Hosting a brunch for the Belmont Stakes? We’ve got you covered with the best recipes to make your event a hit! Impress your guests with our savory Biscuits and Gravy Casserole, which can be made ahead of time for easy prep. And what’s a brunch without a mimosa? Try our Belmont Mimosa with a splash of Chambord raspberry liqueur.
For classic options, serve up New York Bagels and Lox with a whipped cream cheese spread featuring fresh herbs and lemon zest. Need something sweet? Our French Toast Bites with Raspberry Maple Syrup will satisfy any sweet tooth. For a fun and interactive option, create a build-your-own Breakfast Burrito Bar.
But that’s not all! Put a southern twist on your cocktail game with a Peach Bourbon Lemonade and impress your guests with mini quiches in a variety of flavors. And don’t forget the trendy Avocado Toast, which can be customized with different toppings like poached eggs or smoked salmon. Your guests are sure to leave satisfied with these delicious Belmont Stakes brunch recipes.
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
If you’re looking for a hearty brunch dish to feed a crowd, look no further than this delicious Biscuits and Gravy Casserole. This savory casserole is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it the perfect addition to your Belmont Stakes brunch spread.
The secret to this dish is the homemade gravy, which is made with sausage, flour, and milk. To make the biscuits, simply use your favorite canned biscuits and bake them according to the package instructions. Once they’re baked, cut them into bite-sized pieces and spread them into a greased baking dish.
|1 pound breakfast sausage
|1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
2. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat until browned and crumbled. Add flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.
3. Add milk and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Cut biscuits into bite-sized pieces and spread them into the baking dish. Pour the sausage gravy over the biscuits.
5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the biscuits are golden brown. Serve hot and enjoy!
|1/4 cup all-purpose flour
|2 cups milk
|1 can biscuits
Not only is this dish delicious, but it’s also a great way to use up any leftover biscuits you may have lying around. So go ahead and give this Biscuits and Gravy Casserole a try – your guests will thank you!
Belmont Stakes brunches are incomplete without a refreshing cocktail to celebrate the event. Instead of the classic mimosa, why not add a trendy twist to the drink? A splash of Chambord raspberry liqueur will elevate the classic mimosa to the Belmont level. The raspberry and orange flavors blend perfectly to create a refreshing cocktail that can be enjoyed by all guests.
To create the perfect Belmont mimosa, combine chilled champagne or sparkling wine with a splash of Chambord raspberry liqueur in a champagne flute. Top it with fresh orange juice and garnish with a slice of orange. If you want to make it extra special, add a sugared rim to the glass.
- Champagne or sparkling wine
- Chambord raspberry liqueur
- Fresh orange juice
For a large crowd, create a mimosa bar that includes different juices and fruits for guests to mix and match. Pair it with the delicious brunch recipes above to create the ultimate Belmont Stakes brunch experience.
Classic New York Bagels and Lox
If you’re looking for a classic brunch option, look no further than New York Bagels and Lox. This dish features fresh bagels, smoked salmon, cream cheese, and various toppings. It’s a staple on brunch menus across the city and can be easily recreated in your own home.
To start, choose your favorite type of bagel, whether it be plain, everything, or sesame. Toast it up until it’s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Spread on a healthy dollop of cream cheese, then top it off with a few slices of smoked salmon.
To take it up a notch, add some capers, sliced red onion, and fresh dill. Or, if you prefer a sweeter flavor, try adding sliced tomatoes and avocado. There are endless possibilities when it comes to toppings for New York Bagels and Lox.
If you’re hosting a large group, consider setting up a bagel bar with all the fixings so your guests can build their own. Lay out a variety of bagels, cream cheese flavors, smoked salmon, and toppings on a platter or in a
for easy access. This interactive option is perfect for brunch parties and ensures everyone can create their perfect bagel and lox sandwich.
French Toast Bites
If you’re looking for a fun and easy brunch dish to serve at your Belmont Stakes gathering, try making French Toast Bites. These bite-size pieces are perfect for a brunch party and can be served with different dipping sauces to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. To make them, you’ll need slices of bread, egg mix, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Dip the bread slices into the egg mix and fry them up in a pan. Once cooked, cut the French toast slices into smaller pieces and serve with your choice of dipping sauces. Some popular options include maple syrup, fruit preserves, and even chocolate sauce.
Raspberry Maple Syrup
If you’re in search of a delicious topping to add a tangy sweetness to your French toast bites or pancakes, then raspberry maple syrup is a perfect option. The combination of tart raspberries and sweet maple syrup creates a unique, delectable flavor that will leave your guests wanting more. This easy-to-make syrup recipe requires only a few ingredients and minimal prep time.
|– 1 cup fresh raspberries
|1. In a small saucepan, bring raspberries, maple syrup, and water to a boil over medium heat.
|– 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
|2. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
|– 1/4 cup water
|3. Remove from heat and strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the seeds.
|– 1 tsp lemon juice (optional)
|4. Allow the syrup to cool before serving.
