Brunch season is at last upon us! The days are getting longer, the breeze is no longer icy, and the cob-webbed patio furniture is calling out for us. It’s time to dust off your sandals, sit in the sun and bring your summer dresses out of the loft (to hide that post-brunch bloat).

Whether it’s to catch up with the in-laws or a bit of al fresco brunching at your friend’s new house, there’s no escaping it. No need for rushing around chewing cold toast and brown bananas before work. Brunch is the perfect opportunity to sit back and enjoy the best of breakfast food and the bubbles of booze (or non-alcoholic wine for those who are t-total).

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From fluffy pancakes to crispy french toast to hearty bagels, these vegan alternatives for brunch don’t skimp on flavour and are worth organising a brunch get-together for. Get the cocktails flowing and try out these tasty vegan brunch recipes with your dairy-loving friends – they won’t even notice it’s vegan!

Vegan brunch recipes

Ackee scramble and smoky aubergine bagels

avocado ackee scramble and aubergine bacon bagels (Haarala Hamilton/PA)
Ackee scramble bagels (Haarala Hamilton/PA)

Don’t be fooled; no eggs were harmed in the making of this recipe. Ackee makes for a natural alternative to eggs, a favourite of chef and food writer Rachel Ama, who uses them for this ackee scramble and smoky aubergine bagel recipe. If you don’t trust our word for it, trust Rachel’s when she says these are ‘ultimate bagel goals’. The sweet, smoky and crispy aubergine brings a depth of flavour to the dish, and seasoning the ackee with black salt makes it taste just like eggs – the perfect way to convince non-vegans to try alternatives.

Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats: Tasty plant-based recipes for every day
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  • Ama, Rachel (Author)
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French toast with spiced plums

French toast with spiced roasted plums vegan brunch recipes
(Mike English/PA)

A classic that vegans can enjoy, this French toast with spiced plums recipe is sweet, fruity and completely vegan! Made in Chelsea star, Lucy Watson, swears by her vegan brunch recipe. Definitely a game-changer for sweet-toothed vegans. So simple and quick, you can even enjoy this before work (just don’t snooze your alarm). Bonus: this recipe makes for a delicious dessert alternative for after dinner, not just for brunch!

Feed Me Vegan
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Watson, Lucy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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Indian spiced potatoes and raita on toast

Indian spiced potatoes and raita on toast vegan brunch recipes
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Carbs on carbs? Yes, please. Foodie presenter, Fearne Cotton, is known for her healthy vegan recipes, and this one is brunch-worthy. If you’re worried about going hungry, this Indian spiced potatoes and raita on toast is the ultimate vegan brunch recipe. Full of flavour and spice, you’ll feel like you’re on holiday eating it. Bring a little bit of exotic flavour into your brunch and banish boring fry-ups.

Happy Vegan: Easy plant-based recipes to make the whole family happy
  • Whether you're a fully-fledged and dedicated vegan
  • Someone that eats vegan when cooking at home but veers off when out and about
  • Completely new to vegan food

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Flaxseed crepes

Flaxseed crepes vegan brunch recipes
Flaxseed crepes (Sphere/PA)

The humble crepe is ideal for brunchin’, lunchin’ and even dinner – we won’t judge. This flaxseed crepe recipe by Lucy Watson is quick, easy and tastes just like the non-vegan version! The healthier alternative makes it ideal for a lighter brunch or as part of a bigger feast. Serve them with whatever you and your guests fancy; our fave is classic lemon and sugar. Children will love this recipe as they can customise their own toppings – a smiley face made of fruit, anyone?

Feed Me Vegan
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Watson, Lucy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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‘Polyphony’ courgettes

Courgette recipe by Olia Hercules (Elena Heatherwick/PA)
Courgette recipe by Olia Hercules (Elena Heatherwick/PA)

The bland courgette gets a makeover. Who would have guessed that courgettes and berries were a match made in brunch heaven? A vegetable dish with a twist, chef Olia Hercules makes this ‘Polyphony’ courgettes recipe a little bit sweet, a little bit sour and with a lot of flavour. Perfect for serving with a side of bread. Courgettes have never tasted so good.

Kaukasis The Cookbook: The culinary journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan & beyond (MITCHELL BEAZLE)
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  • Hercules, Olia (Author)
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If you’re really wanting to impress guests or fancy upgrading from instant coffee, shop an array of coffee machines with us. From full on grinders and milk frothers to the more simple pod machines, you’ll find something to suit you. 

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