45 Easy Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Spoil Mom with these easy and dreamy Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas! Get the perfect recipes for a cozy breakfast in bed, or for dressing up your table with a full family brunch.

Cinnamon roll waffles on a white plate
Cinnamon Roll Waffles from House of Nash Eats

It’s that time of year again! What do you have planned for Mother’s Day? Cozy breakfast in bed? Or maybe there’s a full brunch spread in the works, in the company of friends and family. Whatever is in the cards, let these easy brunch ideas inspire you to treat Mom to something special!

Mother’s Day is the best opportunity to let her sleep in, tucked under the covers while you prepare a fresh cup of coffee, alongside one or more of these tasty breakfast recipes. From pancakes to casseroles, bacon to brunch cocktails, these recipes are perfect for pampering.

Plus, these simple recipes keep the clean-up to the minimum – so you can take care of the kitchen post-brunch, while Mom puts her feet up!

Fluffy Pancakes

Whether you’re serving Mother’s Day brunch in bed or at your table, a tall stack of pancakes is in order no matter what!

Sheet Pan Fruity Pancakes


These luscious fruit-filled pancakes will have the whole family rising and shining. Made easily in a sheet pan with four types of fruit!

A pile of fluffy vegan strawberry pancakes drizzled with syrup.

Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Pancakes

Impress Mom with these tasty berry-licious plant-based strawberry pancakes! This is a simple yet delicious recipe for gluten-free, vegan pancakes that’s nothing short of fluffy and fabulous.

Maple syrup being poured over a stack of fluffy pancakes

Fluffy Old Fashioned Pancakes


A rustic stack of fluffy, spongy pancakes is perfect for spoiling Mom – with a no-fuss recipe that’s stood the test of time.

Strawberry and Cream Sheet Pan Pancakes


Slice into these strawberries and cream sheet pan pancakes for a real Mother’s Day breakfast treat. Soft and fluffy, with just the right amount of fruit and sweetness.

French Toast

From classic French toast recipes to overnight casseroles, spoil Mom with one of these must-try French toast ideas!

Syrup being poured from a small white pitcher onto a breakfast muffin. More muffins are on a cooling rack in the background.

Baked French Toast Muffins

These baked French toast muffin cups are adorable and so deliciously sweet and spiced! An easy breakfast recipe to serve drizzled in maple syrup.

Two slices of challah french toast with a slice taken out, whipped cream and blueberries on top

Challah French Toast


Your usual French toast breakfast is kicked into high gear with thick, custardy slices of homemade challah bread! The ultimate brunch upgrade.

strawberry shortcake on serving plate

Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake


A classic dessert meets an equally classic brunch dish, and the result is simply heavenly! This strawberry shortcake-inspired French toast casserole is made with cubes of tender pound cake, strawberries, and cream.

This triple berry brioche French toast bake is a breakfast or brunch dish that your overnight crew will love! Fresh berries are layered throughout the rich and buttery brioche bread. Your family and friends will love you!

Triple Berry Brioche French Toast Bake


Brioche bread and berries come together in this easy French toast casserole recipe that you can make the night before! Wake Mom up to the aroma of this delicious breakfast bake filling the house.


These tasty and easy waffle recipes are made for (literally) striking while the iron’s hot, perfect to serve up fresh at brunch!

A stack of homemade waffles topped with cherries

Belgian Waffles


There’s something cozy and comforting about homemade waffles, and this easy recipe is perfect for showering Mom with some TLC. This Belgian waffle recipe is fail proof!

This Buttermilk waffles recipe is topped with berries and coated in maple syrup

Buttermilk Waffle Recipe


Whip up a full plate of picture-perfect, classic buttermilk waffles for something extra special. These are so fluffy and crispy, ready to be loaded with Mom’s favorite waffle toppings – and it only takes 15 minutes!

A close up of almond flour waffles on a plate topped with whipped cream and sugar-free maple syrup

Keto Almond Flour Waffles


Try this easy recipe for a homemade waffle that’s as delicious as it is health conscious! Made with almond flour, these keto waffles are grain free and sugar free, without sacrificing any of that crisp-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside waffle goodness!

Banana waffles on a white plate with fresh bananas and blueberries.

