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Our Favourite Easter Brunch Recipes

Plus, hot cross buns, fancy French toast, savoury potatoes and more. (Is it Sunday yet?)
Our Favourite Easter Brunch Recipes

Spice up brunch with a variety of old and new favourites. From traditional hot cross buns to warm waffles, a stack of banana bread pancakes or a bowl of decadent chocolate oatmeal, there’s more than enough inspiration below to feed the whole family with these Easter brunch recipes. Need more Easter inspo? Head right this way for the Chatelaine Guide to Easter.

Easy Eggs Benedict

With our simple recipe for poached eggs and hollandaise sauce, even holiday entertaining can be simple (and delicious). Top with ham for a classic take or avocado and/or smoked salmon. Get our Easy Eggs Benedict recipe.

A plate of eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and avocado adorned with easy hollandaise sauce for a piece on simple eggs Benedict recipes

Eggs In Cheddar Scones

A savoury scone with a baked-in soft eggs and sharp cheddar is the breakfast combo of our dreams. Get our eggs in cheddar scones recipe.

Eggs in cheddar scones on pink plates beside a green salad with a gold fork (Photo: Erik Putz)

Banana Bread Pancakes

Rich banana bread pancakes loaded with walnuts and chocolate chips are a great addition to any brunch buffet. Get this banana bread pancakes recipe.

a stack of banana bread pancakes with syrup being drizzled overtop Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Champorado (Filipino Chocolate Oatmeal)

Have a sweet start to your Easter celebration with this rich and decadent breakfast bowl. Inspired by the classic Filipino breakfast favourite, our version of the recipe uses oatmeal instead of rice. Get this champorado recipe.

A yellow bowl of chocolate oatmeal on a table with a colourful pattern. (Recipe by Irene Ngo; Produced by Stephanie Han Kim; Photography by Erik Putz; Food styling by Ashley Denton; Prop styling by Madeleine Johari.)

Flaky Cornmeal-Cheddar Scones

The bottoms of these scones are coated with cornmeal before baking, giving them a pleasant crunch. (Bonus: They make a great base for eggs Benedict.) Get this flaky cornmeal cheddar scones recipe.

Our Favourite Easter Brunch Recipes

White Asparagus With Bacon Pangrattato

Known as the white gold of spring veggies, white asparagus' tenderness and sweet flavour works perfectly in this nutty and zesty dish. Get this white asparagus with bacon pangrattato recipe.

White asparagus with bacon, italian bread crumbs, parsley, lemon zest, browned butter and a lemon wedge on a green plate. Photo, Erik Putz.

Braided Mini-Egg Loaves

Italian and Greek cuisines both feature a braided Easter bread dotted with colour-tinted hen’s eggs. Although we love the classic recipe, we’re partial to tucking mini eggs into these mini loaves just after baking for a hit of chocolate. Get this braided Mini-Egg loaves recipe.

loaves of bread topped with blue mini eggs

Classic French Toast

Top your toast with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, or when in season, these fresh fruits are our current obsession: vanilla-infused roasted plums. Get this classic French toast recipe.

Classic French Toast with Roasted Plums Photo, Erik Putz.

French Onion Tart

Go gourmet with brunch this weekend. This golden brunch tart is an irresistible blend of flavours that no one will want to miss at seating time! Get this French onion tart recipe.

A freshly baked tart in a ceramic plate on a charger. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Minty Melon Salad With Burrata Cheese

Fresh fruit comes alive under mint, basil and creamy burrata cheese. Get this minty melon salad with burrata cheese recipe.

Cubed Minty melon salad with burrata cheese on plate with a spoon. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Maple-Fennel Bacon

Calling all bacon-lovers, this one's for you. We've upped the ante with this brunch essential, making an old favourite new again. Get this maple-fennel bacon recipe.

Maple bacon with fennel Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Egg And Toast Tartlets

Whether you hurriedly pop one in your mouth, or savour them over Sunday brunch, these tartlets are one of our favourite ways to start the day! Get this egg toast tartlet recipe.

Eggs and toast tartlets in a muffin tin. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita Mocktail

This margarita mocktail recipe has the zesty zip to start morning brunch off right. Get our Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita Mocktail recipe.

Cucumber jalapeno margarita mocktail recipe Photo, Erik Putz.

French-Toast Sandwiches With Raspberry Cream

Our sinfully rich version of this brunch staple is sandwiched around a creamy filling ahead of time and bakes in the oven, leaving you lots of time to enjoy your morning coffee. Get this French-toast sandwiches with raspberry cream recipe.

French toast sandwich with raspberry cream topped with almonds on a white plate with fresh raspberries

Avocado And Snap Pea Salad Rolls

Colour makes a triumphant (and delicious) return to your brunch table! Get our Avocado And Snap Pea Salad Rolls recipe.

First Day of Spring - Avocado and snap pea salad rolls Photo, Erik Putz.

Sunny-Side-Up Tart

Super simple and delicious, this savoury tart—which pairs sunny side-up eggs, crisp bacon, fresh spinach and light puff pastry—is a show-stopper. Get this sunny-side-up tart recipe.

A sunny side up tart with baked eggs and green on flat pastry on a sheet pan with a slice cut out of it

Caramel-Pecan Sticky Buns

Brunch wouldn’t be the same without a sweet and decadent treat to savour. This easy recipe is overflowing with brown sugar and pecans, it may just be a new family favourite! Get this caramel-pecan sticky buns recipe.

Caramel-pecan sticky buns on a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet on a cooling rat on a pink placemat (Photo: Angus Fergusson)

Roasted-Potato, Pepper And Chorizo Hash

Every good brunch needs potatoes! Get our Roasted-Potato, Pepper And Chorizo Hash recipe.

A plate of Roasted-potato, pepper and chorizo hash on a scalloped white plate on a pink tablecloth (Photo: James Tse)

Blackberry Waffles

Get a berry-good start to the holiday with warm waffles topped with compote and whipped cream. Get this blackberry waffle with fresh compote recipe.

Blackberry recipes: Blackberry waffles on plate Photo, Ditte Isager.

Classic Hot Cross Buns

These buns are packed with fruit and sweet spices and marked with a cross to reflect the crucifixion. They were banned from being sold in Elizabethan England on any day except Good Friday because they are so indulgent. Get this hot cross buns recipe.

a tray of hot cross buns with raisins on parchment paper, with one pulled off and ready to be eaten (Photo: Erik Putz)

Rhubarb Spritz

Our Favourite Easter Brunch Recipes (Photo: James Tse)

Sparkling wine and fresh rhubarb juice are a terrific combo. A touch of sugar rounds out the tart taste. Get our rhubarb spritz recipe.

Easter brunch recipe classic: Fluffy cinnamon buns


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