There is no doubt about it—Christmas breakfast is special. It is the most wonderful day of the year, and you want to wake up to something delicious. Or, if you are crafty in the kitchen, you want to make something yummy, but that does not take up too much of your time (after all, you just want to get to unwrapping gifts, watching holiday movies and relaxing after a crazy year). But, it has been an especially draining year, so chances are you have not had a chance to think about what the menu might look like until now.
Need help getting started? Check out these 10 ideas to wake up to deliciousness.
A classic that never gets old, cinnamon rolls are a staple on the Christmas breakfast table. Bonus: this recipe only takes 90 minutes to make, a godsend on busy holidays like Christmas.
This recipe is tasty, and can be made ahead, great for those who don’t want to fuss with breakfast on Christmas. Simply microwave them and top with pecans and icing to get that ‘just baked’ taste.
Sausage and cheese is the focus of this dish. M.K. Meredith submitted her mother’s recipe, citing that having it just once a year adds to how special it is. Ideal for those who like savory things, sage sausage may also be substituted.
Crescent roll dough makes this ‘pizza’ stand out. Eggs, sausage and pepper come together in perfect harmony.
This scrumptious loaf is excellent as bread or muffins. Who says fall flavors are null once winter arrives? Pumpkin is a winner at any time of the year.
This beautiful pastry is filled with marzipan, and is best when topped with ground nuts. Fill the middle with a coin: however finds it gets good luck for the rest of the year!
Fluffy, flavorful pancakes make for a special Christmas morning treat. Whipped cream or syrup will be a hit on these. Freeze leftovers for a gift that keeps on giving. Add more flavor by upping the spice content.
Coffee cake with a twist is in order, a must-have for cranberry lovers. Walnuts or pecans work well, take your pick. Tastes amazing with ice cream (shhh, we will not tell anyone you ate ice cream in the morning!).
Extra squishy and tasty, this French toast is extra fluffy. Berries, powdered sugar and syrup, anyone? Pro tip: omit cinnamon to from the batter, and then sprinkle the formed batter with cinnamon when it is in the pan. This helps make the cinnamon flavor extra robust.
Make any of these dishes and start Christmas day off right. Savory and sweet lovers will find p. something good to whip up. Have a merry Christmas!