Today we’re talking all about Christmas breakfasts. This post is sponsored by Nutella® hazelnut spread but all opinions are my own.
I remember the first time I tried Nutella® hazelnut spread. I was 11 and I had spent the night (a school night!) at a friend’s house in Italy.
School ended at 1 each day (six days a week) so we had a break around 10 each morning for breakfast and my friend’s mom had packed a fresh baugette spread with Nutella® hazelnut spread for each of us. It was a novelty for me but, as I glanced around the classroom, it seemed so normal for everyone else.
You can bet it’s normal over here now.
I love Nutella® hazelnut spread on a toasted whole wheat bagel for a quick breakfast, but this December I’m trying something a tiny bit more fun.
December with the family is the best. Everything is more magical (and a tiny bit more chaotic). I’d forgotten how excited one could get driving by a house decorated with Christmas lights or how fun it is to dance around the house to the first Christmas music of the year. Their eager smiles and bursts of excitement make going the extra mile with little things worth it, including breakfast.
If you’re looking for a fun Christmas breakfast idea for your kids (whether for Christmas morning, December 1st, or just a cozy holiday weekend), here is a great option!
I’ve included the recipe our family uses for whole wheat waffles but you can do this with any waffle recipe (or frozen ones if you want to make it even easier on yourself). Just add a few fresh berries and some Nutella® hazelnut spread for a festive addition to breakfast.
Christmas Morning Christmas Tree Waffles
- Place two triangles of waffle on a plate.
- Use Nutella® hazelnut spread to trace a star above the top waffle.
- Place blueberries as ornaments from the waffle “tree.”
- Use raspberries or blackberries (or just more blueberries) to make the trunk of the tree.
- Serve and enjoy!
Whole Wheat Waffle Recipe
- 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 1.5 cups warm milk
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
Mix and cook on your greased waffle iron. Serve warm.