50+ Delightful Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Updated On Updated August 3, 2022

You will find more than 50 delightful Mother’s Day Brunch ideas from savory egg bakes, sandwiches and tarts to decadent desserts, cakes and cocktails. Best recipes from different food bloggers that will make your Mom happy!

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It is so easy to prepare Mother’s Day brunch at home to enjoy delicious food and festive time with your family. Choose couple savory, sweet and cocktail recipes to prepare your own best brunch menu! We’re sure your Mom will appreciate it.

Most of these Mother’s Day brunch ideas are make ahead and easy recipes. You will also discover amazing Mother’s Day desserts and cakes for your tea party!

We hope this great collection of brunch recipes will help you prepare for the special day to spend together with your family. She deserves it!

50+ Mother's Day Brunch Ideas: egg bakes, savory tarts, desserts, cookies, cakes and cocktails. Make ahead and easy recipes for your mom.

Savory Breakfast and Brunch ideas

If you don’t want to start with sweets, check some of savory brunch ideas with eggs, cheese and vegetables. Healthy and delicious ideas, including chicken pancakes and sandwiches.

1. Breakfast Frittata – Cooking Journey Blog

Baked eggs with Brussels sprouts, mushrooms and tomatoes – easy and healthy brunch.

Breakfast frittata slice on a spatula, served for Mother's Day brunch

2. Spinach Quiche – Cooking Journey Blog

Simple, tasty and healthy crust-less quiche. Mini quiche is perfect for individual serving for Mother’s Day brunch.

Spinach quiche, served on wooden board on the black table. One slice is missing.

3. Herbed Tomato Tart – Erica’s Recipes External Link

Special recipe that can be made in advance. Perfect for sharing with your family.Herbed Tomato Tart served on the white plate

4. Asparagus Ham and Gouda Breakfast Strata – Savor The Best External Link

Rich, creamy and flavorful brunch dish that whole family will love!ASPARAGUS-HAM AND GOUDA BREAKFAST STRATA


5. Cheese Souffle Recipe with Roasted Asparagus – Went Here 8 This External Link

Classic Cheese souffle recipe that is fluffy and decadent. Delicious spring recipe that your Mom will love.

Cheese Souffle Recipe with Roasted Asparagus, view from top

6. Cauliflower Fritters – Cooking Journey Blog

Perfect recipe for easy, healthy and lazy start of the Mother’s Day.Cauliflower fritters with parsley, served on the gray table with tea. Cauliflower fritters – best cauliflower recipe for healthy breakfast. You need no milk, no sugar to make this easy pancake recipe tasty! This is one of breakfast ideas for kids, that you should try.7. Mom’s Creamy Chicken Mushroom Crepes – Urban Foodie Kitchen External Link

Elegant and delicious recipe for Mother’s Day brunch.

Chicken Mushroom Crêpes

8. Italian Antipasto Sandwich – Killing Thyme External Link

Vegetarian sandwich with goat cheese, leafy greens, olives, artichokes and vegetables, finished with balsamic drizzle.

Italian Antipasto Sandwiches on a board

9. Ultimate Oven Baked Omelette – Bitz N Giggles External Link

Tasty breakfast and brunch omelette, filled with ham, veggies and cheese.

Oven Baked Omelette on a plate with greens

10. Ham and Asparagus Quiche – Dishes Delish External Link

Delicious and easy quiche that is perfect for Mother’s day brunch.


11. Croque Madame – Sweet Tea and Thyme External Link

Decadent and comforting brunch sandwiches with creamy mornay sauce and sunny side up eggs.

Croque Madame sandwich with runny egg on top

Sweet Breakfast and Brunch ideas

Your mom has a sweet tooth? Check these sweet pancakes, pizza and bakes.

12. Blackberry Ricotta Pizza – Cooking Journey Blog

Pizza for brunch – why not? Fresh, cheesy, perfect transition between savory and sweet.

blackberry pizza with blackberries on a board

13. Strawberry Souffle Omelet with Caramelized Almonds – The Good Hearted Woman External Link

Spectacular Mother’s Day brunch idea. Delicate and airy omelet with fresh strawberries.

strawberry souffle omelet in a pan

16. Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes – Cooking Journey Blog

I can’t imagine a good weekend brunch without a stack of pancakes! This is and easy pancake recipe that you can follow along and cook with your mom.

A stack of fluffy buttermilk pancakes served with syrup on the white plate

15. Snickerdoodle Pancakes with Cinnamon Glaze – A Taste of Madness External Link

Easy recipe that will help you make light and fluffy pancakes for your Mom.

Snickerdoodle Pancakes with Cinnamon Glaze

16. Blueberry Pancakes – Eating By Elaine External Link

These Blueberry pancakes are gluten- and nut free, as well as vegan. Traditional family recipe.

Vegan and Gluten-Free and Nut-Free Blueberry Pancakes

17. Apple Pancakes  – Cooking Journey Blog

Apple pancakes are vegan and sugar free. It is one of the best gluten free breakfast ideas, made with simple ingredients like apples and banana.

