UPDATED May 3, 2021: Prepare brunch at home this Mother’s Day. Not only can you prepare mom’s favorite recipes, but you can also make sure her favorite cocktail is ready and waiting—because what’s brunch without champagne? These 10 recipes are sure to wow mom on her day. Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers, grandmothers, and moms-to-be out there.
1. Eggs benedict
Eggs Benedict is a brunch staple. The creamy hollandaise complements the salty ham and crisp asparagus. The dish is simple but delicious—perfect for a special Mother.
2. Blueberry pomegranate mimosas
Your mom may appreciate a good cocktail every now and then. These blueberry pomegranate mimosas combine blueberries, pomegranate seeds and champagne to make a refreshing cocktail that is sure to add a pop of color to the brunch table.
3. Slow cooker overnight cinnamon rolls
Want to spend time with mom and not stress in the kitchen on Mother’s Day? Make these slow cooker overnight cinnamon rolls the night before and bake them in the morning. All you’ll have left to do is ice them before sitting down to eat.
4. Rice cooker Cajun shrimp and grits
Shrimp and grits is one of those perfect brunch dishes. Save on time and cleanup and make these flavorful Cajun shrimp and grits from start to finish in the rice cooker. While the cheesy, creamy grits are a classic Southern breakfast, the andouille sausage and spiced shrimp make this a meal.
5. Banana stuffed French toast
The only way french toast could get any better is stuffing it with bananas. Satisfy mom’s sweet tooth this Mother’s Day and serve this banana stuffed French toast piled high with whipped cream.
6. Tator tot waffles
Why make plain waffles for mom when you could make tot waffles? They’re are incredibly easy to make and so tasty. All you need is a bag of your favorite frozen tater tots and a waffle maker.
7. Brunch board
Surprise mom with the brunch board of her dreams when you build one with all of her favorite foods. Choose a few recipes and bring out your trusted appliances to help pull it off. Make muffins ahead using your toaster oven. Prepare pancakes on the griddle, waffles in the waffle maker, egg bites in the egg bite maker, bacon and sausage can be cooked in the air fryer.
8. Lavender blackberry latte
Instead of taking mom to her favorite coffee shop on Mother’s Day, make this lavender blackberry latte at home. Serve this treat either before or after brunch.
9. Turkey club panini
Break out the panini press this Mother’s Day and make dressed-up grilled cheese sandwiches for the entire family. This Turkey Club Panini combines turkey, tomatoes, sharp cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce to make a killer sandwich. Serve with iced-tea or an ice-cold beer and mom’s favorite chips or homemade french fries.
10. Delicious DIY muffins
Every mom deserves dessert on Mother’s Day. Celebrate mom by baking these delicious muffins. Make one flavor or make them all and be sure to impress mom this year.