-- intro: The countdown to Easter is on but if you have not yet planned your perfect brunch menu, have no fear. Recipes that your brunch guests will devour are here, with chefs from Emeril Lagasse to Sunny Anderson and Ina Garten sharing their treats.
Start your brunch off with Anderson’s special Peach Horvata drink and wow your guests with Lagasse’s Croque Madame on Croissant. Save yourself stress on Sunday by preparing the dishes ahead of time too.
Click through for your brunch inspiration.
quicklist:1category: title: Emeril's Minted Fruit Salad with Sparkling Cider Drizzleurl: 15806816text: Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits get an elegant upgrade with a sparkling vanilla syrup. This salad makes the perfect side dish for a brunch buffet.media: 15816302related:
quicklist:2category: title: Emeril's Mini Ham and Crustless Quicheurl: 15171894text: Made with bread crumbs and cheese, these mini quiches are a big hit with kids. Buttering the muffin tins before baking makes the quiches easy to remove and serve. media: 15188715related:
quicklist:3category: title: Emeril's Mascarpone and Marmalade Stuffed French Toasturl: 13450945text: This french toast is made with buttery brioche and soaked with eggs, cream, orange juice and spices. Feel free to substitute whatever fruit jam you have on hand in place of the marmalade jam and cream cheese for the mascarpone.media: 13526505related:
quicklist:4category: title: Sunny Anderson's Eggs in Baskets url: 15049871text: Grated potatoes create the cups for these tasty eggs in baskets. The eggs are topped with melted provolone and crispy prosciutto soaked in maple syrup.media: 15055851related:
quicklist:5category: title: Ina's Easy Sticky Bunsurl: 7248391text: Set these sticky buns on the table, slathered with brown sugar, raisins, cinnamon and pecans, and watch them disappear. Store-bought puff pastry cuts out the time you'd spend making the dough.media: 16021836 related:
quicklist:6category: title: Anne Burrell's Eggs Benedicturl: 15542891text: Serve these eggs with hollandaise sauce on a bed of roasted asparagus. The buttery hollandaise sauce is delicious when soaked up with biscuits or toast.media: 16022006 related:
quicklist:7category: title: Butterflies and Rainbows Pasta Saladurl: 11552235text: Whole wheat pasta is tossed with a variety of colorful veggies for a healthy brunch option. Add olive oil, parmesan, salt and herbs to amp up the flavor in this salad.media: 11567850 related:
quicklist:8category: title: Sunny Anderson's Peach Horchataurl: 15050054text: This creamy peach drink made with rice is delicious when served warm or chilled. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a slice of peach for a decorative touch.media: 15055784related:
quicklist:9category: title: Bethenny Frankel's Asian Shrimp Saladurl: 15281949text: This Asian shrimp salad makes a great healthy side dish for an Easter brunch buffet. This is a great option for guests who have already eaten breakfast.media: 15287345related:
quicklist:10category: title: Rachel Willen's Blueberries and Sour Cream Muffinsurl: 15807148text: These blueberry muffins, made with sour cream, are incredibly moist and light. If you're not a fan of blueberries, try replacing them with strawberries or apples and cinnamon.media: 15807071related:
quicklist:11category: title: Emeril's 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: