Make ahead Christmas breakfasts will make your life so much easier! Whether you choose a recipe to make a few days before, or one you can heat and serve the morning of, we’ve got something for everyone. Sweet, savory, vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free – we’ve got you covered!
1. Speculaas Spiced Baked Oatmeal With Pears
While a cookie oatmeal sounds super-decadent, this speculaas spiced baked oatmeal has no actual cookies. Instead it relies on the hearty flavours of speculaas cookies to bring a little breakfast magic to the table. Using natural sweeteners, whole-grains, and fibre-rich ingredients, it will help balance out all those extra decadent dishes that will garnish your morning breakfast spread.
2. Vegan Apple Cinnamon Buns With Cream Cheese Icing
These gooey vegan apple cinnamon buns are the perfect Christmas morning treat. A base of enriched vegan dough is combined with fresh apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon, then topped with a simple vegan cream cheese icing.
3. White Wine Bread Pudding
4. Next Level Chocolate Hazelnut Granola
We think of Next Level Chocolate Espresso Hazelnut Granola as a heartier, crunchier, healthier cousin to Nutella. Is it breakfast or dessert? It’s debatable; We’ll let you decide.
6. Whole Wheat Chocolate Beet Muffins
Super chocolatey, and loaded with fibre and protein-packed nuts and seeds, these whole wheat chocolate beet muffins are a great Christmas morning snack with coffee.
7. Apple Cheddar Loaf Cake
Is it a loaf or is it a cake? Either way, it doesn’t really matter, because this apple cheddar loaf cake is what our sweet and salty flavour dreams are made of.
8. New York-Style Sourdough Bagels With Roasted Garlic Labneh
Crisp, chewy, and fluffy New York-style sourdough bagels with roasted garlic labneh will take your everyday bagel and cream cheese up a notch or two for Christmas morning.
9. Ham & Blue Cheese Scones
There are few things we enjoy more than a buttery, flaky, well-crafted scone. Warm and crispy from the oven, smothered in butter or savory whipped cream, these ham & blue cheese scones are the epitome of indulgent make ahead Christmas breakfasts.
11. Multigrain Banana Spice Waffles With Espresso Maple Syrup
These multigrain banana spice waffles make a nourishing and simple breakfast for Christmas morning. Make the batter the night before. In the morning toss together some fresh fruit with mint, honey, and lime juice, and by the time the cozy scent of these waffles fills the air, you’ll be ready with an elegant breakfast you can sit down and enjoy.
13. Vegan Apple Cranberry Crisp
This vegan apple cranberry crisp, with its sweet-tart fruit blend, warming cinnamon, and oatmeal cookie-like crisp is everything make ahead Christmas morning breakfasts should be. And extra on the oat crisp please, because we all know that’s the best part!
14. Peach & Saffron Pastries
These peach and saffron pastries are tasty, however, because they can dry out a bit on top we recommend a drizzle of honey to finish.
17. Vegan Strawberry Streusel Loaf
A quick and healthy Christmas morning alternative is this vegan strawberry streusel loaf made from a base of sprouted spelt flour and low in refined sugar. If you don’t have fresh strawberries available, opt for frozen ones, however, you may need to extend the baking time by 10-15 minutes.
20. Vegan Cinnamon Buns With Chocolate & Figs
Vegan cinnamon buns with dark chocolate and figs, drizzled with orange vanilla bean glaze, make an indulgent treat for Christmas morning breakfast.
21. Croissant Bread Pudding With Bourbon, Chocolate, & Pecans
When it comes to make ahead Christmas breakfasts, croissant bread pudding with Bourbon, chocolate, and pecans is a decadent grown up treat.
23. Brown Butter & Roasted Squash Bread Pudding With Butterscotch
Brown butter & roasted squash bread pudding is not just simple and seasonal, but the elements can be prepped in advance and mixed the night before.