12 Best Breakfasts for Long Weekends

These best breakfasts for long weekends, including eggs, cakes, and French toast, are our favorite ways to spend lazy mornings. Although actually, we don’t limit ourselves to just that time of day with breakfast food. And neither should you.

Breakfast Martini

Oh, what a way to start a day! Just shake yourself this citrusy martini and take the rest of the morning—and afternoon—off from all your troubles.
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Carrot Cake Pancakes With Mascarpone Frosting

Easy and healthy (well, SORTA healthy), these carrot cake pancakes can be made either simple or stunning depending on how you choose to stack them. Memorable either wa
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Chorizo Eggs Benedict

Chorizo eggs Benedict. It's essentially eggs and Hollandaise and chorizo and it tastes like a superlative Spanish homage to a breakfast classic.
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Overnight French Toast with Caramel Sauce

French toast any day of the week becomes reality with this overnight rendition that's heavy on the indulgence. Finally, a way to get everyone to clamber out of bed without complaint!
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Maple Bacon

Forget the mixed nuts and nachos. This maple bacon is what we care to toss back while sipping a beer and
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Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine, Benedict, and Arnold. Sorta sounds more like a network of Revolutionary War spies than a brunch menu, yes?
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Cornmeal-Bacon Waffles with Thyme-Infused Maple Syrup

Ever done a face-plant in a stack of waffles? Neither had we--until this recipe. We have a hunch you're going to want to know them up close and personal, too.
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Breakfast Pizza

Baked pizza crust with all the makings of a proper breakfast on top. Seems like a pretty darn good reason to get out of bed to us.
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Cheese Omelet

A magnificently indulgent omelet for two that's exactly what you make when you're feeling like reveling in something simple yet still sophisticated and is perfect at any time of day.
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Banana Bread

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves. And that everyone pretty much always has the ingredients for on hand.
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Banana Bread French Toast

That's right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from—believe it—thickly sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in magic, doesn't it?
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Chocolate Pecan Scones

From the Barefoot Contessa herself, these chocolate pecan scones are packed with plenty of bittersweet chocolate and pecan chunks and are, predictably, flaky and tender pastry perfection.
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