I am always looking for sweet breakfast ideas. From pancakes to waffles, I love any breakfast that is sugary and sweet.
Having a sweet breakfast is the best way to start your morning. You get a delicious treat that will set the mood for the rest of the day. Every morning should start with something dessert-like and irresistible!
Breakfast should also be exciting. That is why we wanted to share all our favorite sweet breakfast ideas with you.
You can make something new and tasty every day and never grow tired of the same old boring breakfast.
Take a look at these mouthwatering breakfast ideas that will please anyone with a sweet tooth. The hardest part is deciding what to make first!
1. Nutella French Toast
Our Simple Green Moms Nutella French toast is so delicious that you will think you are eating dessert. The creamy, warm Nutella drips over the French toast like a yummy sauce.
The hazelnut chocolate flavor is so good with a bit of maple syrup. Add a sprinkle of powdered sugar to make the French toast picture perfect. This is the kind of breakfast that dreams are made from!
2. Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Chocolate chip pancakes are one of the classic sweet breakfast recipes. Everyone loves chocolate chip pancakes! The warm, melting chocolate in the center of fluffy pancakes sounds like the most delicious breakfast ever.
Make these chocolate chip pancakes from Kylee Cooks. The batter only takes a few minutes to stir together. You can even make these pancakes and freeze them for later.
Anytime you need a sweet breakfast, just take them out of the freezer, microwave for about 30 seconds and enjoy!
3. Banana Bread
Classic banana bread is one of our favorite sweet breakfast recipes. This recipe from The Salty Marshmallow is enough for the entire family and pretty quick to make.
Be sure to use overripe bananas because they have the most natural sugar. A brown banana is perfect for banana bread!
Use brown sugar for a rich molasses taste. A slice of banana bread covered in salty butter sounds like a perfect recipe for a great day.
4. Cinnamon Rolls
Give this recipe for cinnamon rolls a try. Jo Cooks will show you exactly how to make a tender, sweet cinnamon roll that tastes just like the ones you get at those big box bakeries.
These cinnamon rolls do take a little bit of time to make. You need to let the dough rise before rolling it with sweet brown sugar and cinnamon.
While they may be a little more involved than Bisquick cinnamon rolls, they are also much more delicious.
Don’t forget to slather these rolls with cream cheese frosting. The frosting is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth!
You have never had a cinnamon roll this good!
5. Coffee Cake
Lil Luna coffee cake is one of the best sweet breakfast recipes we have ever tried. It is so simple to make and will be baking in the oven in less than ten minutes.
The crumble topping is our favorite part of the coffee cake. Baking the crumble in the middle of the coffee cake is a genius way to add texture and make the coffee cake pretty.
Add a drizzle of cream cheese frosting over the top of the coffee wake for a perfect, sweet breakfast.
6. Almond Butter Toast
Almond butter toast is a great, healthy sweet breakfast that you can make in minutes. It is perfect for busy mornings when you still want a sweet breakfast but don’t have the time to make anything fancy.
Use this recipe from A Couple Cooks to make delicious almond butter toast. Choose healthy, whole grain bread as the base for the recipe. Add pure, unsweetened almond butter and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
A few fresh strawberries on top are the perfect finishing touch. Nut butter is full of healthy plant-based protein and beneficial fats. This is just what you need to give you an extra boost in the morning.
7. Nutella Crepes
Crepes are essentially very thin pancakes. They cook faster than regular pancakes, which means they are a quick, sweet breakfast that can be ready in minutes.
Slather your crepes with Nutella like in this recipe from Recipe Tin Eats. Sweet, rich Nutella adds so much chocolate and hazelnut goodness to the breakfast table.
A few of these decadent Nutella crepes are a filling breakfast that will keep you satiated until lunchtime.
8. Breakfast Crumb Cake
Make this blueberry crumb cake from Once Upon a Chef the night before, and you will wake up to a perfect, sweet breakfast. The flavor of the fresh blueberries and cinnamon sugar crumble topping is to die for.
