Look, ma, no hands! Here are 30 Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas for making this big day as special for her as it is for you. ❤️
On Mother’s Day, how do you show your mom that you care about spoiling her with her favorite foods?
And how do you celebrate the most important woman (or women) in your life?
People often have a meal to celebrate this US federal holiday.
While the typical American town has packed restaurants for the actual day, treat her to a home-cooked breakfast anytime!
We also show our appreciation for mothers and other women who act like mothers by giving them presents on this day.
But it’s hard to know what to get the mom who has everything.
You already got her that sweater she liked last year, so what are you supposed to get her now?
For this reason, we made a few suggestions for what to cook for your mother or your wife for breakfast.
Because let’s face it: moms love breakfast.
They love it so much that sometimes they’ll want breakfast for dinner.
Or even an afternoon snack or whatever.
They get kind of hungry after doing so much all day long!
Who can blame them, though?
So, we will share some ideas to get your loved one’s day started this Mother’s Day.
Scroll to #28 and make sure you see the complete list of these delicious breakfast recipes.
It’s so good it will make any mom’s heart sing.
Let’s check them all out!
These Potato, Ham, and Cheese Crescent Quiches are out of this world!
They’re so delicious that they’ll make any mom feel like a superhero.
The flavors are creamy ham and cheese combined with the bold, salty bacon, which will make these the hit of the morning.
And aside from tasting good, you can make them in just 20 minutes with only 7 ingredients!
2. Dutch Baby
A Dutch Baby Pancake is truly a thing of beauty.
It’s a fluffy and tender pancake that almost melts in your mouth.
And the only thing better than that is that you can top it with fresh fruit, maple syrup, chocolate spread, or powdered sugar.
Plus, with an extra quick batter that only requires a blender and a hot skillet, you can have these perfect soft pancakes on the table in less than half an hour.
If you want your mom to have a great Mother’s Day breakfast, this Ricotta and Orange Blintzes is your recipe.
The pancakes are extremely thin—they’re basically like paper—and they’re made from just two ingredients: flour and water.
You can also fill them with any kind of jam/preserve/compote or just leave them plain.
Either way, they’ll be delicious!
Something about the smell of a stack of hotcakes cooling by the window makes any mom feel at their home.
It’s comforting and sweet, making the perfect Mother’s Day morning breakfast.
But sometimes simple is better.
That’s when it’s time for these hearty Banana Oatmeal Pancakes to save the day!
They’re filled with oats and creamy banana flavor.
And since they taste so good, you can put more effort into topping them off than your usual pancake recipe.
Surprise your mom with an Asparagus, Peas, and Smoked Gouda Frittata for Mother’s Day!
Eggs taste delicious when you serve them with asparagus, peas, and smoked gouda.
On the other hand, the asparagus soaks up the custard, keeping it from drying out on the edges and giving it a lovely texture.
The peas then pop with each bite and add a burst of sweetness.
And the smokiness from the cheese ties everything together nicely without overpowering anything.
If your mom loves French toast but is tired of the typical white bread that everyone uses, check out this fantastic secret ingredient—pound cake!
The best part about using pound cake is that it’s already thick, so you’ll have to worry less about your bread breaking apart while it soaks in the milk or egg mixture.
But, if you prefer something even more filling, try it with cornflakes to add texture and make it impossible to resist gobbling up every last bite!
7. Bagel Quiche
This bagel quiche has all the delicious flavors of vegetables and cheese baked into an eggy mixture but with a chewy bagel base.
Plus, you can serve it up for breakfast or dinner—really any time of day.
And how does it taste?
It tastes like a hybrid between two favorites: quiche filling and bagels!
You’ll love having the texture of a fluffy egg pie without the hassle of making a crust from scratch.
Do you know what’s better than a basket of flowers?
A basket of MUFFINS!
We’re talking about Coconut Blueberry Muffins.
They have the sweet burst of blueberries and the nutty flavor of shredded coconut.
Plus, you can even make them at home!
It sounds impressive, right?
Your mom will love this easy Cheesy Ham Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole because it’s hearty and cheesy.
And thanks to the fresh spinach and mushrooms, it also has a lighter side.
It’s actually like everyone’s favorite quiche but in easy casserole form!
Plus, it’s an excellent way to start her day and remind her how much you appreciate her.
This recipe is a great way for any mom to enjoy a decadent breakfast treat that’s good for her.
Because this Oatmeal Coffee Cake gives out the best of both worlds—the sweet taste of dessert and the wholesome goodness of a rich and nourishing breakfast.
Bacon Mac and Cheese Egg Rolls?
That’s a mouthful and literally is everything your mom could ever want in the morning or any time of day.
And this recipe has crumbled bacon, and oozing mac and cheese wrapped up in egg roll wrappers and fried to perfection.
They’re delicious by themselves, but when dipped in barbecue sauce?
It’s heaven on Earth.
Creme Brulee Crunch Donuts are a tasty twist on the classic glazed donut.
Instead of having that dull old glaze all over it, these donuts have a crunchy brulee topping that adds a little extra something to a sweet morning fix.
And if you want to get crazy, you can even add some sprinkles!
Make your mom a yummy chocolate treat when you make her these Chocolate Brownie Waffles.
We know it might seem like some crazy mix-and-match thing.
Still, the sweet, smooth taste of rich, velvety chocolate makes these waffles so much better than any other chocolate-flavored treat.
Trust us, she’ll love it!
Eggs Benedict is one of the bests, right?
It consists of smooth, poached egg encasing salty Canadian bacon, runny yolk dripping over toasted English muffin, and a warm Hollandaise sauce… mmm!
This dish is great for a special occasion breakfast, like Mother’s Day—but it’s so delicious that your mom will want to have it every weekend.
Cinnamon French Toast sticks are the perfect way to load up on that sweet and cinnamon goodness that your mom will love in the morning.
And, yes, it beats trying to flip an entire slice of bread in your mouth every time you take a bite!
They’re also great for dipping into syrup or whatever else you have on hand.
But feel free to enjoy them as is–they’re fantastic all by themselves!
These Lemon and Raspberry Crepes are a fun and delicious breakfast dish!
It’s light but still creamy, and the zing from the lemon curd is what really makes it stand out, in my opinion.
The raspberry sauce is also interesting; it has a subtle tartness that any mom loves.
It just complements the lemon perfectly!
So, if you want to present a special breakfast recipe for Mother’s Day, these are a great choice.
This Cowboy Hash Brown Skillet combines a bit of everything.
It’s got a bit of meat, some carbs, and an all-around satisfying meal that your mom can enjoy for Mother’s day breakfast or dinner (or even brunch).
You can even add some refried beans for extra protein to get a full-on Tex Mex experience.
Do you want a breakfast dish that’s simple and elegant but still tastes like you put a lot of effort into it?
This Spinach and Goat Cheese Tart with onion leek recipe is just what you need!
Mixing the goat cheese with eggs helps it firm up a bit when baking, so you get a satisfyingly-sturdy bite in every forkful.
And together with the leeks, which are sweeter than onions but still have an oniony flavor, the tart has just enough tang and savory taste to balance out the sweetness of the egg mixture.
19. Sweetheart Rolls
This Mother’s Day, show your loved one that you care by making these Sweetheart Rolls!
These little bundles of deliciousness taste are like a fluffy cloud filled with strawberries and cream, but even better because they’re baked.
So, if you want to tell your mom how much you love her, this is one way to do it!
These Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut Muffins are so pretty; they’ll make moms feel extraordinary on Mother’s Day or any other special occasion!
But what makes them special?
They have the moist and delicious flavors of cinnamon sugar doughnut cake and creamy vanilla buttercream frosting of strawberry shortcake.
And with fresh strawberry toppings, these muffins make a fabulous breakfast recipe that will please your mom and make her ask for more!
This Apple Fritter Casserole recipe has all the flavors of an apple fritter but in a baked casserole for your family!
It’s filled with flaky layers of croissants, caramelized apples, and apple butter-flavored cream, all baked to perfection.
Then drizzled with a sweet glaze–there is no way this could be anything other than delicious!
This is a Mother’s Day breakfast for the busy mom!
The sweet potato can be loaded with hearty and delicious ingredients.
Still, it’s easy to throw together, so you’ll hardly worry about being a morning person (or a cooking expert) to whip this up.
The main star is the sweet potato stuffed with scrambled eggs, cherry tomatoes, sweet maple sausage crumbles, and avocados, with oozing melting cheese on top.
Yes, that all gets stuffed in this sweet potato.
So, if you are searching for an easy recipe to impress the woman who raised you right, this is it!
These Blueberry Crumb Sticks are for those who have to choose between the blueberry muffin and the crumb cake.
It’s like a mixture of the two but more fun and portable than its original counterparts.
The berries in the batter sing with juiciness, so ripe that they release their own natural sweetness as they cook.
Then, the crumb topping is buttery, nutty, and crunchy.
And best of all, you can whip up the entire recipe without having to stand over the stove for more than fifteen minutes.
Are you plumb out of Mother’s day breakfast ideas?
That’s fine because we’ve got a delicious, fast recipe idea: Smoky Ham & Cheese Potato Frittata!
This dish blends smoked ham, paprika, and Gouda cheese with baby red potatoes, chives, and shallots.
And it adds an extra dash of class to your holiday breakfast or dinner table.
A quick tip: It would pair well with yogurt and fruit or a side salad.
CookingChew’s Easy Parmesan Breakfast Potatoes would go great with this!
This is a breakfast pizza topped with a sunny egg, smoked mozzarella, and fresh basil.
And the secret ingredient is smoked mozzarella cheese, which gives the pizza its smoky flavor—hence the name.
But the final details are the sunny egg, fresh basil, and red pepper flakes.
They simply add something a little extra to round out all of the flavors.
The egg also adds creaminess and color, while the fresh herbs add brightness and crisp notes to cut through the other flavors.
Give this list of air fryer breakfast recipes a try too!
We’re still trying to figure out what’s the secret in this Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole.
Maybe it’s the combo of sausage and melty cheese or the fact that there are tater tots involved, and you’re always right with a good tot.
Either way, we know this is a superb recipe for Mother’s Day breakfast.
It’s got that perfect combo of savory sausage, melted cheese, and crispy tots, which, when combined, are just… well, swoon-worthy!
Here’s the CookingChew spin on Easy Sausage & Potato Casserole too!
Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day with a five-ingredient dish that takes literally zero time to put together and is both filling and tasty.
We’re talking about avocado toast, of course!
This recipe is different from your regular avocado mash-up: we’ve put together five ways that take the avocado toast experience to new heights of flavor.
We’ve got sweet, savory, sour, spicy… you name it, we’ve got an all-around avocado toast for your mom!
Chilaquiles are one of those amazing Mexican breakfast dishes that even the whole family will love.
Aside from featuring a sunny-side-up egg and enchilada sauce-soaked tortilla dish that is easy to make, this recipe is also delicious.
Actually, it requires very few ingredients.
And the combination of fresh chile and tangy tomato creates a flavor that’s hard to beat—and it takes just minutes to whip up.
Eggs aren’t for everyone.
Here are some breakfast recipes without eggs!
This recipe is truly a bang for your buck in flavor.
It’s terrific for Mother’s Day breakfast or lunch, and it also makes for an excellent light dinner.
And although it’s simple, there is something magical about the combination of avocado, egg, and smoked salmon that is hard to replicate.
The dynamic colors alone are enough to make anyone who tastes it drool.
We can say that the dish is simply tantalizing in both texture and flavor!
It is a simple, savory dish of soft-cooked eggs simmered in a robust tomato sauce flavored with garlic, herbs, and red pepper flakes—aka Shakshuka!
Plus, it is a recipe that’s easy to make for Mother’s Day brunch or breakfast for dinner.
It’s also believed that the name originated from the spicy tomato sauce the eggs are cooked in.
The bottom line
The truth is, cooking a fantastic breakfast for your mom can be very easy.
All of the recipes listed here are pretty easy and fun to make, with ingredients that you are certain to find in your kitchen or local grocery store.
And as they say, the key to cooking a great brunch (or potluck!) lies in the flavors that you choose.
So, before you start gathering ingredients, have a small discussion with your favorite person about their favorite flavors, and you will greatly improve your chances of making something that everybody loves!
Hopefully, our list of Mother’s Day recipes has given you a few new ideas for Mother’s Day breakfast.
Here are 30 Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas for making this big day as special for her as it is for you.
Well, Happy Mother’s Day, everyone!
- Potato, Ham & Cheese Mini Quiche
- Dutch Baby
- Ricotta & Orange Blintzes
- Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
- Asparagus, Peas & Smoked Gouda Frittata
- Pound Cake French Toast
- Bagel Quiche
- Coconut Blueberry Muffins
- Cheesy Ham Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole
- Oatmeal Coffee Cake
- Bacon Mac & Cheese Rolls
- Creme Brulee Crunch Donuts
- Chocolate Brownie Waffles
- Eggs Benedict With Hollandaise Sauce
- Cinnamon French Toast Sticks
- Lemon & Raspberry Crepes
- Cowboy Hashbrown Skillet
- Spinach & Goat Cheese Tart
- Sweetheart Rolls
- Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut Muffins
- Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole
- Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
- Blueberry Crumb Sticks
- Smokey Ham & Cheese Frittata
- Smoky Breakfast Pizza With Sunny Side Up Egg
- Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
- Avocado Toast (5 Ways!)
- Chilaquiles With Eggs
- Avocado Filled With Smoked Salmon & Egg
- Eggs In Purgatory (Shakshuka)
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