Going out for brunch at the weekend is a treat we have all been missing, but whipping up your own brunch at home means you can enjoy the indulgence without having to get out of your pyjamas – lazy day perfection! Better yet, convince someone else to do the grafting and serve you brunch in bed!
Whether you love to kick off the day with something decadent and sweet, feel like you can’t beat a fantastic egg dish or want a nourishing and vibrant to fuel an active weekend, we have the perfect recipe for your delicious weekend brunch.
Bonus: none of these recipes necessitate the stressful and often disastrous process of poaching eggs – we wouldn’t wish that upon you of a weekend morning!
Give your morning eggs an upgrade with this spicy and veggie filled Shakshouka Recipe by The Hairy Bikers. Although this is a Middle Eastern style dish, you can add some Mexican vibes with avocado and jalapenos, or just serve with a baguette and some mimosas for a fantastic start to the weekend.
For those of us looking to stay saintly at the weekend, this Green Pea Pancakes Recipe by Chef Emilia Rowan from Cocu is the perfect tasty yet healthy treat. Topped with feta and avocado, this savoury brunch dish is a sure fire winner and you can feel smug about eating such a nutritious pancake stack – victory.
Take the hassle out of omelette prep with this genius Oven Omelette recipe from the egg bible- Cracked by Linda Tulley. The recipe calls for Parmesan, but add lashings of whatever cheese you love and get creative with your mix-ins, although good bacon lardons are hard to better!
For the ultimate easy indulgence, this Three Ingredient Banana Pancakes recipe by Darina Coffey is as simple and delicious as it gets – firing everything . Bonus points for the fact that the pancakes are on the healthy side, meaning there’s more room for decadent toppings like dark chocolate, pistachios and cherries.
If your weekend brunch isn’t complete without sweet and pillowy eggy bread, this French Toast with Blackberries and Irish Honey recipe by Shane Smith is your go-to for brunch perfection.
If you have invested in a waffle iron (and oh, how you must) then this Old Fashioned Waffles with Mapled Bacon recipe from Made in the USA cookbook is a must-try. The recipe includes tips on how to make your own maple bacon, in case you needed further convincing to give it a go!