Breakfast is a light food that is consumed in the morning, not only impressed as an important food but also very much that prioritizes the deliciousness of breakfast. To day we will talk about the most popular breakfast food in America and hopefully can inspire you to try it at home.
We often think that food for breakfast is just cereal, eggs, bread, dry curries, but there are so many breakfast foods out there that taste good and are evocative. Many children do not like breakfast and even skip breakfast, this can be dangerous because it can affect their health. Try once in a while you try a different breakfast, sometimes the kids want to follow it and no longer skip breakfast.
In the United States each region has a different style of breakfast, some are popular and some are not. But for those of you who want to serve something new for breakfast at home or want to enjoy a popular breakfast food in various states in America, keep reading this article because soon we will bring it all to you.
Here are 20 popular breakfast foods across America that you must try, guaranteed to make you love it!
Popular Breakfast Food in America
1. Biscuits And White Gravy
Biscuits And White Gravy is an iconic food in America and is often found on dining tables, especially in the morning. This mixed food with white gravy has become a popular breakfast food in the southern United States. However, the presentation is not always the same, of course it is adjusted to each region.
This breakfast food mixed with white gravy is made of typical biscuits, these are biscuits the size of a small roll with a crumbly inside that is delicious to eat. The texture is very important for this biscuit because it will absorb the gravy sauce perfectly and give the right taste on the tongue. But this white gravy turns out to be made from ground pork, butter and cream. If you often enjoy breakfast with biscuits served with chocolate sauce, then this variation of white sauce is perfect and a breakthrough for you.
But for Muslims, this food is not halal because it uses pork and this is food that is haram for Muslims (See too: Why Don’t Muslims Eat Pork?) For those of you who are non-Muslims maybe this is the best choice for you with delicious taste and can increase your appetite for breakfast with your family.
For those of you who want to try it but live in America, don’t worry there are plenty of white garvy biscuit recipes out there on the internet. But what you have to pay attention to is, the recipe must really be from someone living in the southern United States because this is a breakfast food native to the area.
So, you can find the original taste and original taste of breakfast with the name biscuit with white gravy. You don’t have to try modified adopted recipes or recipes used by people who live in different areas.
2. Grits – Sweet Or Savory
In the southern part of the United States there is another popular type of breakfast, this is grits with a savory or sweet taste. This breakfast is especially popular in Alabama, if you go there you will find many breakfasts using this Alabama-style grits.
To make this Southern breakfast food, you can use quick grits or use a stone to grind corn and make grits manually. They often use a stone mill for this process resulting in a delicious and natural breakfast.
The stone mill version will make great tasting grits, but it will take up a lot of your time. To prepare it may take up to an hour.
After the corn is ground, the cooking process is also very careful. They cook with love, slowly using butter, heavy cream, and a little salt. This will turn the dish into a tasty and nutritious porridge. You can make sweet or savory grits according to your taste.
Typical Alabama food, one of which is shrimp and grits. This grits is also added with cheese, and cooked fresh prawns are added on top of the porridge, this will arouse our taste buds. If you don’t believe me, give it a try!
In addition to adding shrimp to the grits, there are many other ingredients that are commonly added to this American breakfast food, including:
For the sweet Grits topping:
- Brown sugar,
- Maple syrup,
- Peanut butter,
- Raisins, and
For the savory grits topping:
- Scallions/Green Onions
- onions, peppers and
- Herbs and spices
Next, there are Kolaches on the list of popular breakfast foods in America. In fact, Kolaches are a staple food and serve as breakfast food as well as rice for Asians. This breakfast food is popular in several states such as Texas, South Dakota and Nebraska.
Actually, this food comes from the Czech Republic and it has many variants because it can be filled with different fillings.
The Czechs use a special dough called brioche dough and it is round and has various fillings inside. Some places use cheese fillings, jams, there are also areas that are famous for using fillings such as sausage, twist, pork sausage or English sausage. If you enjoy pastries, then one form of breakfast that you should try is these Kolaches.
4. Chicken and Waffles
There is another breakfast food in America that is very tasty and delicious, this is Chicken And Waffles. This dish has combined something to really enjoy, made with a combination of sweet waffles, and fried chicken, and topped with maple syrup.
This is truly an unforgettable combination. Crunchy, soft, sweet, savory, everything is complete and only available in Chicken And Waffles breakfast food. Make sure you add this food to your breakfast list that you want to buckwheat!
5. Bananas Foster Pain Shrub
This is a popular breakfast in America and particularly in the New Orleans area. You could say this is a classic French toast, and is paired with the famous banana dessert as a best your dessert.
This dish is made from ripe bananas, and is cooked with sauce, butter, brown sugar, dark rum, using cinnamon too and banana liqueur.
If we look at the ingredients, it seems that the story is guessing that this is a breakfast food that can’t even be made from ordinary bananas. Have you ever eaten french toast? If you haven’t then this is a substitute and is similar to French bread. If you have a lot of bread and don’t run out to eat, just make it like this, guaranteed everyone will like to finish your bread.
