45 New Year’s Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
Our favorite 45 New Year’s Breakfast and Brunch Recipes to ring in the New Year! We share sharing some of our absolute favorite breakfasts, brunches, and even a few cocktails to get 2023 started right. From recipes we’ve been making for years, to new creations we made for the blog, you’ll find just a little bit of everything here. Coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, breakfast casseroles…it’s all here and so much more!
Happy Friday, everyone!
I hope you’re all having a great week and enjoying the holiday season.
With tomorrow being the final day of 2022, we thought it would be nice to post some of our absolute favorite breakfast/brunch recipes! It’s been such a crazy year and, sometimes, there’s nothing better than just a comforting and delicious breakfast.
So, we kind of rounded up everything from elaborate breakfasts to more casual, quick, but still oh-so delicious recipes.
Hopefully, you can find a few recipes to help you celebrate and get the new year started off right!
– Quick Breads and Muffins –
Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
Flakey, buttery, tender, and layered with deliciousness. These Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are the perfect addition to your breakfast table! SO. GOOD.
No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls
The quickest and most delicious No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls! They’re SO easy to make, very fluffy, tender, full of flavor, and SO. GOOD. There’s no better quick cinnamon roll for your holiday baking needs!
Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins
These Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins are fluffy, super chocolate-y, and extremely delicious! Best eaten warm, right out oven while the chocolate is gooey and melty. SO GOOD!
Bacon Cheddar and Chive Scones
Flaky, buttery, and so good! These Bacon Cheddar and Chive Scones are the ultimate breakfast bake. Every bite is loaded with flavor and melt in your mouth delicious!
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Fluffy, sweet, lemon-y, and SO. GOOD. These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are guaranteed to become your new go-to breakfast treat all year long!
Better Than a Bakery Cranberry Muffins
Perfectly sweet, moist, and SO. GOOD. These Fresh Cranberry Muffins are better than any bakery and so simple!
Healthier Baked Banana Nut Donuts
Healthier Baked Banana Bread Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze…aka the perfect way to start the new year! Every bite is soft, perfectly sweet, full of banana flavor, and SO. GOOD.
Easy Brown Butter Popovers
Easy, buttery, nutty, and so good! These Brown Butter Popovers are the perfect compliment to any meal.
Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Muffins
Perfectly sweet, moist, and SO delicious! These Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Muffins are the perfect breakfast treat.
– Breakfast Cakes –
Dark Chocolate and Almond Breakfast Cake
This Dark Chocolate and Almond Breakfast Loaf Cake is extra chocolate-y, moist, full of flavor, and super simple to make! It’s the perfect loaf to bake for breakfast, brunch, dessert…whenever!
Lemon Buttermilk Coffee Cake with Lemon Cheesecake Filling and Almond Streusel
Bright, lemony, and SO. GOOD. This Lemon Buttermilk Coffee Cake with Lemon Cheesecake Filling and Almond Streusel is so simple to make, but absolutely delicious. The perfect way to start your mornings!
Apple Walnut and Raisin Breakfast Cake with Apple Cider Glaze
Full of apples, walnuts, and raisins…this Apple Walnut and Raisin Breakfast Cake with Apple Cider Glaze is literally bursting with flavor! Perfect for breakfast or even dessert. It is SO GOOD!
Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake
The absolute best way to start your mornings. This Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake is easy to make, moist, perfectly sweet, cinnamon-y, and just melt in your mouth delicious!
Blueberry Buckle with Brown Sugar Crumble
A super simple cake with just the perfect amount of blueberries to create the ultimate blueberry buckle! SO. GOOD.
Apricot Lemon Clafoutis
The classic French dessert…with a fun twist! This Apricot Lemon Clafoutis is custard-y, silky smooth, perfectly sweet, and bursting with flavor. Serve at breakfast, brunch, or even with a scoop of ice cream for dessert. So simple, but so delicious!
Southern Holiday Nut Cake
Dense, rich, moist, and oh so delicious. This Southern Holiday Nut Cake nutty, perfectly sweet, bourbon-y, and the perfect breakfast cake to serve all winter long! So. Good.
Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake with Almond Streusel
Sweet, berry filled, fluffy, and so delicious! This Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake with Almond Streusel is the perfect compliment to your morning cup of coffee.
– Casseroles and French Toast –
Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole
Buttery, cheesy, and oh so delicious! This Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole is the ultimate breakfast bake.
Cinnamon French Toast
Sweet, nostalgic, and oh so delicious! This Cinnamon French Toast is the perfect breakfast to serve all year long, but especially during the holiday’s.
Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
This super simple, but oh so delicious Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding is the perfect breakfast or dessert to celebrate any and every occasion! Every bite is soft, custardy, subtly hinted with vanilla and cinnamon, and LOADED with chocolate chips.
Overnight Gingerbread Chocolate Chip French Toast Casserole
The simple Christmas breakfast of your dreams! This Overnight Gingerbread Chocolate Chip French Toast Casserole is not only delicious, but easy to make, soft, fluffy, and tastes JUST LIKE a gingerbread cookie. SO. GOOD.
Triple Berry Croissant Breakfast Bake
Sweet, custard-y, full of summer flavor, and SO. DELICIOUS. This Triple Berry Croissant Breakfast Bake is so simple to make and the perfect breakfast treat to serve all year long.
Homemade Eggnog French Toast
The best winter treat! This Eggnog French Toast is so easy to make and so delicious. It’s guaranteed to be your new favorite breakfast!
