Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Tasty crepe, French toast, and egg recipes that Mom will flip for, complete with how-to videos, ratings, reviews, and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Blueberry Waffles with Fast Blueberry Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 125
I am fortunate to have four blueberry bushes in my back yard, and they supply me with fresh blueberries all summer long. This is one of the recipes that I use to help use up the massive amount of berries that I pick each summer.

Very Easy Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 133
In a hurry? Make this fruit salad in about 10 minutes. You can add or subtract different fruit according to your taste and what is in season.

Chef John's Monte Cristo Benedict

Rating: 4.5 stars 123
Imagine the best French toast you've ever had, combined with the best ham and cheese sandwich you've ever had, topped with perfectly poached eggs. You don't need any Hollandaise because the poached egg yolks are the sauce.

Basic Crepes

Rating: 4.5 stars 3849
See how easy it is to make crepes. You'll need just 6 common ingredients for these French-style pancakes.

Chef John's Greatest Brunch Hits For Mom

Chef John's Greatest Brunch Hits For Mom
By Leslie Kelly

Poached Eggs Caprese

Rating: 4.5 stars 88
A delicious dish inspired by eggs Benedict with mozzarella, tomatoes, and pesto.

Overnight Asparagus Mushroom Strata

Rating: 4.5 stars 166
This recipe of my mom's is a colorful make-ahead dish that makes brunch a breeze! Substitute the asparagus with other veggies such as broccoli or zucchini, or add a cup of cooked diced ham or sausage for a non-vegetarian twist.

Sunday Morning Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 315
I love lemon poppy seed muffins and who doesn't love pancakes? So I brought the flavors together in this fluffy pancake recipe one lazy Sunday morning, and we loved them. It's quick to make and adds a little something extra to our weekend breakfasts. I hope you enjoy them on YOUR lazy Sunday morning.

Strawberry Bellini

Rating: 4.5 stars 10
A nice drink for Mother's Day, a brunch, or a shower.

Eggs Benedict Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 310
Overnight Eggs Benedict! Easy to make ahead, perfect for brunch or a special occasion or overnight house guests.

Baby Blintz Stacks

Rating: 4 stars 5
Blintz stacks with peach filling.
By Jennifer Crowe

Roasted Asparagus Prosciutto and Egg

Rating: 5 stars 38
Yes, cooking prosciutto does make dishes salty, but the taste of this dish is actually quite mild and pleasant to my palate.

Inspiration and Ideas

Strawberry Waffles
Rating: Unrated 12
A rather quick and easy waffle recipe, with the added goodness of fresh strawberries. Serve warm, topped with warm maple syrup, or the fruit syrup of your choice.
Overnight Blueberry French Toast
Rating: 4.5 stars 2201

This is a very unique breakfast dish. Good for any holiday breakfast or brunch, it's filled with the fresh taste of blueberries, and covered with a rich blueberry sauce to make it a one of a kind.