Don’t be nervous about hosting Easter brunch. We have simple tips and easy brunch appropriate dishes that you can use to impress all of your guests. Your brunch will be such a hit with your family and future in-laws, they might ask you to make it an annual tradition.
Colorful plates will add a splash of color to your decor. Spring is all about fresh crisp colors and colorful plates are the perfect way to give some color to your Easter brunch decor. These plates do not have to be expensive. You can find what you are looking for at Target, Bed Bath and Beyond and etc.
Decorate with colorful vases and splurge a little on fresh cut flowers. It not only will make your home smelling and looking beautiful, it will impress your family too.
A quiche with your choice of breakfast meats and vegetables is an easy way to impress your family and future in-laws without spending the entire day in your kitchen.
Our choice of quiche is Bacon and Cheese
1 (3 ounce) can bacon bits
1/2 cup chopped onion
5 ounces shredded Swiss cheese
3 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
1 (9 inch) deep dish frozen pie crust
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup half-and-half cream
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, mix the bacon, onions, and both cheeses. Place this mixture in the unthawed pie crust.
Mix the eggs and half and half in a bowl. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese mixture.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake for an additional 35 minutes, until top of quiche begins to turn brown.
Fresh fruit salad is an easy side dish that pairs perfectly with any brunch. You can add your own mix of fruit to your family and future in-laws liking.
Make a dish of sliced potatoes. This will be the staple food for your brunch because it is a good side dish for your breakfast foods as well as your lunch. You can melt some cheese on the potatoes to add some extra flavor.
Spiral ham is an Easter tradition for many families. It is a perfect side for breakfast or can be served as the main course for lunch. Have rolls and condiments near your serving of ham in case your guests prefer to make a sandwich.
Have a mixed green salad with a variety of vegetables, fruits and/or nuts. Give your guests a selection of dressing to top off their salad.
Instead of having a cake or putting out more Easter candy, make some homemade mini cinnamon buns. They are easy to make and everyone, including the kids, will love them.
If you have little kids attending your Easter brunch, think about having an Easter egg hunt. If you cannot do an Easter egg hunt outside due to the weather, hide those colorful eggs around your home. Designate certain rooms in your home so the kids aren’t running around everywhere. You will not only be the cool aunt, but their parents will appreciate the gesture.