Category Archives: Breakfasts

Buttermilk Coconut Waffles

Buttermilk Coconut Waffles

If you have a good waffle iron, waffles are a surprisingly easy way to start your day. Like pancakes, the batter for this recipe can be mixed up in just a couple of minutes. Unlike pancakes, however, there is no need to stand over the stove because the iron does all the work for you while you do other morning tasks, such as brewing up ... Read More »

Espresso Bear Claws with Chocolate Chips

Easy Espresso Bear Claws with Chocolate Chips

I can’t remember the last time I had a really good bear claw. A bear claw is a type of pastry that originated in the US sometime in the early 20th century, getting its name from the partial slices made along one side of the curved pastry that resembled the claws of a bear (particularly if you squint). There are actually several styles of bear ... Read More »

Blueberry Lemon Brunch Cake

Easy Blueberry Lemon Brunch Cake

There are two types of cake that I will serve at breakfast: streusel-topped coffee cakes and moist, fruit-laden cakes. The fruity cakes could certainly be considered as dessert options, but when cakes are loaded with fruit I tend to feel that they don’t need frosting and that frosting-less cakes are very valid breakfast options (even though they’re still technically cake). This Blueberry Lemon Brunch Cake ... Read More »

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt and Cinnamon Streusel

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

If you’re preparing a weekend brunch, a homemade coffee cake is a must-make item. It’s a brunch staple because it is delicious – and this streusel-laden Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake is even more delicious than most. It is made with greek yogurt, which contributes to the dense, but tender, crumb of the cake and gives the cake a hint of tanginess that contrasts well with ... Read More »

Angel Food Cake French Toast

Angel Food Cake French Toast

There are many ways to enjoy Angel Food Cake and this Angel Food Cake French Toast just might be the best one yet. The recipe is exactly what it sounds like: slices of homemade angel food cake are used to make some of the most delicious french toast you’ve ever eaten. Angel food cake is ideal for making french toast because its light, spongy texture ... Read More »

Funfetti Belgian Waffles

Funfetti Belgian Waffles

Funfetti cakes are always crowd-pleasers, whether the people eating them are 5 or 95. The colorful cakes convey a sense of fun that few other cakes do ¬†- and they’re delicious, as well. Cakes aren’t the only baked goods that you can add some edible confetti to. These¬†Funfetti Belgian Waffles allow you to bring some of that fun into breakfast by adding rainbow sprinkles to ... Read More »

Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal with Raspberries & Nectarines

Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal with Raspberries & Nectarines

I recently got a copy of Crissy Tiegen’s new cookbook Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat. The book has a fun mix of recipes – but more on that when I dedicate a full post to it – and the one for Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal caught my eye immediately. The recipe combined a popular dessert option (yellow cake) with a ... Read More »

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata

I’ll eat fresh asparagus any time I can get it (except, of course, for dessert) and I tend to eat quite a bit of it during the spring when it has just come into season and is at its best. This Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata is an excellent breakfast or brunch option for asparagus fans who want to make the most of this delicous ... Read More »

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