10+ Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes
Not a morning person, but have company for brunch? Life is so much easier with make-ahead breakfast recipes you can prep in advance.
Ham & Cheese Breakfast Strudels
Get a head start on the day with an easy make-ahead breakfast like these ham and cheese strudels. “Sometimes I assemble the strudels ahead and freeze them individually, then bake them as needed.” —Jo Groth, Plainfield, Iowa
Get the recipe for Ham & Cheese Breakfast Strudels.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
“Soon after I learned about overnight oats, I decided to create a recipe with my favourite sugary combination: chocolate peanut butter. Overnight oats are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings.” —Anna Bentley, Swanzey, New Hampshire
Get the recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats.
Bacon Swiss Quiche
“Light and fluffy, this scrumptious make-ahead quiche is ideal for breakfast or brunch but can also be served at dinnertime. Serve with a clump of chilled grapes or other fresh fruit on the side.” —Colleen Belbey, Warwick, Rhode Island
Get the recipe for Bacon Swiss Quiche.
Baked French Toast
“Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version.” —Jill Baughman, New York, New York
Get the recipe for Baked French Toast.
Fluffy Banana Pancakes
“I love to make pancakes for my family on Saturday mornings. Since we often have ripe bananas, I decided to add them to a batch of pancake batter. The results were delicious!” —Lori Stevens, Riverton, Utah
Get the recipe for Fluffy Banana Pancakes.
Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs
“I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I have to make a large batch because my husband and boys can polish them off in a short amount of time. These also freeze very well, if there are any left!” —Jill Darin, Geneseo, Illinois
Get the recipe for Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs.
Breakfast Burrito Casserole
“A friend gave me this burrito casserole recipe and I modified it to fit our family. It’s perfect for a brunch, because you can prep it the night before and bake it the next morning.” —Krista Yoder, Due West, South Carolina
Get the recipe for Breakfast Burrito Casserole.
Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins
“Whenever I make these muffins, I freeze several. As I’m leaving for work in the morning, I pull one out and enjoy it at the office with a cup of coffee.” —Janet Pierce DeCori, Rockton, Illinois
Get the recipe for Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins.
Easy Morning Waffles
“Making your own fluffy waffles from scratch takes no time at all, and the touch of cinnamon in these beats any frozen store-bought version.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Get the recipe for Easy Morning Waffles.
Reuben and Rye Strata
“This make-ahead dish is so easy to prepare. It’s wonderful for brunch, lunch or supper, or as a potluck meal. If you prefer it, substitute turkey pastrami for the corned beef.” —Mary Louise Lever, Rome, Georgia
Get the recipe for Reuben and Rye Strata.
Peachy Dutch Pancake
“After my daughter attended a slumber party, she raved about a Dutch pancake they had for breakfast. She asked her friend’s mom for the recipe so we could make it at home. This is my version.” —Carol Rogers, Tipton, IA
Get the recipe for Peachy Dutch Pancake.
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