Christmas Morning Breakfasts You'll Want to Make All Year
Baked Gingerbread Custard Waffle French Toast
If you want to make something showy for Christmas a.m., it doesn't get much better than this waffle French toast bake. You'll pour custard over a layer of pumpkin gingerbread waffles and toss that sucker in the oven.
Get the recipe: Baked Gingerbread Custard Waffle French Toast
Fruitcake gets a bad rap, but the recipe for these mini versions has a few vital tweaks: less candied fruit, more dark chocolate chips.
Get the recipe: Mini Fruitcakes
Strawberry Champagne Pancakes
If chocolate chip and blueberry pancakes are part of your regular weekend ritual, you'll need to up your game for Christmas morning. These fluffy champagne pancakes are special enough for the occasion.
Get the recipe: Strawberry Champagne Pancakes
Easy Spiced Hot Fruit Bake
For this comforting bake, apple, pear, cranberry, and pineapple are buttered and spiced, like a pie filling.
Get the recipe: Easy Spiced Hot Fruit Bake
Candy Cane Nice Cream
"Nice cream" is an unorthodox holiday breakfast choice, but this frozen treat colored to look like a candy cane is definitely appropriate. It's healthier than a typical holiday breakfast dish too; it's made with bananas, beets, and cacao, which is rich in antioxidants and magnesium.
Get the recipe: Candy Cane Nice Cream
Morning Eggnog Oatmeal
Homemade granola is so much better than store-bought. If you have spare time during the holidays, bake a huge batch to sprinkle on everything. This one has all the Christmas fruits, nuts, and spices your heart desires.
Get the recipe: Christmas Granola
Slow Cooker Holiday Ham
Christmas Cranberry Smoothie
Buttermilk Panettone French Toast with Cranberry Compote
If you celebrate the holidays with a traditional Italian family, then you know all about panettone. This recipe makes use of the dried fruit–studded bread for French toast.
Get the recipe: Buttermilk Panettone French Toast with Cranberry Compote