If you don’t know what to make, breakfast can be a chore for many people.
We love a high-protein breakfast because it really helps to power our day and gives us tons of energy. However, it’s also nice to have a traditionally sweet breakfast. What can you do when you need protein but you’re craving something sweet for breakfast? It’s easy to find recipes that give you both.
However, if you have a sweet tooth, there are a tonne of yummy breakfast options out there that are easy to throw together.
Breakfast, often considered the most important meal of the day, is something everyone should pay attention to. A delicious and well-balanced meal can help increase energy levels and boost cognition throughout the morning. For those who have a sweet tooth and are seeking healthier options to satisfy their cravings, there are a variety of scrumptious recipes that can be enjoyed without compromising on nutrition.
One might argue that finding the perfect balance between taste and health can be challenging. However, with a bit of creativity and experimentation, it is possible to create delectable breakfast dishes that are both sweet and nutritious. These recipes often feature natural sweeteners, fiber-rich ingredients, and nourishing fruits to provide a wholesome and satiating meal to kickstart the day.
To make mornings more enjoyable, the following sections will showcase a selection of irresistible sweet breakfast recipes. These dishes cater to various dietary preferences and are crafted to be both easy-to-follow and delightful to the palate. It is time to explore the world of satisfying breakfast options, and there might just be a new favorite recipe waiting to be discovered.
In this article, I will cover 31 easy sweet breakfast recipes. So, next time you’re struggling to know what to make, you have plenty of inspiration to draw from.
So, let’s get started.
There’s nothing quite like chocolate chip pancakes to get you excited for breakfast.
Simply combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
Mix the wet ingredients together and beat into the dry mixture until smooth.
Fold in chocolate chips before pouring the batter into the fry pan.
Flip the pancakes when the top begins to bubble, then cook a minute more.
Eat them alone, or pair them with syrup, and you have the breakfast of champions!
Greek yogurt with granola and berries is a super delicious and healthy breakfast option. Best yet, it takes no time at all to prepare!
Simply spoon a generous helping of Greek yogurt into a bowl.
Sweeten with honey to taste and sprinkle over your favorite granola.
Chop up some fresh strawberries, or raspberries and sprinkle them on top. And there you have an easy, fuss-free breakfast. Delicious!
3. Fruit Salad
Fruit salad is not only sweet and juicy, it’s ready within a matter of minutes!
The great thing about fruit salad is how quick and easy it is to throw together, and you can experiment with a variety of your favorite fruits!
Whisk together honey, orange juice, and lemon zest in a bowl.
Add fruit of your choosing to a large bowl and pour over the dressing, tossing to combine.
Serve as is or with a helping of Greek yogurt for a creamy addition.
When it comes to making a sweet breakfast, it doesn’t get much more classic than waffles.
Combine flour, salt, baking powder and sugar in a bowl and set aside. Preheat waffle iron to desired temperature.
Beat the eggs. Stir in the milk, butter and vanilla. Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and mix until combined.
Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp.
Serve with syrup and fresh berries!
If you’re in the mood for crepes, these crepes with blueberry sauce are to die for.
To make the batter, add eggs, milk, flour, oil, sugar and salt to a blender and pulse.
To make the blueberry sauce, combine 2 cups of blueberries, sugar, water, and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened.
Add crepe batter to a buttered pan and swirl to move the batter to the edges of the pan. Allow to cook then flip to cook the other side.
Serve with blueberry sauce, roll up, and eat. Tasty!
6. French Toast
French toast is an easy sweet breakfast that can be paired with a variety of different fruits.
Simply start by combining egg, milk, salt, desired spices and vanilla.
Heat a lightly oiled griddle or skillet over medium-high heat.
Dunk each slice of bread in egg mixture, soaking both sides. Place in a pan, and cook on both sides until golden.
Serve with maple syrup, some fresh berries, and a sprinkle of confectioner’s sugar!
It doesn’t get much sweeter than a cinnamon roll. However, these Bisquick cinnamon rolls are a quick cheat for breakfast!
Combine the baking mix and buttermilk to form a dough.
Roll out the dough to make a rectangle. Spread with softened butter, and sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
Roll the dough up, then slice into 6 equal parts and place into a baking tray.
Pour warmed heavy cream over the rolls and bake for about 25 minutes.
To make the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and cream. Drizzle over your cinnamon rolls and enjoy!
Not everyone has time for layering pastry, and these quick pain au chocolats are perfect for lazy days.
Brush a sheet of pre-made pastry with butter, then place a second sheet over it to make a rectangle.
Cut your rectangle vertically into thin strips. Place a few pieces of chocolate on one end of each strip and roll the dough up to cover the chocolate.
Lightly brush each croissant with egg wash and bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes. Grab and go!
If you’re a Nutella fan, then you have to try these easy Nutella French toast roll-ups.
Trim the crusts off and roll each slice of bread with a rolling pin until flattened.
