Top left pink pancakes on a white plate, top right quiche on a light background, bottom left chocolate crepes with fruit, bottom right strawberry scones on a baking rack.

20 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas That’ll Wow Mom

Skip the long restaurant wait and make one of these delectable Mother’s Day Brunch ideas.

From homemade fluffy pancakes to red velvet donuts, these Mother’s Day brunch recipes will show your mom just how much you adore her.

Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes

Pancakes topped with cream cheese and strawberry sauce on a white plate with gold trim.
Photo Credit: An Edible Mosaic

Your mom will go crazy for these buttermilk pancakes that are finished off with a heavenly cream cheese topping, strawberry sauce, and fresh strawberries.

Get the Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes

Salmon Quiche

Salmon quiche with green onions on a white plate.
Photo Credit: The Dizzy Cook

Made with salmon, broccoli, and herbs, this cheesy quiche will have your mom asking for the recipe.

Get the Recipe: Salmon Quiche

Mini Waffle Sandwiches

Mini waffle sandwiches with fruit on a white counter.
Photo Credit: Savvy Honey

Since these cute mini waffle sandwiches use frozen waffles, they’re a great last-minute brunch idea that you can throw together quickly.

Different ingredient variations and ways to serve these are included, too.

Get the Recipe: Mini Waffle Sandwiches

Monkey Bread

Monkey bread on a white plate with white background.
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

Need a cheap and easy brunch idea that’ll please both kids and adults? Make this cinnamon monkey bread that’s made with just four ingredients,

Get the Recipe: Monkey Bread

Red Velvet Donuts

Photo Credit: My Happy Bakes

If your mom loves red velvet cake, then these donuts are guaranteed to be a hit. The cream cheese frosting is absolutely amazing.

Get the Recipe: Red Velvet Donuts

Bacon and Egg Galettes

Bacon and egg Galettes with seasoning on a light background.
Photo Credit: It’s Not Complicated Recipes

These perfectly golden pastry squares are loaded with bacon, eggs, and delicious caramelized onions.

Get the Recipe: Bacon and Egg Galettes

Cherry Sweet Rolls

Cherry sweet rolls on a plate with a pink bowl in the background.
Photo Credit: Sense and Edibility

Made completely from scratch, every bite of these sweet rolls is filled with dark, sweet cherries.

Get the Recipe: Cherry Sweet Rolls

Fluffy Pink Pancakes

Photo Credit: xoxoBella

Add some color to your Mother’s Day brunch spread with these gorgeous fluffy pink pancakes.

Edible flowers are optional but are a pretty touch for Mother’s Day.

Get the Recipe: Fluffy Pink Pancakes

Nutella Overnight Oats

Nutella overnight oats in jars on a light background.
Photo Credit: Blue’s Best Life

Make these Nutella overnight oats the night before so you can spend quality time with your mom instead of being stuck in the kitchen.

Get the Recipe: Nutella Overnight Oats

Strawberry Buttermilk Scones

Photo Credit: Vintage Kitchen Notes

Picking up scones from the bakery can get expensive, especially if you’re feeding many people.

These homemade scones are way cheaper to make and the fresh strawberry glaze is perfection.

Get the Recipe: Strawberry Buttermilk Scones

Chocolate Cruffins (Croissant Cinnamon Rolls)

Cruffins topped with icing and chocolate chips on a baking sheet.
Photo Credit: Midwestern HomeLife

If your mom is a fan of both croissants and cinnamon rolls, this is a must-try recipe.

Cruffins are a croissant and cinnamon roll hybrid that has all the cinnamon roll flavor you love but is made using flaky, golden crescent rolls.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Cinnamon Cruffins

Hawaiian Roll Breakfast Sliders

Left breakfast sliders with meat and eggs on a roll on a white plate, left breakfast sliders in white casserole dish.
Photo Credit: She’s Not Cookin’

If you’re feeding a lot of people at your Mother’s Day gathering, making sliders is way easier than assembling individual sandwiches.

These cheesy sliders are filled with scrambled eggs and ham and then finished with a maple butter topping.

Get the Recipe: Hawaiian Roll Breakfast Sliders

Yogurt Parfaits

Glass cups of yogurt parfaits on a counter.
Photo Credit: Get Inspired Everyday

Simple to make, these parfaits are made with a tasty triple-berry fruit sauce, granola, and yogurt.

Kari from Get Inspired Everyday serves these parfaits in jars, which is a great idea. Another fun way to serve these on Mother’s Day would be to set up a parfait bar so everyone can make their own.

Get the Recipe: Yogurt Parfaits

Pancake Charcuterie Board

Photo Credit: Sweet Fix Baker

Mom will be impressed with this delightful pancake charcuterie board.

Included are a list of pancake topping ideas and step-by-step directions for assembling the board.

Get the Recipe: Pancake Charcuterie Board

Asparagus Puff Pastry

A row of asparagus puff pastry on a serving plate with fresh herbs.
Photo Credit: Blue’s Best Life

These asparagus puff pastries couldn’t be easier to make. They’re made with premade pastry dough, which is a time-saving shortcut.

Get the Recipe: Asparagus Puff Pastry

Chocolate Crepes

Photo Credit: The Flavor Bender

Mom will definitely get her chocolate fix with these decadent and rich crepes.

Also included are recipe variations such as mocha, peanut butter, passionfruit, and more.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Crepes

Blueberry Croissant Bake

A piece of blueberry croissant bake on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Sparkles to Sprinkles

You can’t go wrong with this crowd-pleasing bake, which is filled with croissant pieces, juicy blueberries, and whipped cream.

Get the Recipe: Blueberry Croissant Bake

Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats

Peach cobbler overnight oats in a jar topped with yogurt with peach slices in the background.
Photo Credit: Britney Breaks Bread

Peaches, maple syrup, and almond butter combine to make these overnight oats that taste just like peach cobbler.

Get the Recipe: Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats

Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket (crescent rolls wrapped around breakfast sausage) topped with seasoning on a grey baking sheet.
Photo Credit: Simply Stacie

A fun twist on pigs in a blanket, this recipe cleverly uses sausage instead of hotdogs. Plus, it’s a wonderful kid-friendly option.

Get the Recipe: Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket

Overnight Pancake Casserole

Plates and a pan of overnight pancake casserole on a table with a napkin.
Photo Credit: NeighborFood

Want a hassle-free Mother’s Day morning? Simply make this foolproof pancake casserole the night before and heat it up the next day.

Get the Recipe: Overnight Pancake Casserole

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