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10 Easy Mother’s Day Recipes

Anyone can whip up these mom-pleasing recipes

Published on: May 03, 2019

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Yogurt Parfait

Create a Mother’s Day granola and yogurt bar with this delicious compote as the star! Strawberries and rhubarb are simmered with lemon zest, lemon juice and sugar. This recipe from The Wooden Skillet is almost like having pie for breakfast. (Don’t worry, we won’t tell.) 

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Yogurt Parfait
Photo Credit: The Wooden Skillet

Parmesan Herb Drop Biscuits

These savory biscuits from Family Food on the Table require zero kneading or rolling and are ready in less than 25 minutes. Pair them with some scrambled eggs and fruit for a simple Mother’s Day spread.

Parmesan Herb Drop Biscuits
Photo credit: Family Food on the Table

Coffee Cake Muffins

These delicious muffins from Culinary Hill are sweetened with cinnamon and sugar, and walnuts add a nice crunch. Plus, they only need five minutes of prep — perfect for anyone who might be running a bit late to brunch. 

Coffee Cake Muffins
Photo Credit: Culinary Hill

Blueberry French Toast

Put all the focus on mom in the morning by making this French toast casserole from Well Plated the night before. Blueberries and lemon put a new twist on an old favorite in this impressive — yet crazy easy — brunch recipe. 

Blueberry French Toast
Photo Credit: Well Plated

Everything Bagel Breakfast Strata

Toasted bagel cubes, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, cooked onions and bacon make up this hearty breakfast strata from Running to the Kitchen. It only takes ten minutes of prep, and you and mom can be sitting around the kitchen table eating in under an hour.

Everything Bagel Breakfast Strata
Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen

Cinnamon Roll Cobbler Recipe

It’s sort of like breakfast, sort of like dessert, and totally mouth-watering. Just two ingredients are needed for this recipe from Crazy for Crust — pie filling and refrigerated cinnamon rolls — and you simply throw everything in a nonstick pan and put it in the oven. Easy as that!

Easy Cinnamon Roll Cobbler
Photo Credit: Crazy for Crust

Hot Buns

These bread-cradled baked eggs from My Kitchen Love look amazing but take little effort. Just hollow out rolls, pour a raw egg in each and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. My Kitchen Love suggests garnishing with micro greens, steamed asparagus, pea shoots and more.

Hot Buns
Photo credit: My Kitchen Love

Nutella Banana Waffles

Cinnamon, Nutella and bananas add something special to everyday waffles in this recipe from Flour On My Face. There’s even a recipe for Nutella syrup for a Mother’s Day brunch filled to the brim with everyone’s favorite chocolate-hazelnut spread. (As it should be.)

Nutella Banana Waffles
Photo credit: Flour On My Face

Apricot Preserves Crumb Cake

Cake with preserves baked in? Yes, please! In this crumb cake recipe from The Beach House Kitchen, a sugar, cinnamon and crumb topping gets sprinkled over apricot preserves with delicious results. Someone get the coffee going! 

Apricot Crumb Cake
Photo Credit: The Beach House Kitchen

Fudgy One-Bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Cake

Yes, just one bowl turns out this deliciousness! You’ll really wow mom — and steal all the attention at the brunch buffet — with this cake from Half Baked Harvest who says, “anyone can make this cake and not mess it up.” 

Fudgy One Bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Cake
Photo Credit: Half Baked Harvest


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