Try using fresh chopped strawberries or raspberries in place of blueberries. Dried fruit can also work in a pinch. The tender, moist cake will be delicious no matter what!
9. Dutch Baby Pancake
Dutch baby pancakes are super easy to make and big enough to feed a crowd. This recipe from Archana’s Kitchen is one of the best, most simple Dutch baby pancakes we have ever tried.
A simple batter is made with flour, milk, vanilla, eggs, and sugar. The mix is poured into a cast iron pan and baked until puffy.
Serve the pancake with fresh fruit, chocolate chips, or chopped nuts. It is also perfect with just a drizzle of maple syrup. Every sweet breakfast recipe should be this easy!
10. Dark Chocolate Waffles
Every chocolate lover should give these dark chocolate waffles from Leite’s Culinaria a try. They are made with cocoa powder and chocolate chips giving them tons of sweet chocolate flavor.
Once the waffles are out of the waffle iron, drizzle them with some chocolate sauce for an even more amazing chocolate taste.
11. Strawberry Pancakes
Strawberry pancakes are one of our all-time favorite recipe ideas. They make a sweet breakfast and one that is light and not too hearty.
These tender strawberry pancakes from My Kids Lick The Bowl are very delicious. The homemade pancake batter is any than any pre-mixed batter you can buy.
Warm fresh strawberries are in every bite. You don’t need maple syrup over these pancakes. They are already sweet enough!
12. Chocolate Cherry Overnight Oats
If you like meal prepping and getting breakfast ready ahead of time, then you should definitely try these overnight oats from Recipe Runner.
Making overnight oats is extremely easy. You just have to remember to do it the night before! Rolled oats are mixed with milk, Greek yogurt, flaxseeds, chia seeds, dark chocolate, and cherries.
The amazing and healthy ingredients are all stirred together and placed in the fridge overnight.
You wake up to a perfect, chilled bowl of oats in the morning. This sweet breakfast recipe is definitely one you will be making all the time.
13. Breakfast Cookies
Yes, you can have cookies for breakfast! When you make these delicious breakfast cookies, you can eat as many healthy cookies as you want!
These breakfast cookies from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe are exactly what you should make to satisfy your craving for sweet breakfast recipes.
The cookies are made with oats, creamy peanut butter, banana, applesauce, flaxseeds, and honey. These nutritious ingredients are healthy and tasty.
Make the oat-based cookies on Sunday, and you will have breakfast for the whole week!
14. Yogurt Parfait
Sweet breakfast recipes do not have to be complicated. In fact, this one from Dinner Then Dessert is extremely easy.
Yogurt parfaits are simple to make and very tasty. You can adjust the ingredients to suit your personal tastes. While this recipe uses yummy fresh raspberries, feel free to use blueberries, strawberries, or no berries at all!
Chopped nuts are delicious in yogurt parfaits as well. You can also try switching up the yogurt flavor to give your parfait a new twist.
15. Cream Cheese French Toast
There is nothing better than sweet French toast stuffed with warm, sweet cream cheese. Make this recipe from Yellow Bliss Road, and you will not be disappointed.
Soft pieces of bread are dipped in a simple egg batter and then fried until golden brown. Beat the cream cheese with a little powdered sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla to make it flavorful.
Sandwich the French toast with the cream cheese and then top the dish with some fresh chopped strawberries. This is a meal the entire family will love!
16. Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are great, but chocolate cinnamon rolls are even better. These sweet chocolate rolls from Sally’s Baking Addiction are one of the best sweet breakfast recipes we have ever made. They also make a wonderful dessert!
Sweet dough is rolled with chocolate chips. The rolls are baked until perfectly golden brown.
Ice the chocolate sweet rolls with frosting, chocolate sauce, or leave them plain. They are delicious no matter what!
17. Lemon Ricotta Waffles
These lemon ricotta waffles from Chisel And Fork are sweet, tasty, and have an airy crumb that you will adore. The bright lemon taste is delicious with the homemade blueberry syrup.
