Last-Minute Christmas Brunch Ideas

Make a special brunch for Christmas morning with these easy brunch recipes. From eggs and hash, to french toast and hot chocolate, we have ideas for a perfect Christmas brunch.
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There's nothing like easing into Christmas morning with a cup of hot coffee and the aromas of a special brunch wafting from the kitchen. But if you haven't already planned that meal, don't worry. There are plenty of recipes that you can still pull together for tomorrow's mid-morning feast.

Oatmeal Pancakes with Blackberry Crush: Oats add great flavor, texture and a little nutritional boost to almost any baked good, including these plump, tender pancakes.

Overnight French Toast Casserole: Assemble this decadent casserole before you go to bed tonight, and it'll be an easy centerpiece to your Christmas brunch.

Cranberry-Orange Compote: This easy compote is a perfect holiday topping for french toast or pancakes.

Southwestern Hash: Ellie's healthy hash is a flavorful and hearty accompaniment to eggs.

Perfect Scrambled Eggs: Creamy scrambled eggs are always a treat. Find out the secrets to getting them just right every time from Michael Symon.

Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Schnapps: For a non-alcoholic peppermint hot chocolate, just add a few drops of peppermint oil, or simply garnish a cup of hot cocoa with a peppermint stick.

Cranberry-Raspberry Upside Down Cake: This beautiful cake is a festive addition to the Christmas table. With a heaping amount of fruit, it counts as a brunch item!

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