20 Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes for the Most Important Meal of the Day
Here's a tasty roundup of our best pumpkin breakfast recipes! You can start a crisp autumn morning with pumpkin pancakes, breakfast bakes, granola and more.
This recipe for pumpkin pancakes is easy to make and have all the key flavors of autumn. Plus, the batter is made with a secret ingredient (ricotta) to help the pancakes moist. Use the cinnamon brown butter instead of traditional syrup and you’ll never look back.
What’s better than waffles? Pumpkin waffles! The addition of canned pumpkin and ground cinnamon makes this traditional waffle recipe ready for fall. The orange zest butter provides the perfect zing to cut through the rich fall flavors, too.
Skip the doughnut shop and DIY your doughnuts instead! You can make these golden cake doughnuts ahead of time, and have them ready for a quick breakfast after church on Sunday.
Cream cheese and pumpkin is a classic flavor combination; so pumpkin- flavored bagels just make sense. This recipe also contains cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves, which give them a warm and spicy bite.
The tart cranberries (you can use fresh or frozen) in these muffins take the pumpkin flavor to the next level. Keep a container of these on the counter to grab-and-go on busy mornings.
Rich pumpkin scones with cranberry butter are the best treat to enjoy with your morning coffee. This recipe is not expert-level, but keep in mind, it does require cutting in butter and kneading the dough.
Here’s one pumpkin recipe you probably haven’t made or tasted: pumpkin quiche, complete with mushrooms and green pepper! The unique flavor combination is surprisingly tasty and makes a hearty breakfast.
These delicate and delicious pumpkin crepes are ideal for a crisp autumn weekend when you don’t mind spending a little more time making breakfast. The real star is the creamy filling made with mascarpone cheese and eggnog!
Here’s another make-ahead breakfast idea that you can keep in a jar ready to go. Use this granola (that tastes like pumpkin pie!) to top your favorite yogurt, add to cereal for extra crunch or grab a handful on the way out the door.
This cinnamon and pumpkin flavored french toast casserole is great for feeding guests—make it the night before, then simply pop it in the oven at breakfast time.
This pumpkin spice oatmeal is a warm and toasty breakfast for a cold fall morning. The best part? It’s made in the slow cooker so you can set it and forget it.
These fluffy biscuits are packed with pumpkin flavor, and the buttermilk ingredient makes them extra moist. You don’t need a fancy mixer to whip up a batch, but a biscuit cutter is recommended.
With only six ingredients and made in the microwave, this pumpkin recipe is a must if you’re in a hurry but still want a warm and filling breakfast.
All you need is a blender to make this pumpkin pie smoothie, packed with pumpkin spice flavor and believe it or not, a banana! Mix it up in the morning and enjoy it on your morning commute.
Fluffy pancakes made with pumpkin, spices and chocolate chips—what’s not to love? These are so flavorful they’re great on their own, but serve with honey and additional chocolate chips to really indulge.
These pumpkin cake doughnuts with a spiced sugar topping are a labor of love, but once you taste them, it’s all worth it! Plan ahead when making this recipe because the dough needs to be chilled overnight.
A quick bread recipe like this pumpkin bread is great for beginner bakers (no kneading!) and can hand mix the ingredients. Double up the recipe and put a loaf in the freezer to enjoy later.
Brioche, dried cranberries and chopped walnuts make this pumpkin breakfast bake full of delicious textures and flavors. Mix the ingredients overnight, then bake the next morning for a quick but satisfying breakfast.
This comforting pumpkin spice oatmeal cooks in 10 minutes thanks to your Instant Pot or electric pressure cooker. With pumpkin, brown sugar and cinnamon, it’s like autumn in a bowl.