5 Easter Brunch Recipes That Won’t Break The Bank

By Jeron Andrews| March 31, 2015

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Easter is coming up this weekend people and we all know one the best ways to celebrate Easter (and every weekend!) is with brunch! Brunch is probably my favorite time of the week, and Easter weekend in D.C. is one of the best times to brunch in the capital.

There is one slight problem. Brunch is not too kind to my bank account and brunch over Easter weekend, is definitely not intern budget friendly. So what’s an intern to do?

Homemade brunch of course! Having a homemade brunch with your fellow interns is the perfect way to brunch on a budget. To help you guys out, I’ve rounded up 5 top Easter brunch recipes to suit every taste.

easter brunch in dc: eggs benedict1. Eggs Benedict

The quintessential brunch dish, no brunch menu is complete without some Eggs benedict. With the exception of the Hollandaise sauce, it’s a great super easy dish to prepare, and one that can be adapt in so many different ways. Don’t fancy bacon? Replace it with salmon or even cheese!  If you want to whip up some Eggs Benedict this weekend check out this amazing recipe.

scrambled eggs and bacon2. Scrambled Eggs and Bacon

This is such a simple yet perfect brunch dish, and one that is always a winner! Scrambled Eggs with Bacon (maybe topped off with cheese?) is a special and really quick brunch option. Get this super easy recipe here.


classic pancakes3. Pancakes

Who doesn’t love a good batch of delicious, light and fluffy pancakes? They are a brunch option that can satisfy both a savory and sweet tooth, because you really can add anything to them. This easy basic pancake recipe will help you whip up this classic favorite in less than 30 minutes!

French Toast4. French Toast

Thick slices of bread, soaked in a mixture of beaten eggs with milk and cinnamon, toasted in a frying pan, and served with butter and maple syrup, is there any better or more indulgent brunch option? This is definitely an option to satisfy those of you with a serious sweet tooth, but it’s also one of the best types of brunch. Why not try this classic french toast recipe and add whatever additional treats (fruit or Nutella) you’d like to dress it up?

avocado toast5. Avocado Toast

Last but definitely not least, why not try some filling avocado toast out for brunch? This Australian classic is taking the US by storm and I am not surprised! It’s a creamy, crunchy brunch that is quick to make and can be easily adapted to suit many different tastes. It is amazing on it’s own topped with just salt, pepper and olive oil, or you could go a step further and add a poached egg, some bacon or cheese (feta works particularly well!). Check out the best avocado toast recipe in town and alter it as you like.

There you have five great recipes to help you enjoy Easter brunch without breaking the bank. Of course brunch is never complete without some freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee or even a mimosa, so make sure you do it right and have a great weekend!

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