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A Springtime Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Whether dad and the kids serve up breakfast in bed or Mom does most of the cooking herself, we’ve got the brunch recipes all moms love to cook and eat, from classic eggs Benedict to muffins to decadent chocolate waffles. But regardless of who does the cooking—just be sure to help Mom wash those dishes.


Asparagus & Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast

Elevate eggs and toast into something special for your Mother’s Day brunch. The softly cooked egg yolks in this dish become a delicious sauce for the toast and asparagus.

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Ricotta Blintzes with Dried Fruit Compote

This classic brunch dish consists of a creamy ricotta filling wrapped in tender crêpes and cooked in butter until golden-brown. It's topped with a sweet-tart compote of dried cherries, apricots and figs.

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Waffles

Want to really impress the Mother’s Day brunch crowd? Far from innocent breakfast fare, these deep chocolatey waffles are made all the more sophisticated by a seductive nutty Frangelico brown-butter syrup.

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Asparagus, Ham and Mushroom Strata

This strata is the perfect make-ahead. It makes a gorgeous centerpiece, it’s delicious, and it can be assembled up to two days before brunch and baked just before serving.

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Creamy Scrambled Eggs

This truly tender, creamy scramble can be made brunch-worthy simply by adding 2 Tbs. chopped smoked salmon, 2 Tbs. cream cheese, and 1 tsp. thinly sliced scallions.

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Pancake Soufflé Muffins with Strawberry-Maple Syrup

These slightly sweet treats are a delicious cross between a muffin, a pancake, and a soufflé. Egg whites beaten to stiff peaks help them rise, and buttermilk gives them tang.

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Streusel

This is the perfect coffee cake to serve to guests as they arrive for brunch. While they’re nibbling, you can finish frying or poaching eggs for the next course.

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This Tex-Mex adaptation of scrambled eggs with corn tortillas was originally created to use up stale corn tortillas, and it’s perfect for a crowd. It holds up well, and guests can customize their breakfast with condiments like salsa, chipotle sour cream, green onions, and diced avocado.

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Luxury English Muffins

Every mom deserves a little luxury now and again. These better-than-store-bought muffins are 2 to 3 inches tall, with a beautiful golden brown griddled crust and beg to be slathered in butter or jam.

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Classic Eggs Benedict

The key to this brunch classic is delicious simplicity: poached fresh eggs, Canadian bacon, toasted English muffins, and an authentic hollandaise sauce.

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Smoked Salmon, Goat Cheese & Artichoke Quiche

The high-sided, free-form crust makes this spring quiche an especially elegant addition to your Mother’s Day brunch.

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Dipped Strawberries

These fun treats are easy to make: Just dip strawberries in jam, then roll them in the toppings of your choice.

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