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Easy Rise & Shine Breakfast Breads

Wake up your day with the warm scent of these 20 good-morning temptations: jam-filled cake, gooey pull-apart rolls, moist muffins, tender scones and more.

Jam Crumb Cake

Spreadable fruit jam ribbons through this buttery crumb cake, sinking here and there for a marbled look. A generous crumb topping adds more flavor. Choose your favorite jam, strawberry or raspberry, for the recipe.

Jam Crumb Cake

Jam Crumb Cake

Spreadable fruit jam ribbons through this buttery crumb cake, sinking here and there for a marbled look. A generous crumb topping adds more flavor. Choose your favorite jam, strawberry or raspberry, for the recipe.

Jam Crumb Cake

Breakfast Monkey Bread Rolls

Frozen or refrigerated cinnamon roll dough simplifies our recipe for Breakfast Monkey-Bread Rolls. Baking these rolls in muffin cups cleverly corrals their syrupy topping.

Breakfast Monkey Bread Rolls

Peanut Butter Breakfast Scones

On-the-go breakfast eaters will appreciate this treat's portability as they dash out the door. Sweet raisins contrast with salty peanuts in these hearty scones.

Peanut Butter Breakfast Scones

Gooey Ginger Coffee Rolls

This is so easy: Roll refrigerator biscuits with sugar, ginger, a little orange juice and butter, then bake side by side in a fluted pan.

Gooey Ginger Coffee Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

In winter, let the yeast dough rise in your unheated oven. The rolls will rise best at a temperature between 80° and 85° . The recipe, with its heady aroma of yeast and spice, comes from the Patchwork Quilt Country Inn near Middlebury, Indiana.

Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Harvest Bake

Top this quick and easy, moist coffee cake with a dollop of homemade Cinnamon Butter for a fast breakfast or brunch treat.

Apple Harvest Bake and Cinnamon Butter

Cinnamon Surprise Buns

These yeast rolls poof as they bake, hiding the filled center. Family or guests will love the spiced nut and brown sugar in the middle of these frosted treats.

Cinnamon Surprise Buns

Overnight Cherry Chocolate Coffee Cake

This is our give-you-a-break coffee cake. Prepped in a half-hour, it waits in the fridge till you pop it in the oven the next morning. Serve warm, and the chocolate stays irresistibly melty.

Overnight Cherry Chocolate Coffee Cake

Glazed Orange Rolls

These sweet and tender yeast rolls, generously covered in glaze, are a hit at Maxson Riverside Restaurant in Oregon, Illinois. Bake in muffin cups, and serve warm.

Glazed Orange Rolls

Kate's Blue-Ribbon Coffee Cake

Lyndy Ireland cooks this coffee cake for her guests at Triangle Ranch in western South Dakota. "Shingle two slices dusted with confectioner's sugar beside the entree and not a crumb will be left," Lyndy says. It gets even better as you store it, covered, at room temperature.

Kate's Blue-Ribbon Coffee Cake

Mary Lou's Muffins

This tender, moist lemon-blueberry muffin counts on garden-fresh lemon verbena for its essence of herbed citrus. Or, substitute lemon peel. The recipe comes from a community cookbook called Tasteful Garden Treasures, put together by the Taylor Garden Club in Taylor, Michigan.

Mary Lou's Muffins

Wake-Up Scones

Crown these tender, biscuitlike scones with sweetened whipped cream and strawberries. The recipe comes from the Inn at Crescent Lake near Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where guests might be served the flaky scones along with a spinach quiche.

Wake-Up Scones

Easy Banana Nut Bread

Make a couple of these easy nut-filled banana bread loaves-- they'll keep up to a month in your freezer. Overwrap in plastic wrap and place in a freezerproof bag. Thaw at room temp.

Easy Banana Nut Bread

Orange Biscuit Coffee Rolls

These gooey biscuits taste great with just a cup of coffee--or with a family brunch. See Slide 5 for a ginger-flavored variation on this recipe.

Orange Biscuit Coffee Rolls

Braided Czech Delight

This sweet yeast loaf makes a breakfast bread that's both beautiful and delicious. It's from Jeffrey's Patisserie and Candies in Hinckley, Minnesota.

Braided Czech Delight

Chocolate Chip Scones

From the Tasty Pastry Bakery in Clay Center, Kansas, these light scones get a touch of extra sweetness from miniature semisweet chocolate pieces and a drizzle of icing.

Chocolate Chip Scones

Cherry-Brickle Coffee Cake

This coffee cake recipe, one of the winners in a Midwest Living® potluck recipe contest, comes from a Robinson, Illinois, reader. Cherry pie filling stars in the quick bread.

Cherry-Brickle Coffee Cake

Buttery Yellow Butter Cake

This moist, streusel-topped treat comes from a St. Louis reader. Drizzle with melted semisweet chocolate pieces, if you like. Serve for breakfast, brunch or snack.

Buttery Yellow Butter Cake

Crowd-Pleaser Cinnamon Rolls

These big, gooey, cream-cheese-iced rolls live up to their crowd-pleasing name at Crusader Cafe in Buhler, Kansas.

Crowd-Pleaser Cinnamon Rolls

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