For an added hint of citrus flavor, you can also add a teaspoon of lemon juice to the mix. Serve the raspberry maple syrup warm with your favorite breakfast foods and enjoy!
Whipped Cream Cheese Spread
If you’re looking for a way to elevate your bagel and lox, try making this easy-to-make whipped cream cheese spread featuring fresh herbs and lemon zest. This versatile spread can also be used on crackers or as a dip for veggies.
To make this delicious spread, beat softened cream cheese with a mixer until it’s light and fluffy. Then, add in fresh herbs like dill or parsley, and lemon zest for a tangy kick. You can also customize this spread with other ingredients like roasted garlic or chopped nuts.
|– 8 ounces softened cream cheese
– 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs
– 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
– Salt and pepper to taste
|1. Beat softened cream cheese with a mixer until it’s light and fluffy.
2. Add in fresh herbs and lemon zest, and mix well.
3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Serve with bagels or use as a dip for veggies.
This whipped cream cheese spread is a quick and easy way to add a gourmet touch to your Belmont Stakes brunch. Try it out and watch your guests ask for the recipe!
Breakfast Burrito Bar
A breakfast burrito bar is a fantastic addition to any Belmont Stakes brunch, as it allows your guests to create their own perfect wrap. To begin, set up a table or station with tortillas, eggs, bacon or sausage, cheese, avocado, tomatoes, onions, salsa, and any other fillings you desire.
Provide a hot plate or griddle to keep the eggs and meats hot for people to assemble their wraps. To add some fun and creativity to the bar, consider offering different tortilla types such as spinach, tomato, or chipotle-flavored. You can also showcase different cheese types like cheddar, feta, or cotija. To keep the morning beverages flowing, be sure to offer coffee, tea, juice, and water.
If you have guests with dietary restrictions, be sure to offer vegetarian or vegan options like black beans, roasted veggies, or soy chorizo. Label each ingredient so that everyone knows what’s in each wrap and provide bowls and utensils for easy assembly. A breakfast burrito bar can be a fun and interactive way to start your Belmont Stakes day with your friends and family!
Peach Bourbon Lemonade
Add some southern flare to your Belmont Stakes brunch with this delicious twist on a classic cocktail. This peach bourbon lemonade is both refreshing and flavorful, making it the perfect addition to your brunch bar.
To make this cocktail, you will need fresh peaches, bourbon, lemonade, and ice. Begin with a base of one part bourbon and two parts lemonade in a cocktail shaker. Next, add in sliced fresh peaches and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a glass with ice and garnish with a peach slice and a sprig of mint.
If you’re feeling adventurous, try experimenting with different types of lemonade or adding in some ginger beer for an extra kick. No matter how you customize it, this peach bourbon lemonade is sure to be a hit with your guests.
When it comes to hosting a successful brunch, finger foods are a must-have. These mini quiches are not only easy to make but also customizable to your guests’ taste. Whether you choose spinach and feta or ham and cheese, the possibilities are endless.
To make these mini quiches, start by preheating your oven to 375°F. Line a muffin tin with pie dough, cutting the dough to the right size with a biscuit cutter. Once the dough is settled in the tin, fill each cup with your preferred fillings, such as diced ham or cherry tomatoes. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs and milk, then pour the mixture over the fillings in each cup.
Bake the quiches for 20-25 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown. Once done, remove them from the oven and allow them to cool slightly before serving. To add a decorative touch, sprinkle fresh herbs on top of each quiche or arrange them on a platter with other brunch favorites like fruit or croissants.
Avocado toast has become a staple in the brunch world, and for good reason! This trendy dish is not only delicious but also a breeze to make. All you need is a ripe avocado, some toast, and your choice of toppings.
To make the perfect avocado toast, start by mashing up your avocado in a small bowl. Spread the avocado evenly over your toast of choice. For an extra kick of flavor, add a sprinkle of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
If you want to take your avocado toast to the next level, try adding some creative toppings. Poached eggs and smoked salmon are popular options, or you can add some diced tomatoes, crumbled feta, or a drizzle of balsamic glaze. The possibilities are endless!
For a fun twist on traditional avocado toast, consider making avocado toast “boats.” Slice an avocado in half and remove the pit. Spoon in your mashed avocado mixture and top with your favorite toppings. It’s a fun and interactive way to serve this trendy brunch dish.