15 Cakes You Can (and Should) Eat for Breakfast

Why didn't we think of this sooner?

You’ve done breakfast for dinner. You’ve also done dinner for breakfast. But in the spirit of meal mixing, have you ever considered dessert for breakfast? If you have, kudos. If you haven’t, we think you might once you gaze upon these 15 breakfast cakes you can totally eat before noon.

13 Mouthwatering Make-Ahead Breakfasts

cake cherrycrisp
Inside Bru Crew Life

Cherry Crisp Coffee Cake

Perfect with a piping-hot cup of joe.

cake blueberry

Blueberry Buckle With Lemon Glaze

The more blueberries the better.

cake swedish

Swedish Coffee Cake

We didn’t know Swedish coffee cake was a thing, but now we can’t stop thinking about it.

cake cherryalmond
Toaster Oven Love

Yogurt-topped Cherry-almond Breakfast Cakes

Who needs ice cream? (Kidding. We do. But yogurt will do for the a.m.)

cake frenchtoast
Recipe Tin Eats

Cream-cheese-filled French Toast Loaf

Layer on layer of creamy perfection.

cake croissant
From the Kitchen

Apple And Blackberry Custard Croissant Cake

Step aside, Cronuts. We’re having our croissants mixed with cake.

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cake peachcobbler
Lemon Tree Dwelling

Peach Cobbler Coffee Cake

One of our favorite desserts made breakfast-appropriate.

cake almondberry
Well Plated by Erin

Almond Berry Crumb Cake

Simple yet oh so satisfying.

cake cinnamonroll
Sally's Baking Addiction

Giant Cinnamon-roll Cake

Four words: Want. This. Every. Day.

cake chocolatecroissant
Plain Chicken

Chocolate Croissant Breakfast Bake

Uh, can we have another serving?

cake babka
Occasionally Eggs

Chocolate Banana Babka

Not a cake per se, but babka is pretty much a godsend.

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cake applefritter
Crazy for Crust

Apple Fritter Cinnamon Roll Bake

Perfect for baking post-apple picking.

cake carrot
The Big Man's World

Carrot Breakfast Cake

It’s flourless, you guys.

cake lemonthyme
Garnish with Lemon

Lemon-thyme Breakfast Cake

Breakfast thyme is our favorite thyme.

cake berriescream
Pressure Cooking Today

Berries And Cream Breakfast Cake

Drizzle frosting liberally.

sarah stiefvater

Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...