Easy breakfast board

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This easy breakfast board with bacon, eggs and fresh fruit is the perfect fuss-free, versatile breakfast or weekend brunch for serving a crowd.

Easy Holiday breakfast board

Entertaining guests for breakfast is always a source of panic for me. Not only am I NOT a morning person, who has the time in the morning to cook a full meal for guests? That’s where make-ahead recipes or easy assembly jobs come in handy. And this easy breakfast board has become my go-to for fuss-free breakfast entertaining and brunch parties.

How to build an easy breakfast board

I love that a breakfast or brunch board is versatile and can be customized to your own preferences and what you have in the house. To make things super easy, I like adding shop-bought pastries like waffles, croissants, muffins and bagels and adding breakfast elements like eggs and bacon. Boiled eggs are perfect as they can be made the night before and bacon is cooked in a flash in a hot oven (and you have to heat the croissants anyway).

Scrambled eggs are also great when cooking for a crowd and poached eggs can be made ahead and kept in a bowl of water in the fridge until you’re ready to serve. Breakfast sausages, smoked salmon, slices of ham or other charcuterie will also work well as will cheese. And if you’re serving bagels, don’t forget the cream cheese.

I like to finish the easy breakfast board off with fresh fruit, pots of yogurt (these easy breakfast yogurt and fruit jars will be perfect!), jam and maple syrup. Guests can make up their own breakfast plates leaving you to enjoy a cup of coffee and bask in the glory of being the hostess (or host) with the mostess.

Easy Holiday breakfast board

What should I make for breakfast guests?

  1. Easy breakfast egg crêpes
  2. Breakfast yogurt fruit jars
  3. Roasted cheesy breakfast potatoes
  4. Low carb berry breakfast parfaits
  5. Bacon, egg and creamed spinach breakfast toast
  6. Chai spiced oatmeal with caramelized apples

Easy Holiday breakfast board

5 from 7 votes
easy breakfast board
Easy breakfast board
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This easy breakfast board with bacon, eggs and fresh fruit is the perfect fuss-free, versatile breakfast or weekend brunch for serving a crowd.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast board, easy breakfast, make ahead breakfast
Servings: 4
Author: Alida Ryder
Ingredients
Boiled eggs
  • 4 eggs
Crispy oven bacon
  • 250 g streaky bacon (approximately 10 strips)
For the breakfast board
  • croissants
  • waffles
  • strawberries
  • jam of your choice
  • yogurt
  • maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF and place the bacon on a non-stick baking tray. 

  2. Place in the hot oven and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the bacon is cooked to your preference. 

  3. In the meantime, place the eggs in a pot and fill with water. 

  4. Place over high heat on the stove and once the water comes up to a boil, start your timer. I cooked these eggs for 6 minutes as I wanted them to be set throughout but have creamy yolks. 4-5 minutes = soft, 5-6 minutes = jammy yolks, 6-7 minutes = hard boiled. 

  5. Remove the eggs from the boiling water and place in an ice bath to immediately cool them down before peeling them. 

  6. Place the halved boiled eggs, crispy bacon and other breakfast ingredients on a large serving board/platter and serve with hot coffee and fresh pressed orange juice. 

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  • Bethanny
    Reply

    Made my version of this yesterday for Thanksgiving breakfast and it went down a treat. My family loved having something to nibble on that wasn’t a full, heavy breakfast before the big feast. Perfect!

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Oh awesome! Hope your Thanksgiving was amazing!

  • Chloe
    Reply

    Made this for guests staying over this weekend and everyone loved it. Was so easy for me to prepare so definitely adding this to my plans for the holidays.

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Awesome! It’s such a great, easy way to entertain.

  • Genevieve
    Reply

    Made my version of this for Sunday brunch and it was a huge hit. I made scrambled eggs and added toasted bagels and salmon along with bacon, fresh fruit and a few cheeses. Such a great, easy breakfast idea and my friends thought I was the next Martha Stewart. Thanks!

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Haha I love that! So glad it was a success and LOVE your additions!

  • Carine
    Reply

    This is going to be a winner for my brunch party this Saturday. Thanks for the idea!

  • Glenn
    Reply

    Love this idea so much. Definitely saving this idea for Thanksgiving as I’ll have house full of guests.

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      This will be perfect for Thanksgiving morning!

  • Chantal
    Reply

    Hmmm this looks good! Love the boiled eggs ‘no fuss’ option…l would definitely had one or two cheeses with ouma bread ?

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      A few cheeses and a variety of bread will be perfect additions. You can really add whatever you want!

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