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Christmas brunch ideas needed

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Sparklyblue Mon 22-Oct-12 20:21:29

I would love a real Christmassy brunch, ideas very much appreciated.

FariesDoExist Mon 22-Oct-12 20:56:46

Smoked salmon bagels are good

Scrambled egg & smoked salmon

Croissants, brioche with butter & jams, pastries, orange juice & good coffee

BiddyPop Tue 23-Oct-12 10:12:05

Freshly sqeezed orange juice, with fresh croissants and some good coffee. I get the croissants in a roll to bake ourselves, so then we can put some nutella into DD's and leave ours plain (some year I will think of something exciting to put into ours).

TheWoollybacksWife Tue 23-Oct-12 10:14:25

BiddyPop put a slice of marzipan in for an almond croissant. smile

BoysBoysBoysAndMe Tue 23-Oct-12 10:17:36

Cooked breakfast with Buck's Fizz

Venison sausages,
Streaky bacon,
Mushrooms,
Black pudding,
Poached/scrambled egg,

All piled on top of a potato cake

Yummmm yummmm

We always have Eggs Benedict. It feels like a bit of a treat without being too heavy before dinner. You could do Eggs Royale for a change.

BoysBoysBoysAndMe Tue 23-Oct-12 10:24:56

Or scotch pancakes with crispy streaky bacon sandwiched between them with a bit of maple syrup on top?

Can't think what it's actually called.

De-lish-ous

DoubleMum Tue 23-Oct-12 10:28:53

Here's lots of ideas:
pinterest.com/possession/brunch/

BiddyPop Tue 23-Oct-12 12:47:42

Oooh thanks TWW, that sounds interesting!! smile

vintageviolets Tue 23-Oct-12 12:51:32

Fresh bread & a nice pâté, hungry

Tuppence2 Tue 23-Oct-12 17:51:49

Bacon sandwiches (using the bacon from the top of the turkey)
Croissants
Bucks Fizz or orange juice

Rosvita Tue 23-Oct-12 22:02:45

Hi everyone, new to mumsnet although been a lurker on the Christmas forum for a long time ;)
I am doing a Christmas day brunch for my parents before going to inlaws for Christmas dinner. All your suggestions so far are great. Any tips on good eggs benedict recipe? I LOVE eggs benedict.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Tue 23-Oct-12 22:39:14

eggy bread made with the leftover from a bloomer loaf bought for Christmas Eve lunch.
With vegetarian bacon (my DD loves it but it gives her the worst wind) shock

Sparklyblue Mon 29-Oct-12 14:01:28

Some great ideas here, thank you.
The mazipan croissants sound fantastic smile

HipHopOpotomus Mon 29-Oct-12 14:04:13

We usually have Ackee & Saltfish with a rum/lime cocktail - try to warm up the London day.

Kids aren't too keen though - maybe blueberry ricotta pancakes & bacon with maple syrup this year.

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