Spring Brunch Recipe Ideas

From appetizers and drinks to desserts, browse our best spring brunch recipe ideas to create a memorable menu.

  • Parmesan-Cheddar Chive Biscuits

    It's difficult to top the smell of fresh-from-the-oven biscuits. Adding fresh chives and both cheddar and Parmesan cheeses makes these soft, flaky biscuits even more irresistible.

  • Baked Brie With Raspberry Preserves

    Baked Brie always impresses, but its preparation couldn't be easier. This recipe calls for raspberry preserves, but spring flavors like apricot or strawberry would be equally delicious. Serve with crackers or baguette slices.

  • Walnut-Rosemary Olive Bread

    Guests will love this simple yeast bread that's studded with olives, walnuts and fresh rosemary. Serve as an appetizer, or bake a large batch and send a loaf home with each guest.

  • Blueberry Scones

    Blueberry Scones

    Large berries and brown sugar make these rich scones perfect for a brunch bread basket.

  • Deviled Eggs 3 Ways

    Try a new twist on this brunch and picnic classic with BLT-inspired eggs and pesto-filled eggs, or stick with the classic preparation.

  • Creamy Smoked Salmon Roll

    The appetizer version of the traditional salmon and cream cheese breakfast combination can be made up to two days ahead of time for super-easy party prep.

  • Sweet and Savory Crostini

    Sweet and Savory Crostini

    Gather an assortment of toppings, like fruit, veggies, cheeses, herbs and spreads, to create the perfect crostini variation for guests.

  • Strawberry-Almond Spinach Salad

    Cut up the ingredients for this simple spring salad the night before, then assemble the morning of your brunch. Serve with store-bought poppy-seed dressing.

  • Salmon Lollipops

    Three ingredients are all you need to make these party-perfect appetizers. Simply cover balls of cream cheese in salmon and sprinkle with chives to create irresistible and savory hand-held treats.

  • Shrimp Salad

    Prepare a batch for your next soiree by following this quick and easy recipe that's perfect for adding to bite-sized sandwiches. Use two sizes of cookie cutters to create the windowpane effect featured on these heart-shaped sandwiches.

  • Bloody Marys

    Oyster Bar Bloody Mary

    Bloody Marys and brunch go hand-in-hand. Mix up the tomato juice mixture the night before, then let guests add their own horseradish, celery and seasonings.

  • Rose and Mint Champagne Cocktail

    Dried rosebuds, fresh mint, lime and champagne combine to make this beautiful, fragrant and delicious beverage.

  • Sparkling Grapefruit Fizz

    A twist on the classic mimosa, this drink pairs sparkling wine with grapefruit juice, anise syrup and the herbal liqueur Campari.

  • Grapefruit Mojito Mocktails

    Virgin Grapefruit Mojito

    Some brunch guests choose not to imbibe; impress their taste buds with this grapefruit-spiked, booze-free twist on a classic cocktail.

  • Spicy Raspberry Lemon Cooler

    Raspberry-Lemon Cooler

    A grown-up take on lemonade, this non-alcoholic drink combines the fruitiness of raspberries with spicy ginger beer.

  • Flatbread With Eggs, Tomatoes and Arugula Recipe

    This individual flatbread recipe offers a fresh twist on traditional breakfast pizza. Finish each veggie-topped pizza with fresh arugula and a fried egg.

  • Bacon Potato Frittata

    Bacon Potato Frittata

    This American take on the classic Spanish tortilla dish can be served warm or at room temperature.

  • Ham and Cheese Quiche

    This simple, crustless quiche is sure to please the whole family. You assemble the casserole the night before serving, making morning-of preparations a snap.

  • Potatoes O'Brien

    White Cheddar Potatoes

    Balance brunch sweets with this hearty, cheesy Irish potato dish.

  • DIY Mother's Day Lunch

    Mixed Berry Cobbler

    Put a modern spin on traditional mixed berry cobbler by baking it in mini ramekins, which is ideal for individual servings at parties.

  • Strawberry Strata

    This sweet strawberry bread pudding is the perfect sweet ending (or main dish) for your warm-weather brunch. The crunchy bread crust, soft berries and ricotta make every bite sweet and delectable.

  • Lemon Curd Tart

    Lemon curd combined with fresh whipped cream, homemade pie crust and gorgeous berries make this tart one for the record books. If you're a pie crust beginner, this simple recipe is a great place to start.

  • Fresh Fruit Tarts

    Champagne-Glazed Fruit Tarts

    These custard-filled, fruit-topped and champagne-glazed tarts are pretty enough to double as a centerpiece, and delicious enough to have guests begging for the recipe.

  • Fig and Pear Tarts

    These fruit-and-cream tarts are simple enough for novice chefs to make, thanks to a pie crust shortcut. Individually portioned in portable, clear glass jars, they're perfect for brunches served alfresco.

  • Spring Petit Fours

    Impress guests with homemade petit fours topped with sugar flowers. These showstopping cakes are worth the extra effort.

  • Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

    Try a new take on spring's classic dessert: Swap plain vanilla shortcake for a decadent chocolate version sandwiched together with sweet chantilly cream.

  • Key Lime Cake

    This cake's vibrant green color (and citrusy flavor) comes from a packet of lime gelatin. Topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting and fresh berries, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

  • Martha Washington Candy

    This old-fashioned confection is a rich mixture of sugar, butter and pecans rolled into a ball and coated with bittersweet dark chocolate.

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