10 Recipes for a Magical Christmas Brunch

Brunch is arguably the best meal of the day, and a Christmas brunch should impress just as much as the dinner. Brunch’s combination of savory and sweet, breakfast and lunch, inspires dishes that’ll start your day off in an extraordinary way. We’ve put together a menu of recipes that’ll bedeck your table with a crowd-pleasing bit of everything wonderful.

Maple Chai Cinnamon Rolls

Five cinnamon rolls on five different small plates, drizzled with icing and garnished with broken cinnamon sticks on a green surface.

Imagine warm, aromatic Maple Chai Cinnamon Rolls presented to your family on Christmas Day. What could be more magical? The combination of warm baking spices and sweet maple syrup is perfect for those whose nostalgia recalls mornings in great-grandmother’s kitchen, perfumed with cinnamon…and love.

Easy Breakfast Bake

An easy breakfast bake made with eggs, presented in a pie dish in the upper left corner, with a piece on a plate, and forks to the right of the pie dish.

The ease of preparation makes this recipe a good choice for last minute brunchmeisters.  It is, however, versatile enough to be prepared ahead of time. This Easy Breakfast Bake contains everyone’s brunch favorites: eggs, prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes, and plenty of cheese.

Roasted Cherry Tomato Cheese Bread

Roasted Cherry Tomato Cheese Bread placed on a brownish cake board being cut with a knife

Embrace the flavors of fresh vegetables and handmade cheese with our Roasted Cherry Tomato Cheese Bread. If you’re looking for a light brunch to leave room for the Christmas feast, have a slice of goodness that’ll keep you satisfied till later.

Creamed Spinach with Dippy Eggs

An aerial view of a dippy egg sitting on top of creamed spinach. a few pieces of sliced french bread sits off to the left of the plate.

Dippy eggs with their warm runny yolk, combined with rich spinach, make for a delightful and nutritious bite. This addition to your brunch menu is simple and quick, but elegant in its flavor and presentation.

Carrot and Beet Latkes

An aerial view of a wooden cutting board filled with various veggies like carrots and beets. Carrot and Beet Latkes recipe

Looking for a healthy side to your brunch? The earthy sweetness of Carrot and Beet Latkes beautifully complements the salty goodness of smoked salmon. This recipe makes for a fun meal, where everyone is free to try the garnish combination of their choice.

Bacon, Blue Cheese, and Date Biscuit

An aerial shot of Bacon, Blue Cheese & Date Biscuits, one sits on a plate while three others sit on a cooling rack. biscuits recipe

Savory, sweet, and creamy: nothing expresses comfort like this homemade biscuit recipe. It will be the star of your Christmas brunch. The biscuits can be served as part of a cornucopia of pastries and breads, or it can be the foundation of a main dish when topped with a poached egg and drizzled with a bit of hollandaise.

Chorizo Scotch Eggs with Chimichurri

Chorizo Scotch Eggs with Chimichurri sits on a white plate surrounded by greenery.

Kick this classic British appetizer up a notch with some spice. In this version, Mexican chorizo is used to swaddle the eggs for phenomenal results. Impress yourself and your friends with this unique Chorizo Scotch Eggs with Chimichurri recipe. (Don’t tell anyone, but this is a TABLE staff “breakfast for dinner” favorite.)

Egg Masala Puffs

An aerial view of four Egg Masala Puffs on a grey plate with micro greens underneath.

The flaky, buttery puff pastry sprinkled with spices and topped with a soft-cooked egg is a recipe you’ll want to make for Christmas and every day after. It’s bright, earthy, and somehow turns an already lovely day into something even better.  

Breakfast Strata

Off to the right side of the frame sits breakfast strata, green, brown, and red in color, in a white casserole dish. three gold forks sits to the left.

Those who prefer a savory brunch over a sweet one need look no further than this light and fluffy egg casserole. Made with roasted grape tomatoes, our luxurious Breakfast Strata recipe will be a family request for many Christmases yet to come.

Huevos Rancheros with Corn Tortilla Arrows

Small portions of Huevos Rancheros, A classic Mexican dish reimagined into a lighter, more delicate version of itself.

Chef John Sedlar conceived this preparation as a lighter version of the traditional hearty Southwestern dish. Add it to your selection of meats and cheeses for a special touch. Serving the huevos mixture in the egg shells takes a bit of fiddling, but is so worth it for the presentation’s wow factor.

Story by Kylie Thomas

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