The Best Mother’s Day Breakfast-In-Bed Recipes

May 11, 2024
Amelia [Writer]

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Treat the special ladies in your life to a memorable Mother's Day breakfast in bed! Here are some droolworthy ideas to make their morning extra special.

The Best Mother’s Day Breakfast-In-Bed Recipes

As a mom myself, I've compiled a list of The Best Mother’s Day Breakfast-In-Bed Recipes that I know any mama will adore, and let me tell you, breakfast in bed tops the chart! Just imagine waking up to the smell of coffee brewing, pancakes sizzling on the griddle, and all your other favorite breakfast/brunch treats. It's pure bliss, and I'm convinced every mom will feel totally spoiled. Vegan, Dairy-free + Gluten-free Options.

collage of french toast, pancakes and mimosas.

Mother's Day is that one special day when we get to really show the amazing moms (or mama figures) in our lives just how much they mean to us. Honestly, it's my favorite day of the year—I get to sleep in and enjoy breakfast in bed. Haha. I've lined up all my faves that I know you'll love.

With tons of homemade breakfast + brunch ideas, plus my favorite drinks from lattes to mocktails (and of course a little Chocolate Espresso Martini moment). Hope these ideas fill your day with love and deliciousness! (I'm definitely sending this to my husband + kid ASAP! Haha)

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The Best Breakfast-In-Bed Mother’s Day Recipes

I don't throw around "the best" lightly, but trust me, these recipes are seriously going to make your mama's day incredibly special.

Up close shot of stack of pancakes with whipped cream and strawberries.

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Savor spring + summer mornings with our Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes! Fluffy pancakes, fresh strawberries + whipped cream—pure bliss on a plate. Gluten-free, Vegan + Freezer-friendly option.

Up close shot of french toast.

Peach Cobbler Baked French Toast

Have dessert for breakfast with our Peach Cobbler Baked French Toast! It's perfectly sweet, fluffy, and downright addictive. Gluten-free, Vegan + Make-ahead option.

Closeup of Balsamic Strawberry Brioche French Toast

Balsamic Strawberry Brioche French Toast

Make this fluffy Balsamic Strawberry Brioche French Toast recipe for brunch or breakfast that's full of deliciously fresh + bold flavors, just in time for Spring! Vegan + Gluten-free Option.

Southern Blackberry Cobbler Ice Cream

Okay I know it's not technically a breakfast food---- but this atop of waffles, pancakes or some french toast would be incredible.

Up close shot of baked french toast in a white baking dish with blueberries.

Baked Crunch Cinnamon French Toast

This big-batch Baked Crunch Cinnamon French Toast recipe is perfect for brunch or breakfast and boasts of deliciously bold flavors and textures. Make ahead + Gluten-free options.

Avocado toast with a fork on a white plate.

Saturday Morning Everything Avocado Toast

Your anytime breakfast or brunch favorite. With homemade everything seasoning, it's perfect for a lazy mother's day weekend. Vegan Gluten-free Option.

Cast iron skillet with a Dutch Baby Pancake with Berries.

Dutch Baby Pancake With Berries

A Dutch baby is a fun, fluffy and sweet breakfast that's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, especially topped with fresh, colorful berries.

Fork with a pieces of Flourless Espresso Chocolate Waffle

Flourless Espresso Chocolate Waffles + Strawberries

Made right in a blender, these flourless waffles are naturally sweetened, fluffy, thick, airy, and full of espresso + chocolate flavors! Gluten-free + Vegan.

Spring Vegetable Frittata in a skillet


This is the best spring brunch recipe and the only one you'll need! It's vegetarian, high protein, and loaded with flavor.

Closeup of Southern-Style Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

Southern-Style Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

Fluffy cloud-like cinnamon rolls meet the classic deliciously Southern spiced carrot cake, a match made in oven-heaven. Overnight, Vegan, + Gluten-free options.

Slice of cake with a drizzle of honey.

Honey Lavender Sheet Cake

Treat your mom to the delightful flavors of this Honey Lavender Sheet Cake. Dive into the soft + moist deliciousness and savor every moment. Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Cinnamon rolls on a stack of plates with a glass of milk, jam, and blueberries.

