Rise-and-Shine Breakfast Recipes
Try some of these filling breakfast recipes to start your day. The aroma of fresh-basked biscuits and cheese grits is reason enough to rise early and gather round the table.
From classic Pain Perdu to creative riffs like Croissant French Toast, our round-up of French toast recipes are sure to wow guests at any brunch gathering.
Dress up your ordinary French toast breakfast recipe with a sweet praline mixture and a hint of cinnamon and vanilla.
Recipe: Praline-Pecan French Toast
No Southern breakfast is complete without flaky, buttery biscuits.
- Recipe: Buttermilk Biscuits
This casserole combines true breakfast favorites—sausage, eggs, Cheddar cheese, and hash browns—in one filling and delicious dish.
These aren't ordinary blueberry muffins! The tart-and-sugary glaze turns plain blueberry muffins extraordinary blueberry muffins.
This eggs, cheese, and grits combination is simple but absolutely delicious, and a true Southern favorite.
Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Grits Casserole
These fluffly buttermilk pancakes are named after their creator, Test Kitchen Pro Pam Lolley. Drench them in honey syrup and top off the meal with bacon and fresh fruit.
This indulgent bread tastes as good as it looks. Don't skip the quick step of whipping the cream before stirring in the brown sugar—that's the secret to the smooth texture of the caramel-flavored sauce.
- Recipe: Praline Pull-Apart Bread
This sweet bread has less oil than most traditional recipes, but you won't miss it. Extra bananas keep it moist.
- Recipe: Banana-nut Bread
Can't decide between waffles or eggs for breakfast? Have both! You can substitute deli ham or country ham for the prosciutto.
- Recipe: Waffles Benedict
This sweet-and-nutty granola is great as cereal, with yogurt, or as just a snack.
- Recipe: Pecan-Coconut Granola
Marry two Southern specialties, coffee cake and pound cake, to create one buttery, best-of-both-worlds treat.
- Recipe: Coffee Cake Pound Cake
Recipe developer Carolyn O'Neil says: "Quinoa, a nutty seed packed with protein, is great for breakfast. Its firm texture is perfect in this creamy porridge."
Recipe: Lemon-Blueberry Quinoa Porridge