The best way to soak up the weekend is with a table full of people — and food — that you love. Whether the loved ones around your table favor Mexican-inspired breakfast fare or sky-high piles of Southern comfort food, these sweet and savory brunch recipes can't be beat. Want pancakes? Got 'em. Eggs? They're here, too. For even more ideas, check out these healthy yet delicious breakfast recipes.
We've never considered eggs to be beautiful ... until now.
Dessert for breakfast? Count us in!
This citrusy, almond French toast will wake you right up.
Gotta have eggs? Throw some cilantro, mint, pesto and pistachios on there for good measure.
Enjoy your favorite breakfast bread in flapjack form (a.k.a. an excuse to eat maple syrup).
Just when you thought avocado toast couldn't be better, we added curry powder.
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We're never too old for a Pop-Tart, especially the homemade variety.
Forget hash browns, this potato round omelet "crust" is way more satisfying.
These are basically nachos disguised as breakfast.
Ditch the crust and double the bacon.
Here's a good dish for when you need to look fancy with minimal effort, thanks to frozen puff pastry.
Cinnamon rolls are a non-negotiable brunch staple, and nothing beats the homemade kind.
One bowl, 20 minutes, and a warm, gooey chocolate loaf.
It's pizza for breakfast, only flakier.
These guys are light, airy, and porky. Basically everything we want in a breakfast pastry.
This strata tastes like one giant McGriddle, and we are not mad about it.
Once you've mastered the classic, try this melt-in-your-mouth cheddar variety.
Look quiche, you have a mini-me!
Every bit as delectable as it sounds.
You know what they say: Everything's bigger in Texas (toast included).
This batter is super versatile, so feel free to switch up the fruits depending on the season.
A thin slice of ham balances out the sugary-sweetness of the maple syrup.
It's frozen tater tots to the rescue.
Don't even think about not making biscuits for your brunch.
This deconstructed bacon, egg, and cheese bagel bake is perfect for entertaining (Pull it together the night before!).
Meet the Godfather of brunch sandwiches. It's got chicken and eggs because why not?