Make these easy waffles in the summer when you crave a sweet breakfast recipe but don’t want anything too heavy.
Any kind of fresh berries will work perfectly as a topping for these tasty waffles.
18. French Toast Casserole
This French toast casserole from Simply Recipes is the best way to make French toast for a crowd. You can make the entire French toast mix and bake it in a casserole dish.
Eggs are whisked together with milk, sugar, cinnamon, and some orange zest. Chopped sourdough bread is soaked in the milk mix and baked.
Be sure to make the crumble topping for the French toast to really make the breakfast stand out. Slice the French toast recipe straight out of the oven and serve it warm!
19. Easy Apple Strudel
Eating homemade apple strudel for breakfast sounds like the best way to start the day. This recipe for easy apple strudel from The Mediterranean Dish will show you the best way to make a quick apple strudel that you will go crazy for.
The recipe uses phyllo dough as the crust for the strudel. Fresh apples are tossed with cinnamon sugar and a little lemon juice. The apple filling is rolled into the phyllo dough and baked to perfection.
20. White Chocolate Raspberry Scones
Still looking for sweet breakfast recipes? Look no further. These white chocolate raspberry scones are exactly what you need to make for the most important meal of the day.
Creations by Kara makes the best scones we have ever tried. They are creamy, sweet, and not hard to make. You only need one bowl to make this perfect scone dough!
The fresh raspberries baked into the scones are to die for. They are a treat everyone in the family will love.
21. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
If you are looking for fall-themed sweet breakfast recipes, then these are the muffins you want to make. These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins from The Girl Who Ate Everything are really yummy.
Pumpkin puree helps keep the muffins soft and tender. The chocolate chips add a nice sweet taste that goes surprisingly well with the muffins.
Try using coconut oil in place of canola oil for a yummy twist.
22. Cranberry Sweet Rolls
Make these cranberry sweet rolls from The Noshery for a perfect holiday breakfast. They are fancy enough for Christmas and easy to make on any given weekend.
We are crazy about the orange glaze that compliments the tart cranberries so well. The sweet dough is light and fluffy, which means the rolls are not too filling.
23. Maple Bacon Monkey Bread
If you love sweet breakfast recipes with a little bit of savory flair, then you have to try this maple bacon monkey bread from Spicy Southern Kitchen.
The sweet sugary bread and the salty, savory bacon are the perfect combinations. Refrigerated biscuit dough is chopped and tossed with cinnamon and sugar.
The dough is packed into a Bundt pan with bacon and syrup. Be sure to spray the Bundt pan well so the monkey bread will slide right out, ready to eat!
24. Peaches and Cream Pancakes
Light, fluffy pancakes are one of our favorite breakfast ideas ever. Pair fluffy pancakes with peaches and some whipped cream, and you have a perfect sweet treat to start your day.
This recipe from Savory Nothings is truly amazing. The pancakes only take a few minutes to make, and then they are ready to serve!
Use fresh peaches for the best flavor. Frozen, thawed peaches will work in a pinch!
25. Peanut Butter Smoothie
You don’t need very many ingredients to make a perfect peanut butter banana smoothie. This recipe from Well Plated uses almond milk but feel free to use any kind of milk you like.
Add a little protein powder to the mix to make the breakfast shake even more filling and healthy. Vanilla protein powder or chocolate protein powder both go well with the peanut butter and banana flavor.
Try freezing the bananas for the smoothie. This makes it creamier and ice cold, perfect for a summer day!
Serve the smoothie right after you make it. It is best when enjoyed fresh out of the blender.
Amazing Sweet Breakfast Recipes – From Chocolate Chip Pancakes to Stuffed French Toast
There are so many fantastic sweet breakfast recipes to choose from that you could spend months making all of these amazing morning treats. Bake a few of these delicious breakfasts, and let us know which one is your favorite.
Sweet breakfast recipes are fun, tasty, and the perfect way to start your day on the right foot. Enjoy!
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