Amber’s Holiday Breakfast Menu: Waffle Quiche, Blueberry French Toast & Creamy Nutella Cocoa!

A reader asked for some Christmas Breakfast recipes. Here’s what’s on the menu at our house Christmas morning:

Waffle Quiche

  • 6 frozen waffles
  • 1 cup cooked  & chopped ham or crumbled bacon
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (Cheddar, Monterrey Jack, Swiss, Mozza, Havarti- I’ve used all sorts!)
  • 1/4 cups finely diced onions*
  • 1/8 cup finely diced red peppers*
  • 1 clove garlic*
  • 1 tsp butter*
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

In a small pan, saute onions and garlic in butter until translucent. Add red peppers and continue cooking for 1 min.

Toast waffles until crisp (soggy waffles will not work!). Spray a baking sheet (must use one with sides)  if you don’t have a Silpat w/ nonstick cooking spray and place the waffles on the sheet. Sprinkle ham and cheese over the waffles. In medium bowl combine onion mixture, eggs, heavy cream, salt, and pepper and beat until combined. Spoon egg mixture over each waffle. You may get some spillage, hence the reason for the sides on the baking sheet!

When the waffles are covered with the egg mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Bake for 18-24 minutes or until egg mixture is puffed and set and cheese is lightly browned. Let cool for 5 minutes, then serve.

*You can eliminate the onions/garlic/peppers completely from this recipe if you prefer. When we make them without, we actually cover them with maple syrup!

Blueberry Baked French Toast

This is a family favorite that needs to be prepared tonight if you plan on serving it Christmas morning.  Check out the Blueberry Baked French Toast recipe and instruction HERE!

Creamy Nutella Hot Cocoa

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon Nutella
  • 8 cups water
  • mini marshmallows


Heat chocolate chips, Nutella and condensed milk in pot until melted. Add evaporated milk and water. While waiting for mixture to boil, write letter to Amber thanking her for giving you the most magical cocoa recipe EVER! Serve with mini marshmallows. Enjoy!

And that’s what we’re eating tomorrow morning. What’s on the menu at your house?




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