Fall breakfast ideas that are cozy and delicious! You'll love these fall breakfast recipes that use all the autumn flavors - apples, pumpkins, cinnamon and spices.
It's October and it's time to start cozying up with these delicious fall breakfast ideas.
This list contains some of my absolute favorite breakfast recipes on The Worktop. I love the fall flavors that dominate the kitchen at this time of the year.
Breakfast recipes with apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg are always a hit, but especially now when apples are in season!
And when the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, I love when pumpkins start making an appearance in breakfast recipes.
Fall is also a great time for breakfast recipes because its now cool enough to turn on the oven and bake big casseroles, coffee cakes, and fresh batches of muffins.
Happy October, and I really hope you enjoy some of these fall breakfast ideas!
Fall Breakfast Ideas with Apples
Apple season is here and that is good news for breakfast! I love using apples in breakfast recipes because they add a bit of natural sweetness.
These breakfast recipes below feature fresh apples - either chopped, grated, or simply sliced. There are so many ways to use apples in breakfast recipes, but here are a few apple breakfast recipes to get you started.
1. Healthy Apple Pancakes
We make these apple pancakes year round, but when fall comes around, I really start thinking about having these for breakfast all the time.
This fall breakfast idea is packed lots of fall flavors - apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup.
Healthy Apple Pancakes
2. Healthy Apple Muffins
Not only do apples make great pancakes, apples also are a super easy ingredient to add into muffins.
Fall is the perfect time to bake these apple muffins for breakfast because apples are in season, and it's cool enough to start turning on the oven again.
Healthy Apple Muffins
3. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
We love apple cinnamon oatmeal for a quick school day breakfast. Once autumn weather hits us too, I love the warmth and coziness this breakfast provides.
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
4. Caramel Apple Turnover with Filo
Oh yes, fall is the perfect time to make these caramel apple turnovers for breakfast! The filo pastry in this recipe will give you a very crisp apple turnover.
If you are looking for a fall breakfast idea to share, this one is fun to make and always a crowd pleaser.
Caramel Apple Turnover with Filo Pastry
5. Dorset Apple Cake
This beautiful cake uses fresh apples, lots of them. When I think fall breakfast cake, this one always comes to mind.
It's an old fashioned recipe, and perfect for the weekend brunch.
Dorset Apple Cake -- Fresh Apple Cake
6. Peanut Butter Apples Toast
If you love the combination of peanut butter and apples, you'll love this fall breakfast idea. This works well for weekdays because it's so quick to put together.
When we have extra apples laying around, we love making this recipe in the mornings. Best part - even my little ones can help put it together.
Peanut Butter Apple Toast for Breakfast
7. Overnight Apple French Toast Casserole
Call your friends over for this delicious Apple French Toast Casserole brunch! It's a big breakfast bake that's worthy of sharing.
This overnight breakfast is perfect for the fall because it's loaded with apples and cinnamon, and while it cooks in the oven, your kitchen will smell like autumn.
Overnight Apple French Toast Casserole
Fall Breakfast Ideas and Recipes That Use Pumpkin
Next on the list, another favorite fall ingredient -- pumpkins! Pumpkins are so versatile to use in the kitchen. They are healthy, have lots of antioxidants, and add a subtle sweetness to breakfast recipes.
I hope you love these fall breakfast ideas that use pumpkins.
8. Pumpkin Breakfast Casserole
I'll take a slice of this breakfast casserole any day! Especially come fall, I want it all the time.
This is fall breakfast idea is good for crowds and for the weekend. But even if you do make it just for yourself, it refrigerates well and you can heat it up for leftovers.
Pumpkin Breakfast Casserole
9. Pumpkin French Toast
We love the pumpkin spice flavor in this Pumpkin French Toast. It's made with canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.
Not only is this French toast delicious, it's also super easy to make for breakfast. Enjoy it on the weekday or the weekend.
10. Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts with Brown Butter Glaze
I could eat all of these in one sitting, but I never get the chance because everyone comes running to the kitchen when these are in the oven.
These pumpkin donuts are super delicious and the brown butter glaze just takes them over the top. For a fall breakfast idea that the entire family will love, give this recipe a try!
Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts with Brown Butter Glaze
11. Roasted Pumpkin on Toast
Pumpkin is so good on toast because it's lightly sweet and pairs well with butter or cream cheese. Roast extra pumpkin at dinner time, and save the leftovers for this easy fall breakfast idea.
Roasted Pumpkin on Toast
12. Pumpkin Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bowl
This healthy breakfast is delicious and nutritious! It's a perfect weekday breakfast with all the fall vibes.
You can top it with any granola, but here's my Autumn-inspired Granola.
Pumpkin Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bowl (GF)
13. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Here is an easy and healthy way to get that pumpkin pie fix! Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is healthy, easy to make, and full of all things fall.
When I want pumpkin pie but it's still morning, I'll start the day off with this pumpkin pie smoothie.
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (GF)
Fall Breakfast Ideas that Use Cinnamon
The smell of cinnamon in the kitchen is one of the coziest scents. I am sometimes guilty of adding too much cinnamon to things, but when it's autumn, I'm in my element.
Using cinnamon in breakfast recipes is an easy way to add a sweet flavor without too much sugar. It's also such an easy way to make your kitchen smell delicious and inviting.
14. Vegan Cinnamon Breakfast Muffins
See that sparkle on top of the muffin? That's my favorite part. This muffin recipe is loaded with cinnamon flavor, making it a perfect fall breakfast idea.
