We all strive to find the best way to honor and celebrate our mothers on Mother’s Day. There is no better way to start the day off than with a meal, handmade by your mom’s favorite person: you! Mother’s Day brunches have become a staple for celebrating this special day, and is the perfect way to set the tone for a wonderful day for your mother. For some new ideas on a classic holiday meal, here are 12 Mother’s Day brunch ideas.
Crepes with Strawberries and Muscat-Yogurt Sauce
This light and sweet dish is chocked full of strawberries, which are high in antioxidants and vitamin C. The creamy sauce with a dash of Muscat dessert wine makes for the perfect finish.
Chocolate Almond Pastry
Rich, delicious and decadent, this Parisian-style morsel will have mom coming back for seconds and thirds. Puff pastries are combined with chocolate chips and topped with sanding sugar.
Lemon Blueberry Pancakes
A twist on an old favorite, these pancakes are made with lemons, sour cream, and blueberries. Find some fresh blueberries for this dish, or frozen store-bought blueberries work as well.
Blackberry Mint Mule
You can never go wrong with Moscow Mules at brunch. Spice up this classic cocktail with some fresh ginger and blackberries.
Bacon, Egg and Toast Bowls
Perfectly handheld and brunch friendly, these toast bowls are filled with bacon, egg, and everything else you need for a warm and delicious, bite-size entrée.
Peach and Ginger Bellini
Another great cocktail idea is the fresh and tasty Bellini. Liven yours up by adding peach puree and fresh ginger to your favorite sparkling wine.
Crab and Avocado Eggs Benedict
This recipe brings together crabmeat, poached eggs and spreadable avocado on a hearty piece of toast for a truly mouthwatering handheld breakfast treat.
Lemon Tiramisu Trifle
This dish is mesmerizingly stacked and oozing with berries, lemon ladyfingers and cream cheese. This messy perfection is perfect to make with the kids.
Strawberry Corn Cakes
Another store-bought spruce up, this recipe calls for corn muffin mix, which you can add lemon zest and vanilla to. Then douse these savory muffins with strawberries in light syrup.
Whole Wheat Brown Sugar Sticky Buns
Sweet cinnamon and buttery pecans are combined to make this tasty morsel, perfect for a brunch dessert.
Pear and Raspberry French Toast
Challah bread and custard are the foundation of this hearty dish, and are topped off with fresh, sweet raspberries and pears. This prep-ahead dish can be made the night before and baked the morning of brunch.
Scrambled Egg and Sausage Pocket Pastries
These delicious pastries are filled with savory sausage and scrambled eggs, and are the best adult rendition of pop tarts.