30+ Breakfast Recipes To Impress Your Mom This Mothers Day

You’ve got the flowers, the chocolates and even the little something special all prepared to show your mom just how much you love her. But what do you make?

Every mother dreams of waking up on that all-important day to a delicious breakfast in bed made by her loved ones.

30+ Breakfast Recipes To Impress Your Mom This Mothers Day

It can be tempting to head out to a packed restaurant and have a chef do the work for you. Not this year.

Forget the restaurant and treat your mother to a delicious, heartfelt, home-cooked meal!

With over 30 recipes to choose from you will be at no loss to impress your mom with breakfast in bed on her special day.

1. Dutch Baby Pancakes

Take your mothers day pancakes to a whole new level. Light, fluffy, and of course simple. This recipe ticks every box of being tasty yet easy to make.

After making your pancake batter in a blender, pour into a hot skillet and place it into the oven until you are greeted with golden fluffy deliciousness.

Serve with your mom’s favorite toppings from greek yogurt and fresh fruit to Nutella strawberries.

2. Ricotta & Orange Blintzes

In the mood for a zesty, refreshing crepe? These ricotta and orange blintzes are simply delightful.

With just 2 ingredients; flour and water, there are no excuses as to why you can’t make your mom an amazing Mother’s day breakfast.

Filled with ricotta and your favorite orange jam, these blintzes are a great way to start any day.

3. Pound Cake French Toast

Take your french toast to new heights with this secret ingredient, pound cake!

The benefit of choosing pound cake is that it is already dense, so you won’t have to worry as much about your bread crumbling as it soaks up the milk or egg combination.

Show off your new creation this Mother’s day and have your mom searching for more. Or make it as a dessert after a hearty Mother’s day dinner.

Although, you should be warned that you may be expected to make this every year thereafter. The choice is yours.

4. Coconut Blueberry Muffins

Know your mom would prefer a lighter breakfast this Mother’s day? Try these delicious, fluffy, and light coconut blueberry muffins.

Top with a streusel topping for added sweetness and watch as your mother beans with happiness at your creation.

Don’t forget the macadamia nut garnish for a crunch with every mouthwatering bite.

5. Creme Brulee Crunch Donuts

If you really want to smash this Mothers day out of the park, then you have to make these creme brulee crunch donuts.

Instead of a basic icing glaze over top, these donuts are covered in a crunchy brulee topping. They really are the only way to satisfy that morning sweet tooth.

You can even make the batch the night before or you may have to catch the sunrise in order to make sure your donuts are fried to perfection.

Dip in sprinkles for a little something extra and make sure to serve with your mom’s favorite coffee to start her day, the right way.

6. Chocolate Brownie Waffle

Brownie, waffle. Chocolate, what is not to love about this recipe? You might think it is simply too much to combine all of your favorite ingredients into one dish but we really challenge you to try them.

However, these waffles are far superior to any other chocolate-flavored food due to their sweet, velvety, deep flavour.

We guarantee that if your mom has a craving for all things chocolate and sugar, she will fall in love with the chocolate brownie waffles.

Finish with your mom’s favorite toppings and a drizzle of blackberry syrup for a 5 star Motherday breakfast.

7. Strawberry Shortcake Donut Muffins

If you are looking for something stunning both in looks and in tastes then look no further. These strawberry shortcake donut muffins are simply divine.

With a moist filling of cinnamon, sugar and donut cake to then having a soft frosting of vanilla butter cream. Topped with strawberry slices and you have yourself a glorious Mothers day treat.

You may want to make an extra batch as she is sure to ask for more!

8. Blueberry Crumb Sticks

Do you often find your mom unable to decide between blueberry muffins or a crumb cake? Give her everything at once with these blueberry crumb sticks.

Grab yourself some Pillsbury crescent rolls. Fill with blueberry cream cheese, blueberry pie filling, give them a twist and top with cinnamon sugar crumble. They are quick and easy to make with a stunning result.

Serve with the leftover blueberry cream cheese as a dipping sauce and your mom’s favorite morning drinks for an amazing Mothers day breakfast.

In the event that your mom isn’t a fan of blueberries, change it up! Switch the filling to whatever your mom prefers and you have yourself a winner.

9. Mixed Berry Flaugnarde

With a name like Flaugnarde you might be thinking that this dish is way out of your cooking skills. But it’s the opposite!

With only 15 minutes to throw it together and 45 minutes in the oven, this will be one of the easiest dishes you can make this Mothers day.

It’s delicious, melts in your mouth, and has all of your favourite berries.

10. Mini Fruit Galettes

With a flaky, golden pie crust, berry filling and a crunchy sugar topping, these mini fruit galettes are sure to be the star of the show.

With no complicated dough folding, these mini treats are perfect for any level of baker. Fill with your choice of berries ( you can even add a dollop of Nutella) and your mom will be delightfully impressed this Mothers day.

11. Raspberry Swirl Sweet Rolls

Classic cinnamon rolls but with raspberry, they are impossible to resist. Make your perfect swirls with a filling, rich dough and complete with a sugar and heavy cream glaze.

You may want to hide some in the fridge at home for yourself. We won’t tell.

