There's nothing as simple and perfect as enjoying a lazy Sunday brunch with family and friends.
Who says you have to go out for brunch? These recipes are perfect for lazy Sundays at home with family or friends. Whether you’re on Team Sweet or Team Savory, you’re sure to find a new weekend tradition right here.
If you’ve ever made brunch at home, you know just how much work goes into a supposedly relaxing meal. But brunch doesn’t have to be a big chore. You and your loved ones can enjoy a leisurely brunch without sacrificing the “lazy” part of a lazy Sunday, and we rounded up 9 recipes to prove it. Just pick your favorite and add coffee. (Or mimosas. Or both.)
The only flavor combination more iconic than chocolate and peanut butter is peanut butter and jelly, and these easy baked oats make a good case for throwing them all together. Trust us: Putting peanut butter and jelly on chocolatey oatmeal works. It’s basically nostalgia in a bowl.
If you love the smell of fried tortillas in the morning, this one’s for you. A quick dip in hot oil and a few minutes in the oven turn store-bought tortillas into personal taco shells, ready to be filled with cheesy, creamy scrambled eggs. The toppings steal the show here: Crumbled chorizo, sour cream, and a dollop (or two or three) of guacamole take this simple dish over the top.
These waffles have a secret weapon. Actually, make that three secret weapons: Buttermilk, whipped egg whites, and a hint of cardamom. The fluffy batter cooks up into crisp, light-as-a-cloud waffles with a subtle tang (thanks to the buttermilk) and unbeatable flavor (thanks to the cardamom).
What’s better than French toast? French toast you make the night before so it’s ready to go at brunch o’clock. This berry-topped casserole isn’t just easier than the classic dish—it’s tastier, too. A night in the fridge gives the challah slices plenty of time to absorb every last bit of rich ricotta custard so every single bite is perfect.
A lazy Sunday brunch isn’t all that lazy if you have to wake up early to cook. This overnight breakfast casserole is ideal for anyone who loves to sleep in. It packs all the delicious flavors of a classic Monte Cristo sandwich into a casserole dish so you can prep it the night before. When you’re ready to eat, just pop it in the oven. .
Baked potatoes for brunch? Yes. If you think about it, a spud loaded with bacon, scallions, butter, and sour cream is just a few eggs short of a complete brunch. Throw all those fixins into a quiche and you’ve got a hearty, filling, super-simple main dish that everyone will love.
Flipping pancakes for a crowd is a lot of work, but these comforting, orange and cinnamon-spiced pancakes sure aren’t. The batter takes just a few minutes to mix up and bakes in a single sheet pan, so everyone can grab a slice—and the chef can relax.