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Our Top 20 Brunch Recipes of All Time

Let's have a (French) Toast to Allrecipes' 20th birthday celebration! To mark two decades of building the most amazing food community on the planet -- thanks to you all! -- we're calling out some of the site's Top 20 recipes in various categories. And because we LOVE all things Brunchworthy, here are the recipes that get loads of attention from our the AR users who like, save, review and serve up tips on the very best dishes from our extensive lineup of brunch faves. Mix yourself up a Bloody Mary or a super chill smoothie and enjoy this tasty greatest hits tour, complete with commentary from our community!

1. JP's Big Daddy Biscuits

"Excellent recipe ! Being a single guy -no shortening or milk in the fridge, I used butter and a cup of beer. Go ahead and laugh, but they came out great." -- Don Read

2. To Die For Blueberry Muffins

"Wow!! My search for perfect blueberry muffins ends here. They came out like you would expect from a gourmet bakery." -- CINDERW


To Die For Blueberry Muffins

Photo by cook4fun1

3. Brunch on the Bayou

"If I could give this more than 5 stars, I would! It was both easy and delicious. I made it for my husband's birthday brunch, and everyone raved." -- Sheri Wilson

4. Cheesy Amish Breakfast Casserole

"When I need to feed a crowd this is the recipe I use. It is delicious. There are never any leftovers - even if I make two pans. The guys in my office request it often. YUM!" -- SEWNUTS1980

5. Cheesy Ham Hash Brown Casserole

"Love, love, love this casserole! I only add some fried onions, but otherwise this is delicious! The smell as it is cooking is simply criminal!" -- LoraM

6. Jay's Hearty Breakfast Skillet

"Our family calls this "South Dakota Breakfast". Everything but the kitchen sink goes in. It's especially good the last morning when camping, to use up all the leftovers. Love this breakfast!" -- Margo


Jay's Hearty Breakfast Skillet

Photo by DIZ

7. Party Mimosa

"Holy YUM! It was hard to quit drinking this little treasure! I served in champagne flutes with a raspberry in each glass." -- 3hungryboys


Mimosa Bar

Photo by Meredith

8. Overnight French Toast

"Delicious and beautiful, and perfect just as written. I used a good quality Italian bread, and chose to serve the blueberry sauce on the side. My out-of-town guests, both of whom are professional chefs, loved this so much they asked for the recipe." naples34102


Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Try this recipe: Overnight Blueberry French Toast | Photo by Melissa Goff

9. Orange Pecan French Toast

"My family loved this, it was made for brunch, and this is a definite addition to our monthly menu. Planned on making so I had all ingredients ready. Forget leftovers, it was eaten fast." --


Orange Pecan French Toast

Photo by Kimberly Kahmann Harvey

10. Good Old-Fashioned Pancakes

"Oh my, oh my, oh my!!! These are by far the best pancakes I've ever made at home and reminded me of IHOP pancakes." -- Stephsue


Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Photo by Subinkrishna

11. Scrambled Egg Brunch Bread

"I made this as part of the Recipe Group and this was so yummy. I loved the creamy egg filling and the pretty presentation. I will definitely serve this to company in the future." -- mauigirl

12. Dulce de Leche Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

"Oh my, this is scrumptious... We probably would have been satisified with half a sandwich because it is so rich and decadent." -- lutzflcat

13. Clarke's Quiche

"The best quiche I've ever tasted! I'm new to cooking but was able to do it!" -- Shelley Jean John

14. Creme Brulee French Toast

"I've been making this for my guests at my Bed & Breakfast for about 4 years, it always comes out perfect." -- Dee Dee

15. Leftover Pancake Breakfast Sandwich

"The BEST way ever to use leftover pancakes!" -- Molly


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Pancake Breakfast Sandwich. Photo by Molly

16. Chef John's Monte Cristo Benedict

"This was amazing!! Our family are big Monte Cristo and Eggs Benedict fans....a home run on this. Thanks Chef John, every recipe you've posted that I've made has been excellent." -- gourmetgirl


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Chef John's Monte Cristo Eggs Benedict. Photo by Baking Nana

17. Ultimate Tofu Breakfast Bowl

"Yum! I finally know how to properly scramble tofu--and now have a great recipe for my vegan sister to enjoy at brunch." -- Nicolio

18. Gloomy Day Smoothie

"So simple, so good. I added a teaspoon of coconut extract and it set it off nicely. I used a frozen banana and the texture was so nice and... well, smooth." -- Christianna

19. Bright Blue Monday Cake

"Hi, my name is Alaina and I am a ten year old girl with high goals in baking. I think this cake is truly wonderful." -- Alaina


Blueberry Coffee Cake I

Photo by footballgrl16

20. Heart Attack Eggs

"This is how I grew up, learning to make scrambled eggs from Grandma. She always kept a container of bacon grease in her fridge that she used for various dishes, in particular scrambled eggs." -- Sarah Jo


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About Leslie Kelly

Always hungry to learn, never had my fill of oysters, Memphis dry rub ribs, wild salmon, chocolate chip cookies or a well-rolled lumpia. Washington state wine lover, bourbon fan. Totally obsessed with brunch!