31 Father’s Day Brunch Recipes to Celebrate Dad

published Jun 14, 2024
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angled shot of eggs Benedict on a white plate with blue trim, topped with hollandaise sauce and chives
Credit: Photo: Alex Lepe; Food Styling: Rachel Perlmutter

Father’s Day is almost here, and it’s time to celebrate Dad! You’ve already picked out the best Father’s Day gifts (it’s no secret that many dads love grills) and planned out a Father’s Day dinner menu you’ll know he’ll love. But don’t forget the most important meal of the day: brunch!

Start Dad’s day off right with classic brunch faves like eggs Benedict, homemade quiche, or Southern-style biscuits and gravy. Sweet brunch recipes like lemon blueberry Dutch baby and lemon ricotta-stuffed French toast make this meal extra special. So go all out and show dad how much he means to you with a home-cooked brunch. 

Here are 31 Father’s Day brunch recipes to celebrate Dad today (and all year round!).

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Classic Eggs Benedict

We can’t imagine a fancier-feeling Father's Day brunch dish than eggs Benedict! English muffins layered with Canadian bacon, poached eggs, and rich, buttery hollandaise sauce make for the most decadent, flavorful breakfast.

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Easiest-Ever Crustless Quiche

Crustless quiche is similar to a traditional quiche with a savory egg custard loaded with cheese and mix-ins, but it’s baked without a pie crust. It’s a creamy, satisfying brunch casserole that you can make ahead for Father's Day.

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Millionaire’s Bacon

A decadently deluxe mashup of sweetness, spice, and smoke, this candied bacon is an oven-baked wonder. Serve with soft scrambled eggs or fried eggs and toast for a Father's Day brunch he'll love.

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Southern-Style Buttermilk Biscuits

It's not Father's Day brunch without biscuits! Serve these flaky, tender buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy or classic white gravy and scrambled eggs.

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Coffee-Rubbed Steak

You can't go wrong with steak and fried eggs for Father's Day brunch! Ground coffee, brown sugar, and coriander combine to make a robust steak seasoning blend for NY strip steaks.

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Creamed Spinach Scrambled Eggs

This luxe, ultra-delicious Father's Day brunch recipe combines the best soft scrambled eggs with the delicious decadence of creamed spinach.

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Classic Dutch Baby Pancake

This impressive Father's Day brunch dish has the soft, tender texture of a delicate crepe and the eggy flavor of a sweet popover. Plus, it's way easier than it looks.

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Perfect Quiche

With its savory custard and flaky crust, this Father's Day brunch classic feels fancy, and it's surprisingly easy to make.

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Southern-Style Grits

Made from stone-ground grits, these slow-cooked Southern-style grits are some of the creamiest, dreamiest grits on the planet.

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Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

Our copycat take on Cracker Barrel's hash brown casserole is just as delicious, only a fraction of the cost, and make-ahead friendly.

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Biscuits and Gravy

This classic brunch dish features a thick, rich gravy flecked with crispy bits of breakfast sausage and pairs perfectly with tall, flaky biscuits.

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Eggs Benedict Casserole

A trouble-free egg custard ties together this casserole-style eggs benedict packed with toasted English muffins, Canadian bacon, and creamy hollandaise sauce.

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Cheesy Grits with Fried Eggs and Bacon

Forget eggs and toast. Your dad deserves these cheesy, creamy grits topped with a jammy fried egg, burst tomatoes, avocado, and crumbled bacon.

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This easy chilaquiles recipe, which consists of fried corn tortilla chips simmered in a brothy sauce, is pefect for Father's Day brunch. Serve with scrambled eggs or fried eggs and top with queso fresco or cotija cheese.

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Breakfast Burritos

This hearty breakfast burrito is stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy hash browns, breakfast sausage, and a special spicy creamy sauce.

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Make-Ahead Spinach and Feta Egg Casserole

Filled with leafy spinach and chunks of crumbled feta, and laced with fresh dill, this egg casserole will remind you of spanakopita.

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Classic Bloody Mary

Bloody Marys are the perfect Father's Day brunch cocktail. Learn how to make the best Bloody Mary with tomato juice, zesty horseradish, and Worcestershire sauce.

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Brown Sugar Candied Bacon

Strips of brown sugar sweetened oven-baked and candied bacon. There’s no wrong way to serve candied bacon — especially when there are scrambled eggs and buttermilk biscuits involved.

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Lemon Blueberry Dutch Baby

While a classic Dutch baby pancake is great, nothing beats a puffed-up pancake flavored with sunny fresh lemon and sweet, jammy blueberries for Father's Day brunch.

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Make-Ahead Croissant Breakfast Sandwiches

Layered with scrambled eggs, ham, cheese, and Dijon, these croissant breakfast sandwiches can be made in advance and frozen for an easy Father's Day brunch.

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Breakfast Meatballs

Move over bacon — breakfast meatballs will be your new morning meat of choice from now on. Serve over creamy polenta or cheesy grits for Father's Day brunch.

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Shrimp and Grits

Learn how to make the best classic Southern shrimp and grits at home with creamy, cheesy grits.

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The Easiest Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries

These quick and easy puff pastry breakfast pastries are filled with cream cheese and your favorite fruit jam.

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Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich

For a totally memorable biscuit breakfast sandwich, this version adds a drizzle of hot honey for a sweet and spicy twist.

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Easy Cheesy Tater Tot Frittata

Many would argue a frittata is perfectly good as is. We would argue tater tots make it better. This cheesy veggie-packed frittata with crispy tater tots baked directly into it is perfect for Father's Day brunch.

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Huevos Rancheros

Nothing beats huevos rancheros for Father's Day brunch. Lightly fried corn tortillas are topped with refried beans and warm and runny fried eggs, then smothered in a homemade ranchero salsa.

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwiches

Bacon, egg, and cheese (also known as B.E.C.) is the go-to breakfast order of New Yorkers. Luckily, you don’t have to be in NYC to enjoy this breakfast sandwich, because our recipe can be cooked right at home and it delivers the goods: crispy bacon, gooey cheese, and creamy eggs smushed between a kaiser roll.

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Tequila Sunrise

Tequila, orange juice, and grenadine syrup naturally produce the sunrise effect of this classic cocktail for Father's Day brunch.

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Scotch Eggs

Soft-boiled eggs are wrapped in breakfast sausage, then breaded and fried for this special Father's Day brunch snack.

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Lemon Ricotta Stuffed French Toast Recipe
Cloud-like slices of brioche or challah filled with creamy ricotta cheese flavored with fresh lemon juice and zest and cooked until golden brown.
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Eggs in Purgatory

A Southern Italian dish of eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce is perfect for Father's Day brunch. Serve with crusty Italian bread and grated Parmesan cheese on the side.

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