You just need to soak it in an egg mixed with vanilla, milk, spices, and then fry it until it’s cooked (brown outside) and soft inside.
Never imagined, it turns out that bananas and bread can be a fairly delicious breakfast food.
6. Fluffy Pancakes With Vermont Maple Syrup
Another well-known dish is from the North, an area that produces a lot of maple syrup. Vermont is the one that makes this delicious syrup, and fluffy pancakes with Vermont maple syrup are a popular breakfast food there.
We know that pancakes are an important dish across the country, but combining them with the soft bend of maple syrup is only available in a few countries. Vermont is an area with this authentic food and no other region serves this specialty.
When it comes to real maple syrup, it looks like Vermont is the only country that provides this delicious maple syrup. Unlike the maple syrup available in most stores, this is a mix with corn instead of real maple. But Vermont provides the original for you. This syrup is combined with Native American pancakes, soft, with ingredients like eggs, flour, milk, baking powder and it’s a real treat in the morning.
To add richness to the taste, you can add other ingredients such as berries, and whipped cream. If you want sweet or savory then you can add breakfast sausage, and can add maple syrup to your breakfast plate. How, do you want to feel it! Of course your stomach immediately wants to try it, right!
7. Bacon, Egg, And Cheese Sandwich
Another American breakfast food that you should try is the combination egg, bacon, and cheese sandwich. It’s hard to say where this food came from, but what is clear is Bacon, Egg, And Cheese Sandwich is a breakfast menu that is loved and popular throughout the country in America. (also see: Delicious Egg Roll Recipes)
There are differences between different regions especially from the type of cheese used, this can also affect the taste. Likewise with other ingredients such as a side of subbing bacon, or even using muffins, English crackers and these treats will last a while for you to spend on the dinner table.
Also see: 10 Most Colorful Japanese Maple Trees
This American breakfast food is also easy to carry anywhere, and at first glance it looks normal when stacked on the dining table along with other foods. But from the taste you will know that this is a popular food and not an ordinary food. This dish is also a classic because it is almost impossible to find a combination of bacon, cheese and egg sandwiches. How, have you decided which breakfast food you like the most? If not, please read on because we still have a large list of American breakfast foods.
8. Breakfast Burritos
The Breakfast Burrito is a staple breakfast staple across America. This food comes from a restaurant called Tia Sophia in Sante Fe, New Mexico.
Food is served with a variety of breakfast foods such as eggs, sausage, potatoes, cheese, and salsa. This food has a variety of models, with a variety of fillings such as some containing Ham and some stuffed with spinach and even beans. Tortillas are wrapped in foil, or in paper so that they are easy to carry around.
For those who like breakfast food that can be filling and easy to carry anywhere, then we recommend you to try this Breakfast Burrito.
9. Tex-Mex Huevos Rancheros
Another breakfast that is also popular in America is the Tex-Mex Huevos Rancheros. This is a food originating in Mexico and originally being a food made for workers in agricultural fields. Now it is popular as a breakfast in various areas such as San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas.
This dish is served on a plate filled with tortillas, meat, beans, eggs, and it is covered with a rich tomato sauce.
If we move to the northern part of the state, this breakfast food called Tex-Mex Huevos Rancheros is topped with ingredients such as cheese, sliced of various types of avocado, chili sauce, and sour cream. Breakfast is warm but fresh and becomes light food with toppings, especially adding lime juice.
This is a savory breakfast and can fill you up until noon. Tex-Mex Huevos Rancheros is the right choice for those of you who want to taste the famous American breakfast.
10. Eggs Benedict
There is also a breakfast that known as Eggs Benedict. This is a dish that has been popular in America for a long time as a breakfast food and what is especially appetizing is the unusual presence of Eggs Benedict.
This is a dish made from two English muffins and popular in the New York Cuty, topped with sliced Canadian bacon, hard-boiled egg, and using Hollandaise sauce. The presence of sauce is a part that many like because the sauce is made with butter.
This breakfast food has various variants with varied Eggs Benedict. Among them are called eggs Florentine, in this recipe, Ham is replaced with spinach, there is also a substitute for bacon with sliced tomatoes. There are also those who use the delicious smoked salmon.
There are also the so-called Neptune eggs (another version of Eggs Benedict). This is a dish that is usually served on Mother and Father’s Day and is very popular in New York City. This dish is made from English muffins, using soft crab meat, hard-boiled eggs, and creamy Hollandaise sauce. While in Alaska there are similar foods made with crab cakes, wherever you are in America, you can find breakfast eggs benedict.
11. Creamed Eggs On Toast
This is a very simple breakfast food in American even statewide.
This dish is made very simply from toast and has been around since the 30s, but it also adds chopped hard-boiled eggs, and a creamy white sauce.
This food can also come with a variety of models, because for those who want to innovate, they can add other ingredients such as adding cheese, spices, seasonings, into the sauce they make.
The taste and texture will be very different and evocative, simple at first glance even though it provides a high value for a breakfast food, this will be a food that can warm the start of your day and provide comfort to you.
