Now that Easter is behind us (how did that happen so fast?), it’s time to start thinking about Mother’s Day! Believe me, it’ll be here before you know it. This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 13th.

Treat mom to a delicious meal on her special day with these 21 yummy Mother's Day brunch recipes! Choose a few for one great meal or make a whole weekend of it and choose a bunch!

To kick off my annual Mother’s Day series, today I’m sharing some of my absolute favorite brunch recipes from fabulous bloggers. There’s something here for all skill levels. Plan one or two, or make it a whole week about mom!

Featured Fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

To me, brunch consists mostly of breakfast-type foods, with maybe a few lighter lunch fares thrown in. Honestly, I could eat breakfast food all day!

Almond Blueberry Scones

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Scones are a must for a proper brunch, right? Check out these delicious almond blueberry scones from Peas & Crayons to start your Mother’s Day brunch off right!

Vegan Strawberry Scones

21 Crazy-Yummy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes Vegan Strawberry Scones

Another yummy scone recipe, this vegan strawberry scones recipe from Fannetastic Foods is perfect as an accompaniment to the blueberry scones or on their own for your vegan mom.

Apple Butter Crepes

21 Crazy-Yummy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

If you want a light and delicious brunch recipe, crepes are definitely a great way to go. I love Olfa’s crepes at OurFamilyWorld, especially her homemade crepes with apple butter. This is a perfect dish to serve the kids at the brunch.

Skillet Sausage, Egg and Cheese Grits Breakfast Pie

21 Crazy-Yummy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Jenn of Peas & Crayons says the best thing about this breakfast pie is that it can be made in advance. I think the best thing about it is the fact that it looks delicious!

Hard Boiled Eggs Benedict

Hard Boiled Eggs Benedict Mother's Day Brunch Recipe

Another great Mother’s Day brunch egg dish, these hard boiled eggs Benedict from Home Cooking Memories are perfect for those who just aren’t into poaching eggs. I like when things get easier!

Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast

Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

French toast not only gets a vegan makeover in this Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast recipe from Connoisserus Veg, it also gets a protein kick thanks to the peanut butter. Yum!

Strawberry Shortcake 

Strawberry Shortcake Mother's Day Brunch Recipe

Every Mother’s Day brunch needs a tasty dessert to finish off the meal. I’ll take this Strawberry Shortcake from Just Us Four, thank you very much!

Blood Orange Almond Flourless Cake

Orange Almond Gluten-Free Cake Mother's Day Brunch Recipe

Another delicious dessert idea, this blood orange almond flourless cake from Living Sweet Moments is also gluten-free!

Fruity Infused Water

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You’ll need something refreshing to drink during your brunch. While I’m all about the coffee for most of the meal, I do like to keep something a bit more hydrating on hand, like this strawberry, lime cucumber and mint infused water from Back to Her Roots.

Find more yummy, refreshing beverage recipes in my iced-tea recipe roundup!

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake with Amaretto Cream

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Oooh, I want this one too! A twist on the traditional recipe, this dark chocolate strawberry shortcake recipe from Snappy Gourmet is still the perfect brunch ender, but designed for us choco-nuts!

For more dessert ideas, check out my favorite chocolate mint recipes

More Great Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes (odd number)

  1. Cheesy Sausage Crescent Ring from Just Us Four
  2. Breakfast Empanadas with Smoky Cheese from Snappy Gourmet
  3. Peanut Butter & Chocolate Swirled Baked Oatmeal from Ally’s Sweet & Savory Food
  4. Pancake Casserole from Table for Seven
  5. Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Pizza from How to This and That
  6. Avocado & Poached Egg Brunch Toast from Lauren Caris Cooks
  7. Slow-Cooker Cheesy Bacon Strata from Living Sweet Moments
  8. Sunrise Moscato Mimosas from Mama Harris’ Kitchen
  9. 20-Minute Vegetarian Brunch from Domestic Super Hero
  10. Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes from The View From Greak Island
  11. Baked Egg Boats from Laughing Spatula

These 21 delicious Mother’s Day brunch recipes should get your planning off to a good start! I’m all over those Strawberry Shortcakes! And that peanut butter french toast? Yum! They all look so amazing, it’s hard to decide where to begin!

Looking for more good eats? You might also like 35+ Spectacular Blueberry Recipes You’re Dying to Try!


Do you have a favorite Mother’s Day brunch recipe that you make for mom? Share in the comments!