46 Brunch Recipes | olivemagazine

Easy brunch ideas

Green tortilla with smoked salmon

A chunky spinach, potato and chive tortilla with a side of smoked salmon, this beauty would make for a great weekend brunch.

A blue plate topped with a green tortilla and slices of smoked salmon

Hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise sauce is a staple ingredient in many brunch dishes – make your own at home with our recipe (the key is thorough whisking to emulsify all the ingredients).

A small bowl of hollandaise with more sauce running off a silver spoon

Classic French toast

Enjoy a leisurely weekend brunch with this classic french toast, served with fresh berries and a dollop of greek yogurt.

Stack of sourdough french toast with yogurt and berries on top

Pain au chocolat

Follow our tips and tricks to make a classic pain au chocolat – a buttery, rich and crisp French pastry, best served with a mug of tea or coffee.

A plate of pain au chocolats with a mug of tea behind

Homemade croissants

A fresh batch of crisp, buttery, homemade croissants will go down a treat at your next brunch.

A platter of croissants with more scattered around next to it on a linen table cloth

Eggy bread

Eggy bread is topped with grilled tomatoes, bacon and mushrooms to make a filling brunch that’s on the table in just 15 minutes.

Eggy bread, tomatoes, mushrooms and bacon on a white plate with a knife, fork and cup of coffee, on a linen cloth

Banoffee French toast

Serve this decadent banoffee-flavoured French toast at your next brunch – it’ll swiftly become a new favourite.

a plate of french toast with melted chocolate being poured from a spoon

Masala French toast with coriander chutney

Cumin, turmeric and coriander provide big fragrant flavours in this savoury brunch dish, drizzled with vibrant coriander chutney and topped with chillies.

Two plates of masala French toast, topped with coriander chutney, chillies and coriander

Blackberry baked oats

Spruce up your morning routine with this easy-to-make oat bake, showcasing the best of tart, juicy blackberries.

Blackberry baked oats in a tray

Tex-mex baked avocados

Start your weekend off with a bang with this no-fuss show-off brunch, packed with juicy tomatoes, eggs and avocados.

Easy Baked Avocado Brunch Recipe with Eggs

Sourdough breakfast buns

Perfect with your morning coffee, try these pillowy buns fragrant with citrus fruit, thyme and a sticky brown sugar filling for breakfast. This recipe comes from The Gin Trap Inn, Norfolk.

A golden, swirled bun filled with a brown sugar filling

Homemade crumpets

A plate of gorgeously fluffy homemade crumpets, freshly toasted and slathered with butter, will go down a treat at brunch.

A wire cooling rack filled with golden crumpets, with one crumpet on a plate with a knife and butter

Arepas reina pepiada

Jazz up your weekend brunch with a plate of vibrant Venezuelan arepas, filled with plenty of shredded chicken, mayo and avocado.

a plate of arepas with a small bowl of lime wedges and a knife on a pink fabric background

Ham and cheese croissant traybake

Feed a crowd with this cheese-packed, no-fuss, show-off brunch idea that will keep everyone happy.

Ham and Cheese Croissant Bake Recipe

Potato scones

Kickstart the weekend with these classic Tattie scones, a Scottish comfort food made of floury potatoes, soured cream and fresh chives. Serve with strips of crispy bacon and roasted tomatoes and you’re good to go.

A frying pan with potato scones in it

Homemade bagels

Get your morning off to the best start with our perfect, chewy bagels. Our easy step-by-step guide calls for simple ingredients, a little patience and some basic kneading.

Easy Bagel Recipe

Smoked salmon breakfast flatbread

Mix up breakfast with this smoked salmon idea. A social sharing dish, it’ll make a great centrepiece on the table.

Breakfast Flatbread Recipe with Smoked Salmon

Bacon and egg crumpet melts

This quick, easy brunch recipe is perfect for lazy weekends when you can’t decide what to treat yourself with – spoil yourself with the hat trick of bacon, eggs and crumpets.

Bacon and Egg Easy Crumpet Recipe


Fancy an update on a brunch classic? Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’ torrijas recipe, inspired by his regular trips to visit his father in the southern Spanish city, is like French toast with runny honey, and it’ll no doubt become your new brunch staple.

Torrijas with honey on a plate

Peanut butter drizzle pancakes

Covered in a vibrant array of summer fruits and a lip-smacking peanut butter sauce, these light and fluffy pancakes from food writer John Gregory-Smith make a fabulous brunch for two. More pancake ideas to try here…

Peanut Butter Pancakes Recipe

Kelewele cinnamon buns

For a brunch with a real difference, give Zoe Adjonyoh’s knockout Kelewele cinnamon buns a try. They’re perfect for sharing.

Sticky iced buns

Banana bread pancakes

Toast to the weekend with our sweet banana bread pancakes, perfect for a leisurely brunch with friends or family.

A stack of pancakes with raisins, walnuts and banana

Corned beef hash

Make this classic corned beef hash, topped with a fried egg, for your next weekend brunch.

Two white plates of golden fried potatoes topped with fried egg on a white wooden surface with a knife and fork and pot of brown sauce

Posh breakfast muffins

Make brunch easy with our quick and simple breakfast muffins packed with avocado, smoked salmon and frittata – ready in 30 minutes.

Breakfast Muffins with Smoked Salmon

Full English croissants

Introducing our epic breakfast croissant recipe packed with super crispy bacon, baked beans and runny fried eggs. The perfect indulgent weekend treat for all the family.