Apple pancakes – Easy healthy breakfast


18. Dump and Bake French Toast Casserole  – The Seasoned Mom External Link

Easy holiday recipe that you can make ahead of time and reheat in the morning to enjoy delicious and satisfying brunch.

Dump-and-Bake Easy French Toast Casserole, served on the plate with strawberries

19. Blueberry Almond Baked Oatmeal – Haute And Healthy Living External Link

Healthy, filling and delicious Mother’s Day brunch idea that you can make ahead of time. It is refined sugar free, gluten free and vegetarian.

lueberry Almond Baked Oatmeal slice

Single Serving Mother’s Day Brunch Desserts

If you have a small family or want to surprise your Mom, you should check these cute desserts. These are easy to pack to give to your Mom!

20. Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp – Cooking Journey Blog

Delicious and healthy desserts with soft and warm berries and perfectly crisp topping.

Strawberry rhubarb dessert, served with yogurt and strawberries in individual ramekins on a black table.

21. Coffee Panna Cotta – Cooking Journey Blog

Creamy dessert that you can serve for vegetarian Mother’s Day brunch instead of coffee!

coffee panna cotta

22. Easy Chia Pudding with Strawberry Banana Ice Cream – Shahzadi Devje External Link

Vegan and Gluten-free brunch idea. It is a cold and creamy dessert that will make your buds dance.

Easy Chia Pudding with Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

23. Peaches and Cinnamon Granola with Yogurt Panna Cotta – My Kitchen Love External Link

Dreamy special brunch dessert that you can make ahead of time.

Peaches and Cinnamon Granola with Yogurt Panna Cotta

24. Easy Tiramisu – Cooking Journey Blog

Easy creamy coffee desserts, served in individual ramekins.

Easy tiramisu recipe, two individual desserts on a table.


25. No Bake Greek Yogurt Desserts Cooking Journey Blog

Easy desserts with chocolate biscuit crust, yogurt and strawberries. Easy to make, but looks beautiful.

No Bake Greek Yogurt Desserts on the seaside

Cookies, Scones and Shortbread

Perfect tea time treats! You can share them on the brunch table or pack as edible gifts.

26. Chocolate Cherry Cookies – Cooking Journey Blog

Tempting chocolate cookies with maraschino cherry.

4 Chocolate Cherry Cookies placed on a wire rack

27. Rooibos Tea Millionaire Shortbread – Veggie Desserts External Link

Decadent square desserts with layers of shortbread, caramel and chocolate.

28. Earl Grey Tea Infused Cookies  – Cooking Journey Blog

Simple recipe with Earl Grey Tea. Makes a perfect gift for your mom!

earl grey tea infused cookies

29. Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze – Lemon Blosssoms External Link

Soft, light and moist cake-like cookies will become your Mom’s favorite.

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

30. Banana Black Sesame Vegan Scones – Veggie Inspired External Link

Surprisingly delightful scones with sweet tahini glaze. Dairy and refined sugar free.

Banana Black Sesame Vegan Scones on a plate, served with tea

31. Eggless Chocolate Chip Scones – Mommy’s Home Cooking External Link

Easy, flaky and buttery scones are perfect for Mother’s Day brunch.

 Eggless Chocolate Chip Scones served with milk

32. Blueberry White Chocolate Scones – Erhardts Eat External Link

Special afternoon treats – fluffy inside and crispy outside, topped with lemon glaze. Truly delightful combination of flavors.

Blueberry White Chocolate Scones with Lemon Glaze

Muffins and Cupcakes

Muffins are must for any brunch like this. But cupcakes will make the table more festive and sweet!

33. Mother’s Day Cupcakes – Greedy Gourmet External Link

Show your mother how much you love her with theses delicious sweets that will make her smile.

Mother’s Day cupcakes on a black board

34. Lemon Chia Seed Muffins – Buy This Cook That External Link

Warm, light and wholesome muffins for a great start of the Mom’s day.

35. Easy Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream – Sugar Salt Magic External Link

You can easily surprise your mom with moist and fluffy vanilla cupcakes, topped with delicious strawberry buttercream.

Vanilla Cupcakes with strawberry cream and strawberry on top

36. Champagne Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream – Little Sweet Baker External Link

These beautiful cupcakes are full of champagne flavor, rich and moist. Perfect for Mother’s Day brunch!

Champagne Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream

Other Sweet Mother’s Day Brunch ideas

37. Lemon Squares – Cooking Journey Blog

Fresh and healthy raw desserts that need no baking. Keto, gluten-, refined sugar- and dairy free desserts.Lemon squares, stack on the black board with pistachios and mint

38. Cherry Clafoutis – Cooking Journey Blog

Easy French dessert for the Mother’s Day Brunch, made with frozen cherries.

Individual cherry clafoutis, served on a black table

39. Empanadas de Cajeta – Cooking Journey Blog

Sweet hand pies with delicious sweet caramel filling. Irresistible dessert!

