22 restaurant copycat breakfast recipes you’ll want to make forever

Breakfast sandwiches, fruit pancakes, and eggs your favorite way: these hearty recipes will have you making your favorite restaurant breakfast dishes right at home. Plus, they’re highly rated with four and five-star reviews, so we know you’ll want to add them to your breakfast rotation ASAP. Recipes like our Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes and Copycat Starbucks Spinach Mushroom Egg Bites are delicious and healthy alternatives to your restaurant order.

Casserole of Eggs Benedict

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An Eggs Benedict Casserole is not only delicious, hearty, and hearty, but it also gives you the ingredients and tastes you love from Eggs Benedict in an easy-to-prepare form. We suggest preparing the sauce while your casserole cooks and serving the final product with fresh fruit.

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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This healthy whole-grain buttermilk pancake recipe adds mini chocolate chips and mashed bananas to the 100% whole wheat flour base. If you want to experiment with different types of whole grains, substitute up to 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour with cornmeal, oats, and/or buckwheat flour. Or add extra fiber and healthy omega-3 fatty acids by adding up to 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseeds or chia seeds.

Copycat Starbucks Spinach & Mushroom Egg Bites

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Jamie Vespa
Jamie Vespa

Forget the pricey Starbucks breakfast in favor of our baked egg bites, filled with spinach and mushrooms. Cooking egg bites in a hot water bath creates a cooking environment similar to the sous vide method. The added moisture gently helps the eggs steam, creating an almost puffy consistency. Enjoy these meal-friendly egg bites, or serve them with a dollop of salsa or hot sauce, or sliced ​​avocado.

Rancheros Blue Corn Waffles

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Eric Wolfinger
Eric Wolfinger

One of the specialties of Hidden Kitchen in Cayucos, California is blue corn waffles. They are served in nine savory and sweet ways. The owners wouldn’t part with the recipe, but this homage to the ranchero-like “Cayucos Cowboy” is pretty tasty.

lemon pancakes

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Caitlin Bensel
Caitlin Bensel

Lemon zest and juice add zest and brightness to these easy lemon pancakes. Top them with honey or maple syrup, butter, and a pinch of lemon zest for an extra lemony kick.

Make-Ahead Burritos for the Freezer with Eggs, Cheese, and Spinach

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Ali Redmond
Ali Redmond

Mornings just got easier with these delicious breakfast burritos made with eggs, spinach, serrano peppers, and cheese. These burritos can last for months in the freezer and reheat in minutes in the microwave, so keep a supply on hand when you need a quick and healthy breakfast.

Egg, spinach, and cheddar breakfast sandwich

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Photographer: Brie Goldman, food stylist: Holly Dreesman
Photographer: Brie Goldman, food stylist: Holly Dreesman

Treat yourself to this super-quick egg, spinach, and cheddar breakfast sandwich. It’s not only quick, but chances are you’ll already have the ingredients you’ll need to put it together, so you can avoid a trip to the store before your busy work week.

Stuffed french toast

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A slice of French toast brimming with cream cheese and drizzled with melted fruit spread doesn’t have significantly more calories or grams of fat than a bowl of most breakfast cereals.

fryer bacon

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Jacob Fox
Jacob Fox

Why use a skillet when you can make crispy bacon in the air fryer? Using your air fryer is a clean, splatter-free way to cook bacon for a small group. Pouring the drops between batches is essential to avoid smoking.

Egg and Bacon Pancake Breakfast Wraps

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Maple syrup sweetens this easy-to-go breakfast wrap that adults and kids alike will love. The pancake batter is spread thinly in the pan like a pancake for easy rolling.

Spinach Omelette in 10 minutes

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Carson Downing
Carson Downing

This delicious spinach omelet recipe is ready in just 10 minutes for a nutritious breakfast. Eggs and cheese help fill it up with protein, while fresh dill enhances its flavor.

Apple and Ricotta Pancakes

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These healthy apple pancakes puff to perfection with the right combination of ingredients, including a mixture of dual-action baking powder and baking soda (using both will help the batter spread evenly and rise well). Ricotta cheese makes pancakes fluffier than milk alone and has nearly four times the protein of whole milk. Walnut oil is full of healthy fats and has a rich, nutty flavor, and white whole-wheat flour contains more fiber than all-purpose flour. A little buttermilk adds a nice flavor to these pancakes. All in all, this adds up to a healthy breakfast that is sure to impress.

Sheet of Bread Huevos Rancheros

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Photographer: Brie Goldman Food Stylist: Lauren McAnelly Accessories Stylist: Holly Raibikis
Photographer: Brie Goldman Food Stylist: Lauren McAnelly Accessories Stylist: Holly Raibikis

A baking sheet and a mixer are the keys to success for this easy twist on a classic Mexican egg recipe that works just as well for dinner as it does for breakfast or brunch. Serve with Creamy Refried Beans or Garlic Black Beans to make this meal even more comforting.

Morning Glory Muffins

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These Morning Glory muffins are loaded with everything you expect from bakery-favorite carrots, apples, and raisins, topped with nuts and toasted wheat germ. If raisins aren’t your favorite, substitute an equal amount of dried fruit of your choice.

Cauliflower Eggs Benedict with Turmeric Yogurt Sauce

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Greg Du Pree
Greg Du Pree

Here, we swap roasted cauliflower steaks for the typical English muffins to add servings of veggies to your morning meal. The sunny hue of turmeric gives Hollandaise sauce some vibes, but it’s much simpler to make.

Skillet with eggs, hash browns, and bacon

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This breakfast skillet with eggs and hash browns is reminiscent of Waffle House’s hash brown bowl. It’s hearty and decadent in taste, but still a fairly low-calorie breakfast.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Wraps

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This Mexican-inspired bacon and egg breakfast is rolled up in a tortilla and eaten with your hands.

Chocolate waffles with strawberries and cream

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Photographer / Caitlin Bensel, food styling / Chelsea Zimmer Hall, prop styling / Lydia Pursell
Photographer / Caitlin Bensel, food styling / Chelsea Zimmer Hall, prop styling / Lydia Pursell

Here we mix cocoa powder into classic waffle batter for rich, chocolatey waffles. Topped with homemade whipped cream and sliced ​​fresh strawberries, this decadent brunch might even pass for dessert.

Creamy Chive Scrambled Eggs

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The secret to getting these creamy scrambled eggs is to whisk plain kefir into the raw eggs. According to the French sweet curd method, the beaten eggs are cooked slowly. For best results, use a nonstick skillet.

Vegan Pancakes

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Make classic light and fluffy vegan pancakes with this easy recipe. Try them topped with your favorite nut butter, maple syrup, and fresh berries for a satisfying breakfast.

Vegetable omelets

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Enjoy this vegetarian omelet for breakfast or dinner. Serve it with potatoes or a slice of toast for a complete meal.

Quick breakfast taco

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A little cousin to the breakfast burrito, the breakfast taco made with low-fat cheddar cheese and an egg substitute is a satisfying and healthy breakfast option.

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