Panettone Bread Pudding
This easy to make Panettone Bread Pudding is sweet, and melt in your mouth delicious! It’s the perfect way to use up any leftover panettone from the holiday’s.
– Pull Apart Breads and Yeast Breads –
Gooey Bakery-Style Cinnamon Rolls
Soft, gooey, and melt in your mouth delicious. These Bakery-Style Cinnamon Rolls are actually super simple to make, but truly the BEST EVER cinnamon roll! Enjoy warm, right out of the oven, with a drizzle of icing for a breakfast treat the whole family will love.
Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Pull-Apart Bread
Sweet, cinnamon-y, and delicious! Think monkey bread, but so much easier to make. This Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Pull-Apart Bread is the perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert all year long! It’s so simple and so good.
Soft, chewy, with just the right amount of flavor. These Sourdough Bagels are truly the perfect bagel to make any time of year. Ready in just under 4 hours, they’re super simple and SO delicious.
Apricot Cherry Cranberry and Golden Raisin Babka
The ultimate holiday bake! This Apricot Cherry Cranberry and Golden Raisin Babka is fruity, sweet, and just SO GOOD. Every bite always leaves you wanting more. Serve warm with an extra smear of apricot jam or even a light drizzle of honey!
Gooey Rum Soaked Pecan Sticky Buns
The best holiday breakfast treat! These Rum Pecan Sticky Buns are fluffy, gooey, deliciously sweet, and have a LOT of yummy rum flavor. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years!
Homemade Glazed Vanilla Doughnuts
Soft, perfectly sweet, and SO. GOOD. These Homemade Glazed Vanilla Doughnuts are everything a perfect doughnut should be!
Easy Brioche-Style Christmas Panettone
Tender, chewy, full of flavor, and so delicious! This Easy Brioche-Style Christmas Panettone is the perfect bake to make this holiday season. Whether you’re intending to give as gifts, enjoy for breakfast or even dessert, this panettone is the perfect recipe!
Chocolate Sweet Rolls
These Chocolate Sweet Rolls are everything you need in a perfect pastry! Sweet, chocolate-y, and oh so delicious.
Homemade Overnight Cinnamon Raisin Bagels
Soft, chewy, full of raisins, and truly so delicious! These Homemade Overnight Cinnamon Raisin Bagels are the perfect treat to enjoy all morning long.
Bourbon Pecan Monkey Bread
Sweet, sticky, nutty, perfectly bourbon-y, and so delicious! This Pull-Apart Monkey Bread is the perfect breakfast, brunch, or even dessert any time of year. SO. GOOD.
Cranberry Orange Sweet Rolls with Orange Cardamom Icing
Soft, fluffy, perfectly sweet, citrusy, and oh so festive. These Cranberry Orange Sweet Rolls with Orange Cardamom Icing are the perfect bake to enjoy this holiday season!
Basil Pesto Star Bread
The perfect appetizer, brunch, or side dish! This Basil Pesto Star Bread is light, fluffy, easy to pull-apart, and full of flavor. There is no better crowd-pleasing bread to make this holiday season!
Whole Wheat Sourdough Fig and Walnut Bread
Simple, but oh so delicious! This rustic loaf of Whole Wheat Sourdough Fig and Walnut Bread is the perfect blend of flavors. Serve in the morning with your favorite cup of tea and a drizzle of honey, alongside charcuterie platters, or break off a chunk to enjoy as a snack!
– Cocktails & Snacks –
Holly Jolly Spiced Christmas Punch
‘Tis the season for this delicious Holly Jolly Spiced Christmas Punch! A simple to make punch that’s infused with the most festive of flavors. Every sip really feels like Christmas!
Winter Orange Champagne Cocktail
Boozy, bright and vibrant, perfectly sweetened, orange-y, and SO DELICIOUS! That’s the perfect way to describe this Winter Orange Champagne Cocktail. Great for celebrations, parties, or just whenever you want a delicious champagne cocktail!
Classic Hot Toddy
Cozy, warming, and oh so good. This Classic Hot Toddy is just the mug you’re looking for during these colder winter months!
Homemade Southern Eggnog
Creamy, boozy, not too sweet, and SO. GOOD. This Homemade Southern Eggnog is the perfect treat to serve all winter long.
Pomegranate Moscow Mule
The perfect winter drink! This Pomegranate Moscow Mule is delicious, easy to make, and a crowd favorite. SO. GOOD.
Holiday Charcuterie Board
Easy, delicious, and the perfect appetizer to serve during the winter holiday’s! This Holiday Charcuterie Board is filled with crowd-pleasing cheeses, meats, fruits, and snacks to get through any party. It’s so simple, but oh so delicious!
Spicy Cheddar Cheese Crackers
Spicy Cheddar Cheese Crackers… These cracker have SO much more flavor than anything in a box. Crispy, spicy, cheesy, and SO. GOOD. Every bite just melts in your mouth! These crackers make for the perfect gift to give during the holiday season, to serve with a charcuterie board, or enjoy as quick snack.
Mushroom Duxelles and Goat Cheese Turnovers
Buttery, flakey, full of flavor, and SO delicious! These Mushroom Duxelles and Goat Cheese Turnovers are a simple to make appetizer that’s not only a crowd pleaser, but perfect for any and every occasion.
We hope you have a happy new year! If you make any of these recipes, please let us know in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!