Blueberry Pie Cinnamon Rolls

These fluffy and soft delights are like two desserts in one! Bursting with blueberry pie goodness and comforting cinnamon, sure to be adored by any mama. Gluten-free, Vegan + Overnight Option.

Vegan Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread on parchment paper.

Vegan Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread

Banana bread is the epitome of comfort food for me. The fact that a slice is acceptable at any time of day is probably my favorite part of it. Gluten-free + Oil-free option.

Ice cream in waffle cones with a spoon and blackberries.

Southern Blackberry Cobbler Ice Cream

Scoop up this rich + velvety Southern Blackberry Cobbler Ice Cream—no churning required! It's a taste of the South in every chunky buttery cobbler bite. Dairy-free + Gluten-free options.

Lemon Blueberry Doughnuts with Sprinkles piled on a serving dish

Lemon Blueberry Doughnuts + Sprinkles

They are super airy, soft, with a slight crunch from the sprinkles, and are a delicious addition that comes loaded with classic lemon-blueberry flavors and fried to perfection. Dairy-free option.

Ice cream in a container with scoops on a white wood table with strawberries and cookies.

The Best Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

Creamy vanilla and strawberry goodness + buttery cookie bits create a soft, sweet, and scoop-able treat that any mom is sure to love atop of pancakes or waffles, (Or on its own nobody's judging here)  Dairy-free + Gluten-free Options.

Vegan Brunch Charcuterie Board with fruit, waffles, and more.

Vegan Charcuterie Brunch Board

This epic Vegan Charcuterie Brunch Board is the perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Drink Ideas

Because what's Mother's Day breakfast in bed without a yummy drink to sip alongside?

Glass full of fruit and dark red Loaded Hibiscus Mocktail near halved strawberries

Loaded Hibiscus Mocktail

Perfectly balanced between fruity and floral notes.

Glass and pitcher of pink lemonade with lemons and herb garnish.

Refreshing Pink Lemonade

Get ready to sip on something seriously delicious with our Refreshing Pink Lemonade! Bursting with the zesty tang of lemons and the sweet juiciness of watermelon, this drink is like summer in a glass. Vegan Option.

Four glasses of mimosas with flowers and raspberries.

Classic Mimosa Mocktails

Brunch just got a whole lot bubblier with our Classic Mimosa Mocktails! Picture this: freshly squeezed orange juice mingling with a bubbly Champagne alternative, all topped off with a sprig of mint. It's a toast-worthy treat that's sure to brighten up any morning! Ready in just 10 minutes. Alcoholic Option.

Salted Caramel Cashew Latte in a tall glass with caramel dripping down the side

Salted Cashew Caramel Latte

Who needs a trip to Starbucks when you can make this drool-worthy drink at home? Dairy-free + Vegan.

Whipped coffee overflowing in glass with a spoon being held up.


This effortlessly fancy concoction will infuse your mom's day with flavor and style, making it the perfect way to kickstart her morning with a dash of pizazz.

Up close shot of espresso martinis in a glass.

Chocolate Espresso Martini 

Treat your mama to a Chocolate Espresso Martini --- Where the rich flavors of espresso mingle with the sweetness of chocolate liqueur, making it the ultimate rich + creamy pick-me-up cocktail or mocktail!

That's A Wrap!

And there you have it! If you're craving more breakfast recipe inspiration, feel free to explore my Breakfast + brunch category. I hope you enjoyed this list and have a beautiful Mother's Day with your mama or anyone else special to you. I'm truly grateful for you!


Here, I’ve curated a list of cooking + baking essentials that I use to achieve my favorite baked goods or cooked meals, especially with many of the recipes on this list of mother's day recipes. Everything from my fave glassware, baking sheet, skillet, mixing bowls, cooking thongs, cooking utensils, skillets, dutch ovens, and more. SEE THEM HERE!

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If you tried any recipes from The Best Mother’s Day Breakfast-In-Bed Recipes or any other breakfast recipes on my website, please please leave a 🌟 star rating and let me know how you go in the 📝 comments below. And don't forget to tag @orchidsnsweettea_ on Instagram  and hashtag it #orchidsandsweettea! I love hearing from you!

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