1. <b>Best buttermilk pancakes</b>
Best buttermilk pancakes.
For Father's Day this year we're mixing together a menu of old classics (buttermilk pancakes with blueberries) and new favourites (maple-fennel bacon!). Throw in plenty of coffee and a warm potato hash to the mix and the guest of honour will feel like king for a day.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipe/stovetop-cooking-method/best-buttermilk-pancakes/" target="_blank">Get our buttermilk pancakes recipe</a>, or try one of our <a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipes/recipe-collections/pancake-and-waffle-recipes-for-breakfast/" target="_blank">eight favourite pancake recipes</a>!
2. <b>Maple-bacon with fennel</b>
Maple-fennel bacon.</br>Photo, Roberto Caruso.
For all the bacon-lovin' Dads — we’ve upped the ante with this brunch essential! Adding bold new layers of flavour, this crispy breakfast staple will be a new weekend favourite.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipe/breakfast-and-brunch/maple-fennel-bacon-recipe/" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a>.
3. <b>Cheddar, pepper and potato bake</b>
Cheddar, pepper and potato bake.
A warm potato bake with chunks of colourful veggies is a savoury staple to serve alongside a heaping stack of pancakes.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipe/vegetables/cheddar-pepper-and-potato-bake-2/" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a>.
4. <b>Fresh fruit salad with lime-ginger drizzle</b>
Fresh fruit salad with lime-ginger drizzle.
Minty lime syrup drizzled over fresh-cut fruit can be used as a pancake topper, or served with the rest of Dad's enormous brunch feast. <br /><br /><a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipe/stovetop-cooking-method/fresh-fruit-salad-with-lime-ginger-drizzle/" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a>.
5. <b>Iced coffee</b>
Iced coffe.</br>Photo, Kristen Eppich.
Skipping out on brunch cocktails? A tall glass of perfectly iced coffee (with easy iced coffee cubes) will put a smile on everyone's face.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.chatelaine.com/recipes/how-to-make-perfect-iced-coffee-at-home/" target="_blank">Get the recipe</a>.