Four of the BEST Brunch Recipes You’ll Ever Try

Four of the BEST Brunch Recipes You’ll Ever Try

As the lazy haze of spring weekends beckons and Mother’s Day is near, there’s no better time to elevate your brunch game.

Brunch, a meal that combines breakfast and lunch, has its roots in late 19th-century Britain. It began as a solution for the “hunt breakfast” in upper-class households, offering an array of foods to accommodate hunters returning at different times. The concept was a leisurely meal that could stretch late into the day, allowing people to skip breakfast and still enjoy a substantial meal around noon or later.

Brunch began to gain popularity in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s, becoming a fashionable trend among the wealthy because it offered a relaxed mealtime on Sundays, free from the rigors of post-church timing. Over the decades, brunch evolved into a widespread social event enjoyed by many, often featuring unique and elaborate dishes. It has become a staple for celebrations, holidays and casual gatherings.

We have scoured the internet to find four of the best brunch recipes that will impress your guests and make their taste bud sing. Featuring the creamy goodness of dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt, each recipe promises a deliciously indulgent taste.

Let’s dive into these culinary delights!

Savory Cheesy Herb Waffles

Forget everything you know about waffles being a sweet breakfast staple. These savory cheese and herb waffles will revolutionize your brunch table. Infused with sharp cheddar and aromatic herbs, they offer the perfect balance of fluffy and crispy textures.

The waffles are easy to make ahead of time and can be kept warm in the oven. Try serving the waffles topped with fried eggs or get creative and a bit sassy and top with fruit or a touch of maple syrup.

Get the recipe from “What’s Gaby Cooking” here.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Get ready for your brunch guests the night before when you make this lovely coffee cake. A hot pot of coffee is a perfect accompaniment to the cake and can be served while you finish the other brunch treats.

The Sour Cream Coffee Cake is from Ina Garten and featured on The Food Network.

Homemade Granola and Yogurt Parfaits

Light, refreshing and effortlessly elegant, creamy yogurt parfaits layered with homemade granola and fruits are an easy, delicious addition to any brunch. Served in a fancy glass with hot croissants or scones, the parfaits are perfect for special occasions like Mother’s Day (or any day).

This recipe from True North Kitchen features homemade granola, roasted strawberries and honey for a complex and sweet treat.

Don’t have time to make homemade granola? Choose a low-sugar option from your favorite grocer.

Get the recipe here.

Layered Ham and Cheese Biscuits

Ham and melty cheese on homemade biscuits are savory, satisfying and oh so good. Serve these with a seasonal fruit plate or fluffy scrambled eggs, and your brunch is complete.

Get the recipe from The Food Network here.

Whether it’s celebrating Mother’s Day or enjoying a leisurely weekend, any of these four recipes is bound to leave everyone at the table asking for seconds.