Monster Cinnamon Rolls are exactly what they sound like – huge helpings of delicious, gooey breakfast rolls, perfect for a weekend brunch or special holiday.
We FINALLY got some seasonally appropriate weather here in Houston, which gave us the perfect excuse to go and make these truly gargantuan Monster Cinnamon Rolls. Not that you really need an excuse other than you just want some delicious breakfast or brunch food, but when you’re making something a excessive as these, it helps to have a little more justification.
In case you can’t tell from the title or the pictures, these rolls are huge! You can easily share one between two people, and I honestly don’t think I have ever polished off one by myself. Sure, we could have made them a little smaller, but where’s the fun in that? Besides, how awesome is it to sit down at the table and gaze at the cold outdoors as the smell of cinnamon and fresh coffee waft by? Monster Cinnamon Rolls are are perfect for a nice lazy weekend morning. Or, according to Liz, a 2 am snack.
Overnight Yeasted Waffles are a light, crispy, and oh-so-easy way to start your weekend brunch, or even a weekday breakfast. All the prep happens the night before!
So you know that we love waffles, be it for appetizers, dessert, or as a name for our dog, but now we finally are presenting one designed for breakfast. This recipe for Overnight Yeasted Waffles is my personal favorite. They cook up so light, crispy, and tasty that you just can’t help but stack them up tall and dripping with butter and syrup. Plus, you make up the batter the night before, so you don’t have to worry about banging around the kitchen making too much noise and possibly waking up your housemates. Something to perhaps keep in mind with Valentine’s Day coming up if you’re looking to make breakfast in bed for your significant other. Wink!
Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart is a hearty, cold-weather appetizer, main dish, or even breakfast! Its savory flavors are balanced by a tangy goat cheese filling.
Winter makes me crave cozy flavors. I mean, a good hot chocolate is always at the top of my list. But if you need something savory, it’s hard to beat a Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart.
That smoky bacon! Those sweet but meaty onions! A sprinkle of thyme and basil brighten up the combination, then underneath it all, a goat cheese custard adds the perfect amount of tang.
This Breakfast Quesadilla with Chipotle Sour Cream is just what you need the morning after a really good party – or any morning when you want a cheesy, spicy, Tex-Mex brunch.
Okay okay…you have your New Year’s Eve plans sorted out. You got the apps, dinner, and drinks (champagne, duh) on lock. You think you’re ready to go.
BUT…do you know what you’re eating the morning after??
Aha! That’s where we can help. This Breakfast Quesadilla is the answer to your bottle-poppin’ prayers, bringing together your favorite brunchy, cheesy, slightly-spicy flavors into one dish you can eat with your hands. You know, in case that fork is too loud clattering against your plate.
Baked Apple Cider Donuts with Maple Drizzle, full of moist, cinnamon flavor, are a festive addition to your holiday breakfast or dessert table.
I know the holidays are usually reserves for cookies and pie, but I couldn’t resist adding something else to the dessert table this year…Baked Apple Cider Donuts!
I think apple cider donuts are an east coast thing. When we lived in New Jersey, we saw them at every roadside stand once cooler weather hit. Now that we’re in Texas, well, there’s no cool weather, and there’s also no apple cider donuts. Sad face. Especially because apple cider donuts are about a billion times better than regular donuts. Possibly a trillion. Or maybe they just tasted that way because they were freshly baked on some farm and layered with a cinnamon sugar coating that was so addictive I didn’t even care that it got all over my face, hands, and clothes.
Either way, Ross and I have been on the lookout for apple cider donuts ever since moving to Texas. And since it’s now been three years with nary a donut sighting, it was time to take matters into our own greedy little hands. And I’m SO glad we did.