Best ever Christmas morning recipe ideas for breakfast

Wake up to a homemade breakfast on Christmas morning - Bloody Mary shots, eggs and bacon croissants and pancakes, we've plenty of morning festive treats

French toast with sticky toffee walnuts

Whether you call it French toast or eggy bread, everyone is bound to love this easy and super indulgent breakfast idea.


Cranberry and almond muffins

Packed full of seasonal produce, these wintry muffins are guaranteed to get you in the mood for Christmas Day. The perfect mix of sweet and sour, they make a great on-the-go breakfast idea

Cranberry And Almond Muffins

St Clement’s breakfast pancakes

Oranges and mandarins give these thick, American-style breakfast pancakes a sweet and zesty finish. Serve with crème fraîche or yoghurt for a delicious Pancake Day recipe

Christmas morning cranberry butter

This cranberry butter is a delicious topping for waffles or pancakes not just on Christmas morning, but all year round

Bacon and egg crumpet melts

This quick, easy brunch recipe is perfect for a lazy Christmas morning – spoil yourself with bacon, eggs AND crumpets, it’s Christmas after all!

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon and a tomato dressing – a recipe that’s bound to get you out of bed in the morning. Creamy avocado and delicious smoked salmon feel like an indulgence, but this dish comes in at under 300 calories meaning you can have a little bit of luxury any day of the week.

Triple cheese crumpets

How do you make fresh crumpets taste even better? Add three types of cheese, a teaspoon of mustard powder and slather on a good helping of butter of course!

Triple cheese crumpets

Gruyere, fig and prosciutto croissants

Straight from the oven, these hot and toasty butter croissants with melty cheese and sweet figs make a really quick and easy on-the-go breakfast idea

Crossiants with gruyère, fig and prosciutto

Cinnamon buns

We like big buns, and we cannot lie. So we got the recipe for this chocolate-drizzled Scandi classic from East London’s newest Danish bakery, The Bread Station. Enjoy Christmas morning the Danish way with these delicious cinnamon buns.

cinnamon buns

Sea salt and cardamom pretzels

These sea salt and cardamom pretzels are the perfect, moreish balance of sweet and savoury. They can be frozen, defrosted and warmed through before serving, and they will keep in an airtight tin, unfrozen, for a couple of days. Serve with soft cheese and wild honey, if you like.

 PB &J French toast with peanut brittle

This recipe for PB&J french toast with peanut brittle takes inspiration from America for a truly indulgent breakfast treat. Keep any leftover jam covered in the fridge for up to four days

PB&J French toast with peanut brittle

Ultimate hash browns

Make a batch of our clever, cook-from-frozen hash browns for lazy weekend brunches. They’re easy to make and vegetarian

Ultimate hash browns

Mix and match brunch waffles

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

Mix and match brunch waffles recipe

Fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter

These fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter are perfect for a special breakfast 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.

Eggs and ham baked in croissant cups

Use croissant dough to make these cute breakfast cups filled with ham and eggs -perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.

Espresso pancakes

Coffee and chocolate is a quick and easy way to make pancakes feel more grown-up and the hazelnuts provide a great bit of texture. Perfect any time of year.

Smoky cannellini beans on garlic toast

This recipe for smoky cannelloni beans on garlic toast is packed with flavour, vegetarian, ready in just 20 minutes AND under 500 calories. What more could you want for a midweek meal?

Quick croque madame

Croque madame is a classic favourite and this quick version makes for an easy indulgent meal. Ready in just 30 minutes, it’s perfect for a midweek comfort food treat.

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.


Bloody Mary shots with avocado toasts

Make these easy bloody mary shots with avocado toasts to tease your taste buds on Christmas morning and wake you up with a jolt. You can prepare the bloody mary mix the night before if you like