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39 Best Sweet Breakfast Recipes To Kick Start Your Day

Why eat a bowl of cereal every morning when the world offers so many more exciting, delicious alternatives? 

Here are 30 sweet breakfast recipes to help you get through breakfast with a smile on your face.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can sometimes become repetitive, monotonous, and boring. 

Having the same savory breakfast can become irksome, so on days when you want to try delicious sweet breakfast foods but not the same ones you have been having, this is for you.

If your sweet tooth is craving something delicious for breakfast, this list is perfect for you. 

We’ve compiled a list of my favorite easy sweet breakfast recipes that are all easy to make and should satisfy all your delicious food cravings! 

If you’re looking for something sweet and fruity, go with Blueberry Banana Breakfast Parfaits.

Or, if you prefer bananas, make Salted Caramel Banana Nut Bread

Need a little more convincing?

Try Peaches & Cream Muffins—you will love them!

These breakfast recipe ideas are all interesting and delicious, but wait till you see how delectable #37 is.

It will blow you away!

Fast and easy to make, these Nutella French Toast Roll-Ups are the perfect breakfast for the entire family. 

They will make for a delicious breakfast for all ages, and they taste like doughnuts.

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to freshly made waffles in the morning?

These make for a light and filling breakfast for everyone! 

Pair them with your favorite ice cream and some strawberry, and you’ve made yourself a scrumptious treat.

Got some ripe bananas do you not want to waste some? 

Not a problem to bake banana bread for the family and enjoy it at any time of the day. 

Have it for breakfast and easily store it for later.

Looking for an easy alternative but still something sweet? 

Well, then you might want to consider this sweet breakfast recipe for one. 

If you have blueberries and bananas, that’s great, but you can add strawberries or dark chocolate too.

Are you craving IHOP pancakes but don’t want to drive to their diner? 

Then you can easily make them at home. 

With some maple syrup and better, your classic pancakes will be ready in no time.

An easy yet delicious and sweet breakfast recipe that you and the kids will love is these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. 

Bonus tip: Use ripe bananas for that much-needed extra moistness! 

A fancier breakfast sweet and one that will truly tantalize your taste buds are these easy glazed donuts. 

Make them fresh, and they will be a perfect breakfast on the go for you and the kids.

Are you tired of run-of-the-mill pancakes? 

Add some chocolate chips to them and serve them with vanilla or chocolate ice cream for that extra kick. 

This Chocolate Chip Pancake recipe is easy to make and will satisfy your sweet cravings.

The French love crepes- and for a good reason. 

You can add any filling in between the thin and delectable crepes, but might we suggest a generous serving of Nutella and some strawberries

For days when you don’t have time to make breakfast but still crave something sweet, you can try out this delectable sweet breakfast food.

Prepare it a day before and store it in an airtight container at room temperature. 

The best part is that you won’t need to make coffee with it either.

Do you want to go off the beaten path and try something different which doesn’t have any chocolate in it? 

Then we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. 

This warm, decadent, and sweet breakfast idea is all you need on a perfect Sunday or midweek morning. 

Pastry crust, cinnamon, apples, raisins—they’re great on their own but put them together, and you’ve got a scrumptious strudel that makes a delicious breakfast or snack.

This recipe is a snap to prepare and absolutely tasty.

Best of all, you can use frozen puff pastry as a shortcut (if you like)!

If you love banoffee pie and you love pancakes, then these banoffee pancakes are the perfect recipe for you.

Banoffee pancakes mix chocolate and banana flavors with a caramel touch in a light, fluffy breakfast treat.

They give out the best of both worlds and result in a mouthwatering breakfast that will have you coming back for more.

You’ll probably enjoy eating this French Toast Casserole more than any other breakfast you’ve ever had, and it’s so easy to make.

Just mix it, put it in the oven, and go back to bed!

You’ll wake up to the smell of cinnamon and vanilla wafting through your home, sure to make everyone smile when they see it.

Bake up this Salted Caramel Banana Nut Bread today.

This bread is very moist and loaded with a banana flavor.

It’s also topped with glistening brown sugar crumbs and pecans, giving it just that perfect little crunch.

Add to that a thick caramel sauce that’s not only swirled and baked inside but drizzled all over the top, along with sea salt flakes.

It’s hard to describe what it is.

 It’s simply a must-make recipe that is out of this world!

These White Chocolate Raspberry Scones are the perfect breakfast treat.

They’re soft, they’re tender, and they are exploding with lots of flavors.

Everything about these scones is delicious—especially that delectable combination of tart raspberries and sweet white chocolate.

They are also perfectly buttery, which is why they complement the raspberries so well.

