Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

What better way to show Mom how much you love her than by helping out in the kitchen? Whether you choose to invite friends over for a casual brunch, or simply enjoy the occasion as a family, you'll make her day extra special with these delicious recipes. The best part? Lots of kid-friendly ideas, so everyone can pitch in!

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Tina Rupp

Broiled Grapefruit Tart

This beautiful tart is a wonderful way to start Mom's special day. The grapefruit slices will brighten her morning like rays of sunshine. For an added touch, serve with bagels, lox, and cream cheese. Perfect for entertaining guests!

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Tina Rupp

Ham & Egg Breakfast Cups with Hash Browns

These are simple to make, but very impressive. You'll want to make this recipe a family brunch staple!

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Kate Mathis

Southern Biscuits

Bake biscuits like Mom use to make. These warm and flaky treats are delicious alone, and even better when drizzled with honey and butter. Be sure to get the kids involved; kneading dough is a fun task for tiny hands.

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Alexandra Grablewski

Sunrise Parfaits

Let the kids help layer these healthy parfaits into pretty cups. Assemble them the night before so you can surprise Mom with breakfast in bed as soon as she wakes up.

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Paula Hible

Easy-Peasy Fruit Kabobs

Need to pull together breakfast in a flash? These simple fruit skewers live up to their name while still packing a healthy vitamin punch.

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Frances Janisch

Chocolate-Hazelnut Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce

You can't go wrong with this classic combo of fruit, nuts, and chocolate. These pancakes will have everyone asking for seconds, so keep a second batch warm in the oven while Mom devours the first.

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Tina Rupp

Sausage, Spinach and Swiss Strata

This crowd-pleasing breakfast strata is a fantastic, make-ahead main dish for a festive brunch. Assemble it the night before and bake it in the morning. Plus, it's a smart way use up leftovers -- get creative and sub in ham, broccoli, or whatever else you have in the fridge.

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Alexandra Grablewski

Creamy Veggie Soup

This gorgeous soup lets you know that spring has sprung, and its straightforward recipe makes it perfect for entertaining. Prepare the soup base ahead of time, then simply reheat the next day and top it off with heavy cream & potato flakes.

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Mark Ferri

Grilled Veggie Pasta Salad

The veggies in this yummy pasta salad will give Dad a chance to show off his skills at the grill.

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Paula Hible

Starry Chocolate Fruits

Celebrate Mom with this decadent treat. We think Mother's Day is the ideal excuse to indulge in chocolate for breakfast, don't you?

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Tina Rupp

Orange Pound Cake

Instead of serving orange juice as a brunch beverage, use it as an unexpected ingredient in this refreshingly zesty dessert.

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Peach Smoothie

Let Mom rest and drink this creamy, velvety smoothie while you clean up the dishes. It's a decadent yet healthy reward for all that she does.

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Gretchen Easton

Bacon-Cheddar Waffles

Break out the bacon! This dish offers the perfect combination of savory and sweet. 

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Gretchen Easton

Crepe Cake

With just a bit of help from Dad, your kids can create this showstopping striped dessert. 

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Gretchen Easton

Sparkling Pomegranate Lemonade

Sweet pomegranate ice cubes add extra flavor to homemade lemonade as they melt into this refreshing (and color changing!) drink. 

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Chia Seed Pudding

Let the little ones take the reins. This no-cook pudding is so easy, it can be completely kid-made. (Just be sure to assemble it the night before!) 

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Gretchen Easton

Broiled Grapefruit with Coconut

Give grapefruit an island spin! Mom will never believe something so delicious was this simple to make. 

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