Spread Nutella on each slice, and roll them up. Whisk the milk, sugar, egg, and vanilla together.
In a separate bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon.
Dip each Nutella French toast roll-up in the milk and egg mixture before frying them for about 2 minutes, turning them as needed until they are golden brown.
Roll them through the cinnamon-sugar mixture and serve. Yum!
If you’re in a rush, a breakfast smoothie is a good choice. This chocolate smoothie tastes indulgent like a chocolate milkshake, while still being well-balanced for a healthy breakfast choice. It’s a win-win.
Frozen banana gives this smoothie a deliciously smooth and creamy texture.
Add all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
Add more liquid or ice cubes to thin or thicken the smoothie to your desired consistency.
Pour in a glass and enjoy. Trust me, it’ll be your go to!
Oatmeal is a hearty, warming breakfast, so why not try carrot cake oatmeal?
Simply add water, salt, and grated carrot to a simmer in a pan.
Turn the heat down to medium and stir in the oats, cinnamon, allspice, raisins, walnuts, crushed pineapple, and vanilla extract.
Stir in the brown sugar and milk until the oats are creamy and desired consistency of oats is reached.
Top with walnuts, cinnamon, and a generous amount of yogurt. Yummy!
Banana chocolate chunk muffins for breakfast? You won’t need to ask anyone twice!
Mix the wet ingredients together, before mashing the bananas and mixing them in until they’re combined.
Whisk the dry ingredients together. Add the dry ingredients and the buttermilk to the banana mixture.
Scoop the batter into a muffin tin and bake at 425°F for 5 minutes, before turning the heat down to 375 for an additional 25 minutes.
Allow the muffins to cool and devour. They’re irresistible when warm!
If you’re looking for the perfect sweet breakfast during fall, these Paleo pumpkin pancakes are the perfect recipe.
Whisk together eggs, pumpkin puree, and maple syrup. Add the dry ingredients and whisk until well combined.
Heat a skillet and spoon the batter onto it to form pancakes.
Cook for around 3 minutes each side.
Serve immediately! These festive pancakes will be a delight to eat throughout the season.
A weekend breakfast doesn’t get much more special than Nutella crepes with strawberries.
Place the flour, milk, eggs, butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract into a blender for the batter and blend until smooth.
Ladle the batter on the skillet and quickly swirl to spread evenly. Allow to cook, then flip and continue to cook until golden.
Spread Nutella on the crepe! Cover half the crepe with strawberry slices, then fold.
Dust with confectioner’s sugar and you’re good to go!
15. Granola Bars
For a quick, grab and go breakfast, why not try making your own granola bars?
Mix the oats, seeds and nuts in a roasting tin, then put in the oven for 5-10 mins to toast.
Line the base of a baking tray. Warm the butter, honey and sugar in a pan, stirring until butter is melted.
Add the oat mix, cinnamon and dried fruit, then mix until all the oats are well coated. Tip into the tin, then bake for 30 mins at 320°F.
Cool in tin, then cut into 12 bars to grab and go.
Breakfast cookies that are not only healthy, but also taste like you’re eating a treat? Sign me up!
These oat-based cookies are loaded with all kinds of amazing and healthy ingredients and are just what you need for a quick and easy breakfast option.
Simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and combine.
Portion the cookies out into equal balls and flatten them on a baking sheet.
Bake at 325°F for 16-18 minutes.
Enjoy with a glass of milk.
These blueberry and banana breakfast parfaits are the perfect recipe to make ahead of time and keep in the refrigerator for a sweet breakfast option.
Simply stir together yogurt, oats, milk, chia seeds and vanilla.
Scoop 1/4 of the mixture into the bottoms of two 16 ounce mason jars with lids.
Top each with sliced banana and blueberries, and 2 tablespoons Honey Nut Cheerios.
Repeat the layers, place lids on top and store in the refrigerator.
18. Overnight Oats
If you struggle to make time in the mornings to have breakfast, then overnight oats is a great recipe. Not only is it tasty, but it provides a healthy, balanced start to your day that’s quick.
The night before serving, stir the cinnamon and 100ml water (or milk) into your oats with a pinch of salt.
In the morning, loosen with a little more water (or milk). Top with yogurt, berries, a drizzle of honey and nut butter.
It couldn’t be simpler than that!
19. Pumpkin Bread
You’ve heard of banana bread for breakfast, so why not try pumpkin bread for a delicious festive alternative?
Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Beat the butter and sugar on medium speed until just blended. Add the eggs one at a time.
Pour the batter into a prepared loaf pan, and bake for 65 to 75 minutes at 325°F .
Allow to cool and you’ll have yourself a mouthwatering pumpkin bread.
Serve warm with a cup of tea or coffee.
S’mores French toast is a super indulgent breakfast recipe perfect for a celebration.
Combine the milk and egg.
Spread the bread slices with Nutella. Place marshmallows on 2 of the pieces of bread.
