Our favorite make-ahead recipes, perfect for Christmas morning. They can be prepped days before, so you can enjoy the holiday!
Do you have a special breakfast each year for Christmas? We have some family favorites that we have every year, but we also like to try new recipes too. These holiday-worthy recipes are perfect for your Christmas morning breakfast or brunch. The best part is that they can be made a day or even more ahead of time. When you wake up on Christmas morning, you can just put them in the oven and enjoy the morning with your family.
The muffins can be baked now and frozen. Just thaw and warm for a delicious breakfast. The same is true with the scones but you can also make them up to the point of baking. Then just freeze them (unbaked) on a sheet pan. Once they're frozen throw the scones in a ziplock bag, pull them out when you're ready to bake and pop them in the oven. They'll take a few extra minutes since they have been frozen but everyone around your table will think you just made them!
Check out the Café Tips section in each post for tips on how to prepare ahead. Enjoy!
These Easy Orange Cranberry Scones are melt-in-your-mouth delicious and can be made ahead. Pop them in the oven just before serving, for easy entertaining!
Make these delicious, easy cinnamon rolls at night (20 minutes) and wake your guests to a heavenly aroma no one will be able to resist!
Looking for a delicious way to celebrate? This Butternut Bacon Spinach Quiche is so easy (with a store-bought crust and no parbaking) and is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
This Maple Walnut Banana Coffee Cake will be the shining star of any breakfast or brunch buffet. It comes together easily, no mixer needed!
You’re going to love this crazy delicious overnight Cinnamon Apple French Toast Casserole. Prep it the night before and in the morning, breakfast is easy peasy!
These tall, flaky, Ridiculously Easy Buttermilk Biscuits take less than 10 minutes to throw together. They’re also ridiculously delicious!
Easy enough for weekdays, these delicious eggs are also great for brunch get-togethers. The best part? Most of the prep work can be done in advance!
If you’ve got 20 minutes, that’s all it takes (hands-on time) to put together these Ridiculously Easy Almond Croissants. They look like they came from a fine French patisserie and they’re ridiculously delicious too!
A delicious breakfast/brunch option that’s easy to put together and prep ahead, this Italian Polenta Breakfast Casserole is loaded with flavor and makes a great dinner entree too!
Thought for the day:
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby,
keeping watch over their flocks at night.
An angel of the Lord appeared to them,
and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid.
I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you;
He is the Messiah, the Lord.
This will be a sign to you:
You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
What we're listening to for inspiration: