39 breakfast recipes
See plenty of breakfast inspiration to start the day with everything from classic scrambled eggs to fluffy pancakes, baked oats and more
Discover our healthy breakfast recipes, best brunch ideas and gluten-free breakfast recipes or tuck into our filling breakfast dishes below. For something lighter, try our low-carb breakfast ideas and low-calorie breakfasts. Now discover all of our recipes with chia seeds.
Try our classic scrambled eggs or fluffy American-style pancakes. For a lighter meal, see our wholesome baked oats or a fruity smoothie bowl.
Catering for a crowd? Dig into an impressive breakfast spread with our ham and cheese croissant traybake or next-level breakfast tacos.
Learn how to make extra-fluffy American pancakes with this classic recipe, using two raising agents (baking powder and self-raising flour). Best served warm and drenched in maple syrup.
Follow our tips and tricks to make a classic pain au chocolat – a buttery, rich, crisp French pastry that's best served with a mug of tea or coffee.
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Get closer to your daily quota of colourful fruit and veg with this breakfast bowl recipe, which also helps to boost your immunity.
These have a lovely coconut flavour and go really well with coconut yogurt and fresh fruit.
Transform leftover porridge into this delicious, oaty loaf with a whipped honey and cinnamon butter to slather on generous slices fresh out of the oven.
Porridge need not be run of the mill – this creamy, malted milk version with orange, vanilla and bay leaf roasted rhubarb is sure to start your day right.
This healthy, no-fuss breakfast can be prepped in just five minutes the night before, ready for you in the morning. Customise with your choice of fruit, nuts, seeds and other toppings.
Fix yourself a breakfast of champions with this classic french toast, served with berries and greek yogurt. You can fix up the flavourings in the sugar – try cinnamon, a little nutmeg or even ginger.
Using a blender to make these pancakes means breakfast is on the table in minutes. Top with your favourite chopped fruits and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Mix leftover sourdough with dark chocolate chunks and porridge oats to make this deliciously simple granola.
Discover how to make the perfect scrambled eggs every time and achieve a soft, creamy texture – they're delicious served over buttered toast for a quick and easy breakfast.
See the best egg recipes for more ideas.
Check out these rhubarb pots for a healthy low-cal breakfast. These colourful breakfast pots are simple to make and are high in protein, perfect fuel to start your day.
These healthy breakfast cookies are easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients including fibre-packed oatmeal and fruit – ideal for a breakfast or a mid-morning snack.
Make weekend brunch extra-luxurious with our classic eggs benedict, plus tips and tricks to making your best hollandaise sauce yet.
A nourishing breakfast, brunch or snack, this lassi smoothie bowl is packed with mango and banana. Top with chia seeds and pistachios for crunch.
Discover more combinations with our smoothie bowl recipes.
Make breakfast an occasion with this simple, speedy recipe for baked oats – ready in half an hour, it's great topped with nuts, berries and yogurt.
Treat yourself to a stack of healthy blueberry and cornmeal pancakes, flavoured with orange zest and maple syrup. Perfect for a lazy weekend brunch.
Looking for fun new breakfast and brunch recipes? Try our easy breakfast tacos. Use eggs with deep yellow yolks so you get a nice colour contrast with the beans and chorizo.
A classic brunch dish, shakshuka is vegetarian and quick and easy to make – spices, peppers, tomatoes and eggs bubbled together in a pan.
Jazz up your omelette with plenty of grated courgette, kale, peas and chilli flakes, then serve alongside cherry tomatoes dressed simply with white wine vinegar.
See more fillings with our easy omelette recipes.
Feed a crowd with this no-fuss show-off brunch recipe. If you don't have much time to prepare, you could use shop-bought focaccia or any other puffy flatbread instead.
Check out our vibrant breakfast bowl with salty pan-fried halloumi and creamy beetroot borani topped with crunchy dukkah. This wholesome recipe comes from food writer John Gregory-Smith.
Check out our epic breakfast croissant recipe packed with crispy bacon, baked beans and runny fried eggs. The perfect weekend treat for all the family.
Make the most of tart, juicy blackberries – which grow wild in hedgerows throughout the UK in the summer months – in this easy oat bake that's perfect for breakfast or dessert.
Bake a batch of muffins for an energising breakfast or on-the-go snack. Our selection includes spiced cornbread, Marmite and cheesy varieties.
Morning porridge tastes so much more exciting when you add cocoa powder, espresso, almond milk, dates and cinnamon. The perfect vegan start to the day.
Try more toppings with our best porridge recipes.
Serve this breakfast treat with grilled tomatoes, bacon and mushrooms for a filling morning meal that's on the table in no time.
Feed a crowd with this cheese-packed, no-fuss, show-off brunch idea that will feed a hungry crowd.
Soft buns filled with buttery spiced sugar and glazed with pink hibiscus icing, this Ghanaian speciality makes for an epic tear 'n' share brunch.
Start your weekend off with a bang with this no-fuss show-off brunch, packed with juicy tomatoes, eggs and avocados.
Start your day with a square of coffee-coloured yogurt sponge, topped with a swirl of brown sugar buttercream. This cake tastes even better the next day.
Check out our quick and easy dairy free breakfast pots. Packed with mixed berries, creamy coconut yogurt and topped with crunchy granola, this recipe is great for a cooling breakfast on a hot summer’s morning.
Check out our moist and cheesy corn muffins. Packed with Mexican flavours these easy muffins are ready in less than an hour and make a simple and healthy breakfast.
Check out our simple rice dish with spicy red chillis, salty-sweet bacon jam and soft boiled eggs. This low calorie breakfast recipe is quick, easy and ready in 20 minutes.
Jazz up your weekend breakfast with our epic mash-up of a classic fry-up and a traditional handheld British pie.
Make our moreish bacon and egg muffins for an easy weekend brunch ready in 45 minutes. These are best eaten warm from the oven, spread with butter, ketchup or brown sauce.
Fragrant with citrus fruit, thyme and a sticky brown sugar filling, these pillowy soft buns are perfect with a morning coffee or afternoon brew – the recipe comes from The Gin Trap Inn, Norfolk.
This is an ideal one-pot breakfast to cook over a campfire – the beans are given delicious depth and smokiness from the flames.
Peanut butter is a breakfast time staple and, as his fruity, tangy, crunchy creation proves, its potential goes far beyond simply topping toast.