60+ Heartwarming Father’s Day Brunch Ideas

Updated On Updated on August 10, 2022

Heartwarming Father’s Day Brunch ideas for the important man in your family!


Even if you’re cooking for him every day, you can prepare a cozy brunch at home or picnic in your garden. Gather your family in the late morning and enjoy good food, laugh together and say big thanks to your dad!

Here you will find different brunch recipes, divided to vegetarian, appetizers, sausage and bacon recipes and easy desserts.

A plenty of delicious ideas from trusted foodies (including make ahead brunch recipes) that dads will enjoy!

60+ Heartwarming Father’s Day Brunch Ideas. Vegetarian, appetizers, sausage and bacon recipes, easy desserts. Mexican potato hash, avocado burger, gooseberry fool, mushroom toast and more.

Brunch ideas for vegetarian Dad

1. Avocado Burger – Cooking Journey Blog
Vegan burger is filling and healthy. Just perfect brunch meal!

Avocado Burger on a wooden plate – Vegan Burger Recipe

2. Spinach Quiche – Cooking Journey Blog
Crustless mini gluten-free quiche with spinach and feta. Easy serving!
Spinach quiche, served on wooden board on the black table. One slice is missing.

3. Eggs and Roasted Asparagus – Cooking Journey Blog
Easy, low-carb and gluten-free brunch meal for your Father!
Roasted asparagus with fried egg, view from top

4. Eggs in Purgatory (Uova in Purgatorio) –  Claudia Canu External Link

Italian recipe of poached eggs in tomato sauce. Easy to make and perfect for brunch.

Eggs in purgatory with bread

5. Onion, Spinach, Tomato and Parmesan Quiche – Orchids and Sweet Tea External Link

Warm and tender savory tart with beautifully crisp whole wheat crust.

Onion, Spinach, Tomato, + Parmesan Quiche, served with knife
6. Crunchy Corn Waffles – Veggie Inspired External Link

Savory waffles with hints of citrus and just enough spice to tantalize your tongue.

Corn waffles, served with mini tomatoes

7. Crustless Mini Vegan Quiche – Cadry’s Kitchen External Link

Vegan brunch meal with vegetables, seitan instead of bacon, tofu and cashew filling.

Vegan Brunch quiche served on a plate with greens.

8. Banana Oatmeal Protein Pancakes – One Clever Chef External Link

Made with 3 very simple healthy ingredients, these American pancakes are the perfect brunch for the health-conscious father.

Protein pancake stack, served on a plate with cream and fruits on top

9. Low Carb Hatch Chile Rellenos Casserole – What a Girl Eats External Link

Chiles are layered with two kinds of cheese and baked. Low carb, gluten-free, keto Father’s Day brunch idea.

Slice of cheesy hatch

10. Easy Shakshuka with Feta – Recipes from a Pantry External Link

A simple one pan fennel shakshuka with feta recipe aka eggs cooked in a rich spiced tomato sauce.

Shakshuka with a spoon, view from top

11. Easy Mexican Sweet Potato Hash – Whitney Bond External Link

Soyrizo, bell pepper & onion are added to this delicious & easy Mexican Sweet Potato Hash recipe! It’s gluten free, vegetarian & made in only 30 minutes!

Holding sweet potato hash wrap

12. Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole – Delicious Table External Link

Easy recipe to make ahead for brunch, bakes in 50 minutes. Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is perfect for lazy weekend Father’s Day brunch.

Spooning Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

13. The Best Oven Roasted Breakfast Potatoes – Eat With Clarity External Link

Easy and delicious, these vegan roasted breakfast potatoes are the perfect recipe for your weekend morning brunch.

Vegan Breakfast Potatoes served on a black plate

14. Mediterranean Brunch Bake – Simply Stacie External Link

You can prepare this dish the night before and serve this flavorful dish for Father’s Day brunch.

A slice of brunch bake, served on a plate

15. Smoked Ricotta Ravioli in Sage Butter Sauce – Vibrant Plate External Link

This Smoked Ricotta Ravioli in Sage Butter Sauce is a breeze to make, vegetarian and delicious!

Two plates with ricotta ravioli with sage

16. Indian Scrambled Eggs – Neil’s Healthy Meals External Link

A healthy take on the eastern variation of traditional scrambled eggs.

A pan with Indian scrambled eggs

17. Oven Baked Hash Browns- Hungry Healthy Happy External Link

Delicious rounds of crispy shredded potato, baked in the oven to keep them lighter.

Baked hash browns, served with roasted spinach, tomatoes and and poached egg

18. Easy Breakfast Sandwich – Zested Lemon External Link

It is quick, healthy and so good for brunch, too!

Yellow, red and green breakfast sandwich

Father’s Day Brunch Appetizers

19. Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups – Cooking Journey Blog
Easy and healthy appetizer for Father’s Day Brunch. Grilled slices of zucchini wit spiced creamy filling.

Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups with rerd bell pepper and parsley on black table

20. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers – Cooking Journey Blog

Juicy, salty and addictive appetizers, perfect for colorful brunch table!

