For an Easter brunch that will put a hip-hop in your step, feast your eyes on these delectable, egg-inspired dishes—including omelets, quiche, pancakes, French toast, and sweet pastries that will have your guests kicking up their heels for the inaugural springtime holiday!

1. Bacon-Cheese Quiche

With a golden hashbrown crust, this quiche is perfectly crafted using some of the classic quiche favorites such as peppers and onions, then bacon, spinach and some Gruyere cheese. With a quiche as beautifully constructed as this – don’t be surprised if it’s finished before the Easter egg hunt begins!

2. Carrot Crescents With Egg Salad

Now here’s a unique way to use up your decorated hard boiled Easter eggs—turn them into a bunny-loving egg salad! Simply slice Pillsbury Crescent Dough into strips and roll each around a metal cream horn to get the carrot shape. Brush the uncooked dough with orange food coloring and bake until golden brown on their metal horns. Let cool and stuff with egg salad using fresh dill sprigs as carrot tops.

3. Sunshine Toast

Brunch ready with the help of a sheet pan – this recipe is a simple “Egg In A Hole” classic, with a twist of some chopped ham, and shredded cheese. Garnish it however you like, and serve warm straight from the oven. No standing at the stove and flipping required for these!

4. Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding

You don’t have to wake at the crack of dawn to prepare this lavish breakfast bread pudding casserole. Simply assemble the ingredients—a savory mixture of onion, spicy pork sausage, sharp cheddar, parsley, bread, eggs and cream along with some seasonings to create a dish that’s easy to make, and even easier to slice up and serve.

5. Pea Tortilla with Mint and Yogurt

This lovely frittata-inspired recipe gets a spring makeover with seasonal mint and sweet green peas. However, its spicy Spanish roots call for a wood-fired tortilla shell filled with a savory egg mixture baked until golden brown. Finish with a few scoops of creamy Greek yogurt and serve warm from the oven.

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6. PB&B&B French Toast

This is a food fusion that is not to be missed. In true Elvis style, this french toast twist is a grilled peanut butter and bacon sandwich between two pieces of french toast, topped with sliced bananas that are caramelized in sugar, butter…and bourbon. Easter brunch won’t know what hit it.

7. Brussels Sprout & Mushroom Hash

With just a few ingredients this recipe is made in a cast iron pan (or skillet) creating a savory dance of flavors with onions, mushrooms, garlic, thyme, Brussels sprouts, and eggs. It’s easily served up on its own, or on some toasted french bread. If you’re looking for a low-carb option for breakfast – this is certainly an appetizing choice.

 

8. Light Cream Scones

Smell that? Light, flaky, buttery scones pulled hot from the oven and slathered with butter and fresh fruit preserves. Is your mouth watering yet? This slightly unique take on traditional scone recipes calls for heavy cream, eggs, and cake flour brushed with an egg wash and sugar for the fluffiest scones you’ve ever tasted.

 

 9. Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart

With a puff pastry crust, that you can easily buy in the store, this tart is loaded up with goat cheese, then asparagus, then topped with a freshly cracked couple of eggs before it goes in the oven for baking. The results are incredible.

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10. Sheet Pan Hash

When you’re hosting, the last thing you want is to be babysitting all of your food while your guests watch on. With this recipe, prepping your vegetables is all you need before placing the mixture into a sheet pan, and cracking some eggs on top. Once baked, everything comes out amazing and ready to serve!

11. Breakfast Pizza

If you want to see the delight on the faces of your mid-morning guests – serve pizza. It’s a pretty much guaranteed happy reaction. This pizza lends itself to a breakfast or brunch dish, simply by combining well-loved breakfast foods all onto naan bread (easily store bought) and prepped in just 10 minutes. Finished off with 15 minutes in the oven, you have yourself an amazing breakfast to please.

12. Croissant Boats

When it comes to quick and easy – this is the recipe you’ll be reaching for. An omelet made in a hollowed out croissant, filled with eggs, bacon, melted cheese and baked to perfection. This could also be easily customized to the tastes of each of your guests, similar to an omelet bar.

Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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