40 Mother’s Day Brunch and Dessert Recipes from around the Web (2013)

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I have the best Mom in the world. It’s true. And yes, my opinion is subjective. I’m sure you think the same of your mom too. Or your grandma. Or your aunt. Or whoever it is that you call “Mom.” Whoever that person may be, I believe one of the best ways of expressing our love is through a delicious recipe. Recipes that ALL include an important ingredient: LOVE.

Whether you prefer to make brunch or dessert for your mom – I collected recipes from around the Web that are sure to satisfy and wow your darling Mother. But remember, food isn’t enough – be sure to actually tell her you love her too and give her a nice big hug. She’s done so much for you already! It’s her day! Happy (early) Mother’s Day!

Savory Brunch:

Italian Eggs: An easy egg recipe by @cookthestory for #BrunchWeek
1. Italian Eggs by Cook The Story^^
2. Rosemary & Lemon Goat Cheese Tart by The Cafe Sucre Farine
3. Mini Mushroom, Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittatas by Skinnyluscious
4. Polenta Huevos Rancheros with Asparagus by Pinch and Swirl
5. Spinach Sausage and Cheese Strata by Gluten Free Canteen

Baked Eggs with Tomato Sauce, Spinach and Quinoa
6. Baked Eggs with Tomato Sauce, Spinach & Quinoa by Coffee & Quinoa
7. Leek and Parmesan Frittata by Heo Yeah Yum
8. Spicy Veggie Breakfast Hash with Poached Eggs by Chezspence
9. Breakfast Grilled Cheese by She Knows

Sweet Brunch:

10. Cacao Protein Pancakes with Macqui Berry Yogurt Sauce ^^
11. Caramelized Coconut Banana Bread French Toast by Half Baked Harvest
12. Chocolate Chip Cookie Protein Pancakes
13. Gluten Free Peach Breakfast Calzones by The Non-Dairy Queen
14. Strawberries and Cream Scones by Cookin’ Canuck
15. Cinnamon Raisin French Toast by Fork Knife Swoon

16. Orange Amaretto Syrup for Pancakes by The Slow Roasted Italian
17. Strawberry and Cheese Brunch Paninis by Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish
18. Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes by Drink & Dish


Honey Apple Pie with Raisins and Nuts
19. Honey Szarlotka with Nuts and Raisins ^^
20. Protein Carrot Cake by Food and Yoga for Life
21. Raspberry Almond Lemon Cake by The Little Epicurean
22. S’mores Brownie Pie by Sally’s Baking Addiction

23. Very Berry Streusel Bundt Cake by Hungry Couple ^^
24. Pineapple Mango Greek Yogurt Cheesecake by Foods for the Soul
25. Flan Tres Leches Cake by Willow Bird Baking
Magic Cake
26. Magic Cake by Kitchen Nostalgia^^
27. Chocolate Beet Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze by The Law Student Wife
28. Mum’s Poppy Seed Cake by Gourmantine’s Blog


Rose Water and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes
29. Rose Water Vanilla Bean Cupcakes by Kailley’s Kitchen
30. Tiramisu Cupcakes
31. Roasted Banana Cupcakes with PB Ganache Frosting by Chocolate Moosey
32. Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes by Life Made Sweeter

33. Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes^^
34. Hard Cider Cinnamon Cupcakes
35. Espresso Cupcakes by Just Enjoy Food
36. Cheesecake Toffee Cupcakes by Gluten Free Canteen
angel food cake
37. Angel Food Cupcakes with Strawberry Meringue by Daisy’s World^^
38. Peach Bellini Cupcakes by Baked In
39. Lemon Meringue Cupcakes by Life is Great
40. Oreo Cookies & Cream Cupcakes by Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt

Hope you enjoy these wonderful recipes. Obviously, I included more desserts than brunch because I am totally a dessert girl. That’s just me 🙂

Kammie wants to know:

  • Which of these recipes listed do you like the most?

  • What’s your favorite recipe to make for Mother’s Day?

Let me know in the comments below!

Last Updated on March 27, 2019

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  1. Thanks so much for including me!

  2. Hi, Kammie!

    Thanks for including my photo and the link to my post on Angel Food Cupcakes with Strawberry Meringue. I appreciate it very much.

    Your blog is beautiful, and full so many delicious things to try.


  3. SO many amazing recipes to choose from this mother’s day! Thanks so much for including my pie. 🙂

  4. I’m a big fan of brunch because it makes it OK to drink before noon. I do a crock pot French toast and overnight oats in the crock pot, then a big fruit salad and mimosa bar. Everyone wins!

  5. Thanks for including my cupcakes!

  6. Aw! I totally miss my MAMA!!! 🙁 Although, she does NOT like brunch – ha ha!

  7. Wow, what an amazing roundup! Thank you for including my Peach Calzone! I need to look through all of these for my mother’s day feast now.

  8. Those chocolate chip pancakes look so good!! I need to buy some protein powder so I can make them!

  9. So am I allowed to make these recipes for myself to celebrate Mother’s Day, despite the fact that I am not a mother and won’t be with my mother for Mother’s Day? I can just make them and pretend I’m sharing with my mom, right? Haha. Sooo many good things here!

    p.s. if I remember correctly, I think once upon a time you mentioned that you were moving to Lakeview in May? Feel free to shoot me an e-mail or whatever if you want to grab coffee or hang out sometime!

    • Yesssss thank you for reminding me!! I did! I’m actually at the Next Door Cafe right now cause we still don’t have internet haha I’m emailing you right now!

  10. I love all these ideas!! Especially the “sweet brunch” list 🙂

  11. The baked eggs actually sound wonderful! I like it the most.

    My mom has asked me to make her chicken and dumplings. So guess what I’ll be making? LOL!

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