Red bell peppers stuffed with feta and spinach on a baking tray

21. Japanese Eggplant with Avocado Pesto – Cooking Journey Blog

This Japanese eggplant recipe makes a great vegan appetizer for Father’s Day brunch!

Japanese eggplant slice with avocado pesto on top

22. Spicy Candied Bacon – Zestful Kitchen External Link

Sweet and salty, this candied bacon is the perfect side dish for a celebratory brunch! Fun and delicious!

Tray with spiced bacon

23. Gourmet Cheese Board and Homemade Bacon Jam – Buy This Cook That External Link

Don’t want to cook anything? Surprise your Father with this easy Gourmet Cheese Board.

Board filled with different types of cheese, bacon, jam, nuts and grapes

24. Ranchero Breakfast Crunchwrap – Spabettie External Link

A spicy brunch-wrap version of the original favorite.

Ranchero crunchwraps, cut and served on a white plate

25. Mushrooms on Toast with Garlic and Thyme – Veggie Desserts External Link

Mushrooms on toast is a quick, easy and flavorful vegetarian or vegan brunch appetizer. Juicy and succulent mushrooms, sauteed with the garlic and thyme.

Mushroom toast with thyme

26. Grilled Balsamic Strawberries – Homemade and Yummy External Link

A great way to showcase fresh berries and bring out their natural sweetness.

Grilled strawberries with balsamic, served on a white plate

27. Vegan and Gluten-free Polenta & Cilantro savory bites – Cookilicious External Link

Easy, quick and fun appetizer for Father’s Day brunch.

Polenta bites, served on a board

28. Roasted Carrot & Ricotta Tart – Waves in the Kitchen External Link

Deliciously festive savory tart, filled with cheese, fresh herbs and carrots.

Colorful carrot tart, view from top

29. Smoked Salmon and Boursin Crostini – Sweet and Savoury Pursuits External Link

This Smoked Salmon and Boursin Crostini has only a few ingredients, can be assembled in minutes and is sure to impress your guests.

Smoked salmon crostini

30. Grilled Brie Appetizer & Balsamic Strawberries – Binky’s Culinary Carnival External Link

Perfect, ridiculously easy appetizer for Father’s Day brunch.

Grilled Brie Appetizer, served with strawberries

31. Horseradish Deviled Eggs – Every Day Eileen External Link

Deviled eggs with a kick.

Horseradish Deviled Eggs

32. Sweet Potato Rosti – Cook It Real Good External Link

Top this cheesy golden rosti with eggs and avocado for a delicious cafe-style Father’s Day Brunch without the hefty price tag!

Rosti, served on a board with eggs

Hearty sausage and bacon meals

33. Brussels sprouts with Bacon – Cooking Journey Blog
Easy brunch dish that can be served hot or cold.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon on a plate, with a pan in background

34. Egg white Philly Cheese Steak Omelette – That Girl Cooks Healthy External Link

Treat dad this Fathers day with this delicious low carb and keto friendly egg white Philly cheese steak omelette.

Egg White Philly Cheese Steak Omelette, served on the plate

35. Breakfast Sausage and Egg Taquitos – Lord Byron’s Kitchen External Link

Easy egg and sausage rolls that are baked not fried. Hearty snack for your Dad!

A stack of Taquitos

36. Meat Lovers Egg Muffins – Simply Made Recipes External Link

Keto-friendly Father’s day brunch idea, made with eggs, onion, pork sausage, bacon and cheddar cheese.

Bite of egg muffin in a muffin pan

37. Pepperoni Pizza Egg Casserole – Every Day Maven External Link

Healthy and delicious dairy free and gluten free breakfast casserole. Pepperoni Pizza Egg Casserole in a baking tray

38. Chorizo And Eggs – Sip and Feast External Link

The spicy, smoky, and slightly chewy chorizo pairs perfectly with the pillowy texture of the eggs in this easy recipe.

Chorizo Eggs, served on a dark plate

39. Breakfast Quiche – Pinch and Swirl External Link

Decadent dish of custardy, cheesy eggs, tender leeks and smoky bacon baked in a flaky crust. Perfect for brunch!

Breakfast Quiche served on a white plate

40. Corned Beef Hash Recipe –  Sweet Tea and Thyme External Link

Crispy potatoes, savory corned beef, and baked eggs with runny yolks, it’s brunch perfection!

Corned beef hash plate

41. Parmesan waffle, ham, cheese and egg breakfast sandwich – Super Golden Bakes External Link
This Parmesan waffle breakfast sandwich with ham, cheese and fried egg is what brunch (or breakfast) dreams are made of.

Parmesan waffle sandwich with ham, cheese and egg, served on a white plate

42. Scottish Potato Scones – My Kitchen Love External Link

No brunch is complete without these thin and airy Scottish Potato Scones.

Potato scones, served with eggs, bacon and tomatoes on the white plate

43. Overnight Ham, Egg and Cheese Monkey Bread – The Seasoned Mom External Link

This recipe takes only a few minutes to prep and can be baked right away or chilled until the brunch time.

