Definitive Proof That Biscuits and Gravy Are the Best Breakfast Food

Ah, biscuits and gravy -- a beautiful trifecta of carbs, protein, and fat that makes my southern heart stir with joy. While I'm a fan of even the most humble version of milk gravy and biscuits, these spectacular biscuits and gravy recipes take the concept above and beyond its classic beginnings. Whether these bloggers are inserting surprising ingredients or changing up the serving format, each plating reaffirms what I've always known: Biscuits and gravy are the best breakfast food.

Beer Biscuits with Stout Gravy

Beer for breakfast? If it's in biscuits and gravy form, sure! These rosemary-beer biscuits with stout sausage gravy are what brunch dreams are made of (and a tasty hair of the dog, if you're in need). You can also #putaneggonit if you'd like. Get the recipe at The Beeroness.

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

For a larger group, simplify serving with this gorgeous biscuits and gravy casserole. My entertainment philosophy includes a mix of store-bought and homemade, so I appreciate this combination of prepared biscuits and made-from-scratch sausage gravy. Bonus points for the brightly colored baking dish. Get the recipe at Lemon Sugar.

One-Pot Biscuits and Gravy

Who's in for one-pot biscuits and gravy? All the awesome flavor and fewer dirty pans for a more leisurely morning. Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.

Stuffed Biscuits and Gravy

This recipe for stuffed biscuits and gravy first caught my eye because I love things stuffed with other things. While this idea is ingenious on its own, what makes this breakfast extraordinary is the honey glaze. Just thinking about the sweet glaze with buttery biscuits and spicy sausage gravy is making me salivate. Get the recipe at The Nom Recipes.

Biscuit Bowls with Sausage Gravy

If you prefer a different gravy-to-biscuit ratio, perhaps you would prefer a biscuit bowl. The beauty of a bowl is you can pile it high with gravy, eggs, and cheese for individual yet generous servings. Get the details at Frosted Fingers.

Gluten-Free Biscuits and Gravy

Gluten-free? Fear not, you can still partake! This wheat-free gravy tops gluten-free sage and Gruyere buttermilk biscuits studded with sausage. (Insert heart eyes emoji.) Get the recipe at Girl Versus Dough.

Scallion Biscuits with Lap Cheong Gravy

If you're ready to up your biscuits and gravy game, it's time to play with flavor. These oniony biscuits hold a generous helping of scallions and are brushed with sesame oil before baking. The gravy forgoes your typical breakfast sausage for a Chinese sausage. Get the recipe at Two Red Bowls.

Biscuits with Coconut Chocolate Gravy

If you're more of a sweet person when it comes to breakfast (or you like to follow up first breakfast with dessert breakfast), biscuits with coconut chocolate gravy are here for you. It's like biscuits with jam, but way better. Get the recipe at Simple Hacks Living.

Start Here: Delicious Homemade Biscuits

Delicate mixing is key to these cheese biscuits by chef Scott Peacock. Watch his technique and you, too, can serve the ultimate bread basket.


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