Everybody loves brunch, so welcome spring by creating a menu with these stylish offerings such as French toast, crab cakes,
stratas, muffins, and coffee cake.
Caribbean Crab Cakes Benedict
Instead of placing the poached egg on top of a slice of ham and an English muffin for a traditional Eggs Benedict, make crab
cakes the base. Top with an island-inspired hollandaise sauce spiked with lime juice, ginger and red pepper.
Think of these flatbreads as individual breakfast pizzas, each topped with a baked egg, bacon, and fresh greens. This is definitely
a dish that's out-of-the ordinary, yet features familiar breakfast ingredients.
A hearty, rustic bread is the key to a great strata. Here, a ciabatta loaf is cubed, toasted and combined with a sautéed onion-mushroom
mixture, then topped with Swiss cheese and bacon. This make-ahead dish is not only great for brunch–it's also ideal for a
Hearty side dishes don't get much better than one starring hash brown potatoes, sour cream, and cheese. The buttery topping
of cornflakes cereal guarantees its place at the breakfast table, but this is a casserole that can be served at any meal.
Bananas Foster–a classic New Orleans brunch dish of rum-sautéed bananas–is turned into a decadently sweet coffee cake that
is definitely in a class by itself. There won't be a morsel left when your brunch guests are gone.