6 breakfast recipes that make waking up early worth it

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Not everyone is a “breakfast person.” But even those who prefer to sleep in will want to wake up early for these breakfast recipes.

If you’re having trouble getting out of bed, nothing will lure you out from under the covers like the smell of freshly baked raspberry swirl rolls or a blueberry waffle bake. In any case, you can also pour yourself a tall iced coffee to get you going. (Check out these three iced coffee and latte recipes. You’re welcome.)

None of these recipes take too long to make, and a few you can actually prepare the night before. So really, you won’t have to wake up early to make breakfast, just to eat it. And looking at these breakfast recipes, that seems worth it.

1. Raspberry Swirl Rolls

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Tools needed: Baking Dish, Rolling Pin

Elevate this classic, sweet breakfast roll by putting a raspberry spin on it. Make these raspberry swirl rolls for breakfast, brunch or dessert and enjoy them with a hot beverage.

2. Coconut Smoothie Bowl

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This coconut smoothie bowl is topped with fresh fruit, mint and coconut. It’s a healthy, yet delicious treat you can eat in the morning or make for an afternoon snack.

3. Goat Cheese Quiche

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Tools needed: Pastry Blender, Food Processor, Frying Pan

This quiche is filled with goat cheese, fresh herbs, leeks and spinach. Make it for breakfast and reheat it for lunch. While it’s an easy dish to pull together, it tastes incredibly impressive.

4. Overnight Blueberry Waffle Bake

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Tools needed: Baking Dish

Take breakfast to the next level with this rich blueberry waffle bake that you can whip up the night before. It’s topped with a cinnamon sugar crumble and maple glaze.

5. Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats

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Sweeten up your breakfast with a bowl of overnight oats made chunky monkey-style, filled with banana, coconut, peanut butter and chocolate. They’re part breakfast, part dessert and all things delicious.

6. Cappuccino Pancakes with Mocha Syrup

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Tools needed: Mixing Bowls, Griddle

Wake up — but actually — with these caffeine-filled cappuccino pancakes and mocha syrup. Of course, you can use decaf coffee if you prefer in this recipe, but where’s the fun in that? Make these pancakes for breakfast, brunch, dessert or whatever time of day you need a pick-me-up.

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