23 Last Minute Mother's Day Brunch Ideas That Will Help You & Mom Celebrate
You probably think that your mother deserves a mansion with an in-ground pool overlooking the ocean. But when you are pressed for time (and also don't have billions of dollars), last minute Mother’s Day brunch ideas will have to do. That does not mean these delicious recipes are not as valuable, though. In fact, for most mothers and stepmothers, a cozy homemade brunch means the world.
Of course, you cannot forget about the other mother figures in your life. This might include aunts, grandmothers, or family friends. Even older sisters, cousins, and mentors may double as a mother figure. All of these amazing women deserve recognition for their care and love on this May holiday.
So, whether you are celebrating one woman or five, you cannot go wrong with these delicious recipes. Complete the day with a touching handwritten Mother’s Day card. You can always include Mother’s Day quotes, but do not hesitate to include inside jokes and personal memories. That is what really pull at her heartstrings and make her feel special.
The best part? Making brunch at home means that you will not have to deal with reservations, crowds, and long lines. This way, you can save your energy for a shopping spree, hike, or trip to the movies — whatever makes your mama happy.
1. Strawberry Grapefruit Mimosa
There's nothing wrong with orange juice and champagne, but Mom deserves something special. Make her a strawberry grapefruit mimosa with A Beautiful Mess.
2. Tequila Sunrise Mimosa
Want to take things up a notch? Make a colorful tequila mimosa, thanks to Damn Delicious. This one is pure Instagram material.
3. Champagne Mojitos
Champagne and rum come together in this refreshing drink by Foodie Crush. And for the love of all things tasty, don't forget the fresh mint.
4. Vanilla Bean Iced Coffee
Aside from mimosas, coffee is a brunch must-have. Learn how to make the perfect vanilla bean iced coffee with Half Baked Harvest.
5. Thai Tea Frappe
If Mom loves unique flavors, make this Thai tea frappe by A Beautiful Mess. See you never, Starbucks.
6. Blueberry Peach Coffee Cake
Coffee cake is amazing on its own. But if you really want to impress Mom, add blueberries and peaches with some help from Half Baked Harvest.
7. Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes
The secret to getting away with last-minute cooking is to use crazy ingredient combinations. Joy the Baker's peanut butter bacon pancakes totally fit the bill.
8. Banana & Chocolate Chip Baked French Toast
This baked French toast recipe by Foodie Crush is made with cinnamon swirl bread. That is all.
9. Salami Waffles
Obviously, our mothers deserve everything and then some. Brown Eyed Baker's salami waffles come pretty darn close, though.
10. Acai Breakfast Bowls
If Mom likes to keep things healthy, whip up an acai breakfast bowl. Feel free to tweak Deliciously Yum's recipe according to her taste buds.
11. Scrambled Egg & Roasted Asparagus Toasts
To give the standard toast an upgrade, check out this recipe by Foodie Crush. Easy peasy.
12. Bacon Broccoli Potato Frittata
Frittatas are excellent for a quick foolproof breakfast. Check out Foodie Crush's bacon broccoli potato frittata.
13. Blueberry Lemon Pancakes
Like toast, pancakes deserve an upgrade. Visit Adventures in Cooking to learn how to make this blueberry lemon version.
14. Peaches And Mango Breakfast Bars
Breakfast bars are super easy to split and share. This peach and mango idea by Deliciously Yum is the perfect ode to sunshine and sweetness.
15. Grapefruit Marscapone Pancakes With Maple Creme Fraiche
If you want to amp up the fancy factor, make grapefruit marscapone pancakes. Adventures in Cooking has the lowdown.
16. Curried Egg Salad Sandwich
Egg salad might not seem like brunch material. Yet, Foodie Crush's non-traditional curried version doubles as a mouthwatering last-minute meal.
17. Lemon Ginger Fruit Salad
You can't go wrong with fruit salad, especially when it has interesting flavors like lemon and ginger. Throw one together with A Beautiful Mess.
18. Spring Garlic Fried Eggs With Browned Butter
For something that's easy yet unique, make these spring garlic fried eggs with The Crepes Of Wrath.
19. Honey Muffins
So simple, so sweet. Literally. Find the delish tutorial at Brown Eyed Baker.
20. Lavender Blueberry Muffins
Something tells me these lavender and blueberry muffins by A Beautiful Mess smell ah-mazing. They're an awesome way to welcome spring, too.
21. Cherry Cheese Hand Pies
There's something so good about the combination of fruit and cheese. Foodie Crush brings them together in this hand pie how-to.
22. Mimosa Truffles
The only thing better than mimosas? Mimosa truffles. This recipe by Brown Eyed Baker involves actual champagne, people.
23. Homemade Honey Granola
If you need a side dish, make this honey granola by The Crepes Of Wrath. Use it as a topping for yogurt, oatmeal, or ricotta. Better yet, eat it by the handful.