Croissant Sandwich Recipe with Bacon and Eggs

Beetroot borani and halloumi breakfast bowls

Make our vibrant breakfast bowl with salty pan-fried halloumi, creamy beetroot borani topped with crunchy dukkah. This wholesome recipe comes from food writer John Gregory-Smith.

Halloumi, eggi and salad bowl on a bed of pureed beetroot borani yogurt

Roasted tomatoes and avocado on toast

This delicious healthy breakfast, lunch or snack couldn’t be easier to put together. Ripe tomatoes, avocado and salad leaves on toast are a great vegetarian combination. Get more avocado on toast recipes here.

Avocado Toast Recipe with Roasted Tomatoes

Mix and match brunch waffles

These mix and match brunch waffles are perfect for a lazy weekend. Serve the toppings in bowls and the waffles in a pile and let everyone build their own.

brunch waffles

Bacon hash browns

Try our hash browns with streaky bacon, spring onions and grated cheese. Make these crispy potato hash browns for an easy brunch recipe for four.

Hash Brown Recipe with Bacon

Eggs royale with smoked trout and yuzu hollandaise

We love this twist on classic eggs royale. Homemade hollandaise can send a shiver of fear down the spines of even the most seasoned cooks but it’s really very easy provided you don’t let the sauce get too hot. In need of more eggs ideas? We have lots of eggs recipes here.

Eggs royale with trout and yuzu hollandaise


The classic brunch dish shakshuka is vegetarian and quick and easy to make – spices, peppers, tomatoes and eggs bubbled up in a pan. What’s not to like?

Shakshuka Recipe

Boozy bagel french toast with maple butter

Check out this easy french toast recipe with cinnamon raisin bagels, boozy bourbon and sweet maple butter – perfect for an indulgent weekend brunch.

French Toast Bagel Recipe

Blueberry smoothie and granola bowls

Whip up our vibrant smoothie bowl with crunchy granola, blueberries and shaved coconut. This easy recipe is vegan friendly and comes from food writer John Gregory-Smith.

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Granola

Croissant cinnamon buns

Check out these easy-to-make, moreish cinnamon buns. This simple cinnamon bun recipe uses Jus-Rol croissant dough making them extra flaky and extra crispy. Check out our full cinnamon bun recipe collection here…

12 croissant cinnamon rolls served on a cooling rack on a dark blue board

Sweetcorn French toast with blueberries

Check out this indulgent French toast recipe using sweetcorn and ready in 30 minutes for your next brunch gathering. More French toast recipes here.

French Toast Recipe with Sweetcorn and Blueberries


Check out this traditional South American breakfast recipe from Ecuador. This easy recipe is packed with plenty of flavour and will make for a great weekend brunch with friends.

Tigrillo Recipe with Green Plantains

Thai scotch eggs

Birmingham-based chef Lap-fai Lee’s Thai-style (or sai oua) scotch eggs are great for a posh brunch with big flavours. So good, you’ll never look at scotch eggs in the same way again.

Homemade scotch eggs on a plate

Nutella pancakes with boozy hot chocolate sauce

And the prize for the most indulgent brunch recipe goes to these light and fluffy Nutella pancakes. They’re simply delicious and come drizzled in a smooth and creamy hot chocolate sauce. Adding booze to the sauce is optional but highly recommended for an extra treat! We have more pancake recipes here to choose from.

Nutella Pancakes With Hot Chocolate Sauce (Plus How To Video)

Breakfast tacos

Looking for fun new breakfast and brunch recipes? Try our super easy breakfast tacos. Use eggs with deep yellow yolks, like Burford Browns, so you get a nice colour contrast with the beans and chorizo.

A tray of breakfast tacos holding scrambled egg, chorizo and beans

Egg and cheese brunch bagel

These easy egg and cheese brunch bagels are a great alternative to the usual weekend fry-up. Ready in 15 minutes these bagels are quick and packed with flavour.

Egg and Cheese Breakfast Bagel

Best ever bloody mary

The classic brunch cocktail, a bloody mary is sure to cure any hangover and wake you up for the weekend. Our recipe for this classic cocktail combines vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, port and sherry with a few dashes of Tabasco to turn up the heat.

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Bloody Mary Recipe

Buckwheat pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast? This recipe for cinnamon buckwheat pancakes with maple syrup, yogurt, and fresh raspberries comes in at under 300 calories per serving. We have plenty more low calorie breakfast ideas here.

Buckwheat pancakes

Fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter

These fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter are perfect for a special brunch treat. If you haven’t tried whipping butter try this. It makes it light and airy and allows you to incorporate subtle sweet or savoury flavours.

Ricotta Pancakes Recipe

Lemon drizzle crumpets

We’ve taken these crumpets and given them a zingy makeover. Drenched in lemon and sugar they are great for a sweet brunch idea.

Lemon drizzle crumpets

Overnight plum and almond oats

Prep your oats the night before to make this quick and easy vegan breakfast for two. It may be low calorie but it’ll leave you feeling satisfied and full until lunchtime. Are you a fan of coconut? Here are our other favourite overnight oats recipes.

Overnight plum and almond oats

Baked avocado with smoked salmon and egg

Avocados are really versatile, try them baked with smoked salmon and egg for a quick, healthy brunch. Click here for a mountain of inspiring avocado recipes.

Baked avocado with smoked salmon and egg

Baked smoked haddock and egg pots

These baked smoked haddock and egg pots are quick and easy to make and under 500 calories but feel indulgent.

Baked Egg Pots Recipe with Smoked Haddock

Fancy adding a healthy boost to your brunch? Try one of our smoothie recipes to pair with your brunch dishes.

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