Mother's Day is a special occasion to honour the mothers in our lives and show them our appreciation for all that they do for us. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious brunch spread and a thoughtful gift?
Mother's Day this year falls on 19th March 2023. So, whether you're planning to host a gathering or simply want to treat your mom or your partner to a special meal, a Mother's Day brunch is the perfect way to show your love and gratitude.
From classic breakfast dishes to savoury bites and sweet treats, there are endless options to create a mouth-watering spread that will make her day extra special. Here are our top 10 brunch recipes you could make for your mum and/or partner this Mother's Day.
Let's dive in and explore some of the best recipes for a memorable Mother's Day brunch!
1. Ham on Biscuits with Red-Eye Gravy by BHG Test Kitchen
Photo credits: Scott Little
This simple red eye gravy recipe requires only a two-to-one ratio of coffee and chicken stock. For a savoury diner-inspired breakfast, drizzle it into these ham biscuits.
2. Old Charleston-Style Shrimp and Grits by Berskine
Photo credits: Dotdash Meredith Food Studios
This restaurant-style shrimp and grits dish will transport you to the coastal beaches of South Carolina. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned cook, this top-rated meal will amaze everyone at the table, especially your mum or partner.
3. Vegan Sweet Potato and Lentil Cottage Pie by Liberty Mendez
A perfect recipe to try for your loved one, give this tasty meatless pie to your family and watch as they savour every bite. The umami sauce is prepared with mustard powder, soy, and a dash of pumpkin seeds for some added crunch.
4. Turkish Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes by Suzy Karadsheh
This is a simple recipe for anyone to try. Also known as menemen, this dish has soft and properly scrambled eggs with tomatoes, peppers, and onions! This easy one-pan recipe is ready in 20 minutes or less and is ideal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Just serve it with your favourite crusty bread. We're sure after tasting this, mum will be very happy!
5. Kedgeree by Jamie Oliver
According to "Larousse Gastronomique," kedgeree evolved from khichiri, a 14th-century mixture of spicy lentils, rice, fried onions, and ginger that was and is devoured across India. A recipe with smoked haddock, rice, greens, light spices, and eggs is a flavourful and homely meal that would be a hit with your family.
6. Chilaquiles Rojos by Ana Frias
Lose yourself in the deep, powerful flavours of Chilaquiles Rojos or Red Chilaquiles! A dish made with crispy corn tortillas that are generously coated in tomato and chilli sauce and topped with Mexican cream and cheese. This Chilaquiles recipe is a traditional Mexican dish that you and your mum/partner will relish!
7. Tomato and Scallion Cream Cheese Bagel Bake by Kate Merker
Photo credits: Mark Garten
Elevate your brunch strategy with this inventive, low-effort meal that will feed and satisfy your mum and partner. The delicious bake makes use of the built-in taste of everything bagels and scallion cream cheese, while the roasted tomatoes provide juicy bursts of colour.
8. Baked Oatmeal by Jeanine and Jack
Give your traditional oatmeal breakfast a twist with this flavourful Baked Oatmeal recipe by Love & Lemons.
9. Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Stuffed French Toast by Lena Abraham
Photo Credits: Erik Bernstein; Food Styling: Makinze Gore
A perfect breakfast for the spring. It's just what you need when you're craving a sweet breakfast to go with your morning coffee. Classic French toast stuffed with a thick, lilac-coloured blueberry ricotta.
10. Strawberry, Banana and Oat Chia Cups by Tesco
Overnight chia pudding with a twist! Put a spring in your step with this lively fruit cup; a sweet blend of strawberries, chia seeds, bananas, oats, and yoghurt that is both energising and tasty.