26 Brunch Recipes

The flavors of crab, coconut, fruit and more combine for a coast-inspired meal you won't soon forget.

French Toast Indulgence

French Toast Indulgence

Not your everyday indulgence, try this French toast dessert for breakfast. Add slices of hot cooked bacon and it’s a meal made for vacation.

Easy Berry Pancakes

Easy Berry Pancakes

Wake up to a morning classic of fresh blueberry pancakes. No mix required: this recipe calls for a simple five ingredients. Add a side of fresh fruit or sausage links, and you’ve got brunch.

Chicken and Fruit Salad

Chicken and Fruit Salad

This isn’t your boring grilled chicken salad. This recipe adds jicama, pineapple, strawberries, and raspberries to create a cool salad for warm afternoons. Just add biscuits with honey butter or your favorite jelly to round out the menu.

Crab Roll

Crab Roll

This is a take-your-shoes-off-and-relax kind of dish. Serve up these easy crab rolls with fruit salad and potato chips, and all you’ll need is the surf. 

Cheesy Shrimp and grits

Photo: Howard L. Puckett

Cheesy Shrimp and Grits

 It's hard to go wrong with this quick, easy, crowd-pleasing lowcountry staple.

Lobster Frittata

Lobster Frittata

Lobster for breakfast? We’re coming over. This beachside version mixes traditional eggs and swiss cheese with squash, bell pepper, and steamed lobster. Complete brunch with a side salad or your favorite gumbo.

Farmhouse Benedict

Farmhouse Benedict

This twist on eggs Benedict serves poached eggs and Canadian bacon on cornbread smothered with a Rosemary Hollandaise sauce. Try it solo or in our Boca for Brunch menu.

Smoked Salmon Frittata

Smoked Salmon Frittata

An easy-to-make egg casserole, this frittata calls for just eight ingredients and is full of creamy goodness. Try it served with a greens salad and whole-grain toast.

Coconut French Toast

Coconut French Toast

Wake up to the Caribbean with French toast infused with coconut milk and touches of vanilla and cinnamon. We really can’t say more than—yum!

Caribbean Crab Cakes Benedict

Caribbean Crab Cakes Benedict

This dish mixes two of our favorite things: crab cakes and Caribbean flavor. Instead of placing the poached egg on top of a slice of ham and an English muffin for a traditional Eggs Benedict, make crab cakes the base. Top with an island-inspired hollandaise sauce spiked with lime juice, ginger and red pepper.

Deviled Crab

Deviled Crab

Get the flavor of the coast through lump crab meat mixed with lemon juice and spices then topped with breadcrumbs and baked until toasty. Here, we’ve served in crab shells but individual baking dishes look equally impressive. We suggest serving with creamy cheese grits.

Tomato Basil Tart

Tomato Basil Tart

The secret to this recipe is ripe, delicious tomatoes. It’s perfect for light summer brunches paired with Honeydew Mimosas, Butter Muffins, fruit salad, and bacon or sausage.

Hash Brown Fingerling Potatoes Provençale

Photo: Dasha Wright

Hash Brown Fingerling Potatoes Provençale

Fingerling potatoes are thin-skinned, so there's no need to peel them. What's more, they give you a huge boost of potassium.

Orange-Cinnamon Rolls

Photo: Jennifer Davick

Orange-Cinnamon Rolls

By adding orange juice and zest to the dough itself, the sweet citrus flavor gets infused into nearly element of this dish. Mix powdered sugar and a little more orange juice for the glaze before serving.

 

Swiss Chard-Ricotta Galettes with Fried Eggs

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Swiss Chard-Ricotta Galettes with Fried Eggs

Parmesan and ricotta cheese bind together cooked chard in a flaky pastry crust before being topped with a fried egg.

Nutty Peach Granola

Photo: Dasha Wright

Nutty Peach Granola

Dried peaches add a unique sweetness to this crisp, summery granola. You can substitute wheat germ for the flaxseed meal; look for it on the breakfast foods aisle of your grocery store.

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Breakfast Bars

Photo: Dasha Wright

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Breakfast Bars

Fans of dark, bittersweet chocolate will appreciate the subtle sweetness in these chewy, whole grain bars. They're like brownies for breakfast—without the guilt!

Creamy Smoked-Salmon Scrambled Eggs of Asiago Potato Pancakes

Photo: Jean Allsopp

Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs Over Asiago Potato Pancakes

You’ll rest easy knowing this dish is on your morning menu. Top cheesy potato pancakes with salmon-laden scrambled eggs, then finish with a shallot-crème fraîche mixture. For a special brunch, pair with Chardonnay or a dry Spanish white wine.

Mini Bacon Quiches

Photo: Jennifer Davick

Mini Bacon Quiches

Top these quiches with fresh thyme leaves and green onion. Bonus: This recipes tastes good both warm and at room temperature.

Maple-Glazed Pumpkin-Cranberry Coffee Cake

Photo: Jennifer Davick

Maple-Glazed Pumpkin-Cranberry Coffee Cake

This moist, pretty cake is loaded with comforting flavors, and can be made-ahead, perfect for a busy morning.

Cherry Ginger Scones

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Cherry Ginger Scones

Moist and delicious, with sweetness from the cherries and a bite from ginger, these scones are a crowd pleaser.

Maple-Mustard Glazed Ham

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Maple-Mustard Glazed Ham

This bruch centerpiece is packed with flavor thanks to maple syrup, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, and balsamic vinegar.

Curried Egg Salad Toasts

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Curried Egg Salad Toasts

Add a kick to traditional egg salad with this amped up recipe.

Grilled Asparagus

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Grilled Asparagus

Ready in ten minutes and calling for only five ingredients, this easy recipe is the perfect brunch side dish.

Mini Fruit-and-Yogurt Parfaits

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Mini Fruit-and-Yogurt Parfaits

Light and healthy, these single-serving parfaits combine granola, yogurt, pomegranate seeds, fresh pineapple, and blueberries.

Cumin-Spiced Shrimp with Mango and Cilantro

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Recipes: Frances Largeman-Roth and Julia Rutland

Cumin-Spiced Shrimp with Mango and Cilantro

Fresh shrimp mingle with Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette in this delicious seafood dish.

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