Brunch: The Only Thing Better Than Lunch!
Why do we all like brunch so much? Is it the late morning coffee and croissants? The company we share it with? Or is it the ability to choose between breakfast and lunch?
Regardless, brunch just has a certain ring to it and makes for a special occasion to get family and friends together. Try one of these 7 tried-and-true recipes at your next gathering!
Jazz up Your Java
You can have plain old coffee any day of the week. Instead, try jazzing up your java with our 6 unique coffee flavorings!
Tip: You can even set up a coffee bar for your brunch guests, with different add-ins spread out buffet-style.
Make Your Own Parfait
Speaking of personalized brunch ideas, layered yogurt parfaits can be offered in a buffet too – which means less hassle for you! Just purchase and prep fruit, granola and other popular mix-ins ahead of time, lay out on a table and voila!
Tip: Try prefilling decorative glasses with layers of yogurt and granola as a last-minute step before guests arrive so they can simply top with fruit and enjoy.
French Toast Bread Pudding
You’ll likely be able to whip up this crowd-pleasing take on French toast with ingredients already in your pantry – saving you invaluable time … and energy!
Overnight Breakfast Bakes
Want to save even more time? Try making one of these overnight breakfast bakes. You can choose savory, sweet and veggie – or even better, all three!
English Muffin Egg Sandwiches
There’s nothing quite like the classic combination of Canadian bacon, egg and American cheese served on a flaky English muffin. And these sandwiches can be ready to go in 15 minutes, tops!
Omelet in a Mug
Have you ever tried making an omelet … in a mug? If you haven’t, now’s the time! Simply scramble a few eggs in a mug, add your favorite fixings and let the microwave do all the work.
Tip: This recipe idea would also make for a great buffet.
Make Cleanup Time Easier!
Once plates are empty and bellies are full, you’ll probably want to spend the rest of the time socializing with your brunch buddies – not slaving over dirty dishes.
So let your dishwasher do the heavy lifting with Cascade Platinum Pacs. You won’t even need to pre-wash that stuck-on food!
Which of these brunch ideas is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.