12 Father's Day Brunch Recipes Dad Will Love

Celebrate Dad with all the mid-morning decadence he deserves.

Skillet Eggs in Enchilada Sauce

Father's Day falls on a Sunday for a reason: brunch! Celebrate Dad with all the mid-morning decadence he deserves by making savory and sweet brunch recipes that are sure to wow. Whether he's more of an eggs guy or craves syrup on everything, we have the best brunch recipes to treat Dad on Father's Day and beyond. Just don't let him do the dishes. It's his day!

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Italian Baked Eggs

Italian Baked Eggs
Jen Causey

Runny yolks in red sauce? Yes, please! This easy recipe can be made spicy if dad's into chili flakes, and can even be served leftover on top of pasta or polenta.

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Crispy Bacon and Egg Tacos

Bacon and Egg Tacos Recipe
Andrew Purcell

Nothing hits the spot quite like a breakfast taco, especially this one, with crunchy bacon and creamy eggs inside. Serve with a topping bar of dad's favorite salsas and hot sauces, which also make a great gift!

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Parmigiano-Reggiano Scrambled Eggs

Parm Scrambled Eggs
Jennifer Causey

This quick and elegant upgrade to scrambled eggs can be whipped up in minutes and is easy enough for culinary kids to prepare too. Treat dad with some fresh cracked pepper on top, and maybe even some leftover parm so he can dress up his breakfast for the rest of the week.

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Skillet Eggs in Enchilada Sauce

Green Shakshuka / Skillet Eggs in Enchilada Sauce
Caitlin Bensel

Like a shakshuka verde, this baked egg dish is an easy, one-pan meal that can serve a crowd or be made in a smaller skillet for a more intimate gathering. Serve with tortillas or tortilla chips for dipping and scooping.

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Strata

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Strata
Forget about assembling six separate bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches. We took all the components of the bodega breakfast sandwich and baked it into a fluffy, custardy strata. Get the recipe for Bacon, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Strata. Brie Passano

Like a breakfast sandwich you barely have to assemble, this strata can be prepped and forgotten about while you socialize or work on other dishes. Better yet, it's indulgent and impressive to look at.

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Smoky Shrimp and Grits

Smoky Shrimp and Grits
David Prince

Eating shrimp for breakfast means it's a special day, especially when the shrimp is this delicious! A fried or poached egg on top easily ups the wow factor.

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Potato, Egg and Avocado Hash

Potato, Egg, and Avocado Hash
Jen Causey

This vegetarian breakfast is a crowd-pleaser with plenty of room for improv. Want to add other root veggies? Soft greens? Swap out eggs for plant-based protein? You do what Dad wants to make his own dream breakfast hash.

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Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole

Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole
Greg DuPree

Tater tots? For breakfast?! Better than candy, these adorable shredded potatoes make morning special, especially when baked with cheese and sausage. Make extra, because it's just as good leftover during the week.

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Hasselback Challah French Toast

Hasselback Challah French Toast
Grace Elkus

Designed to serve a group, this photo-worthy French toast streamlines the prep and lets everyone dig into a fresh, warm slice at the same time. You can prep it up to 24 hours in advance and just pop in the oven when everyone's almost ready to eat!

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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Iced cinnamon rolls
Jennifer Causey

There's truly no better scent than fresh-out-of-the-oven cinnamon rolls. And that's what Dad deserves! Our go-to recipe with cream cheese icing is sure to become a family favorite.

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Brown Rice Congee with Kimchee, Scallions, and 7-Minute Eggs

Brown Rice Congee
The runny yolks add richness to this slow-cooked congee. Plus, it’s easy to make soft-boiled eggs for a crowd. Simply bring a large pot of water to a boil, add one egg per guest, and cook exactly 7 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon, plunge into a bowl of ice water, then peel, halve, and divide amongst serving bowls. Get the Recipe:Brown Rice Congee With Kimchee, Scallions, and 7-Minute Eggs. Brie Passano

This congee adds extra nutrition and nuttiness to the savory porridge thanks to brown rice. It can also be made vegan without the eggs! For a fun family get-together, serve the congee in a stovetop Dutch oven or slow cooker and set out a toppings bar with kimchee, scallions and whatever else Dad craves so each brunch-goer can customize their bowl.

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German Pancake

German Pancake Recipe for 4
Christopher Baker

A one-skillet pancake that requires zero flipping, this German pancake brings the drama and deliciousness to brunch. Serve with fresh fruit and jam, plus powdered sugar.

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