French toast roll-ups and double-stuffed Oreo pancakes: the world's most indulgent breakfast recipes

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Breakfast is important; not only does it set you up for the entire day, it's an area that allows for endless experimentation with all manners of foods from fruit, toast and Nutella, to bacon, eggs and hash browns.

Really, we're breakfast people here at

Which is why we've rounded up 31 of the most indulgent breakfast and brunch recipes out there. We've got sweet treats, savoury dishes, twists on the classic cooked breakfast, plus gluten-free and dairy-free options too.

Whether it's the weekend or just a Monday morning, welcome to the home of the decadent brekkie...

  • Double Stuff Oreo Pancakes

    Chocolate pancakes are one thing, these are quite another. Sandwiched between mountains of fresh whipped cream, these chocolate batter bakes are sprinkled with crushed Oreos and cookie chunks.

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  • Mini Egg and Cheese Tortilla Cups

    Add in any additional fillings you like to make these tortilla cups the best thing you've ever made before noon.

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  • Bangin’ Breakfast Potatoes

    Seasoned and sauted, rendered with bacon and then caramelised in maple syrup, these potatoes are delicious served with any kind of egg.

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  • 3-Ingredient Nutella Croissants

    When Nutella and French pastries combine, magical things happen to breakfast plates. All you need to make these is some Nutella, one egg and shop-bought puff pastry.

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  • Avocado Bacon and Eggs

    A new way to enjoy avocado; complete with bacon, eggs and cheese.

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  • Hot Chocolate French Toast

    It's billed as a dessert, but we can't help thinking that this chocolate laden recipe might actually be the breakfast of true champions...

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  • Sweet Potato Hash with Sausage and Eggs

    If you've ever wished for a more sophisticated version of a classic cooked breakfast, here it is. Sweet potato, sausages and eggs, cooked in coconut oil with a sprinkling of rosemary.

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  • Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

    Packing plenty of lemon zest, lemon juice and a serious helping of poppy seeds, these pancakes are fluffy, filling and full of flavour. 

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  • Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Quesadillas

    Stick to the recipe or swap the fillings for whatever you like - that's the beauty of these breakfast quesadillas.

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  • Blueberry Croissant Puff

    Cream cheese, milk, croissants, blueberries and vanilla all baked until golden brown. This looks like one tasty breakfast dish.

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  • The Ultimate Bloody Mary

    With celery, bacon, crab leg, shrimp (or prawns), green beans and a mini sweet pepper, this Bloody Mary really might be the queen of all beverages.

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  • Whole Wheat Waffles with Bourbon Peaches

    Yes, there's whisky for breakfast with this weekend recipe. Juicy peaches are cooked over a medium heat with a few spoons of bourbon, some brown sugar and butter, then used to top warm whole wheat waffles.

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  • Customisable Bread Bowl Breakfast

    Perfect for a group brunch or breakfast, these crusty rolls are filled with everything from eggs and bacon to cheese, spinach and tomato.

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  • Strawberry Nutella French Toast Roll Ups

    These Nutella packed roll ups take just 15 minutes to make, and you can trade the strawberries for any fruit of your choice. We're considering adding a berry medley to the mix...

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  • Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Hash

    Chicken sausage, eggs, potato, red peppers, cheese... a tasty twist on the Full English.

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  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake

    Healthier than it looks, this creamy shake is all we need for a decadent start to the day.

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  • Italian Baked Eggs

    Perfect alongside some toasted crusty bread, these marinara cheesy baked eggs can be made in just 10 minutes.

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  • Lemon Blackberry Breakfast Cookies

    Karlie Kloss has her own version of this breakfast cookie recipe too, and the fact that they're gluten, egg and dairy-free doesn't make them any less delicious.

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  • Crustless Mini Quiche Breakfast Muffins

    Customisable and miniature; two of our favourite words no matter what the conversation. These mini quiche muffins can be batch cooked for a week of indulgent brekkies.

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  • Peach and Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cake

    Fruit and yogurt make this cake a feasible breakfast food in our eyes. Put a coffee next to that slice, and you've got the makings of a perfect morning.

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  • Nutella and Bacon Stuffed French Toast

    It's a love or hate combination, but there's no denying that this Nutella and bacon French toast sandwich, drenched in maple syrup, is a breakfast table showstopper.

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  • Blueberry French Toast Casserole

    Brioche, blueberries, walnuts, cream cheese, cinnamon and nutmeg - hello French toast casserole. We've been dreaming about you.

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  • Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

    Sausage, eggs, hash browns, cheese - breakfast casserole might be our new favourite thing.

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  • Cinnamon French Toast Sticks

    Move aside French toast slices - the chic sticks have arrived. In the words of recipe creator  Kelly Senyei, these come coated in a 'cinnamon-vanilla custard' and with a 'warm maple syrup plunge pool' for decadent dipping.

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  • Honey Fired Bananas

    Eat them alone, on French toast, with yogurt or fresh fruit - however you do it, we've got no doubt they'll be delicious.

  • Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

    The fact that this recipe uses no flour or oil, means (in our minds at least) that adding extra chocolate chips is entirely justifiable.

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  • Hottokēki (Japanese Hot Cake)

    Fluffier and sweeter than classic pancakes, these hot cakes come topped with blackberries, blackberry sauce and vanilla custard.

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  • Honey Glazed Cereal Bars with Sprinkles

    Call it a hankering for our childhood breakfast of dreams, but this Cheerios bar is appealing to our taste buds.

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  • Apple Coffee Cake Muffins

    Move aside boring muffins; these bakes are filled with apple chunks, topped with crumble and drizzled with a sweet glaze.

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  • Apple cinnamon yogurt pancakes

    For a sweet, sour and spicy experience, these pancakes come filled with shredded apple, while the batter contains vanilla, cinnamon and Greek yogurt instead of butter.

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  • Blueberry Pancake Bites

    The profiterole of the breakfast world, these pancake bites are filled with blueberries (you can swap for any fruit filling you like) and best served with a drizzle.

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Amy Lewis

Amy Lewis is a freelance writer and editor, a lover of strong tea, equally strong eyebrows, a collector of facial oils and a cat meme enthusiast. She covers everything from beauty and fashion to feminism and travel.