Excellent Brunch Ideas To Kick Off The New Year

If you are holding up a brunch party to celebrate the new year, then this is the exact place you should be looking for ideas. We have some brilliant new year’s day brunch menu that will make the guests contented. If the food’s good, the new year will be too right?

Excellent New Year's Day Brunch Recipes

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1. Gruyere Popover Bacon Sandwich with Creamed Spinach and Fried Eggs:

The bacon and egg combination with creamed spinach takes your brunch to a next level. Follow the recipe to enjoy it. The overall prep takes about 40 minutes and the cooking time is 2 hours.


  • Gruyere Popovers
  • Unsalted butter
  • Large eggs
  • Creamed spinach
  • Coarse salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Cooked bacon

Directions to cook:

  • Divide the popovers in a half and toast it on a baking sheet under the broiler for 2-3 minutes.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat and crack the eggs into it one at a time (or more depending on the size of the skillet). Sprinkle seasonings (salt and pepper) and cook until the white of the egg is set. If you do not enjoy running yolk, then you can cook for an added couple of minutes as per your liking.
  • Fill split popovers with 3-4 teaspoon of creamed spinach and 1 fried egg with 2 bacon slices.

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2. Pineapple Coconut Breakfast Bread:

The tantalizing smell of the bread just out of the oven with pineapple and coconut scrapes, makes you go crazy for it. The texture of this bread is so creamy and drippy that you have the best combination of sweetness in a bread.


  • 1.5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon yeast
  • 4.5 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Vegetable oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions to cook:

  • We will first learn to make the pineapple coconut mixture. Take a mixing bowl and add the ingredients (combine pineapple and coconut scrapes) and mix it well. Add a cup of sugar and cornstarch and mix it thoroughly. Refrigerate for an hour.
  • To make the bread now, use a large bowl to mix water, yeast and sugar with bread flour. Add the vegetable oil and mix the dough with a low speed until you see it come together. Continue the process for 5 more minutes and see it free the mixing bowl and form a ball of dough.
  • Lightly sprinkle some flour on the plastic wrap and cover the dough until it doubles. It takes 40 minutes to an hour in a warm kitchen to puff up.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 110 degree F. Punch down the dough and make rectangular shapes of it, 2 inches in size.
  • Spread the pineapple coconut mixture on the top of the dough and fold the dough into half.
  • Grease the pan and place the dough in it
  • With a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into pieces and then spread it out evenly in the cake pan.
  • Place the cake pan in the oven and bake for 25 minutes at 325 degrees F or until golden brown.

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3. Blackberry Jam and Vanilla Custard Donut:

This mouthwatering donut is very simple to make and the yummiest homemade donut that your guests can devour. Imagine the blissful combination of vanilla custard and blackberry jam in a donut, Yumm mmm!


  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 blueberry jam (you can make it at hoe or buy it from store)
  • 4 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoon dried yeast
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions to cook:

  • We will first learn to make the donut by mixing the ingredients in a bowl plain flour, sugar, salt, dried yeast, whole 2 eggs, lemon zest, warm water. Knead to make it a dough. It needs to get elastic in about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the butter now piece by piece such that there is no visible butter in the dough now.
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl, cover with plastic and let it sit to double in size in the normal warm place.
  • Which the dough is doubling, lets make some custard. Place the bowl and add cream, milk and vanilla extract and heat it over medium heat.
  • Whisk together egg yolks, sugar and cornflour. When the milk begins to boils from the sides, pull it out and pour the content onto the egg bowl. And now place the content on the medium heat again. Whisk this mixture constantly until it boils and the consistency is of a butter.
  • Pull the risen dough and punch it down. Sprinkle some dry flour on the surface and make a ball of the dough. Now pat the dough into a rectangle and cutout 9 donuts from it. Place the donuts in a sheet and put it on the baking pan covering with a plastic again, allowing it to puff up more.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the donuts once it is hot. The oil has to be in the right temperature to perfectly fry.
  • Drain the donuts and place it on a paper towel. Toss the donuts once done in the sugar power.
  • To fill the blackberry and vanilla in the donuts, fill these up in the piping bag first. Press the piping bag into the donuts each side until you feel the weight of the donut increase slightly. Repeat it with all the donuts and enjoy the brunch with this extremely tasty menu item.

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4. Cupped Spinach Quinche:

A gluten-free low carb healthy and delicious recipe for you for this new year. Cupped spinach quinche that everyone will enjoy is very simple to make and can be customized too with your own set of vegetables to be added. This will make a perfect new year’s day brunch ideas.


  • 1 cup Olive oil for cooking
  • 250 gms Fresh spinach
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheese of your choice
  • 1 cup chopped mushroom
  • 1 teaspoon heavy cream
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • Any other vegetable of your choice chopped like bell peppers, onions, peas etc.

Directions to cook:

  • Preheat the over to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat a little oil in a pan an saute the mushrooms until they turn soft for 5 minutes, place it aside.
  • Place the spinach in a deep pan and add some water. Boil in a medium heat and let it wilt until about 4-5 minutes. Drain the spinach and get rid of the extra water.
  • In a larger bowl now mix all the contents (spinach, eggs, saute mushrooms, cheese, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Take the muffin tray and divide the content into the pit equally filled enough to keep some pace for it to bake and puff.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes and check by placing a toothpick in the center until it comes out clean.
  • Serve it hot with some cheese on the top for a perfect brunch party.

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5. Champagne Jello Shots:

What do you think about this champagne jello shots? Wold these be the new fashioned jello shots as a beverage or as desserts? Well this is going to be an excellent new year’s day brunch beverage which looks sparkly in the 3 layered ingredient glass.


  • 2 cups champagne or more
  • 2 cup boiling water
  • 2 gelatin packets
  • 1 sweetened condensed milk pack
  • Gold sprinklers
  • Corn syrup

Directions to cook:

  • Gently pour the champagne into a mixing bowl
  • Add half cup of boiling water and 1 gelatin pack in a separate bowl. Mix it well by stirring
  • Once the combination is ready, pour the water into champagne and stir gently.
  • Add this jello into the glasses. Set it in an angle by placing a glass in an angle to set in refrigerator.
  • Again, take a bowl and pour the sweetened condensed milk and 1 cup boiling, stir to combine.
  • In a separate bowl again make the jelly liquid by mixing the gelatin packet with half cup boiling water.
  • Add this to the sweetened condensed milk and stir gently. Add the glasses as the final layer and let it set.
  • Using a small spatula or a new brush, apply the corn syrup all around the rim of the glass and dip it in a bowl full of golden sprinklers for it to attach to the rim only.
  • Keep it refrigerated until you serve.

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6. Jalapeno Corn Fritters:

The perfect brunch menu must include these awesome jalapeno corn fritters making you crave for some more of it. A 20 minute quick and healthy recipe perfect for the new year’s day brunch.


  • 1/2 cup loosely fresh packed coriander/ cilantro
  • 3 cups fresh corn
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers
  • Olive oil
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon chili poweder
  • 1/2 tablespoon corn meal
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoon sugar

Directions to cook:

  •  Mix all the ingredients in a bowl except the oil and mix them well.
  • In a pan, heat some oil over medium heat.
  • Form the mixture into patties (add flour to the patty if it is not holding together) and slowly place it in the oil to fry.
  • Fry until golden brown on each side of the patty for 4-5 minutes and drain on a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Add freshly cut coriander on the top while serving.

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