Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Skip the long restaurant lines and spend some quality time with Mom at home by preparing a gourmet brunch for her this Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, turn the tables on your mom in the kitchen and serve her a homemade meal made with love

Mother’s Day is one of the busiest days in the restaurant industry. So if you have the kind of mom who prefers a quiet, homecooked meal, it’s time to don your apron and whip up a little something special for her special day.

Not only is this a great way to spend some quality time together, but she’ll also be impressed by the effort you put into making her something delicious and unique.

Here’s a selection of our favourite recipes for a special Mother’s Day brunch that’ll wow your mom.

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Savoury Breakfast

Gluten-free Eggs Benny: A unique take on the traditional version,Eggs Benedict with Sundried-tomato Polenta Cakes, Avocado and Yogurt Hollandaise is full of flavour, and it’s gluten-free.

Salmon and Broccoli Casserole: If you’re serving brunch for the whole family, try a larger dish like this unusual Bagel, Salmon and Broccoli Casserole, which is sure to impress and satisfy.

Fancy Grilled Cheese: If Mom isn’t a big fan of eggs, make her a gourmet sandwich like a Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Peaches and Basil.

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Sweet Side Dish

Baked French Toast: French Toast is a classic brunch dish, but this Baked Raspberry French Toast will soon become a new tradition.

Bread Pudding: Take a walk on the wild side and tryBlueberry Bacon Bread Pudding. That’s right – blueberries and bacon in the same dish!

Fresh Fruit Ice Cream: It’s a special occasion, so why not follow your mid-morning feast with some yummy frozen treats, likeFresh Banana Ice Cream?

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Baked Goodies

Muffins: If your mom’s a continental breakfast lover, bake up a bevvy of muffins, like these Carrot Bran Muffinsmade without eggs or some Gluten-free Carrot Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins.

Macarons: These French treats are all the rage, and you can either buy a giftbox of assorted macarons, or try making these lemon macarons yourself. Which would your mom appreciate more?

Cookies: No one can say no to a Nutella-Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie, or an Oreo-stuffed chocolate-chip cookie. Your mom will surely feel the love with these!

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Delectable Drinks

Hot Chocolate: Brunch wouldn’t be complete without a tasty beverage. Mimosas are always a good choice, but if your mom prefers something hot, try this Gourmet Spicy Hot Chocolate.

Watermelon-lime Agua Fresca: Or, keep it healthy, and give your mom a hearty serving of fruit in a glass, with this refreshing Mexican thirst quencher, an Agua Fresca.

Spa Water: If she’d rather stick with a simple glass of refreshing water, try this Herb-infused Spa Water.