Sometimes boiled eggs, jam on toast and your usual porridge just don't do the trick. Some days you need something extra special to help you get out of bed.

A lavish breakfast is a thing of beauty. Once the reserve of brunch dates with your friends, there are many fancy breakfast dishes that can be whipped up in no time. Here are our favourite special breakfast recipes to try out this weekend.

Donal Skehan's seriously good breakfast quesadillas

Sausage and egg muffin

Ham, cheese and egg crêpes with griddled asparagus

Indy Power's vanilla porridge with raspberry coulis

Joe Wicks' Elvis pancakes

One pan fry-up

Huevos rancheros with guacamole

Kedgeree

Eggs Benedict

Pancakes with crispy bacon and maple syrup