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Recipe Roundup: Brunch Inspiration

Headed to a potluck this weekend? Try one of these crowd-pleasing recipes.

April 13, 2017

No matter how you may celebrate the Easter holiday, most can agree that a meal shared with family and friends is always a highlight. We’ve rounded up our favorite, crowd-pleasing recipes for an Easter brunch or spring potluck. Bon appétit!

Pecan Upside-Down French Toast Casserole

Bring this make-ahead casserole to any potluck and you'll be heckled for the recipe. The taste is akin to pecan sticky buns — yum!

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This one takes the cake! This moist, classic sour cream coffee cake and its brown-sugar crunch are the ultimate complement to any potluck spread. Dress it up by adding berries for an extra punch of color and flavor. 

Missy Potatoes

What’s a brunch without a generous helping of potatoes? This savory recipe takes spuds to a new level with the extra-rich additions of cheese, sour cream and breadcrumbs. Great for large gatherings, it feeds a crowd of 10 to 12.

Asparagus, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Breakfast Casserole

A delicious use for the star of Easter — eggs — in parternship with spring asparagus is this cheesy breakfast casserole. Can be made in advance if you are a planner. 

Dutch Baby Pancakes

Move over traditional flapjacks! Try this native-to-Seattle recipe for a delightful twist on the popular breakfast pancake. Along with the confectioners’ sugar and lemon wedge garnishes suggested, you can branch out with other topping options, such as berries, jam and whipped cream. 

Bacon-Cheese Mini Frittatas

These individual frittatas packed with cheesy goodness are the perfect addition to any brunch. You may want to double the recipe — they go fast!


Rhubarb Coffee Cake

This coffee cake uses almost all whole grains and yet remains light and tender — a guilt-free indulgence. And the smell of it baking is divine!

Shepherd’s Pie

Ground lamb, mashed potatoes and a rich mushroom-beer gravy make for a divine combo in this savory dish.

 Potato Salad Trio

Trying to find the perfect potato salad? We rounded up three different versions to appeal to different palates — take your pick, they’re all winners. 

Broccoli Gruyère

If you’ve been tasked with bringing a boring veggie side dish, we’ve got you covered. This recipe featuring the humble broccoli steals the show with its cheesy cream sauce. More, please! 



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