It's an egg free recipe but it doesn't taste that way. I'll make it for breakfast, but then we'll finish the batch for lunch.
Vegan Cinnamon Breakfast Muffins
15. Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread with Crescent Rolls
The secret to this quick fall breakfast is to use canned crescent rolls. This recipe is so easy to make that even my toddler loves helping out with it.
It never lasts long once it's out of the oven. Everyone tears off pieces, and this entire breakfast is gone within minutes.
Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread with Crescent Rolls
16. Milk in Toast
This simple recipe is very comforting and cozy. The cinnamon sugar crunch is such a treat in the morning, but it's not overly sweet.
Milk in Toast
17. Cinnamon Toast with Cereal Milk
This breakfast recipe has the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, but it's made with real ingredients. Let the cinnamon toast soak in some of the milk before eating.
Make sure you enjoy it with a hot mug of coffee.
Cinnamon Toast with Cereal Milk
Fall Breakfast Recipes with Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes don't often make it into breakfast recipes, but they are a great ingredient to eat in the morning. Sweet potatoes are not only filling and healthy, but also easy to work with in the kitchen.
Many of these fall breakfast recipes with sweet potatoes can also work as a "breakfast for dinner" too.
18. Sweet Potato Hash
Made in just one skillet, sweet potato bacon hash is packed with sweet and savory flavor that your family will love. All you need are a few simple ingredients and these go-to tips for making it the best sweet potato hash recipe.
Sweet Potato Hash
19. Healthy Breakfast Bowl with Beans and Sweet Potatoes
If you want a hearty healthy breakfast, you'll love this breakfast bowl with sweet potatoes.
Healthy Breakfast Bowl with Beans and Sweet Potatoes (GF)
20. Sweet Potato Pancakes with Marshmallow Sauce
I call this breakfast a Thanksgiving side dish turned into breakfast. If you don't want it to sweet, you can leave off the marshmallow sauce. It's a delicious sweet potato pancake plain too.
I feel like fall is the only time I can ever eat this breakfast recipe without it feeling too out of place. So even though it's not Thanksgiving, enjoy!
Easy Sweet Potato Pancakes with Marshmallow Sauce
Warm Fall Drinks for the Morning
One of the hardest parts about fall mornings is getting out of bed! I really struggle sometimes, especially if I'm buried in the warm duvet.
So having an arsenal of delicious hot breakfast drinks in the fall is important. These recipes are tried and tested many many times.
21. Maple Pecan Latte
Yes, I copied Starbucks with this Maple Pecan Latte. I wanted it for breakfast, but I did not want to get dressed to go buy one. So here's the recipe for a copycat version.
This is a festive fall coffee that is full of delicious flavor. We don't have this every morning, but I love it for a special fall breakfast.
Maple Pecan Latte
22. Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink
We love love love this hot pumpkin spice drink around here. It's a caffeine free drink, so it's also perfect for the kids.
It's a delicious Fall breakfast drink, but also works equally well at bedtime.
Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink (GF, Vegan and Dairy-Free Option)
23. Spiced Warm Milk and Honey Drink
This warm milk has so many fall spices in it. The recipe uses vanilla, cinnamon, cloves and cardamon to give it the perfect fall vibe.
Like the Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink above, this Spiced Warm Milk is great for breakfast and at bedtime.
Spiced Warm Milk and Honey Drink Recipe
24. Golden Milk - Easy Turmeric Latte
This spiced version of Golden Milk has hints of vanilla, cinnamon, cardamon, black pepper and ginger. To get the hints of spice, I simmer the various spices in water, and then used the infused water to make the turmeric paste.
Golden Milk - Easy Turmeric Latte (V, GF)
Warm Breakfasts for the Fall
When fall rolls around, warm breakfast porridges start showing up on my breakfast table.
There are so many different ways to make porridges, and lots of porridge breakfast recipes on The Worktop, but here are just a few to get you started.
25. Quinoa Porridge
If you're already a porridge lover, quinoa oatmeal is the perfect way to change things up. It's similar enough to oatmeal, but just different enough that you have a new porridge variety to add to your breakfast options.
26. Chicken and Ginger Congee
Chicken and Ginger Congee is one of those dishes that I start craving when I want something comforting. Congee will warm you right through and make your belly full and happy.
Chicken and Ginger Congee (GF)
27. Chinese Millet Porridge
Millet breakfast porridge is flexible because you can dress it up to be either savory or sweet. The base flavors are so flexible.
Chinese Millet Porridge (Vegan, GF)
Baked Goods for a Fall Breakfast Idea
The weather has cooled down and I have turned on my oven again! I love baking breakfasts, so fall is always a big welcome.
I've included just a couple baked good in this roundup, but you can find many other baked breads and muffins on The Worktop.
28. Medjool Date and Orange Scones
The flavors in these Medjool Date and Orange Scones immediately make me think of fall. They are festive with cloves and cinnamon, and citrus fruits are just about to come into full season.
This fall breakfast idea is perfect for the weekend. Or you can bake it ahead of time and save them for weekday mornings (if they last!).
Medjool Date and Orange Scones
29. Puff Pastry Sausage Egg and Cheese Hand Pies
You absolutely cannot go wrong with these puff pastry hand pies if you are looking to impress!
This breakfast recipe is delicious and so simple to make. It's packed with flavor and will keep you feeling full.
Puff Pastry Breakfast Hand Pies with Sausage, Egg and Cheese
Fall Breakfast Ideas That You'll Love
I hope you love these fall breakfast ideas! If you have a fall breakfast recipe that you'd like to request, do let me know in the comments below.
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