12. Cider Donuts
Cider Donuts are a popular type of breakfast in the New England region and are usually served in the fall. In this donuts dough there is additional apple cider so that the value is different and very unique.
The texture is crumbly, delicious and unique, even coated with sugar which adds value, tastes sweet and is liked by children. If you have diabetes, you should limit these sweet foods.
To start your day relaxing and calm, start with Cider Donuts breakfast, accompany it with hot chocolate, and enjoy your fall season.
13. Avocado Toast
For those of you who grow avocados in your yard, you can use the fruit to make this delicious breakfast. This is a popular breakfast in America, we call it Avocado Toast. If you want to know how to grow avocados, check out our article on how to grow avocados the right way. This will give you a lot of harvest and you can use some of the fruit to make this famous breakfast.
Avocado toast is one such simple but unique breakfast. Its origin is from Californian food, and preparing avocado toast can vary according to your taste.
This avocado toast is made from toasted bread and mixed with sliced fresh avocado, or you can use mashed avocado on top as a topping, sprinkle with a little butter and pepper. Bread can also use bread according to individual tastes and this will also provide a different texture for each bread used.
This breakfast food is so iconic, maybe if you haven’t been to Pennsylvania, you haven’t heard of this food, Scrapple is a fairly popular breakfast food in the state. Iconic, unique and can’t make you fall in love.
This breakfast food was actually made from leftovers in the kitchen. But now it’s custom made, and this dish is made by the Pennsylvania Dutch.
Making Scrapple is by combining leftovers such as meat, cornmeal, wheat or buckwheat, as well as adding spices. These ingredients are then shaped into small buns, and fried, the result is crispy and delicious bread. Usually, the traditional recipe for this dish is to use leftovers like using pork heads that we usually throw away. But with this food, now leftovers like this are the main ingredients in making this famous Scrapple.
15. Sweet Rice
In America, there is also a famous breakfast food that called Sweet Rice. One of the states that produce the most rice in America is Arkansas. So, it is very possible that here there is a breakfast food called Sweet Rice.
This food is similar to porridge, but made with rice instead of using porridge. This food is soft and is usually made by adding sugar, milk, butter, and cooked slowly over low heat, the result is a food with a soft and smooth texture. You can also add other ingredients for a different taste, such as adding cinnamon, vanilla, or adding cocoa powder.
Next, top it with fruit, raisins, walnuts, and this will add flavor to the dish.
16. Cornbread And Buttermilk
A slice of cornbread can also be a delicious meal to fill the stomach in the morning. Americans combine cornbread with buttermilk and make a great breakfast dish.
This is the perfect American breakfast food, maybe those of you who are not used to it can try it. Traditionally, this breakfast dish is served with a bowl of crushed cornbread and added buttermilk.
There are also those who will make this food even more perfect by adding sugar, so that the sour taste is reduced (sour from buttermilk). You can displace a morning snack from cereal with this meal.
To the northeastern part of America, there is a popular breakfast called Jonnycakes. This dish is very popular as breakfast in Rhode Island. At first glance this cake is similar to pancakes, but there is a mixture of polenta and cornstarch, and this is something truly unique.
Historically, this recipe is said to have been handed over to the invaders from the Narragansett people, until now it is still popular for its crunchy exterior. It is often associated with Rhode Island, but this food is also often found along the east coast from Newfoundland to Jamaica.
Jonnycakes are a great breakfast paired with several other foods on the plate. Usually in collaboration with eggs, bacon, sausage, maple syrup, this is perfect for warming up your day.
18. Country Fried Steak And Eggs
Switching again to the southern part of America, there is a breakfast food called Country Fried Steak And Eggs. It is very filling and satisfies your taste buds.
This dish is served with a piece of steak that is coated with breadcrumbs, then fried so that the outside is crispy, crispy and in the middle there is meat.
You can combine as you like, can be with eggs, potatoes, or hashbrown.
One of America’s most filling breakfast foods is Pastelito. America is also one of the places to satisfy your culinary tastes. There are many kinds of food here, from breakfast food alone, there are so many other foods.
This is a Cuban sweet but is now quite popular as breakfast in Florida. This dish is made with a sweet filling, and the main ingredient is puff pastry.
There are popular fillings used such as guava, cream cheese, and many more variations. Start your day like you’re in Cuba with a Pastelito and a cup of cafecito (a Cuban espresso), ready to start your day Cuban style.
20. Fried Mush
If you like fried food, then the choice fell on Fried Mush. This is authentic Indiana food, crunchy texture, savory taste, and satisfying.
Made by combining ingredients such as corn, water, milk, and salt and fried in butter. But the results are better than using butter, amazing!
As a topping, you can use whatever suits you. For a savory result, serve with eggs, sausage, cheese. But if you’re looking for a sweeter taste, serve it with maple syrup, whipped cream, cinnamon and berries. Enjoy this Indiana staple breakfast there are many ways, try to be more creative for a variety of more delicious flavors.