What comes to mind when you think of a ‘typical American breakfast’? Pancakes? Bacon and eggs? While both are valid and delicious answers, there are many other mouth-watering regional favorites you might not have heard about; surefire ways to tingle your taste buds and change the way you look at the American breakfast meal. In no particular order of deliciousness, here’s a list of our 10 favorite fares – try them all at least once!

Monkey Bread (found all over the country)


History books can’t quite agree on why this sweet, buttery sensation is called ‘monkey bread’. Multiple pieces of soft bread (or rolls) are stuffed in a Bundt cake pan then drizzled with butter and a mixture of cinnamon and sugar. It’s then baked to perfection. This breakfast treat can be found in just about any granny’s kitchen across the U.S!