New Year’s Day is often a lazy day in our house, what with staying up late the night before, and breakfast time usually becomes brunch time. Here are 10 Delicious Brunch Ideas to Start Your New Year Off Right (sure to please all the family any day of the year!)
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Because New Year’s Eve tends to be a late night, it’s nice to have something organised ahead of time for breakfast/brunch the next day. So here are some ideas to inspire you:
10 Delicious Brunch Ideas to Start Your New Year Off Right
#1. Bagel, Smoked Salmon (Lox) and Egg Strata
This Bagel, Smoked Salmon (Lox) and Egg Strata recipe from BHG makes a change from your usual smoked salmon and bagels.
Best of all it can be prepared the night before and baked in the oven in the morning.
#2. Waffles or Pancakes
And if you prefer waffles check our this best ever easy Waffle recipe.
#3. Lobster Muffins with Poached Egg, Caviar, Spinach & Hollandaise
I found this Tom Kerridge recipe for Lobster Muffins with poached egg, caviar, spinach and hollandaise sauce over on BBC Good Food.
This truly indulgent brunch idea would be the ideal way to kick off your New Year’s Day.
#4. Ham and Egg Tarts
If you have ham from the festive period, these Egg Tarts from Wholesome Ireland are ideal to use up those leftovers.
And this recipe makes enough for 6 hungry adults and a few kids too!
#5. Sour Cream and Chive Potato Cakes
These Sour Cream and Chive Potato Cakes can be made in advance and stored in the fridge ready to cook on the morning.
They are delicious served with Smoked Salmon and a little sour cream on the side.
#6. Fresh Scones
Check out this Award winning scone recipe to make for brunch on New Year’s Day. To add a festive twist you could include some dried cranberries and grated orange zest to the mixture before you bake them.
Serve them with seasonal fruit, whipped cream or just have them with butter.
#7. Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
Fill the house with the delicious smell of cinnamon rolls! This recipe for Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing comes from myrecipes.com.
The rolls are made using toasted pecan nuts and ground cinnamon giving them a real Festive flavour.
You could replace the cream cheese icing with a plain icing or one flavoured with orange too.
#8. Breakfast Brunch Bruschetta
To create the perfect Breakfast Bruschetta Simply
- Grill / broil or fry any of the following; sausages, bacon, mushrooms, white and black pudding.
- Roast some cherry / vine tomatoes with oil and salt in a hot oven
- Make a batch of scrambled eggs.
- Once everything is cooked toast your bread and rub lightly with a peeled garlic clove.
- Load on your baked tomatoes, along with some of the oil and squash with a fork
- Then let everyone add what they want from the other items.
#9. Overnight French Toast
This Overnight French Toast Recipe from Tablespoon is an ideal Brunch Idea.
Best of all the prep takes just 10 minutes and the dish is left to improve overnight so all you have to do in the morning is bake it in a hot oven for 35 minutes.
This recipe makes 12 servings, so plenty for visiting family and friends too.
#10. Apple, Cranberry and Walnut Bread
This delicious Apple, Cranberry and Walnut Bread can be baked first thing in the morning and eaten warm for brunch or you could bake it in advance and freeze it so it just needs defrosting and warming.
It is great served as is or you could add some butter or freshly whipped cream to make it very decadent!
Over to you now! Do you have any favourite Brunch Ideas you would like to share? Please let us know in the comments box below.