40+ Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes (Holiday Brunch Ideas)

As the holiday season approaches, I’m thrilled to share these egg-lessly and dairy-free Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes with you! These plant-based delights are perfect for a crowd, whether it’s a morning gathering or a brunch menu. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store: casseroles that satisfy, pancakes and waffles that impress, savory dishes that please even the pickiest eaters, and sweet treats to round out the spread. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or just want to start your day off right, these recipes are sure to bring joy to the table.

Casseroles

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole


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Indulge in a harmonious fusion of French toast and bread pudding, expertly combined into an overnight casserole that’s sure to impress. Simply pop it in the oven on Christmas morning and let the aromas fill your home. The subtle nuances of pumpkin pie, perfectly balanced with a rich pecan maple topping, create an unbeatable combination that’s sure to earn rave reviews.

Vegan Egg and Cheese Casserole


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Are you tired of the usual breakfast routine featuring toast and fruit salad, while others indulge in eggs, sausage, and cheese? Look no further! This innovative vegan breakfast casserole combines plant-based sausage and cheese with an assortment of vegetables in a rich and creamy tofu custard. The result is a delightful and satisfying meal that’s sure to please even the most discerning palates.

Spiced Fruit Bake


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Imagine starting your day off right by transforming a simple bowl of fruit into a warm, aromatic, and indulgent treat. To do just that, let’s take some sliced and diced seasonal fruit and give it a delightful twist – by spicing up the baked fruit to fill your home with a festive aroma reminiscent of Christmas morning. This sweet compote is not only perfect for topping waffles or pancakes, but also makes a fantastic accompaniment to a warm breakfast bread or even as a standalone snack.

Hash Brown Casserole


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Indulge in the comforting taste of plant-based delights, perhaps even a weakness for crispy hash browns. This delectable casserole is sure to become a staple at your holiday breakfast gatherings. The simplicity of combining frozen shredded potatoes with a pre-prepared cheese sauce makes it an effortless addition to your morning menu.

Pear Baked Oatmeal


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As the winter season approaches, the aroma of warm oatmeal filled with sweet pears, crunchy walnuts, and aromatic spices transports me back to festive gatherings. Forgotten no more! Baking a large batch of oatmeal has become my go-to solution for feeding a crowd on chilly mornings or cozy nights in. The comforting dish is not only delicious but also remarkably easy to prepare.

Pancakes & Waffles

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes


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Get ready to be mesmerized by the majesty of Japanese-style pancakes. These towering treats defy gravity, reaching dizzying heights without relying on eggs as their usual leavening agents. As you gaze upon their fluffy grandeur, imagine the sweet serenade they’ll sing when drizzled with pure maple syrup – a match made in culinary heaven.

Gingerbread Waffles


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Indulge in a festive twist on traditional breakfast treats by incorporating gluten-free gingerbread waffles into your holiday routine. The addition of pumpkin puree to the batter adds a delightful seasonal touch, making this recipe an ideal candidate for establishing a new Christmas morning tradition. While gingerbread is often associated with sweet treats like cookies, these savory waffles offer a unique and delicious alternative.

Oat Flour Pumpkin Pancakes


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As the seasons transition, a familiar aroma wafts through the air: pumpkin pie spice. It’s not just limited to lattes, however, as a delightful twist on traditional breakfast fare emerges. Enter vegan pumpkin pancakes, infused with warm and inviting spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. The perfect blend of flavors evokes the cozy spirit of the holiday season.

Oat Flour Gingerbread Pancakes


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As I reflect on the aromas of Christmases past, one scent stands out in particular: the warm, comforting smell of fresh-baked gingerbread wafting from the oven. The combination of oat flour, molasses, and spices like ginger has a way of transporting me back to those cozy holiday mornings. And now, I’m excited to share this same nostalgic charm with my loved ones through the simple pleasure of breakfast pancakes infused with these same flavors – the perfect way to start Christmas Day.

Tiramisu Crepes


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Imagine starting your day off right with a decadent twist on traditional breakfast treats. Thin crepe layers meet rich vegan whipped cream, dark cocoa powder, and a hint of coffee – a harmonious blend that’s almost too beautiful to disturb. And yet, the allure of this stunning stack is undeniable, making it an unlikely yet wonderful choice for a morning meal.

