38 Father's Day Brunch Recipes to Make Dad Feel Like a King

Come Sunday, he really just wants a sweet or savory brunch made with love.

egg and cheese sandwiches on a wooden cutting board
Mike Garten

Most dads agree: The ideal Father’s Day calls for quality time with loved ones, time to kick back and relax, and a hearty meal made with love. Start his day off on a special (and delicious!) note with these Father's Day brunch recipes and Father's Day gift to let him know just how much you care!

These recipes give plenty of options to satisfy any and every brunch craving. For savory lovers, we’ve included breakfast favorites like omelets, quiches and piles of bacon. Since every guy doesn't have a penchant for savory dishes, we've also included brunch ideas that tap into his sweet side — we're talking sweet rolls, sticky buns and Chrissy Teigen's famous banana bread. From sweet to savory and light to filling, we’ve got something to give Dad an extra pep in his step on his special day.

No need to stress over how to start his day off right: We’ve got that covered. Whip up a few of these dishes to really make him feel appreciated this holiday. If you really want to tie the whole menu together, include some morning-appropriate champagne cocktails and end the day with a special Father's Day dinner or Father's Day cake for a sweet treat! This is Dad’s special day, and we’ve got the recipes to really make him feel like #1.

a round raisin walnut coffee cake
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Raisin-Walnut Coffee Cake

Who doesn't love cake for breakfast? This sweet cinnamon coffee cake filled with crunchy walnuts is a crowd-pleasing favorite.

Get the Raisin-Walnut Coffee Cake recipe.

french toast with berries, cream and syrup on top
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French Toast

Learn how to make the best French Toast ever with our go-to recipe. Dad will be impressed!

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roasted potato and chorizo hash with a fried egg
Mike Garten
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Roasted Potato and Chorizo Hash

Serve up this savory hash loaded with spicy chorizo, cheese and flavorful potatoes for a hearty and filling brunch dish.

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lemon almond poppy seed muffins in a muffin tray with icing drizzled on top
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Lemon-Almond Poppy Seed Muffins

These not-too-sweet muffins are the perfect treat to surprise Dad with on his special morning.

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jammy egg toasts with fresh herbs on top
Mike Garten
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Jammy Egg Toasts

Pair crispy toast with not-too-runny eggs and a shallot vinaigrette for a delicious and savory start to Dad's day.

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pecan sticky buns on a wire rack
Mike Garten
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Pecan Sticky Buns

These sweet sticky buns will have the whole fam up and ready to celebrate Dad in no time.

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gruyère, bacon, and spinach scrambled eggs in a pan
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Gruyère, Bacon and Spinach Scrambled Eggs

Fancy-up basic scrambled eggs with this delicious recipe (that isn't much harder than the classic!).

Get the Gruyère, Bacon and Spinach Scrambled Eggs recipe.

RELATED: How to Make the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs

greek yogurt pancakes on a pancake griddle
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Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Add an extra dose of protein to your pancakes with greek yogurt!

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RELATED: The Easiest Pancake Recipe Ever, As Perfected by Our Test Kitchen

classic omelet and greens on a white plate
Mike Garten
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Classic Omelet and Greens

A side of greens dressed with lemon juice and Parmesan makes brunch extra healthy ... so you can save room for Father's Day cake later.

Get the Classic Omelet and Greens recipe.

sheet pan sausage and tomatoes with fried eggs
Mike Garten
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Sheet Pan Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bake

For all the hungry dads, this one-pan breakfast features mushrooms, tomatoes, sausage, eggs and bacon.

Get the Sheet Pan Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bake recipe.

RELATED: How to Cook Perfectly Crisp Bacon — 3 Easy Ways

a loaf of pumpkin chocolate chip bread
Mike Garten
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Fresh ginger stirred right into the batter makes this pumpkin recipe extra special — and spicy!

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RELATED: 47 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

a pan of shakshuka with eggs
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Serve this with a hunk of bread for dunking in those delicious, tomato-y juices.