You’ll want to serve these little pockets of raspberry heaven straight from the oven. With a cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk and you have a delicious slice of perfection for you and your mom to enjoy.

12. Chilaquiles Rojos

Does your mom prefer something more savory than sweet in the mornings? These chilaquile rojos are delicious.

This traditional Mexican breakfast is made with tortilla chips covered in a sauce. With salsa verde or red enchilada sauce, the choice is yours.

Top with your favorite cheeses, a creamy avocado, fresh cilantro and a handful of radish slices for a stunning, flavorful dish.

13. Roasted Potato & Chorizo Hash

Make this dish that is loaded with potatoes, chorizo and cheese for a filling breakfast.

Roast all of your favorite veggies and potatoes, add your chorizo and cook until crispy. Then add your eggs to the bottom of your skillet, bake until slightly runny yolks, cover with cheese and serve with a soft, warm tortilla.

Your mom won’t be reaching for a mid morning snack with this loaded breakfast!

14. Shrimp & White Bean Toast

Make your classic breakfast that bit more exciting with this shrimp and white bean toast recipe.

Cook your shrimp in a flavorsome, garlicky sauce. Meanwhile, spread your white bean puree on the toast, top with your shrimp and sauteed spinach.

An impressive, filling breakfast that you and your mom can enjoy together on Mother day. Or every day Sunday if you wish.

15. Zucchini Bread

If you’re looking for something simple to make and has an element of health and nutrition, this easy zucchini bread is for you.

Overflowing with fresh produce with a dash of brown sugar and spices for some sweetness, this bread is utterly delicious.

Share with the entire family with a range of spreads. Serve warm or let it completely cool, either way there will be no mouth left unfed at the table with this recipe.

You can even make swaps to make this a vegan recipe!

16. Shakshuka

This traditional North African dish is perfect for sharing with a large crowd. Get the whole family together for Mothers day breakfast and dig in.

With slices of toasted baguette to be dipped into an eggy, tomato sauce it will easily become a house favorite.

It is quick and simple to make with a range of spices to amp up the flavor. Sprinkle on some feta or parmesan cheese for added flavor.

Shakshuka is a delicious, filling brunch, lunch, or vegetarian dinner, no matter how you prepare it.

17. Smashed Avocado Toasted With Egg

If you haven’t jumped on the avocado on toast train yet, now is the time. This classic brunch recipe can be seen on every menu across the country.

With poached or scrambled eggs you can really elevate this simple breakfast for Mothers day.

Top with a drizzle of honey for a nice sweet bite or sriracha for an added kick of spice. You can also serve buffet style and let your mom choose her own toppings to create her perfect Mothers day breakfast.

Packed with protein, healthy fats and of course carbs, this meal is as nutritious as it is delicious.

18. Lemon-Herb Goat Cheese

Give this Mothers day a high-end edge with this lemon and herb goat cheese recipe.

With no cooking involved even the most challenged in the kitchen can put this dish together. Coat your goat cheese in the lemon and herb rub the night before and leave it to marinate in the refrigerator.

Serve with a selection of bagels. cucumber spears, sweet snap peas and endive leaves for that restaurant feel.

19. Crab Cakes With Mango & Avocado Relish

Your mom might forgive you for being late for Mothers Day breakfast when you present her with these crab cakes topped with mango and avocado relish for brunch.

Spoil your mother this Mothers day with these savory crab bites. Fresh sweet crab meat with a crunchy, sweet avocado relish. Perfect for serving as an appetizer or as the main meal at brunch.

Pair with a stunning, refreshing cocktail to start Mothers day off on a high.

20. Crab Finger Sandwiches

If you know there is going to be a crowd at your moms Mothers day brunch and that there are some picky eaters in the crowd, serve these crab finger sandwiches.

Serve on a range of breads, a layer of seasoned crab meat and a range of toppings. From avocado, creamy pimiento or minty pea and pecorino, your guests will find something they love.

21. Green Eggs & Ham Croissants

Upgrade your eggs and ham sandwiches with this green eggs and ham croissant recipe.

Simple, filling and tasty, there isn’t anything you would change about these stunning savory croissants.

Swap out the green pesto for a spicy red pesto and you have a completely different dish. Perfect for breakfast, lunch and even dinner!

22. Eggs Benedict

In the classic breakfast meal known as “Eggs Benedict,” Canadian ham, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce are placed on top of an English muffin.

We all run when we hear the dreaded hollandaise sauce. But for a Mothers day breakfast, we think it’s worth it.

Perfect your poached eggs, toast your sourdough bread to perfection and no one will even notice if your hollandaise sauce is slightly overdone.

23. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

If you are really stuck on what to make for your mom’s Mothers day surprise and you just happen to have a bunch of ripe bananas ready for the garbage. You may want to consider this chocolate chip banana bread.

Moist and light with melted chocolate chips, you will definitely be making this bread again.

24. Fried Chicken & Waffles

Give your mom the ultimate Mothers day treat with this fried chicken and waffles recipe.

Smothered in maple syrup and a knob of butter for a classic soul breakfast!

