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29 Incredible Breakfast Recipes to Make this Morning



 

Baked French Toast with
Blueberry Crunch

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |   PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Upgrade your brunch menu with this baked French toast recipe containing crunchy corn flakes and a blueberry topping.

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Hoop Cheese Biscuits

RECIPE BY WENDY PERRY    |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

With the help of a muffin tin, these cheese-stuffed biscuits couldn’t be easier.

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Debra’s Pancakes

RECIPE BY DINNER ON THE GROUNDS  |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

These pancakes are sure to satisfy.

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Bacon and Egg Cups

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Your favorite breakfast foods, together in one bite-size package.

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Pecan Crunch Coffee Cake

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

This sweet, nutty coffee cake is as good for breakfast as it is for dessert, and couldn’t be easier to make.

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Tupelo Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

RECIPE BY TUPELO HONEY  |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Try some sweet fruit preserves with these soft buttermilk biscuits.

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Company’s Coming Shrimp and Grits

RECIPE BY COMMUNITY COOKBOOK SERIES   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Your company may never leave once you impress them with this decadent dish.

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Honey Buns

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

This just-sweet-enough pastry is a little like a spiced yeast roll.

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Country Sausage and Cheddar Quiche

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

There’s no wake-up call quite like a slice of this hearty, cheesy quiche.

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Sweet Potato Hash
with Sausage & Eggs

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Enjoy this baked breakfast dish that brings comfort, coziness, and classic Southern flavors on the coldest winter mornings.

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Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

A classic dessert, repackaged for breakfast.

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Collard Green & Country Ham Strata

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

This recipe combines two of our Southern favorites — collard greens and country ham — in a delicious breakfast dish.

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Honey-Nut Granola Bars

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

You won’t want to go back to the store-bought variety.

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Sweet Potato Muffins

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Add raisins and walnuts for a little extra oomph.

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Shrimp & Cheese Grits Casserole

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

A Southern favorite receives a new spin in this baked casserole recipe sure to please your family.

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Pot Roast Potato Cakes
with Poached Eggs

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Leftover pot roast turns unabashedly decadent in this dish, which is a favorite chef’s special at Foster’s Market in Durham.

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Tomato and Ricotta Frittata

RECIPE BY MARY COWX   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MARY COWX

Treat your brunch guests to a frittata that is bursting with color and flavor.

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

RECIPE BY MARY COWX   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MARY COWX

You’ll never want to make coffee cake without blueberries again.

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Sweet Potato Biscuits
with Country Ham

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Country ham’s salty twang pairs perfectly with these slightly sweet biscuits.

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Glazed Cranberry-Orange Scones

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

These cranberry scones are a delicious addition to any morning.

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Pumpkin Biscuits
with Orange-Honey Butter

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

A Southern staple, with a seasonal spin.

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Baked French Toast Casserole

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Assemble this dish tonight to indulge in a gourmet breakfast tomorrow.

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Ginger Spice Scones

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Have a very merry morning with these sweetly spiced scones.

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Bacon & Cheddar Mini Muffins

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

These cheesy, bacon-filled mini muffins make for a perfect breakfast … or afternoon snack.

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Maple-Pecan Coffee Cake

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

We recommend adding North Carolina-grown nuts to this maple-pecan coffee cake — a Christmas morning classic.

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Spinach & Sausage Bread Pudding

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Bread pudding doesn’t always have to be sweet. This savory version is brimming with Gruyère cheese, eggs, and breakfast sausage.

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Brown Sugar Breakfast Tarts

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Forget the store-bought treat: Spread icing over these warm, homemade tarts and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar to impress children and adults alike.

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Orange & Ginger Oatmeal
with Toasted Walnuts

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

This warming bowl of breakfast oats is loaded with flavor and can be made the night before.

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Skillet-Fried Sausage & Hominy

RECIPE BY LYNN WELLS   |  PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT HULSMAN

Top off this one-skillet Southern breakfast with cilantro and hot sauce.

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This story was published on Dec 16, 2020

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