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mini sesame zucchini loaves on a wire rack with a side of butter
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Mini Sesame Zucchini Loaves

Make 'em mini so Dad gets his own loaf. Don't forget the butter!

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potato chip omelet on a white plate and a side of arugula
Mike Garten
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Potato Chip Omelet

Yepp, there are crushed potato chips (use them in a pinch if you don't have potatoes!) stirred right into the omelet batter for extra heft that Dad will eat right up.

Get the Potato Chip Omelet recipe.

granola with coconut flakes, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds
Mike Garten
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Best-Ever Granola

We'll show you five different spice combos so you can make this easy granola exactly how Dad likes.

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breakfast burritos on a blue plate
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Breakfast Burritos

The best part of this quick breakfast? You can make it in advance!

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RELATED: 36 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Your Busiest Mornings

chard and gruyère eggs in the hole on a piece of toast
Mike Garten
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Chard and Gruyère Eggs in the Hole

Make breakfast a little more fun by cracking the eggs in a hole in the bread. Dad is still a kid at heart, after all.

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a toasted egg sandwich on a wooden cutting board
Mike Garten
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Make-Ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich

Prep these freezable breakfast sandwiches up to a month in advance, and then microwave 'em when you're ready to get your brunch on.

Get the Make-Ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich recipe.

blueberry sweet rolls with lemon frosting in a baking dish
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Blueberry Sweet Rolls With Lemon

Unlike classic cinnamon rolls, this sticky-sweet version relies on a blueberry-cinnamon filling and lemon cream cheese icing for flavor.

Get the Blueberry Sweet Rolls With Lemon recipe.

smashed avocado toast with egg on toast
Mike Garten
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Smashed Avocado Toast With Egg

He's a simple guy, which is why this classic combo works best. To make it brunch-worthy, garnish it with sliced radishes, chives or sesame seeds (or all of the above).

Get the Smashed Avocado Toast With Egg recipe.

very berry quinoa muffins in a muffin tin
Mike Garten
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Very Berry Quinoa Muffins

These fruity muffins are rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals (thanks quinoa!).

Get the Very Berry Quinoa Muffins recipe.

everything bagel dip with salmon, rye bread, cucumber, and tomato
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly
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Everything Bagel Dip

Let Dad customize the bagel of his dreams with this spread of his favorite fixins' including cucumbers, tomatoes and lox.

Get the Everything Bagel Dip recipe.

sheet pan pancake with blueberry syrup and blueberries
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Sheet Pan Pancake With Blueberry Syrup

Fit for a crowd, this massive pancake doesn't require any flipping skills. Good thing.

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nectarine bruschetta on a plate
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Nectarine Bruschetta

Lean on summer's freshest fruit (nectarines!) with this fruity, cheesy toast. Avocado, who?!

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banana bread bundt on a marble plate
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Twitter (and Uncle Mike's) Banana Bread

If this bundt is good enough for Chrissy Teigen, it'll definitely be a hit with Dad. Trust.

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RELATED: 23 Easy Banana Recipes for Sweet Baked Goods and Fruity Treats

bacon french toast bake in a baking dish
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Bacon French Toast Bake

Skip the lines at McDonald's and bake your own giant McGriddle at home.

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bagel breakfast bake in an oval baking dish
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Bagel Breakfast Bake

Surprise him with this deconstructed bacon, egg and cheese bagel bake that you can whip up the night before.

Get the Bagel Breakfast Bake recipe.

pink glazed berry breakfast tarts on a white plate
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Glazed Berry Breakfast Tarts

These homemade tarts are delicious whether you choose raspberry or strawberry jam, and they only take 30 minutes!

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crustless quiche lorraine in a cast iron
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Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Because who needs crust when you have bacon? Not your dad, that's who.

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 savory bacon and chive waffles on a white plate
Mike Garten
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Savory Bacon and Chive Waffles

Proof that you can have your ranch and eat it ... for breakfast on Father's Day.

Get the Savory Bacon and Chive Waffles recipe.

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