Homemade Banana Waffles

These waffles are bananas! And we’re pretty confident that your Mom will think so, too. Full of flavor, easy to make, and even easier to eat, these wholesome banana waffles are just the best.


For something special and savory this Mother’s Day, a creamy quiche is the way to go. Try one of these easy and flavorful recipes for quiche, loaded with delicious ingredients!

A close-up shot of a piece of crusted quiche on a serving plate

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche with Bacon

A simple and hearty recipe for quiche that’s loaded with melty cheddar, crispy bacon, and tender broccoli.

Slice of spinach quiche on a plate.

Spinach Quiche

This fluffy vegetarian spinach quiche is nutritious and flavorful, full of healthy greens and cheese. Plus, you can make it ahead for easy serving, cold or warmed in the oven!

A spinach mushroom quiche on a baking tray lined with parchment paper

Spinach Mushroom Quiche

Infuse your brunch with an extra dose of earthy veggies with this easy spinach and mushroom quiche. Don’t forget the three types of cheese!

Dairy-Free Quiche with Mushrooms + Leek

Leek + Mushroom Dairy-Free Quiche

If you’re in need of an easy and delicious dairy-free quiche this Mother’s Day, this is the recipe you’re looking for! This is the best healthy quiche idea made with an awesome combination of leeks and mushrooms.

A Bacon Quiche Lorraine Beside a Gray Tablecloth and a Glass of Water

Easy Quiche Lorraine with Bacon

A traditional quiche recipe that is bound to awe and amaze at brunch – in looks and in flavor! A feast for the eyes and full of flavor thanks to smoky bacon, bright pops of green onions and creamy shredded Swiss cheese.

Eggy Breakfast Ideas

A handful of eggs-cellent recipes that your Momma Hen is going to love! From easy overnight breakfast casseroles to fluffy, flavorful scrambled eggs.

egg bake in a white baking dish

Overnight Egg Bake Recipe

Lay the groundwork the night before with this easy overnight casserole! Salty prosciutto, tangy goats cheese, and creamy provolone elevate your average breakfast bake into something truly special.

Sausage Breakfast Casserole on plate with tomatoes and scallions

Sausage Breakfast Casserole

This recipe was made for brunch! A mouthwatering breakfast casserole loaded with sausage, eggs, and melted cheese.

Hawaiian Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

Hawaiian Scrambled Eggs with Cheese

Take Mom on a mini-vacation with these tropical-inspired scrambled eggs! A unique twist on a classic breakfast staple, made with smoky ham, cheese and juicy pineapple!

side shot of american breakfast muffin on a white plate

“American Breakfast” Egg Muffin Cups

An All-American breakfast, packed into an adorable savory breakfast muffin cup. Eggs, bacon, hash browns – you know what we’re talking about!

How To Make Creamy Scrambled Eggs


Whip up the creamiest, fluffiest batch of scrambled eggs in honor of Mom! This is the best recipe to perfect your skills with a skillet, and make the most delicious eggs while you’re at it.

How About Some Bacon?

Go on and pair a crispy bacon recipe with any of your favorite brunch dishes, and cook up one of these delicious meaty breakfast ideas!

Cloud Eggs with chopped bacon and grated Gruyere cheese. These are so good and easy to make for breakfast!

Cloud Eggs with Bacon and Gruyere


Rich golden egg yolks surrounded by airy egg whites whipped up to be as light as clouds, topped with crumbled bacon. With gruyere cheese and green onion, this is a breakfast flavor bomb of epic proportions!

Bacon twists in a glass jar

Twisted Bacon


Put a fun twist on your crispy bacon just for the occasion! These easy bacon twists are the perfect way to take your brunch spread up a notch.

Pancake Bacon Dippers! A soft pancake surrounds a crispy piece of bacon that you can dip right in maple syrup!

Bacon Pancake Dippers


Take a hands-on approach to Mother’s Day brunch with these chewy, smoky bacon strips set inside a fluffy pancake that are the best for sharing and dipping!

Breakfast slider being lifted out of baking dish

Cheesy Bacon Sausage Breakfast Sliders


The perfect combination of salty, sweet, and savory, these tasty breakfast sliders are effortless to make, filled with meaty bacon and sausage, melty cheese, fluffy eggs and a touch of maple syrup!

pouring hollandaise sauce over eggs benedict casserole

Eggs Benedict Casserole

A deconstructed Eggs Benny in the form of an incredible overnight breakfast casserole! Made with layers of English muffins, bacon, and eggs smothered in creamy Hollandaise sauce.