Wake up, wake up!

It’s Honey Lime Fruit Salad time!

Thanks to the light and simple lime-and-honey dressing, this one is incredibly delicious.

But really, it’s just the perfect combination of sweet and tart, and all the flavors work together perfectly.

When the cold air starts to blow, and you begin to crave warm, cozy breakfasts, this Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal is the perfect solution. 

Made from ingredients you likely already have, this recipe is simple and easy to prepare but packed with loads of flavor.

The apples and oats make it a filling breakfast option that will keep you fueled throughout your morning.

It’s a beautiful day, and you’re looking for a delicious treat, so what’s better than whipping up some homemade strawberry & chocolate spread?

You can make these delicious roll-ups in less than an hour, and they’re also a great treat to bring to a picnic or potluck.

Here’s a breakfast recipe that will transport you to Hong Kong.

We’ve all seen French toast, but have you ever tried Hong Kong French toast?

It’s a classic Asian breakfast and snack, served at Hongkong-style cafes where thick slices of bread are stuffed with filling dipped in egg batter, then deep-fried.

You can also have it drizzled with sweetened condensed milk for the ultimate indulgence.

If you’re into cream cheese, you’re going to love this Fresh Strawberry Cake recipe.

It’s made with fresh strawberries for an extra-rich flavor that will make your tastebuds sing (or at least dance a little).

The cake itself is sweet and moist, while the icing adds creaminess and tang.

It’s basically everything you could want in a sweet breakfast!

Looking for something buttery and decadent to bake?

Here’s a quick and easy Pain Au Chocolat recipe.

For the chocolate filling, you can use any milk chocolate you like.

And if you want to take your pastry to the next level, try adding in some cinnamon.

Start your day right with a flaky pastry that’s full of rich pistachio flavor and crunchy almond pieces. 

This Pistachio Almond Croissant is made with a rich pistachio paste and filled with crunchy almond pieces.

It’s a perfect breakfast treat, and it also makes an excellent dessert when drizzled with a bit of powdered sugar or honey.

Love the classic cinnamon roll, but want a little something different?

These sweet rolls are for you!

They’re made with a classic cinnamon roll dough that’s slathered with homemade cranberry sauce instead of cinnamon and sugar.

Make a little difference by using leftover cranberry sauce from your holiday meals, and you’ll be set.

When it comes to a quick and easy sweet treat that the entire family will love, these homemade Wild Blueberry Almond Pop Tarts are at the top of the list.

They are made with just a handful of simple ingredients, come together in under an hour, and store beautifully!

These homemade pop tarts are also topped with a light drizzle of almond icing and toasted sliced almonds for an extra special touch.

This Maple Pecan Monkey Bread is everything you want in a brunch recipe.

From the cozy cinnamon aroma that fills your house while it bakes to the warm, gooey, and totally luscious pull-apart bread that comes out of the oven.  

It is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.

You’ll even love how easy it is to make.

You are in for a treat with this Chocolate Smoothie.

This smoothie is thick and creamy without sugar.

It’s perfect to start your day but can also be used as a snack or dessert.

And it’s also a great way to get your chocolate fix in the morning.

Want a sweet fix while avoiding the cloying heaviness of a sugary breakfast?

Homemade eggless mango and coconut pancakes are just things. 

Made from mango pulp and desiccated coconut, they’re not too sweet, which means you can top them with all your favorite goodies without them being overwhelmed.

Swedish Cardamom Buns are simple, but they are known in Sweden as the best of their kind.

There’s just something divine about the combination of cinnamon and cardamom that makes these rolls extra sweet and tasty.

The warm spices will simply take your taste buds to a whole new level of flavor.

When your busy morning routine is an obstacle to happy and hearty eating, these Pineapple Blueberry Breakfast Parfaits are the perfect solution.

Prep-ahead and portable, they’re a great way to fill up your belly while you’re on the go.

These wholesome parfaits make for tropical-tasting muesli that is so tasty that you may want to make it every day.

And they’re so easy to make too! 

Simply add milk to your desired consistency in the morning, give the parfait a good stir, and dig in.

It’s extremely easy to make and oh so delicious.

A bowl of it is comforting as all get out and is a great addition to your fall brunch spread.
This recipe just calls for a few basic ingredients, but you can be very creative with the variations.

So, try adding walnuts, pecans, raisins, and dried cranberries.

Peaches and heavy cream are a match made in heaven.

Rich and sweet, you’ll have a hard time eating just one of these peaches and cream muffins.

Prepare these muffins if you need an easy and delicious dessert.

