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Christmas Brunch Menu Ideas

Christmas Brunch is one of my favorite traditions! Today I’m sharing this fun Rustic Christmas Brunch idea, plus some Christmas Brunch Menu Ideas! I’ve included some items that you can make ahead, prepare in your crockpot or InstantPot and some that you make fresh before serving!

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Christmas Brunch is something my sister always hosted when we lived near family! Every Christmas morning at 10am! It’s one of my favorite memories from living near family.

This will be our 4th Christmas away from family and I miss it so much that I decided I was going to start having a Christmas Brunch for my family! Some of my inlaw family lives within driving distance, so I am going to host it on Christmas Eve!

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I had an awesome opportunity with team up with Tai Pan Trading and a few of my friends Holly from My Sisters Suitcase, Amy from Liv and Hope and Ashley from Ashley’s Fresh Fix to put together this awesome Christmas Brunch!

We had such a blast shopping at our local Tai Pan Trading for some of the table setting items! We got all the dishes, cups, platters, chargers, garlands, candles, pinecones and table runners! It helped us create the perfect Rustic Table Setting!

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We picked up the mini Rosemary Trees from Lowes (you’ll see them again next week with a cute tag I designed for a great teacher gift idea)! We wrapped the bottom in fabric and tied a cotton wool ribbon around it. We put 3 of them along the table with some empty glass lanterns that we filled with pinecones in between them!

Woodsy Christmas Centerpiece Idea - perfect for a Christmas Breakfast or Dinner!

Then we added a couple simple green garlands down the center of the table and 2 rustic sticks. Then we added some fresh oranges, flocked pinecones and some ornaments along the the garland. We used the new Hearth and Hand ornaments and they fit in perfectly! 

Christmas Breakfast Table with ideas for your Christmas Breakfast! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

The perfect Holiday Brunch with a Rustic Tablescape and Brunch Menu Ideas! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

For the actual place setting we chose a simple silver charger and white dishes with a silver border. I sewed some linen napkins (tutorial coming next week) and then topped the napkin with some simple greenery, wrapped in some jute twine!

Easy Christmas Place Setting for your Christmas Breakfast or Brunch! I'm also sharing some great brunch recipe ideas for you guys! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

It was so simple making the plate decor. I bought a simple artificial pine spray and clipped off little bunches. In all honesty, they just pulled off. But, depending on your spray, you may have to clip them. I then grabbed my glue gun and some simple jute twine and wrapped it around the bottom. Then I placed one of the Hearth and Hand Ornaments next to it! 

So simple!

Christmas Breakfast Table Setting Idea and Brunch Menu Ideas! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

Simple Place Setting Idea for your Christmas Table! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

Now, let’s get onto the really important part! The FOOD and MENU!

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH MENU IDEAS

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Nobody wants to be slaving away in the kitchen all day on Christmas Eve or Christmas! So, I decide to compile a list of awesome recipes that are perfect for your menu, but with some that you can prepare ahead of time or have in the crockpot or Instant Pot!

I’m going to quickly highlight some of the recipes pictured at our Christmas Brunch!

Instant Pot Ham Glaze - perfect for Christmas!

My girl Holly from My Sisters Suitcase made this yummy Instant Pot Ham Glaze that she’ll be sharing soon on her blog! It was DIVINE!

She’s also sharing tons of great Christmas Tablescape Inspiration on her blog!

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I love setting out trays with muffins and fresh fruit mixed! It’s just pretty! 

Christmas Brunch Recipe Ideas from www.overthebigmoon.com!

Muffin Board Idea - perfect for Christmas Breakfast or Brunch - from www.overthebigmoon.com!

You could easily make muffins ahead or even buy some to help minimize your kitchen work leading up to your brunch! Here are a few great recipes to consider!

MUFFIN RECIPES

Eggnog Muffins from Over the Big Moon

Easy Bran Muffins from Over the Big Moon

Baked French Toast Muffins from Two Peas and Their Pod

Cream Cheese Cranberry Muffins from Gather for Bread 

Sweet Glazed Gingerbread Muffins from Sallys Baking Addiction 

Eggnog Cranberry Orange Muffins from Bake Eat Repeat

OTHER BREAD RECIPES

Copycat Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Recipe from Over the Big Moon

Sour Cream Banana Bread from Over the Big Moon

Homemade Orange Rolls from Over the Big Moon

Apple Breakfast Loaf from Sugar Spice and Glitter

Banana Cake with Vanilla Glaze from Pretty Providence

My girl Amy from Liv and Hope is sharing her amazing Blueberry Streusel Cake recipe!

Blueberry Struesel Cake - perfect for Christmas Breakfast!

Ashley from Ashley’s Fresh Fix is sharing this amazing Quiche over on her blog today!

Yummy breakfast Quiche! This thing not only looks beautiful, but tastes AH-MAZING! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

A quiche or egg bake can really make a breakfast or brunch menu complete! Here are some other recipes that I have tried and loved!

QUICHE or EGG CASSEROLES:

Broccoli Cheese Quiche from Tastes Better from Scratch

Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole from Plain Chicken

Worlds Best Breakfast Casserole from Pretty Providence

Instant Pot Ham and Egg Casserole from Six Sisters

There’s also some great ideas in my 25 Must Try Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes that you could check out!

Christmas Brunch Menu Ideas to help create that perfect Christmas Brunch! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

Then you’ve got your French Toast, Pancake or Waffles, which if you’re anything like me, are the star of the show!

FRENCH TOAST:

Kneaders Copycat French Toast from Ashley’s Fresh Fix

Based French Toast from Doing Splendid 

Overnight French Toast from Damn Delicious

PANCAKES:

Strawberry Pancakes from Over the Big Moon

Red Velvet Pancakes from Cooking Classy

Vanilla Cinnamon Buttermilk Pancakes from The Chunky Chef

WAFFLES:

Eggnog Waffles with Cinnamon Whipped Cream from Over the Big Moon

Overnight Waffles from Pretty Providence

Gingerbread Waffles from Tastes Better From Scratch

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OTHER RECIPES:

Raspberry Fluff from Pretty Providence  

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits from Tastes Better From Scratch

Crockpot Hash Browns from Chelseas Messy Apron

Winter Fruit Salad from Like Mother, Like Daughter 

Rustic Christmas Tablescape and Christmas Breakfast for Brunch Menu Ideas from www.overthebigmoon.com

And lastly, let’s discuss some drink ideas! 

DRINKS

Perfect Christmas Party Punch from Over the Big Moon

Cranberry Apple Punch from Over the Big  Moon

Homemade Orange Juice from Know Your Produce 

Tropical Mimosas from Lemon Tree Dwelling 

 

I hope these recipes and decorations help you plan the perfect Christmas Brunch or Christmas Breakfast! If you loved this post, I’d love you FOREVER if you pinned the image below!

Have a Merry Christmas Friends!

Christmas Brunch Menu Ideas to help you create the perfect Christmas meal! Have a Merry Christmas! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

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Pam Dana

Pam is a stay at home working mama that enjoys all phases of life! Between her 3 kids, fur baby (a beyond cute Goldendoodle), wonderful husband, friends and working, she stays pretty busy! But, she is loving every aspect of her life! Here on Over the Big Moon, she loves to share DIY's, recipes, printables, organization tips and more!

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