10 prep-ahead breakfasts
Soak the ingredients for Aaron Brunet’s muesli in coconut water overnight. In the morning, add fresh fruit for a healthy start to the day…
Then again … for a decadent start to the day, make Angela Casley’s apple and rhubarb crumble tart and do like she did: help yourself to a slice with coffee for brunch in the morning.
Get the kids into the kitchen and top scone bases (which they have already made) with cooked bacon strips and an egg and then bake to serve.
Pancakes can be made the day ahead and reheated at 180C in the oven or warm them, covered, in the microwave. Alternatively, freeze and then reheat. Try these wholemeal buttermilk beauties.
Got a horde to feed? A big tray of baked eggs can go into the oven and straight on the table. You can even make the base mixture ahead. Just ensure you heat it before adding the eggs to help them cook.
Make these rosti in advance and keep them in the fridge (or even freeze them), ready to warm and crisp up in the oven for a quick and delicious brunch.
The bread rounds in Jan Bilton’s French toast are soaked in cream and egg overnight and fried in the morning. The tamarillos can be heated through while you grill the bacon (which you know you’re going to have to have).
Made the day before, Kathy Paterson’s baked beans are ready to heat in the morning.
Make a savoury tart beforehand (black pudding makes this one special), reheat and serve.
Make this yummy bran loaf and try to keep it hidden until breakfast next day.
Find all of these recipes and more breakfasts you can make ahead of time in our make-ahead breakfast collection.