Vegan Egg & Savory Dishes

Chorizo Potato Hash


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Envisioning a cozy Christmas morning scene, where the fireplace crackles warmly and family members are still clad in their comfortable loungewear, evokes a strong desire for a satisfying and filling breakfast. The perfect dish to match this idyllic setting is a hearty hash, comprising roasted potatoes, bell peppers, and savory vegan chorizo.

Vegan Egg Muffins


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On Christmas morning, the chaos can be overwhelming. To avoid the stress, consider preparing a batch of make-ahead vegan egg muffins. Not only do these bite-sized treats pack a nutritious punch from their veggie-filled centers, but they’re also remarkably low in fat and completely cholesterol-free.

Vegan Scrambled Eggs from Tofu

In a culinary revolution that’s redefining breakfast, eggs have taken a backseat to tofu – a game-changing ingredient that’s won over even the most hardened of scramblers. This protein-packed powerhouse mimics the texture of eggs with uncanny precision, boasting a golden hue and an unparalleled versatility. The beauty of a tofu scramble lies in its ability to absorb flavors and nutrients from an array of colorful vegetables, effectively turbocharging your morning meal with a wealth of vitamins and fiber.

Full Vegan English Breakfast


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While the traditional English breakfast may evoke images of meaty delights, a vegan version is entirely possible. In fact, this delectable spread offers a plant-based twist on the classic, featuring an array of satisfying and flavorful options. The ‘sausages’, ‘bacon’, beans, roasted vegetables, and tofu ‘eggs’ all hail from the world of plants, making for a surprisingly authentic vegan take on a beloved breakfast staple.

Vegan Omelette


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A versatile and nutritious breakfast option is the chickpea flour batter omelet. This dish is characterized by its fluffy texture and delicious flavors, making it a great alternative to traditional omelets. To create this culinary delight, one simply needs to combine chickpea flour with savory fruits and vegetables, as well as vegan cheese. The best part? It can be prepared in under 20 minutes, making it an ideal option for those looking for a quick yet satisfying breakfast.

Vegan Carrot Salmon Lox


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Indulge in a nostalgic delight with our vegan take on the classic combination of smoked salmon and cream cheese on an everything bagel. The cured carrot strips, with their uncanny resemblance to salmon, will transport you back to a time when simplicity was king. As they melt in your mouth, the salty sea air whispers sweet nothings, reviving memories of a bygone era.

Vegan Hash Brown Frittata


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With a delightful nod to innovation, I’m thrilled to introduce a game-changing frittata recipe that ditches soy for a flavorful twist. The star of this show is a clever substitution: shredded potatoes serve as the foundation, while a chickpea flour and broth-based batter takes the place of traditional eggs. This vegan masterpiece is a breath of fresh air in the world of breakfast alternatives.

‘Just Egg’ Quiche


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Imagine starting your holiday morning off right with a delicious breakfast quiche packed with sweet peppers, savory onions, and flavorful sausage. The secret ingredient? Just Egg, a revolutionary plant-derived liquid that mimics the taste and texture of traditional eggs so convincingly that even the most discerning palates will be none the wiser.

Chocolate Espresso Rolls


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Indulge in the sweet temptation of cinnamon rolls, if you’re like me, you can’t resist their allure. Imagine a rich, decadent treat featuring layers of flaky, yeast-risen pastry, infused with the deep flavors of espresso and cocoa powder. The perfect indulgence for those who, like myself, are powerless against the charms of these sweet, gooey delights.

Sweet Orange Scones


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Savory conversations often revolve around the delightful world of baked goods, and I’m no exception. In this case, let’s indulge in a discussion about scones – specifically, these scrumptious vegan sweet orange scones that are sure to be a hit on your holiday buffet table. With their tender texture and ability to pair perfectly with a warm cup of tea, it’s easy to see why they’re a crowd-pleaser. The image above, courtesy of Sarah Bakes G-Free, showcases the delightful result of these simple yet impressive treats.