Take the bread with the marshmallows and dip the bottom side of the bread in egg. Cook the bread.
Dip the remaining slices of bread in egg and place on top of the marshmallow topped bread in the pan to form a sandwich.
Cook until golden, then flip to cook the other side.
Tuck in to the delicious, gooey treat!
21. Berry Smoothie
Frozen berries are a good way of creating a healthy smoothie that keeps you fuller for longer. It’s also super quick and easy to make.
Simply add frozen berries, yogurt, milk, porridge oats, and honey to a blender. Blend until smooth.
Pour into glasses and serve chilled!
22. Avocado Pudding
Avocado pudding is luxuriously creamy and rich, without taking a lot of effort to make!
Simply place the avocados, almond milk, sugar, lemon juice and salt in a blender and blend until you have a smooth consistency.
Add the mixture to serving glasses to chill for about an hour.
Other than the green color, you’d never know it was avocado!
23. Banana Bread
Banana bread is a classic breakfast food that can be enjoyed all year round.
Cream the butter and caster sugar together, before slowly adding the eggs with a little flour.
Fold in the rest of the flour with the baking powder. Mash two bananas and mix before pouring the mixture into a prepared tin and bake for about 50 mins at 356°F.
Mix 50g of confectioner’s sugar with 2 tbsp of water. Drizzle over the cooled cake.
Serve on its own or toasted with nut butter for a delicious breakfast.
For a warming, spicy breakfast that will keep you full, cinnamon apple oatmeal is a winner.
Melt the butter over medium high heat. Add the apples, brown sugar, and sprinkle in the spices and salt.
Pour in the water, turn the heat up to high, and bring to a low boil. Add the oats and reduce the heat. Add the walnuts and keep stirring until all of the liquid is absorbed.
Add the oatmeal to bowls and top with apples, honey, and a splash of milk.
For a quick, super yummy breakfast, why not throw together a chia oatmeal breakfast bowl?
Combine oats, chia seeds, soy milk, and maple syrup. Combine until all of the ingredients are evenly distributed.
Cover and allow to chill in the refrigerator overnight or for an hour.
Divide the chia oatmeal between two serving bowls.
Serve with granola, fresh berries, nuts, and a drizzle of honey for an extra boost of sweetness.
These peanut butter and jelly muffins take the classic to a whole new level.
Whisk the eggs and add the applesauce, peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract until smooth.
Add in the oat flour, baking powder and salt and combine.
Scoop the batter into muffin liners. Add a spoonful of jam on top of each muffin.
Bake for 23-27 minutes at 350°F.
Allow muffins to cool and serve with a glass of milk.
27. Acai Bowl
Acai bowls are delicious, look like ice cream, and almost taste like it without the calories!
Add milk and yogurt along with frozen bananas, strawberries, and blueberries, and acai to a blender.
Continue to blend until you have a smooth consistency.
Divide the mixture into bowls, and top with banana, fresh berries, chia seeds, nuts, and granola for a tasty crunch.
These vegan blueberry pancakes are a great recipe to make, as they celebrate simple ingredients and the result is truly delicious.
Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sweetener together in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk the almond milk, coconut oil and flax egg together.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients, and add the blueberries.
Scoop the batter into the pan, letting it cook until little bubbles start to form.
Plate them up with your favorite yogurt, berries, and maple syrup.
Chia seed pudding is another great recipe to whip together in a matter of minutes for a mouthwatering result.
Pour ingredients into a jar and mix well. Let settle for 2-3 minutes then mix again very well until you see no clumping.
Cover the jar and store in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 2 hours.
When you’re ready to eat it, top with your favorite fruit.
30. Coffee Smoothie
If you need a little caffeine hit in the morning, why not add coffee to your breakfast smoothie?
Packed with whole grains, creamy frozen banana, and coffee, it’s the perfect start to your day.
Simply combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding more milk as necessary.
Add to a glass and enjoy immediately while it’s chilled.
Almond milk rice pudding has a creamy texture that will lead you to believe you’re eating something super luxurious for breakfast!
Rinse the rice. Combine the rinsed rice, cane sugar, salt and 1 cup of the almond milk. Cook over medium low heat until the almond milk is absorbed.
Gradually add 5 more cups of almond milk, 1 cup at a time, stirring and cooking until the texture becomes very thick.
Spoon into serving bowls and top with pistachios, pomegranate, coconut and cinnamon.
Our 30+ BEST Sweet Breakfast Recipes (+Berry Smoothie)
- 1 bag frozen berries
- 1 container strawberry yogurt
- 1 cup low-fat milk
- 1/2 cup whole grain oats
- 2 teaspoons honey
- Put all of the ingredients except the oats into a blender.
- Blend until perfectly smooth.
- Stir in the whole grain oats.
- Pour into glasses and drizzle with plenty of honey.
Organize all the required ingredients.
Enjoy the food.