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Bridesmaid Spring Brunch

Whether you are looking for something quick and easy to make before you head out on Easter Sunday or want to invite the girls over for a relaxing morning of chatting over mimosas, our quick and easy spring brunch is hearty and flavorful.

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SPRING BRUNCH BAKERY BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

Hearty with a bakery feel, these muffins are like dessert and a to-go breakfast all in one.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup fresh buttermilk
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries – rinsed, drained and patted dry
  • 2 teaspoons white or decorative sugar

Method

  • With a rack in the center of the oven, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Prepare muffin pan with non stick spray and/or muffin liners.
  • In a large bowl blend butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar and salt until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • In a separate bowl, mix 1 3/4 cup flour and the baking powder.
  • To the original butter/egg mixture, alternately add in the our mixture and buttermilk, mixing until just incorporated after each addition.
  • Crush 1/4 of the blueberries and add them to the batter.
  • Place the remaining 3/4 pint of blueberries in a bowl and coat them with the remaining 1/4 cup of flour, and then fold into the batter.
  • Scoop batter into muffin cups, and sprinkle tops lightly with sugar.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until tops spring back lightly when pressed.

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MORNING MIMOSA

With one recipe for adults and another for the littles, a mimosa is a morning treat for all to enjoy.

Ingredients

Adult Mimosa – ratio of 3/4 chilled champagne to 1/4 chilled orange juice

Mini Mimosa – ratio of 3/4 chilled ginger ale to 1/4 chilled orange juice

Method

Fill glasses with chilled, clear sparkly liquid of choice 3/4 of the way, and then finish off the last 1/4 with chilled orange juice.

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SPRING BRUNCH LAYERED MORNING CASSEROLE

yield 8 servings

Simple and tasty, this main dish can be assembled the evening before and popped in the oven in the morning.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of bread
  • 2 lbs bulk sausage
  • 16 oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups cream or milk
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease casserole dish.
  • Tear bread into bite sized pieces and place in the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Cook and crumble sausage. After cooking, drain off liquid and evenly distribute the sausage on top of the bread.
  • Layer half of the shredded cheese on top.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, nutmeg and milk (or cream) together, and pour egg mixture into the casserole dish.
  • Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, top with remaining cheese and bake for 10-15 more minutes or until casserole is warm and cheese is melted.
  • Remove, serve and enjoy!

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Spring Brunch Vendor Team

This lovely brunch first appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of clutch, your guide to an inspired life. For a coastal inspired luncheon, just click here.

  • Gladys Parker - Everything looks so wonderful starting with the table decor! The Spring Brunch Bakery Blueberry Muffins look scrumptious and the casserole I could eat a piece of right now. Yum! Wash that down with a Morning Mimosa and it would seem like a holiday! Oh, I can’t forget the berries, I love berries with muffins or just about anytime.

  • Preet - The blueberry muffins are my favorite and these look so delicious. All your pictures look perfect, beautiful setup, decor, and the details are all on point. I would love to try your recipe for Blueberry Muffins and Casserole.

  • Lyosha - Blueberry muffins are my favorite! The photos are super pretty and I am sure the brunch as lovely! great details!

  • Kansas Bonanno - Wow this is lovely! Those muffins look amazing and I think it’s a great way to keep a brunch simple and beautifully done.

  • Jenne - I was just thinking I needed a new recipe for blueberry muffins – this one looks amazing! I am not having bridesmaids in my wedding, but I was thinking I needed to host a brunch for the families. All of these recipes are now on my list to try! Thank you!

  • Kristy Bullard - What a lovely brunch! I love that you have sweet and savory options. And Mimosas are always a good idea!

  • Meghna Dixit - Everything looks wonderful. Beautiful decor and amazing recipe.

  • Jennifer - Thank you so much! 🙂

  • Jennifer - Yay! So glad. Yes, I’ve made each part of this recipe for my family. I especially adore the casserole. <3

  • Jennifer - Thank you! I love things that are simple and do-able. 🙂

  • Luci - All of this looks so delicious. I would have to make this for a brunch for my family soon, I know that they will love it.

  • Daisy - These sound absolutely delicious and like they would be so fun to make! I need to make these with my little boy.

  • Elizabeth O - It all looks incredible. What a lovely idea to have a bridesmaid brunch!

  • Becca Talbot - I don’t think I’ve ever had a “casserole” in the morning before – but this sounds delicious! I’d love to give it a go, and the recipe looks pretty easy to follow too x

  • Ingrid - This is a celebratory breakfast with lovely options fit for a princess. I love the table lay out and the background setting which seems so relaxing.

  • Corina - Oh honey these blueberry muffins look absolutely delicious! I could eat a bunch of them! And the pics are great!

  • Rose - What a fun brunch. I love the menu including the mini Mimosa. I can see this being a great start to wedding celebrations.

  • AnnMarie John - It would be nice to arrange a brunch for the girls especially to catch up and talk about the wedding plans. I think these are lovely ideas!

  • Emily Leary - What great suggestions for a luxurious bridesmaid brunch! The photos are beautiful and those blueberry muffins look delicious!

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