Emeril's 11 Best Breakfast Recipes

Weekend or weekday, these breakfast recipes will give your morning a boost.

ByABC News via logo
April 17, 2013, 3:24 PM

May 10, 2013— -- intro: Superstar chef Emeril Lagasse surprised one exceptional mom with breakfast in bed today on "Good Morning America."

Show mom how special she is this Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12, with these foolproof recipes from Emeril.

From Emeril's blueberry buttermilk pancakes, to candied bacon, to cheesy eggs, these breakfast recipes will make mom feel like a queen and treat everyone to a delicious, hearty breakfast.

quicklist:1category: title: Lemon and Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakesurl: 7281358text: Drop fresh blueberries into the lemon-scented batter after the pancakes have been on the griddle for a few minutes. Serve them hot with maple syrup and butter.media: 16305265 related:

quicklist:2category: title: Skillet Breakfast Bake url: 10135986text: This is a simple one-dish breakfast. Use any vegetables you have in your fridge for a meal you can whip up Mother's Day morning.media: 16305358 related:

quicklist:3category: title: Banana Breadurl: 10636375text: There's nothing like the smell of fresh banana bread wafting through the house. Banana, sour cream and eggs are blended in a food processor for a smooth bread without any lumps of banana.media: 16305369 related:

quicklist:4category: title: Pecan-Praline Candied Baconurl: 13450983text: This candied bacon is the perfect marriage of salty and sweet. It taste wonderful with eggs and makes a great buffet brunch side dish.media: 16305253 related:

quicklist:5category: title: Minted Fruit Salad with Sparkling Cider Drizzleurl: 15806816text: Instead of a sweet dessert, opt for this light and refreshing fruit salad. Vanilla, sparkling cider and lemon zest add new flavor to your everyday fruit salad.media: 15816302related:

quicklist:6category: title: Hash Brown Potatoesurl: 15806766text: Garlic, paprika and onions give life to your average hash browns. Cook the potatoes in a skillet to get them brown and crispy.media: 15816278related:

quicklist:7category: title: Mascarpone and Marmalade Stuffed French Toasturl: 13450945text: The buttery brioche in this recipe creates the best french toast. If you can't find mascarpone, substitute it with cream cheese.media: 13526505related:

quicklist:8category: title: Herbed Cheesy Eggs on English Muffinurl: 15806696text: These cheesy eggs are a great alternative to scrambled eggs. Fold in your mom's favorite cheese and herbs for a breakfast she won't believe you made.media: 15816255related:

quicklist:9category: title: Mini Ham and Crustless Quicheurl: 15171894text: These small quiches are made in muffin tins, allowing 12 to bake at a time. Brushing the sides of the tin with melted butter makes them easy to remove after baking.media: 15188715related:

quicklist:10category: title: Croque Madame on Croissanturl: 15961307text: A buttery crisp croissant houses bacon, a cheesy bechamel sauce and a fried egg, for the ultimate breakfast sandwich. Broil the sandwiches to get the cheese crisp and brown.media: 15970026related:

quicklist:11category: title: Steak and Egg Breakfast Paniniurl: 18713217text: Long day ahead? This filling steak and egg panini will keep you full until lunchtime.media: 18729280related: