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Our top 15 brilliant brunch ideas

Whether you like to start your day on a sweet or savoury note, one of these brunch recipes will see you kick start your morning right. The hardest part is deciding which of our top 15 ideas is the one for you!

By Harriet Keown
  • 1

    Crumpets with rhubarb compote

    Indulge in these delicious crumpets with sweet rhubarb compote - perfect for breakfast, dessert, or as a decadent treat.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

  • 2

    Gluten-free poppy seed bagels

    Start your day with a bite of deliciousness by whipping up a batch of these incredible gluten-free poppy seed bagels. Our step-by-step images make it so simple, and you can top them with all your favourite goodies!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

  • 3

    The Shack's chickpea and corn fritters

    These corn fritters have been on our menu since day one - they're a bit of a Shack classic. I love the flavour you get from the chickpea flour in this recipe, and it's gluten free too!

    Food To Love|

  • 5

    Breakfast salad with poached egg and kale pesto

    Get your 5+ a day in your first meal with this delightfully colourful breakfast salad! Served with poached eggs and our tasty kale pesto, this truly is a breakfast of champions.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

  • 7

    Parsnip and potato rosti with rosemary hollandaise

    Make your next breakfast a meal to remember with this delicious rosti recipe! Serve with homemade rosemary hollandaise, poached eggs and crispy streaky bacon for a tasty family breakfast or brunch

    New Zealand Taste|

  • 8

    Magical gluten-free banana pancakes with crispy bacon

    Nici Wickes' banana pancakes are like a magic trick – so few ingredients, no dairy or flour and yet they turn into fluffy, creamy pancakes that are divine. Try this recipe for the perfect breakfast

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

  • 10

    Build-your-own bagel brunch

    Throw a morning meal to impress with this generous platter of family-style fare! This bagel recipe is perfect for the whole family to enjoy and get a hearty start to the day

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

  • 12

    Baked eggs with beans

    Jazz up breakfast time with these saucy cafe-style baked eggs, complete with smokey ham, hearty beans and a rich tomato and capsicum sauce.

    Woman's Day|

  • 13

    Homemade hash browns with salmon and avocado

    Rich and lemony in flavour, Nici Wickes' hash browns may look like a light breakfast, but they're full of goodness as there’s omega-3 in both the salmon and avocado. The perfect breakfast recipe!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

  • 15

    Banana brioche bake

    Indulge in this delightful banana brioche bake. Crispy bacon, sugary syrup, and sweet banana - a little slice of food heaven.

    New Zealand Taste|