These 40 Healthy-ish recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch and Dessert are the best ways to treat Mom on her special day. Including recipes for moms who are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and omnivores!
Mother’s Day is around the corner and in my book, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a homemade meal. That’s why I’ve rounded up all of the best recipes for Mother’s Day brunch and breakfast.
From fun colorful pancakes to quick breads to towering layer cakes, these 40 recipes are guaranteed to make Mom glow this Sunday.
Start Mom’s day on a delicious note with these easy brunch recipes.
Is there anything more festive than fluffy homemade pancakes dotted with rainbow sprinkles?
If Mom is an Oreo lover, she’ll go crazy for these vegan pancakes that taste just like her favorite cookie.
For a savory Southern brunch recipe, this hearty biscuit strata is ideal for a crowd.
You’ll be so glad you broke out the waffle maker for these crisp, just-sweet-enough brown butter waffles with sweet banana flavor.
This french toast recipe is perfect for May. It’s a bit sweet, a bit acidic and totally buttery and fluffy thanks to brioche bread.
For a Mother’s Day breakfast you can take on the go or enjoy outdoors at a picnic, these flaky blueberry scones can’t be beat.
These pancakes have tons of flavor from whole wheat flour and are jam-packed with fresh fruit.
Mom will be impressed by how light, airy and fluffy these cinnamon-spiced waffles are. Not to mention dairy-free and egg-free!
Treat Mom to a childhood treat elevated by your personal touch. These adorable pop tarts are stuffed with real strawberry flavor.
This is a perfect big-batch brunch recipe to feed a hungry crowd on Mother’s Day morning.
Leaving out the flour means these pancakes are dense, cakey and totally delicious.
Go all-out for Mom with crispy fried chicken and (that’s right) CHOCOLATE waffles. Wait till you try this match made in heaven.
You’ll be amazed how cauliflower turns into crisp, crunchy bites with a delicious sweet and spicy flavor.
This classic Mother’s Day brunch dish can also be served for lunch or dinner.
There’s nothing better than a tall stack of chocolate chip pancakes, and this recipe gets extra moisture and sweetness from ripe bananas.
Go Cajun for Mother’s Day brunch with this fun savory french toast recipe topped with hearty chickpeas.
This recipe gets bold NYC flavor all baked into one fully-loaded baking dish.
Banana and oats is a perfect flavor pairing, but once you try them as waffles, you’ll never go back to regular oatmeal.
Speaking of oatmeal, these whole wheat pancakes are hefty and full of wheat flavor.
Whether you serve these fluffy cinnamon-spiced treats for breakfast or dessert, you can’t go wrong.
This stunning tart has a delicious upgrade from elegant salted caramel in the filling.
Light, airy and springy, the donut-loving mom in your life will go crazy for these cute little sweets.
Soft and moist on the inside and crisp, crumbly on top, these muffins are a great make-ahead Mother’s Day dessert or brunch.
Go wild with these thick, sticky, nutty swirled buns that happen to be dairy-free and egg-free
Put your own spin on NY cheesecake for mom with this unique recipe.
The pretty pastel blue frosting is truly the icing on this beautiful blueberry layer cake.
This is a classic dessert with real vanilla flavor and homemade cream cheese frosting food good measure.
If Mom is more of a strawberry person, she’ll love this oaty fruity layer cake.
Because who doesn’t love cookie dough? When it’s layered with brownies too? This cake is a total crowd-pleaser!
A sophisticated dessert with beautiful spiced orange slices on top.
There’s no need to choose just one flavor when you can give mom a beautiful display of colorful homemade donuts!
Tangy cream cheese ensures this pound cake is moist and tender, while the strawberry glaze is the icing on top!
Peanut Butter lovers, this one is for you! Layers of nutty peanut flavor with fluffy chocolate chip cake.
Turn Mo’s favorite cookie and dessert into a two-bite treat!
Miniaturize Mom’s favorite cheesecake with these two-bite fluffy treats.
This cake is pure spring with bright lemon and fruity berries in every layer.
Give classic strawberry shortcake a new twist with whole wheat and pure maple syrup.
This is a classic Southern dessert reimagined for Mother’s Day into fluffy, tangy cheesecake bites.
Adorable rolled strawberry buns are the pink and fluffy dessert perfect for Mother’s Day.
If Mom loves cheesecake, she’ll surely be excited for this beautiful tangy and fruity lemon-blueberry show-stopper.
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