Brunch Drinks & Cocktails

Easy drink ideas to keep your brunch food company! Raise a toast to all the strong, motherly figures in your life with a celebratory Mother’s Day cocktail.

Cold brew latte recipe in a glass with ice cubes

Cold Brew Latte [+VIDEO]

Make a batch of perky homemade cold brew into delicious iced lattes, perfect for Mother’s Day. This is an easy recipe to dress up Mom’s morning coffee, that goes the extra mile!

Angled view of three glasses of strawberry agua fresca

Pineapple Strawberry Agua Fresca

Light and refreshing agua fresca made with blended fresh pineapples and strawberries, sweetened with agave nectar. A lovely flavored sipper to serve with breakfast!

a cup of homemade strawberry milk with a glass of strawberry syrup in back and fresh strawberries to the sides

Homemade Strawberry Milk

Creamy homemade Strawberry Milk with juicy fresh strawberries and no artificial colors, flavors, or dyes!

Strawberry Sparkle Cocktail with a strawberry shimmer layer of white chocolate and strawberry syrup and Bailey's strawberries and cream. Perfect drink for Valentine's Day!

Strawberry and Cream Cocktail

Strawberries for sweetness, Strawberry Irish Cream for smoothness, and a little shimmer just for Mom! This is a bright and colorful brunch cocktail that’s sure to have everyone tickled pink!

Two peach bellinis beside each other on a gray cutting board with a cork and two fresh raspberries

Peach Bellini Cocktails


A peach bellini is a fabulous and easy, fruity cocktail, perfect for toasting! Bubbly and tropical, this bellini recipe is just what your brunch table needs.

up close photo of champagne flutes with pineapple mimosas

Pineapple Dole Whip Mimosas


An island-style spin on a classic mimosa, made with fresh pineapple and coconut milk! This Dole Whip inspired cocktail idea is a holiday you can take, without leaving home!

Breakfast Sweets

No brunch is complete without a little something sweet – these easy muffin and scone recipes are just the ticket!

a bowl filled with blueberry muffins

Easy Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Delicious bakery-style blueberry muffins that just so happen to be gluten free! This allergy-friendly muffin recipe is just the right amount of sweet, made with gluten free flour and sprinkled with brown sugar.

Pile of glazed maple scones on layer of parchment paper

The Best Maple Scones Recipe

Mom is going to love these indulgent homemade scones, full of cozy maple flavor thanks to pure maple syrup. The perfect addition to any brunch spread!

A stack of three blueberry scones drizzled with vanilla glaze

Easy Blueberry Scones Recipe


A classic recipe for buttery blueberry scones that will have your house smelling absolutely amazing! The best way to wake up in the morning.

glazed strawberry scones

Strawberry Shortcake Scones

These tender, golden home-baked scones are dotted with fresh strawberries and drizzled with vanilla glaze, shortcake-style!

Charcuterie Board Ideas

Graze a little, or graze a lot with these creative ideas for homemade brunching platters. Find inspiration in these easy charcuterie boards, great for customizing with all of Mom’s favorite snacking foods!

A charcuterie board containing a bunch of breakfast food including pancakes and maple syrup

Simple Brunch Charcuterie Board

A fully-loaded breakfast buffet, all on a single platter! This easy brunch charcuterie board is filled with a variety of brunch-inspired goodies, everything from pancakes and breakfast sausages to fruit and hard boiled eggs!

How To Make an Easy Charcuterie Platter


An easy how-to sharing all the tips and tricks for a perfect charcuterie board! Put together a fabulous, awe-inspiring snack platter filled with meats, cheeses, and more.

Dessert Charcuterie Board

Dessert Charcuterie


Fashion your own salami out of chocolate for this fanciful dessert platter. An easy recipe for chocolate chorizo nestled among fresh fruit, sweets, and more chocolate!

dessert charcuterie board on display

Fruit and Dessert Charcuterie Board

Fresh cut fruit and an assortment of tasty dessert favorites make up this easy dessert charcuterie! Everything you need to fill an impressive platter.

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