Empanadas de cajeta on a white plate served on the table with cinnamon and a glass with cajeta brown caramel sauce

40. Heart-shaped Churros Coated with Strawberry Sugar – Elephantastic Vegan External Link

Easy Churros, served with chocolate sauce. No dairy, no eggs 100% vegan recipe for the loved ones.

Heart-Shaped Churros coated in Strawberry Sugar and served with chocolate sauce

41. Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing – Sweet and Savory Meals External Link

Put this easy, colorful and fresh salad on your Mother’s Day brunch menu!

Fruit salad in a white bowl

42. Best Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Joy Food Sunshine External Link

These gooey cinnamon rolls are better than Cinnabon rolls, topped with delicious cream cheese frosting.

Best Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with cream cheese

43. Easy Lemon Curd Fruit Dip – Flavour and Savour External Link

Creamy casual dessert with delicate lemon flavor. Easily made with cream cheese and Greek yogurt.

Lemon Curd Fruit Dip with berries

44. Strawberry Lemon Quick Bread – Yay For Food External Link

Sweet, fluffy and easy bread, packed with berries and lemon flavor.

strawberry lemon yogurt bread, cut on a board

Cakes, Tarts and Pies

Choose the centerpiece for your Mother’s Day brunch table!

45. Vegan Chocolate Cake – Cooking Journey Blog.

Rich chocolate cake with fresh strawberries – stunning Mother’s Day dessert.

Decorating vegan chocolate cake with strawberries

46. Blueberry Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce – Cooking Journey Blog

Easy cheesecake recipe with chocolate biscuit crust, topped with delightful fresh blueberry sauce.

Blueberry cheesecake slice on the plate with blueberry sauce

47. Easy Strawberry Tart – Cooking Journey Blog

Surprise your mom with a healthier version of strawberry tart. Flaky shortbread crust, fresh strawberry filling.

Strawberry tart and its slice on a plate, served on a black table

48. No Bake Mango Pie – A Taste of Travel External Link

This luscious mango pie is perfect for sharing with your family.

No-Bake Mango Pie served with fresh mango slices and mint

49. Turtle Cheesecake – Cooking Journey Blog

Delicious and irresistible cheesecake with pecans, caramel and chocolate.

A slice of Luscious Turtle Cheesecake on a white plate, with caramel and chocolate sauce and pecans

50. Lemon Strawberry Layer Spring Cake – Orchids And Sweet Tea External Link

Moist, fluffy, perfectly balanced cake for a special Mother’s Day brunch.

Lemon + Strawberry Layer Spring Cake with roses

51. Vanilla Swiss Roll Cake Recipe – Foodies Terminal External Link

This cake is like a cloud with light and fluffy sponge, soft whipped cream filling.

Vanilla Swiss Roll Cake Recipe with strawberries on top

52. No Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake – Waves In The Kitchen External Link

Bright, creamy, lemony and lightly sweetened dessert. An easy to make showstopper for your Mother’s Day Brunch.

No-Bake Strawberry Mascarpone Tart decorated with fresh berries

53. Delightful Lemon Tart – Cooking Journey Blog

Sunny no bake lemon tart will be a beautiful and delicious centerpiece on your Mother’s Day brunch table.

Delightful Lemon Tart with no bake crust, decorated with lemons, strawberry and mint


54. Vegan Avocado Cake – Cooking Journey Blog

Healthy and delicious frozen cake recipe that is best enjoyed in the morning.

Avocado cake is tasty and healthy dessert, inspiring vegan cake recipe to make! Avocado and banana is a great combination of ingredients for this raw cake. What I love about this vegan dessert, it's no bake cake, easy to make, gluten free. Moreover, it has healthy ingredients, that come together in one delicious and beautiful cake. Nut and cocoa crust, perfect green filling, decorated with walnuts and cranberries


Refreshing drinks for Mother’s Day brunch.

55. Raspberry Mojito – Cooking Journey Blog

Make this easy non-alcoholic drink for your mother!

Raspberry mojito in a glass with lime and ice

56. Blackberry Ginger Bellini – Platings and Pairings External Link

Festive sparkling cocktail that is perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch table.

Blackberry Ginger Bellini with blackberry skewers

57. Gin and Blood Orange Mimosa – Flavor Bender External Link

Easy and refreshing cocktail to jazz up your celebration.

Gin and Blood Orange Mimosa served with waffles

58. Grapefruit Strawberry Mojito – Rhubarbarian External Link

Amazing spring cocktail that is made with fresh berries, grapefruit and mint.



Hope this collection of Mother’s Day recipes will help you create beautiful and mouth-watering menu. Simple and make ahead recipes for fun family gathering. Moreover, some of these brunch recipes will become your family favorites!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

50+ Mother's Day Brunch Ideas. Simple recipes: savory bakes and sandwiches, as well as desserts, cakes, cocktails and more.


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      Because who doesn’t love tomato tart for brunch, right? Have a great Mother’s Day Brunch!

  1. Mother’s Day Brunch problems solved! You’ve included so many terrific ideas in this roundup! Thanks for including my Lemon Curd Fruit Dip.

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