These Christmas Morning Breakfast Recipe Ideas are perfect for brunch gatherings with friends and family. Many dishes can be assembled the night before and popped in the oven in the morning!
I always find planning for Christmas morning breakfast a bit difficult. There’s so much planning that happens leading up to the big day, I often don’t know what to make for this big breakfast. I thought you might share the same problem, so I decided to round up some of my favourite brunch recipes. Tried and true recipes my whole family loves. I hope some of these recipes become part of your holiday traditions too!
11+ recipes that would be great for Christmas Morning Breakfast!
Savoury Bakes, Puff Pancakes, French Toast Bakes, Quiche, Overnight Breakfast Casseroles, and more. Let’s eat!
Savoury Recipes for Christmas Morning
Christmas Morning Wife Saver
Christmas Morning Wife Saver, or as we like to call it: Life Saver, is our go-to Christmas breakfast recipe (it’s a brunch classic!). Assemble this cheesy egg and ham overnight breakfast casserole the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning to bake while you open presents. So good.
Best Breakfast Casserole
This really is the Best Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe! Filled with delicious ingredients: eggs, breakfast sausage, cheddar cheese, potatoes, peppers, onions, cream and spices. So simple and so flavourful and a perfect Christmas breakfast casserole.
Ham and Cheese Croissant Breakfast Bake Recipe
If you’re looking for THE MOST DELICIOUS breakfast recipe this Ham and Cheese Croissant Breakfast Bake is my favourite! It’s cheesy and so flavourful. Made with buttery croissants, melted cheese, ham, spices (I think it’s the rosemary in it that really gets me…yum), creamy eggs and milk, then topped with a mustard honey butter. The end result = SCRUMPTIOUS.
Easy Cheesy Hashbrown Breakfast Bake
This Easy and Cheesy Hashbrown Breakfast Bake is perfect for brunch on Christmas Day! This recipe has a make-ahead option as well.
Overnight Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole
Make this Overnight Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole the night before, and pop it in the oven first thing in the morning, it’s the perfect make-ahead breakfast recipe. It’s savoury and so delicious.
This savoury Crustless Quiche is a simple and delicious Christmas morning breakfast recipe. The great thing about this recipe is that you can tailor the it by adding your favourite fillings. We love ham, cheese and green onion.
Bacon and Cheese Quiche
This Bacon & Cheese Quiche is a delicious savoury breakfast option for Christmas morning. Prepare the crust the day before so all you have to do on Christmas morning is add the egg filling and bake.
Oven Baked Bacon and Egg Breakfast Cups
These Oven Baked Bacon and Egg Breakfast Cups are so simple and quick to make, in fact they’re ready in about 30 minutes. And because they’re made in a muffin tin, each cup can be tailored to what each person likes to eat. This is especially great if you have picky eaters. Serve with sides of bacon or sausages and crispy hash browns.
Sweet Recipes for Christmas Morning
If you’re looking for an easy and very festive breakfast idea, these Gingerbread Pancakes are perfect! Rich with the flavours of gingerbread, these are a delicious addition to your breakfast table. Serve with sprinkles of icing sugar and brown sugar, then drizzle with maple syrup. They’re wonderful with dollops of whipped cream too. Make them extra fun by cutting them into little cakes with a gingerbread man cookie cutter!
Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Bake
This Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Bake is a breakfast favourite! Save time and make the recipe in advance, keeping it refrigerated until you are ready to bake it in the morning. Perfect holiday brunch!
Eggnog French Toast Bake
This Eggnog French Toast Bake with homemade caramel sauce is a perfect recipe for Christmas morning breakfast, or really any brunch this holiday season! You can make it the night before too. Serve with fresh fruit and sausages or bacon.
Croissant French Toast Bake
This Croissant French Toast Casserole is a rich and delicious breakfast recipe! Made with buttery croissants, creamy milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and sugar, this dish is quick and easy to assemble. You can even make it ahead.
Banana Bread Pudding
This Banana Bread Pudding is the ultimate comfort food! Rich, creamy and full of delicious banana flavour. Serve with cream and homemade caramel sauce, and a selection of fresh fruit and sausages or bacon. Brunch perfection.
Easy Fruit Salad
An Easy Fruit Salad is a bright, fresh and delicious addition to your breakfast. Use all of your favourite fruit. Ready in 15 minutes!
Nutella Crepes are perfect for holiday brunch! These homemade crepes are filled with a delicious Nutella cream cheese cream and sliced bananas, and topped with whipped cream. SO good.
Strawberry Croissant French Toast
Strawberry Croissant French Toast is a delicious twist on classic french toast. This easy brunch recipe is made with buttery croissants and served with a homemade fresh strawberry syrup.
Berry Sheet Pan Pancakes
These Sheet Pan Pancakes are SO simple to make and are guaranteed to be a breakfast hit! Add your favourite berries, chocolate chips or leave them plain. And a great way to feed a crowd!
Mini Apple Pie Dutch Baby Pancakes
Mini Apple Pie Dutch Baby Pancakes are a fun and delicious take on a classic Dutch Baby Pancake. Made into individual portions and served with a heaping scoop of homemade apple pie filling, these are Christmas brunch perfection!
These Eggnog Pancakes are a delicious breakfast, with all the festive flavours of the holidays! A fun twist to the everyday pancake.
Gooey Bread Machine Cinnamon Buns
Make the dough for these Gooey Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls in your bread machine, then roll and shape the dough into buns and bake in your oven. So good. Gooey, doughy and delicious.
Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread
This Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread is a perfect side dish for any breakfast egg recipe! A favourite on Christmas morning!
Overnight Cinnamon Buns
These Christmas Morning Cinnamon Buns are a delicious treat to enjoy first thing on Christmas morning (they’re also called Monkey Bread). Put some coffee on, and enjoy! We like to eat these while we open gifts.
Raspberry Baked French Toast
Raspberry Baked French Toast is a perfect brunch recipe! It’s creamy, rich and so delicious. Serve with fresh fruit and sausages for a complete Christmas morning breakfast.
Classic Dutch Baby Pancake
Make a Classic Dutch Baby Pancake for brunch. This recipe serves up to 6 people. Enjoy with a selection of fresh fruit and breakfast meats.
Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake
This Cranberry Orange Breakfast Coffee Cake is perfect for brunch or snacking! A tender vanilla cake with flavours of orange, and bites of tart cranberries.
Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal
This Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal can be assembled on Christmas eve, then pop it in the oven first thing on Christmas morning! Serve with cream or milk.
Pumpkin Pie French Toast Bake
Don’t save pumpkin for fall! This Pumpkin Pie French Toast Bake is SO delicious any time of year. Assemble it the night before, then pop it in the oven in the morning! Rich, creamy and full of delicious pumpkin pie flavours…wonderful for Christmas Morning Breakfast.
I hope you got some ideas for your own Christmas Breakfast & Brunch gatherings!
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