From posh cheese on toast with taleggio, to the ultimate fried egg with squashed avocado on crusty wholemeal bread! We've created five quick, simple and delicious recipes to tart up your toast.

These toast toppers are perfect for any time of the day, so why not boost your morning breakfast, indulge in some afternoon snacking or, if time is of the essence, a quick and easy dinner. Find plenty more fancy toast toppers, breakfast recipes, top-tier snacks and speedy dinners.

Vegetarian toast toppers

Honey-drizzled taleggio cheese on toast

Toast 2 slices of white crusty bread then add sliced taleggio and grill until bubbling. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle over chopped pecans.

Taleggio Toast

Dill and gherkin toast topper

Mix 3 tbsp soft cheese with 2 tsp chopped dill and 1 tbsp chopped spring onion. Spread on 2 slices of toasted rye bread and top with slices of gherkin.

Gherkin Toast

Chilli jam, avocado and fried egg on toast

Toast 2 slices of crusty wholemeal bread then squash on sliced avocado. Top each toast slice with chilli jam and a fried egg.

Egg Toast

Fish toast toppers

Marinated onions with sardines on toast

Mix ½ a sliced red onion with 1 tbsp red wine vinegar and 1 tsp caster sugar and leave to sit for 10 minutes. Mix in a handful of chopped parsley. Toast 2 slices of sourdough and top with tinned sardines in olive oil then add the marinated onions to finish.

Sardine Toast

Sweet toast toppers

Strawberry and ricotta toast topper

Toast 2 slices of brioche then beat 4 tbsp ricotta with a little icing sugar. Spread over the toast then add sliced strawberries and a drizzle of balsamic.

Strawberry toast recipe

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