Did we mention there is also no need for prepping your chicken. Pull it out of the refrigerator, coat and fry. It doesn’t get much easier.

25. The Perfect Omelet

When it comes to breakfast you cannot go wrong with the classic omelet. Even for Mothers day. Check out this recipe to find out how to make the perfect, fluffy omelet.

Make it with your mom’s favorite topping and don’t even think about skipping on the cheddar cheese. Bacon, mushrooms and spinach are some of our faovrite fillings for a nutritious breakfast.

Serve with a slice of toast to make it more filling and share a simple yet delicious meal.

You can even add a mimosa if you are feeling like taking this breakfast to another level this Mothers day.

26. Bacon Breakfast Burrito

Make this Mothers day breakfast fun, colorful and delicious with a bacon breakfast burrito. As there is no right way to make a breakfast burrito, there really isn’t a way you can mess it up.

Fill your soft tortilla with your favorite breakfast items. From bacon. Avocado, potatoes and some rice you can make your own delicious creations. Seare off your tortilla in a pan for that desired crunch and serve.

Ensure the cheese is perfectly melted or you may get sent back to the kitchen until it is done properly. Mothers know best!

Serve with a range of sauces and let everyone dig into their delicious breakfast burritos. There won’t be a crumb left to spare.

27. Mimosa Fruit Salad

This one is for adults only! Your favorite fruits infused in prosecco and fresh mint are the perfect brunch dessert.

Throw all of your faovrite fruits into a bowl with prosecco, freshly squeezed orange juice, a tablespoon of honey and fresh mint.

This boozy fruit salad is the perfect dessert or side dish to add to the Mothers day spread. You just have to remember that there is alcohol in there.

28. Jalapeno Popper Bagels

Add a pinch of spice to your regular cream cheese bagels. If you are aware of your mom’s spice tolerance or she just loves a jalapeno now and again, these bagels are spectacular.

All you need are bagels. Jalapenos, cream cheese and an oven or airfryer. Assemble your bagels, pop in the airfryer or oven until the cheese has a crispy crust and serve.

A breakfast twist on a classic jalapeno popper and you may just want to make these instead. After Mother day breakfast you can serve these for breakfast, lunch or as a tasty snack.

Add an extra layer of cheddar cheese for that glorious cheese pull as you take bite after bite.

29. Pecan Sticky Buns

Soft, mouthwatering dough topped with a sticky, caramel pecan glaze. You can already feel your taste buds tingling. You might even want to keep this recipe to yourself.

There will be no complaints at the table as you place down these buttery, sticky buns. Except when you run out and everyone wants more.

30. Poached Rhubarb With Yogurt

With three ingredients, this recipe is easy, delicious and aesthetically pleasing.

Poach your rhubarb with maple syrup and serve on a bed of greek yogurt. You can even go the extra mile and make your own granola. Or go to the store as you don’t want to serve this dish without it.

Let the sweetness of the rhubarb and the slightly sourness of the greek yogurt come together in your mouth with an added crunch from the granola. Perfection.

It is sure to impress at this Mothers day breakfast. You even serve it to your mom while she lies in bed with a cup of coffee!

31. Vegan Orange Bread

This vegan orange bread has a thick orange buttercream frosting and is delicious, fluffy, sweet, and zesty.

It comes together in a single bowl and is free of both gluten and processed sugar. Perfect for a decadent breakfast or brunch or as a dessert.

32. Chai Spiced Scones

Is there a better way to start the day than with a warming chair spiced scone and a warm cup of joe.

Or if your mom is an iced latte drinker. Make sure it compliments the warm, fruity spices of these cinnamon glazed scones. With a layer of vegan butter, they are a beautiful Mothers day breakfast.

33. Vegan Breakfast Skillet

No time to cook or bake on the morning of Mothers day? This vegan breakfast skillet can be made the night before and stored in the fridge.

Filled with vegan sausage, peppers, onions and potatoes, this recipe is filling and perfect for sharing with your mom on her special day.

Final Thoughts

You now have over 30 recipes to help make your mom’s Mothers day extra special.

Share with family or just to the two of you, make it sweet or savory, the possibilities of making your mom feel special are endless.

You just focus on making sure she doesn’t have to lift a finger and making delicious food.

Don;t forget to serve your chosen dish with her favorite beverage and bask in the moments you spend with your mom this Mothers day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still not convinced on what to make your mom on her special day or why we celebrate such an occasion? We have answered a selection of frequently asked questions to help.

What Do You Eat On Mothers Day?

There is no set menu or food traditions for Mothers day. Families prepare and enjoy their mothers favorite dishes to show gratitude for all she does.

Why Do We Celebrate Brunch On Mothers Day?

Brunch is so well-liked on Mother’s Day for one reason. Moms are frequently ignored.

They are constantly working in the background, cooking, cleaning, and lovingly easing our lives. The only day she is not required to do anything is Mother’s Day.

30+ Breakfast Recipes To Impress Your Mom This Mothers Day

30+ Breakfast Recipes To Impress Your Mom This Mothers Day

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Making sure your mom feels special on Mothers day doesn’t have to be hard. Try out one of these breakfast recipes to impress your mom this Mothers day.

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