Cranberry Orange Sticky Buns


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In the spirit of holiday harmony, cranberries and oranges unite to create a match made in heaven. The tangy sweetness of cranberry sauce beautifully complements the vibrant flavor of oranges, resulting in a delightful fusion that elevates traditional sweet buns to new heights. Imagine sinking your teeth into soft, fluffy dough infused with the lusciousness of orange zest and the tartness of cranberries – a treat sure to start any holiday gathering off on the right foot.

Gingerbread Scones


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Transform your kitchen into a winter wonderland by baking gingerbread scones infused with the warmth of ginger and the richness of molasses. As you take your first bite, the aroma of sweet spices will transport you to a cozy holiday season. But don’t stop there – elevate these treats to new heights with a drizzle of creamy vanilla glaze that adds a touch of sophistication to this classic festive delight.

Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls


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Indulge in the warmth of Christmas morning with a delightful twist on traditional treats. Why settle for ordinary donuts when you can create homemade apple pie cinnamon rolls that are sure to become a new holiday favorite? As you pull apart these sweet and satisfying pastries, the combination of tender apples, crunchy pecans, and inviting cinnamon will have you reaching for seconds – and maybe even thirds!

Apple Cinnamon Oat Flour Scones


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Indulge in the warm, comforting aroma of freshly baked apple scones drizzled with a rich maple glaze. This sweet treat isn’t just limited to breakfast; it’s perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up after the holiday rush has subsided and you’re craving a cozy respite.

Eggnog Cranberry Rolls


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As we dive headfirst into the holiday season, our kitchen is now filled with the warm aromas of sweet and tangy treats. Imagine indulging in tender cranberry cinnamon rolls slathered in a rich vegan eggnog cream cheese spread. The best part? You can prepare these scrumptious goodies ahead of time and pop them in the oven for a stress-free morning.

Eggnog Chocolate Chip Scones


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As I gazed at the winter wonderland, my mind began to wander – what if two beloved holiday staples were to form a lasting bond? The rich aroma of freshly brewed eggnog and the velvety smoothness of chocolate seemed like a match made in heaven. A festive breakfast idea, indeed!

Muffins & Loafs

Orange Loaf Cake


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The humble loaf cake holds a special place in my heart, and for good reason. With its straightforward ingredients and effortless preparation, it’s the ultimate comfort food. Take, for instance, the classic combination of a moist cake batter infused with the brightness of freshly squeezed orange juice. It’s a match made in heaven that never fails to satisfy my morning cravings.

Oat Flour Gingerbread Muffins


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Christmas morning calls for a festive and flavorful start, and what better way to do so than with a delicious gingerbread treat? This scrumptious muffin recipe does just that, boasting a rich and bold spicy flavor courtesy of freshly grated ginger incorporated into the batter.

Starbucks Copycat Gingerbread Loaf


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Have you ever found yourself waiting in line at Starbucks, tempted by the array of sweet treats on display while sipping on your go-to beverage? For many of us, the holiday season brings out the festive flavors, like gingerbread cake, which can be a delightful treat. But did you know that you don’t have to break the bank or compromise on your dietary preferences to indulge in this seasonal delight? By whipping up a plant-based version at home using this easy copycat recipe, you can create a surprisingly close cousin to Starbucks’ famous gingerbread cake, all while staying true to your values and taste buds.

Cranberry Ginger Loaf


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Fresh flavors come together in this innovative breakfast loaf, where the warmth of fresh ginger complements the tartness of cranberries and the wholesome goodness of oat flour. The memory of replicating a recipe for cranberry sauce with fresh ginger still lingers, a taste sensation that inspired me to create an allergen-free quick bread that combines these delightful ingredients in a single, mouthwatering loaf.

Ginger Pear Muffins


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While many people flock to more popular fruits like apples or bananas for their baked creations, I firmly believe that pears often get overlooked in this regard. The next time you’re stocking up on ingredients for the holidays, consider adding some fresh pears to your haul and give spiced pear muffins a try. The subtle sweetness and tender texture of the pears pair perfectly with warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, making for a delightful treat that’s sure to become a new favorite.

