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03/10/2015 05:02 am ET | Updated May 10, 2015

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

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Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.

Put some coffee on and get cookin'.

Monkey-Bread Danish
Danish meets monkey bread. Get the recipe.

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Red Velvet Pancakes
Sexiest breakfast ever. Get the recipe.

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Onion & Arugula Frittata
Served straight out of the pan. Get the recipe.

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Candied Bacon
Bacon, elevated. Make a double batch. Get the recipe.

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Homemade Toaster Pastries
Mini hand-held pies with frosting. Get the recipe.

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Yogurt Biscuits with Honey Butter
A lighter take on a comforting classic. Get the recipe.

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins
A treat that won't weigh you down. Get the recipe.

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Cinnamon Sugar Waffles
Waffles that taste like doughnuts. Get the recipe.

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Baked Berry French Toast
Top chef worthy breakfast, without all the fuss. Get the recipe.

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Mini Baked Doughnuts
Cutest doughnuts ever. Get the recipe.

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Beignets
New Orleans-style fried dough. Get the recipe.

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The Ultimate Bloody Mary's
The essential, spicy hair of the dog. Get the recipe.

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Crispy Golden Home Fries
Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Get the recipe.

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Egg in a Hole
Talk about a crowd pleaser. Get the recipe.

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Mocha Milk Shakes
Grab a straw, and probably a spoon. Get the recipe.

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Crispy Breakfast Pita
A nice twist on a piadina. Get the recipe.

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Cheddar Biscuits and Gravy
On the table in under an hour. Get the recipe.

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Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa
Chocolate for breakfast? Oh yeah. Get the recipe.

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Blueberry Buttermilk Biscones
A one-bowl pastry from a southern bakery. Get the recipe.

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Ricotta-Stuffed French Toast
Berries and ricotta take french toast beyond. Get the recipe.

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Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes
For sophisticated brunching. Get the recipe.

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Toad in the Hole
A fantastically frugal egg dish. Get the recipe.

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Marmalade Muffins
A jam-filled treat. Get the recipe.

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Honey Cornmeal Cake
A golden cake you can eat morning or night. Get the recipe.

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Avocado Toast
Smashing success. Get the recipe.

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Breakfast Tacos
Quick and delicious. Get the recipe.

Cherry Tarragon Breakfast Sausages
Infuse your morning with warmth. Get the recipe.

Berry and Almond Breakfast Parfait
Crunch and tropical. Get the recipe.

Black Bean Breakfast Burrito
Protein packed, high in fiber and um, delicious. Get the recipe.

Sausage, Egg, and Avocado Breakfast Salad
Think salads are only for lunch or dinner? Think again. Get the recipe.

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Homemade Croissants
Easiest croissant recipe ever. Get the recipe.

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Breakfast Polenta with Honey and Yogurt
Grate in cheese and top with a fried egg or a savory version. Get the recipe.

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Fruity Breakfast Cookie
You'll be a hero when you send the kids to the bus stop with these. Get the recipe.

Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast Burrito
Crispy pancetta and pesto. Mmm. Get the recipe.

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Poached Egg and Roasted Tomato Open-Face Sandwiches
A gourmet breakfast doesn't have to require a lot of effort. Get the recipe.

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PB&J Smoothie
You had us at PB&J. Get the recipe.

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