Made with peaches and heavy cream, this recipe has a light, tender crumb, and a sweet, rich flavor.

It’s so good; you’ll want to keep making it for years to come.

Did you know that you could make hot cross buns even better?

Enter the Double Chocolate Hot Cross Buns.

It’s everything you love about the traditional bun with a twist: fluffy and soft chocolate bread filled with chocolate chips.

And yes, we know that this is different from the typical breakfast you’ll want to serve at Easter dinner.

But it is one that’s perfect for the morning of Easter or for those spring mornings when you just want something extra special for breakfast.

It’s time to get some pie for your breakfast!

Coconut Cream Pie Overnight Oats are the ultimate 5-minute breakfast that you can take with you on the go.

They have all the creamy coconut flavor of a slice of pie, but they’re filled with ingredients like rolled oats, almond milk, and chia seeds.

This breakfast is also sweet without even being too sugary, so you’ll have to worry less about getting a sugar crash before lunchtime.

These Blueberry Peach Chia Bowls are the perfect summer breakfast—light and refreshing.

It’s kind of like a pudding, but they’ve got a tartness to them that makes them feel crisp and smooth.

In fact, this recipe is super simple: just add your favorite base (like coconut milk), chia seeds, and whatever fruit you love best. 

That’s it! 

It’s as easy as that!

This Passionfruit Curd Tart is one of those sweet breakfast ideas that will have you licking your plate clean.

The filling is super simple: only five ingredients, without any processed goods, naturally sweetened.

It even manages to keep the acidity of the passionfruit without being overpowering—just plain delicious.

It’s best paired with coffee or tea on the side or even with a spoon right out of the pan.

Just kidding!

Kind of.

This Vanilla Bean Apricot Danish recipe is the perfect breakfast for when you’re running late and have little time to make anything complicated.

And because it’s made with apricots, it’s even better in the summer when they’re in season.

Also, you can add whatever fruit you like to this recipe.

It’s super flexible!

How about starting your day with something good and filling?

A cup of coffee would be good, but these muffins?

They’re phenomenal.

And if you’re a peanut butter lover, you’re going to love more of these yummy goodies!

They’re chock-full of raspberry jam, and they have a semi-creamy base that tastes like a peanut butter cup mixed with a peanut butter cookie.

What’s also good is that you can use homemade raspberry jam for this recipe to your liking, but store-bought would work, too.

The bottom line

These were all my favorite easy sweet breakfast recipes that will surely tantalize your taste buds and satisfy all your sweet cravings.

You can make them fresh or the night before, depending on your preference. 

Furthermore, all of these recipes are easy to follow and will surely delight even the most finicky of eaters.

Once you familiarize yourself with these scrumptious breakfast recipes, your morning routine will be a lot more fun!

Best Sweet Breakfast Recipe Collection

Best Sweet Breakfast Recipe Collection

Here are 30 sweet breakfast recipes to help you get through breakfast with a smile on your face.


  • Brioche French Toast
  • Nutella French Toast Roll-Ups
  • Classic Waffles
  • Moist Banana Bread
  • Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats
  • Classic Pancakes
  • Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
  • Classic Glazed Donuts
  • Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Nutella Crepes With Strawberries
  • Coffee Cake
  • Hazelnut Cinnamon Rolls
  • Apple Strudel
  • Banoffee Pancakes
  • French Toast Casserole
  • Salted Caramel Banana Nut Bread
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Scones
  • Honey Lime Fruit Salad
  • Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
  • Strawberry & Chocolate Hazelnut French Toast Roll-Ups
  • Hongkong Style French Toast
  • Fresh Strawberry Cake
  • Pain Au Chocolat
  • Pistachio Almond Croissants
  • Cranberry Sweet Rolls
  • Wild Blueberry Almond Pop Tarts
  • Maple Pecan Monkey Bread
  • Chocolate Smoothie
  • Eggless Mango Pancake With Coconut
  • Swedish Cardamom Buns
  • Pineapple Blueberry Breakfast Parfaits
  • Apple Crumble With Oats
  • Peaches & Cream Muffins
  • Double Chocolate Hot Cross Buns
  • Coconut Cream Pie Overnight Oats
  • Blueberry Peach Chia Bowls
  • Passionfruit Curd Tarts
  • Vanilla Bean Apricot Danish
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins


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Wednesday 16th of February 2022

OMG some of these breakfast dishes look so good! I love your lists of choices because I haven't thought of making these until I see the pictures. They bring back memories and now I want to start making them again. I particularly love the Nutella french toast roll-ups and the banana bread. The overnight oats are the best so now I want to try yours! Now on to the next breakfast ideas!

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