When you think of baking, you probably think of dessert — but don’t be fooled. There are plenty of delicious baked goods that can be served for breakfast! From muffins to pancakes to breakfast casserole, try breakfast baking to get your day started off right!
1. Pancake cups
Traditional pancakes have you standing over the stove flipping cakes while everyone eats but you. These tasty pancake cups are baked in a big batch in the oven, so everyone can enjoy these fill-able pancakes together.
2. Bagel balls
These bite-sized bagels are stuffed with cream cheese and are ready to eat as soon as they come out of the oven. They’re portable, too, so you can take a few with you to enjoy on your commute.
3. Waffle pull-apart bread
If you like waffles, you’ll love this genius pull-apart bread recipe. You can use this technique with homemade waffles or store-bought, depending on how much time you have to put it together.
4. Chocolate coffee cake
Chocolate is an unusual flavor to see at the breakfast table, but this coffee cake is loaded with it. The chocolate cake features a chocolate and cinnamon streusel that makes it downright addictive. It pairs perfectly with coffee and with milk.
5. Whole grain triple berry muffins
Whole grains are a great way to start your morning and they’re even better when they come in the form of these berry muffins. Each muffin is packed with honey, cinnamon and a blend of raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.
6. English muffin batter bread
This quick-mix bread is much easier than most yeast breads because it requires no kneading. It bakes up into a loaf that is perfect for toasting and filled with nooks and crannies that you can spread with butter or jam.
7. One-bowl banana nut muffins
This one-bowl recipe allows you to mix up the batter and get it in the oven in the blink of an eye (or, at least, close to it). Loaded with ripe banana and crunchy nuts, you won’t be able to eat just one slice.
8. Easy chocolate babka
This swirling yeast bread has a chocolate and cinnamon filling that is not only beautiful to look at but also delicious to eat. This streamline babka recipe is a great breakfast dish that will make a great impression in both looks and taste.
9. Quick-mix cranberry orange scones
Buttery scones are great with breakfast or at tea time and this basic recipe is the perfect foundation for a wide variety of flavor combinations. Try cranberry orange, blueberry lemon, or cinnamon and chocolate chip. You can use either fresh or dried fruit, along with different nuts, citrus zests and extracts so every batch is different!
10. Blueberry cream cheese brunch casserole
French toast fans will go crazy for this bread pudding-like brunch dish, which is easy to put together, and very impressive to look at. This casserole is loaded with blueberries, walnuts, bananas and cream cheese, and is flavored with cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg. It’s easy to slice and serve — and even easier to eat!
11. Eggs in clouds
You might think of eggs as something typically cooked in a skillet, but these cloud-like baked eggs are made completely in the oven. They’re delicious, easy and a real showstopper!