10 Easy Breakfast Pastries You Can Make At Home

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Is there anything better than enjoying a freshly made pastry for breakfast? How about not having to leave your house to get it? Whether you have a hankering for croissants or want to try your hand at making your very own macarons, homemade pastries are a great way to transform your kitchen into your very own café. Read ahead for some top-notch recipes that help bring the bakery to you.

Napoleon Cake

Nothing beats a Napoleon cake. Made from heavy cream, vanilla, and fresh mixed berries, this tasty treat is excellent for serving with coffee or tea.

Get the recipe for Napoleon Cake from Delish.

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Apple Turnover

This apple turnover features sweet Granny Smith apples, ground nutmeg, and hints of ground cinnamon. It’s perfect for making during the fall months after apple picking.

Get the recipe for Apple Turnover from Delish.

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Homemade Croissants

Croissants are the fun-to-make pastry that you can do so much with. Fill them with chocolate for a sugary snack, stuff them with deli meat for an easy brunch, or dip them into a cup of hot tea for a simple breakfast.

Get the recipe for Homemade Croissants from Delish.

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French Madeleines

These French madeleines get their unique taste from finely grated orange zest and almond extract. Cover them in melted white chocolate or dust them with powdered sugar for a restaurant-worthy presentation.

Get the recipe for French Madeleines from Delish.

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This simple recipe, which makes up to 20 profiteroles, only requires 15 minutes of prep time.

Get the recipe for Profiteroles from Delish.

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Walnut and Pistachio Baklava

Layers of flaky phyllo dough, chopped nuts, spices, and honey give this delicious dessert its mouth-watering taste and texture.

Get the recipe for Walnut and Pistachio Baklava from Delish.

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Blueberry Mini Tarts

What pastry is tastier than a blueberry tart? These homemade tarts are filled with two cups of fresh blueberries and have a secret ingredient—grated lemon zest.

Get the recipe for Blueberry Mini Tarts from Delish.

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Homemade financiers can now be a reality with this easy-to-make recipe that calls for simple ingredients like pistachios, almond flour, and raspberries.

Get the recipe for Financiers from Delish.

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Pain Au Chocolat

The sweet version of a more traditional croissant, pain au chocolat, is perfect for breakfast but can really be enjoyed during any time of the day. Whether paired with your morning coffee or served as an after-dinner dessert, this baked good always hits the spot.

Get the recipe for Pain Au Chocolat from Delish.

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This macaron recipe uses pink food coloring to get its blush pink shade, but feel free to experiment with any color you’d like.

Get the recipe for Macarons from Delish.

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