Ham and Egg bake with a spoon, served with yellow flowers

44. Chorizo Burrito Skillet – Mommy’s Home Cooking External Link

This Father’s Day brunch skillet is loaded with bacon, ham, chorizo, cheese, hash browns, and veggies!

Meat Lovers Breakfast Skillet, served with extra bacon on a side

45. Smoked Salmon Frittata – Downshiftology External Link

Healthy frittata that is naturally gluten-free, paleo-friendly and is sure to impress your Dad!

Salmon frittata served in the skillet

46. Bacon Breakfast Pizza – The Diary of a Real Housewife External Link

A breakfast pizza that is great for brunches.

Bacon Breakfast Pizza on a baking sheet

47. Parmesan Chive Jalapeño Waffles with Maple Cinnamon Butter – The Organic Kitchen External Link

Prepare your Dad for flavor he has never experienced in a waffle before! Pouring  Maple Cinnamon Butter on Parmesan Chive Jalapeño Waffles

48. Egg Sausage Breakfast Muffins – The Endless Meal External Link

Easy to make and healthy option for your brunch.

Egg Sausage Breakfast Muffins on a baking tray

Easy Desserts for Sweet Dad

49. Vegan Chocolate Cake – Cooking Journey Blog

This easy vegan cake with strawberries is a perfect indulgent treat in the morning.

Vegan chocolate cake, decorated with strawberry, served on a plate

50. Baileys Cheesecake – Cooking Journey Blog

No bake cheesecake is just so much better with the flavor of Baileys.

Baileys cheesecake slice on a plate, decorated with chocolate. Baileys chocolate cake in the back

51. Gooseberry Fool – Cooking Journey Blog

Surprise your father with beautifully served gooseberry fool with Mascarpone cream.

gooseberry fool with biscuits, white mousse and red gooseberry jam in glass

52. No Bake Greek Yogurt Dessert – Cooking Journey Blog

These yogurt desserts will be an amazing finish of your Father’s Day brunch!

No Bake Greek Yogurt Desserts on the seaside

53. Baked Mini Donuts – Beyond the Chicken Coop External Link

Easy and cute desserts to pair with morning tea.

Baked mini donut stack

54. Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins with Streusel Topping – Savor with Jennifer External Link

With easy and fast preparation, these muffins come together for a happy dad!

Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins in a baking tray

56. Baileys Irish Cream Overnight French Toast Casserole – Food Meanderings External Link

This EASY Baileys Irish Cream Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole is the perfect breakfast or brunch dish for Father’s day (Non-alcoholic substitute included) .

Baileys Irish Cream Overnight French Toast Casserole slice, served on a white plate

57. Berries and Cream Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe – Mom Foodie External Link

If dad has a little bit of a sweet tooth this lucious Berries and Cream Croissant Breakfast Casserole will make him a happy man. Easily prepped the night before and leftovers served cold make an wonderful dessert!

Berry Cream Breakfast Casserole slice on a plate

58. Chocolate Crepe Recipe – I Heart Naptime External Link

Made in the blender and ready in just 10 minutes! Easy, delicious and the perfect way to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

Chocolate crepes, served on a plate with red berrries

59. Bourbon Butterscotch Skillet Cinnamon Roll – The Simple – Sweet Life External Link

This dessert is loaded with all the traditional cinnamon roll goodness plus a gooey-sweet bourbon butterscotch kick.

Bourbon Butterscotch Skillet Cinnamon Roll and a slice on a plate, drizzles with glaze

60. Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Warm Bourbon Sauce – Little Sweet Baker External Link

This classic New Orleans style bread pudding is taken up a notch with the addition of chocolate chips and rich-buttery brioche bread. Chocolate Chip bread pudding, served with sauce

61. Cannoli Pancakes – Snappy Gourmet External Link

Easy pancake recipe with an Italian twist!

Cannoli Pancakes with cream and chocolate

62. Chocolate Scones – Sugar Salt Magic External Link

Indulgent Father’s Day Brunch treat.

Drizzling chocolate scones with chocolate glaze

63. Baked Cinnamon French Toast with Blackberries – Erhardts Eat External Link

Super simple (and awesome) Overnight Cinnamon Blackberry French Toast.

Cinnamon French toast with blackberries

I hope you’re ready to serve delicious Father’s Day brunch and spend time together with your family. Try the most appealing brunch recipes from this collection and let us know what you think about it.

You can also check the collection of 50 + Delightful Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas for more inspiration.

Happy Father’s Day!


  1. Gloria | Homemade & Yummy

    WOW what a great roundup up. It will take me until next Father’s Day to get through theses. Lots of tasty things to keep dad happy for an entire year.

    1. Cooking Journey

      Absolutely! We think it is a great idea to share a homemade brunch with your family – more than once a year.

  2. WOW…now that is one delicious collection of recipes. It will take more than one Father’s Day to get through this list!!

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