instructions for Making Breakfast Burrito

  1. Cook the sausage until browned, drain the reserving drippings in a skillet. Set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add the vegetables and cook until the potatoes brown.
  3. Add the eggs, cook stirring occasionally until the eggs are firm.
  4. Wrap the tortillas tightly in foil: bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
  5. Spoon the egg mixture into each tortilla, roll up.
  6. Place the filled tortillas in a lightly greased 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking dish; brush with melted butter, cover with foil.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes, top with the cheese.
  8. Cover, bake 5 minutes until the cheese melts.
  9. Serve with Pico de gallo or taco sauce.
  10. Makes 4 servings.

Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Bread Pudding

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"Bread pudding for breakfast?" You say. Yes! Yummy, savory sausage breakfast bread pudding. It is wonderful for breakfast when you have guests or just for the family.

This bread pudding is made the night before and sets overnight before baking, this makes it perfect for serving during the holidays. I use sausage, but you can really use any kind of meat or just leave it out.

Now, let's get this breakfast bread pudding started!

Ingredients for Breakfast Bread Pudding

  • 1/2 pound pork sausage, removed from casing
  • 2 I/2 cups milk
  • 6 cups croissants or day-old country Italian or French bread, cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cups spinach leaves, washed and drained
  • 8 eggs, large, slightly beaten
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese or any kind you like
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions for Making Breakfast Bread Pudding

  1. Spray a 9-inch x 13-inch casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet slightly melt; add onions and cook over medium-high heat until translucent.
  3. Add the pork sausage; cook 4 minutes or until fully cook, breaking apart into small pieces.
  4. Stir in the spinach and sauté until wilted.
  5. Remove the skillet from the heat; drain.
  6. In a large bowl whisk the milk, eggs, salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
  7. Add the bread; stir to coat the bread.
  8. Stir in the sausage and cheese.
  9. Pour into a casserole dish.
  10. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  11. Cover and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  12. Before cooking take the bread pudding out of the refrigerator about 20 minutes before cooking and leave at room temperature.
  13. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 45 to 50 minutes, it will be puffy and golden brown. Let set five minutes, then serve.

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Hash-Brown Egg Breakfast

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Instructions for Making Hash-Brown Egg Breakfast

This is a recipe I made up, so amounts are flexible, I love this stuff, it is quite addicting! It is very filling and easy to make. I like a side of fresh fruit to serve with it.

  1. Place about 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add the chopped bell peppers and onion, whatever amount you like. saute for about 2 to 3 minutes on medium-low heat.
  3. I buy the frozen hash browns, throw in a couple of handfuls in with the peppers and onions.
  4. Stir this mixture often while it is cooking.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. When the hash browns are done, move the hash browns to one side of the skillet and crack an egg, add the salt and pepper and scramble it, then mix in with hash-brown mixture.
  7. You may add browned meat and shredded cheddar cheese on top if you like.
  8. Now I get my coffee ready and take all my pills, oh my goodness, it is not fun getting old. Now put it on a plate and dig in, hope you enjoy!

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Buttermilk French Toast

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Looking for something for breakfast, look no more, try this scrumptious buttermilk French toast. You can add almond extract and nutmeg for a different flavor. Serve with fresh fruit for a delicious breakfast or any meal of the day.


Ingredients for Buttermilk French Toast

  • 1 loaf bread, 1/2-inch slices
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash of salt

Instructions for Making Buttermilk French Toast

Let's get this buttermilk French toast cooking!

  1. In a mixing bowl beat the eggs.
  2. Add the buttermilk, sugar, vanilla extract, salt, and cinnamon; beat well.
  3. Dip each slice of the bread in the buttermilk mixture, coating both sides.
  4. Cook in an oiled or buttered skillet on both sides until golden brown.
  5. Top with the syrup, powdered sugar, or whatever you like.
  6. Serve with fresh fruit.
  7. Makes 8-10 slices of French toast.


Tip From Margie Lynn

  • Use ½ teaspoon almond extract and ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg in place of vanilla extract for another version.

Carrot Bread

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I love just about any sweet bread; I like to slather it with butter or cream cheese. I know that will put pounds on, but oh it is so yummy. This bread freezes well.

Ingredients for Carrot Bread

  • 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened ( ½ pound)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup pecans or walnut, chopped

Instructions for Making Carrot Bread

Okay, now we are ready to start mixing!

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Butter a large 9-inch x 5-inch x 3-inch loaf pan.
  3. Cream the butter with the white and brown sugar; beat until fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs; beat well.
  5. Sift together the dry ingredients; beat into the egg mixture.
  6. Fold in the carrots and nuts; mix thoroughly.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  8. Bake for about 1 hour, or until done.

Cranberry Nut Bread

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This delicious cranberry nut bread recipe is also great toasted and served with butter. It makes a great gift or item to take to a party or for breakfast or brunch. It is also may be prepared with dried cranberries too. This bread freezes well also.

Ingredients for Cranberry Nut Bread

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 cup fresh or dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions for Making Cranberry Nut Bread

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a 9-inch x 5-inch loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans.
  3. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. Add to the dry ingredients, sugar, egg, butter, orange juice, grated orange rind, and hot water, stir just until moistened.
  5. Fold in the berries and nuts, do not over mix.
  6. Spoon into the pan and bake 50 minutes or 35 minutes if making mini loaves.
  7. Cool, wrap and refrigerate or freeze.

Tips From Margie Lynn

  • May use dried cranberries.
  • Use any type of nuts you like, walnuts, pecans, almonds or whatever you desire.
  • Make extras and freeze for a later use.
  • Make mini loaves for gift giving to your single friends.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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This wonderful coffee cake is made moist and scrumptious by using sour cream. It's flavored throughout with a layer of a cinnamon nut mixture.

It is great served for breakfast with a hot cup of coffee, brunch for the ladies or just for dessert.

Ingredients for Coffee Cake

  • 2 sticks butter or margarine (1 cup)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions for Making Coffee Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar, butter, and sour cream.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla extract; beat well.
  5. Combine the dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture; beat well.
  6. Make cinnamon nut mixture by combining chopped nuts, sugar and cinnamon.
  7. In the bottom of the greased and floured tube pan put half of batter.
  8. Sprinkle with half of cinnamon pecan mixture.
  9. Carefully top with remaining batter and cinnamon pecan mixture.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes.

Glaze Ingredients and Instructions

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  1. Mix powdered sugar and 2 to 3 tablespoons of milk to make a thick glaze.
  2. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Homemade Buttermilk Bacon Waffles

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These great waffles are so good with crumbled bacon in the batter to make an irresistible waffle for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

Tops with syrup, butter and add fruit of your choice. Who can resist bacon anything! So dig around and find the waffle iron and get to cooking.

Ingredients for Making Waffles

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked, chopped

Instructions for Making Waffles

Okay, let get these waffles going!

  1. Get the waffle iron heating.
  2. Beat eggs well; add the buttermilk, bacon grease, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and flour.
  3. Mix well; fold in the chopped bacon.
  4. Pour into the hot waffle iron and follow directions with the waffle iron.
  5. Add the syrup and butter.

Tip From Margie Lynn

  • Substitute your favorite fresh fruit.

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