The Best Gingerbread-Inspired Breakfast Recipes

gingerbread pancakes

Leah Maroney 

Gingerbread has been a long-time holiday favorite. But who has the time to roll out all of those gingerbread men and ice on their little eyes and buttons? Definitely not us!

 Here are some quick and easy ways to bring gingerbread flavor into your home this holiday season! From french toast, to eggnog, to gingerbread loaf...you can have gingerbread morning, noon, and night!

  • 01 of 05

    Overnight Gingerbread French Toast

    gingerbread french toast
    Leah Maroney

    Making french toast for a hungry holiday crowd? This gingerbread french toast is the breakfast casserole for you! Put it together the night before, pop it in the oven for thirty minutes the next morning and you've got a hot, delicious, and fragrant breakfast. The whole house will smell amazing and you can sit back and relax!

  • 02 of 05

    Warm Gingerbread Oatmeal

    gingerbread oatmeal
    Leah Maroney

    Gingerbread oatmeal is the perfect way to add holiday spice to the weekday drudgery. Baby, it's cold out there and you only need a few more ingredients than regular oatmeal to make this stuff amazing! It's also much tastier and less boring than those plain old oats. Need we say more? 

  • 03 of 05

    Spiked Holiday Eggnogg

    eggnog
    Leah Maroney

    Whether you enjoy it spiked or virgin, this eggnog is da bomb. It's packed full of that holiday spice flavor and is the perfect treat to add to your holiday buffet. Just don't forget your reindeer punch glasses!

    This recipe does not contain raw egg, so it's great for the whole family and you don't have to worry about taking any salmonella risks! You can reduce the calories by using skim milk or make it vegan but subbing in a dairy free milk! It is really easy to make in large batches, so it's a no-brainer for holiday parties! It's spicy, creamy, and sweet!

  • 04 of 05

    Gingerbread Waffles

    gingerbread waffles

     Leah Maroney

    Waffles! No weekend breafast is complete with out some crispy and fluffy waffles. You can make your holiday weekends divine with these delicious gingerbread spiced version. Take your basic waffle recipe and kick it up a notch for the holiday season. They definitely don't disappoint. They are lightly sweet on their own, and when they are topped with pure maple syrup they are perfection!

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  • 05 of 05

    Gingerbread Muffins

    gingerbread muffins
    Leah Maroney

    Gingerbread muffins are a super easy way to serve gingerbread individually. Top them with crystalized ginger and a maple glaze. They look super pretty on a holiday buffet and are also perfect for seasonal brunches! Or just make up a huge batch of them for an easy grab and go breakfast!