Spiced Apple Bread


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As the magic of Christmas morning unfolds, a warm and inviting aroma wafts through the air, setting the tone for a joyous celebration. The sweet scent of apples baking in the oven is the perfect accompaniment to this special day, filling every corner of the home with festive cheer.

Panettone


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If you’ve never ventured into the world of homemade panettone, let me guide you through the process. This Italian-inspired sweet bread, characterized by its airy texture and dried fruit-filled goodness, is often found on holiday tables. But have you ever stopped to consider what makes a store-bought version so lacking in comparison? Perhaps it’s the sterile packaging or the absence of love that goes into every handmade loaf. Whatever the reason, I’m here to encourage you to give making your own panettone a try.

Fluffy Pumpkin Muffins


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During the holiday season, I find myself indulging in all things pumpkin. The aroma of freshly baked pumpkin muffins wafts through my kitchen, filling it with warmth and comfort. The perfect blend of spices – cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger – adds a delightful depth to these tender treats, making them the ultimate winter companion alongside a steaming cup of coffee on Christmas morning.

Pumpkin Gingerbread


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As the holiday season officially kicks off, we’re embracing the cozy atmosphere by indulging in a delightful treat – dark, rich pumpkin gingerbread. The aroma of this moist and flavorful bread fills the air, evoking feelings of warmth and comfort, much like a big hug on a chilly winter morning.

Chai Spice Loaf


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As the festive season unfolds, there are moments when Christmas becomes an excuse for indulging in some much-needed me-time. It’s during these quiet moments that one craves a comforting and sophisticated breakfast to start the day off on the right foot. One such delightful treat is a thoughtfully spiced chai loaf infused with the warmth of garam masala seasoning, providing a perfect blend of flavors to brighten up even the most laid-back mornings.

Chai Plum Cake


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Indulge in the delightfully soft and fluffy texture of this Vanilla Crunch cake, which perfectly balances its fruity, spicy, and sweet flavors. Unlike traditional Christmas fruit cakes that can be dense and heavy, this treat is an airy and scrumptious alternative that will leave you wanting more.

Other

Coconut Flour Snowballs

Ditch the ordinary boxes of cereal this Christmas morning and indulge in a festive treat that’s sure to delight both kids and adults alike. These no-bake coconut and rum snowballs are a game-changer, as they can be prepared ahead of time, making them perfect for a busy holiday season. The best part? They’re kid-friendly thanks to the use of rum extract, so everyone can enjoy in on the fun!

Christmas Fruit Salad

Enhance your Christmas morning with a vibrant and nutritious fruit salad, the perfect antidote to an otherwise indulgent spread of sweet treats. Serving these colorful cups in glassware allows for a visually appealing display of layered hues and freshness, adding a touch of elegance to your holiday gathering.

Cranberry Orange Granola


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Fear not the process of creating granola at home, as it’s surprisingly straightforward. In fact, having a stash of freshly baked granola on hand can elevate any holiday breakfast gathering. Imagine a beautifully set buffet table replete with crunchy granola and creamy vegan yogurt – the perfect accompaniment to a warm winter morning. And let’s not forget the delightful combination of orange and cranberry flavors, which is sure to delight even the most discerning palates.

Gingerbread Smoothie


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The allure of a rich-looking smoothie often belies its nutritional benefits. Case in point: this indulgent-looking concoction from Le Petite Eats, which despite its creamy appearance, packs a punch of protein, potassium, and fiber.

Eggnog Overnight Oats


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Indulge in the creamy delight of eggnog-infused overnight oats, perfect for a stress-free Christmas morning. Whether you’re a devoted fan of overnight oats or just looking to shake up your holiday routine, this recipe’s combination of warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg will transport you to a cozy winter wonderland.

Summary

Kick off your Christmas morning with a delicious vegan brunch that’s egg-free and dairy-free. Our collection of tasty plant-based holiday recipes is perfect for feeding a crowd. Whether you’re catering to dietary restrictions or simply looking for a new twist on traditional breakfast dishes, these Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes are sure to delight. With prep and cook times clocking in at just 40 minutes, you can enjoy the festive morning with loved ones without sacrificing flavor or ease.

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