Christmas Breakfast For A Crowd

Christmas is just around the corner, and while you may have your entire dinner menu planned and are beginning preparations, have you even thought about breakfast yet? Don’t worry, Weelicious has you covered! Here are three easy and fun recipes that are perfect for a crowd. The best part is that you can do most of the prep ahead of time so your Christmas morning is relaxed and easy. Better yet, get the entire family in the kitchen to make breakfast (and memories) together!

When I tell you this strata couldn’t be easier, I mean it. The bonus is that kids love it too. And really, what’s not to love? Eggs, cheese, bread and sausage….yummy. Best of all, you can make it the night before, refrigerate it and all you have to do is throw it in the oven Christmas morning.  Check out the recipe for this Christmas Breakfast Strata and if you need a little extra help, watch this step-by-step video!

These Egg and Bacon Muffin Cups may look fancy, but they’re really quite simple. You may want to keep that fact a secret so everyone will think you slaved away for hours in the kitchen making them something extra special. And if you want to make this dish even more kid friendly, let your kids squirt a dollop of ketchup on their plates to dip away. It only adds to the fun of this out of the ordinary and supremely tasty recipe. Make these for Christmas breakfast and you’ll have a household of happiness. Watch the step-by-step video for how to make them, too!

Why does everything on a stick taste better? I have to think that’s true because no matter what I feed my kids, if I mount it on a stick it disappears so quickly one can only assume I made them the most delicious thing ever. Not to mention food on a stick is bite size, looks cool, great to dip in sauces or syrup and well, just plain ol’ fun!

Breakfast on a Stick (serves 4)

1 cup milk (any kind of milk will work)
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups brioche, french or sandwich bread (cut into 2 inch cubes)
1 tablespoon butter or oil
16 strawberries, stems removed
2 bananas, sliced into 1/2 inch coins
8 wooden skewers

1. In a bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, honey and cinnamon.
2. Dip the bread cubes in the milk mixture to coat each side.
3. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat and cook the bread for 1 1/2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
4. Skewer the french toast cubes, strawberries and bananas and serve with maple syrup for dipping.

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