Do you find it hard on some days to make something for breakfast? You’re probably running late to work or need to get your kids ready for school and things aren’t going as planned. Well, on days like those, overnight breakfast preps can do the needful. Prepare your breakfast the night before, so you will not have to rush the next morning!

6 Overnight Breakfast Recipes

Here are 6 easy overnight breakfast recipes you can try:

1. Overnight Oats with Honey and Cinnamon


  • ½ cup oats
  • 2-3 tbsp honey
    (maple or date syrup)
  • 1 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • pinch of salt
  • Chopped fruits of choice (optional)


In a jar, add oats, honey, a pinch of cinnamon and salt. Give it a mix and then add in a cup of milk. Mix this well and then refrigerate it overnight. In the morning add in fruits and nuts of choice and enjoy. You can also warm it up in the oven for few mins if you want to consume it hot.

2. Overnight Vanilla Pancakes


•  1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, or whole wheat flour
•    1 tsp baking soda
•    salt
•   2 tbsp coconut sugar
•    1 1/4 cups milk or more if needed
•    3 large eggs
•    2 tablespoons butter, melted
•    1 tsp. vanilla extract


In a mixing bowl, sift in the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Give it a mix and then pour in the wet ingredients, the milk, melted butter, egg, and the vanilla essence. Give it a mix until well combined. Cover and Store in the refrigerator and fry them the next morning, until both sides are golden brown.

In the morning,  Add additional milk if needed to thin out the batter slightly.

Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake.  (You can use a ¼ c. (or larger) measuring cup).  Brown on both sides and serve hot with honey or maple syrup.

Tip: You could also fry the pancakes the previous night and reheat them in the microwave or on a frying pan the next day.

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3. Overnight Cinnamon French Toast


  • 1/2 loaf bread cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3-4 tbsp brown sugar or honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract ( optional)
  • salt

To make:

Into a mixing bowl, add in the egg and give it a good whisk. Then, pour in the milk, some sugar to taste, and a pinch of cinnamon powder, salt and mix it well. The French toast mixture is ready.

Butter a 13 x 9 inch casserole dish. Add the bread slices to the pan, being careful not to overlap. Pour the egg mixture over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake the casserole for approximately 45 minutes or until puffy and browned.

You can also, heat a pan, smear some oil or melted butter onto it, and once it’s heated, submerge a few slices of bread into the French toast mixture (one slice at a time) and place on the pan. Let it brown well, before flipping the side. Then take off the pan, let it cool, and store it in the fridge wrapped in foil. You can warm it up in the pan or in the microwave the next day. You can also enjoy it chilled drizzled with some honey, chocolate syrup, or maple syrup.

4. Overnight Chocolate Chia Pudding


  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup milk or yogurt of your choice
  • 2 tsp cacao powder to make it chocolaty
  • Maple syrup or honey to taste
  • Chopped fresh fruits to top (optional)


Into a bowl, add in the milk, along with the chia seeds and cocoa powder and let it sit at room temperature for about an hour. You will notice the chia seeds have bloated. Then, give it a mix and add in some maple syrup or honey to taste. Refrigerate it and have it chilled the next day. You can top it with some chopped fresh fruits.

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5. Overnight Banana Berry Smoothie Bowl


  • 1 cup frozen bananas
  • ½ cup frozen berries or any other fruit of choice
  • 2-3 tbsp milk of choice
  • Honey to taste


Into a blender, add in the frozen bananas and berries and give it a good blend until it becomes smooth. Then, add in some honey to taste and give it a quick blend until smooth and creamy.

Transfer into a bowl and refrigerate. The next morning, top it with some chopped fresh berries of your choice, along with some nuts and seeds if you wish to. You can also add a drizzle of maple syrup on top.

6. Overnight Omelette


  • 1 small onion
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Finely chop the onion and tomato into small bits. Then, into a mixing bowl whisk the eggs and add in the chopped vegetables, along with some salt and pepper to taste.

Pour the mixture onto a heated pan smeared with oil. Let it brown well before flipping the side. Once well-cooked, remove the omellete and let it cool.

Refrigerate it and the next morning, remove it from the refrigerator 30 minutes before your breakfast and before your meal, simply toss it on a heated pan (keep it covered for 2 minutes on each side on low heat) before eating it.

you can also heat the oven to 350°F. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, or until the mixture is set and no longer jiggles, and the top is lightly browned.

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