Rhubarb Breakfast Pots with Granola Topping

Best Mother’s Day brunch recipes

Show your mum how much you love her on Mother’s Day by treating her to breakfast in bed or a special brunch. We have delicious recipes from light rhubarb and fruity bread to pancakes and eggs on sourdough toast

Looking for Mother’s Day brunch ideas? We can’t think of anyone more worthy of a slap-up breakfast in bed than mum. Make our Mother’s Day brunch recipes to celebrate, from sweet brunch recipes (fluffy pancakes, brioche French toast) to hearty, savoury ideas like our super cute eggs and ham baked in croissant cups, or epic breakfast burritos. 


Serve one of our Mother’s Day breakfast recipes on a tray with a pot of your mum’s favourite tea or coffee and a vase of flowers for a really thoughtful breakfast in bed.

Sweet Mother’s Day brunch ideas

Vegan pancakes with mixed berry compote

Check out our fluffy pancakes with vibrant berry compote. This indulgent vegan brunch recipe is easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes.

Vegan Pancakes Recipe with Berry Compote

Salted caramel-stuffed pancakes

Check out our light and fluffy pancakes packed with salted caramel. This easy recipe is simple to make and ready in just 30 minutes – an easy treat for the whole family.

Salted Caramel Pancakes Recipe

Blueberry smoothie and granola bowls

Check out our vibrant smoothie bowl with crunchy granola, blueberries and shaved coconut. This easy recipe is vegan friendly and comes from food writer John Gregory-Smith.

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Granola

Sweetcorn French toast with blueberries

Check out this super easy French toast recipe using sweetcorn, ready in 30 minutes. Try for an indulgent Mother’s Day brunch.

French Toast Recipe with Sweetcorn and Blueberries

Easy banana bread with peanut butter frosting

This is an easy Mother’s Day brunch idea that looks really impressive. It’s hard to improve on a classic banana bread, but we think the peanut butter addition just edges it! A real nutty twist on everyone’s favourite. Serve on a breakfast tray with a freshly brewed coffee for the best start to Mother’s Day. Click here to find our tips to make the perfect banana bread, with plenty more banana bread recipes to try.

Banana Bread with Peanut Butter Frosting

Breakfast rhubarb

Try poaching rhubarb in honey and orange, then top with yogurt, for a healthy and delicious breakfast idea for your mum.

Cinnamon buns

Yes they take a little while to make, but how impressed will mum be when you present her with homemade cinnamon buns? This recipe comes filled with marzipan and drizzled in chocolate, but personalise it however you wish.

cinnamon buns

Fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter

These fluffy ricotta pancakes with whipped honey butter are perfect for a special breakfast treat. If you haven’t tried whipping butter try this. It makes it light and airy and allows you to incorporate subtle sweet or savoury flavours. Try our pancake recipes here.

Tropical smoothie bowl

The easiest Mother’s Day breakfast idea, made using ready made smoothie mix that you can top with colourful ingredients. This tropical smoothie bowl is really easy to prepare and made with refreshing fruit and veg including carrot, pineapple, kiwi and papaya. Use mint leaves and coconut shavings to garnish or mix and match with different toppings.

Tropical Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Vegan banana bread

Looking for a vegan Mother’s Day brunch idea? Make a loaf of our moist vegan banana bread. This recipe is super moreish and easy to make. Serve as pictured on a tray with a mug of tea or coffee for a cosy breakfast in bed for your mum.

Easy Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

Rhubarb breakfast pots

Our pretty pink breakfast pots make a simple and healthy Mother’s Day breakfast idea, rippled with honeyed rhubarb and topped with oats and hazelnuts. More pretty rhubarb recipes to try here…

Rhubarb Breakfast Pots with Granola Topping

Breakfast cookies

A great idea if you’re tight for time, because these oaty biscuits can be made in advance. We’ve added mixed spice and cinnamon to our recipe, but if your mum prefers a different flavour – nutmeg maybe, or ginger – just go ahead and swap it in.

breakfast cookies

Buckwheat pancakes

Want to make your mum pancakes, but without the calories? This recipe for cinnamon buckwheat pancakes with maple syrup, yogurt, and fresh raspberries comes in at under 300 calories per serving so mums on a diet can still be treated.

French toast with sticky toffee walnuts

Make this hearty and indulgent Mother’s Day brunch idea. Your mum is bound to love this easy recipe. The toffee walnuts are so easy to make too that this is sure to become a family favourite. Click here to find out how to make the perfect French toast.

French Toast Recipe with Sticky Toffee Walnuts

Chocolate, coconut and raspberry quinoa porridge

Start Mother’s Day with this quinoa porridge packed full of guilt-free goodness. This recipe is quick with minimal ingredients, but looks really pretty. 

Chocolate, coconut and raspberry quinoa porridge

Savoury Mother’s Day brunch ideas


Check out this traditional South American breakfast recipe from Ecuador. This easy recipe is packed with plenty of flavour and will make for a great weekend brunch for Mother’s Day.

Tigrillo Recipe with Green Plantains

Coddled duck eggs with smoked haddock and spinach

Want an egg recipe to make for Mother’s Day? Try our easy recipe for rich coddled duck eggs baked with soft smoked haddock and topped with fresh chives – perfect for a Sunday brunch.

Coddled Egg Recipe with Duck Eggs and Smoked Haddock

Eggs and ham baked in croissant cups

Use croissant dough to make these cute breakfast cups filled with ham and eggs – perfect to serve as an indulgent Mother’s Day brunch.

Breakfast tacos

For a more unusual Mother’s Day brunch recipe, try our breakfast tacos. Use eggs with deep yellow yolks, like Burford Browns, so you get a nice colour contrast with the beans and chorizo, topped with pretty pink pickled onions.

Easy Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Baked avocado with smoked salmon and egg

Does your mum love avocado? This unique recipe is a great healthy brunch idea for Mother’s Day that looks really pretty. Serve on a tray with rye bread toast dippers (click here for our rye bread recipe), a pot of tea and a vase of daffodils.

Green spinach pancakes with smoked salmon

Looking for a colourful Mother’s Day brunch idea? Our savoury pancakes are packed with healthy spinach and served with smoked salmon for a delicate brunch for mum.

Spinach Pancake Recipe with Smoked Salmon

Bacon and egg crumpet melts

Spoil your mum with bacon, eggs AND crumpets. This quick and easy brunch recipe is perfect for lazy breakfast in bed.

Eggs royale with smoked trout & yuzu hollandaise

Because your mum deserves royal treatment, try this posh Mother’s Day brunch idea. Now this is something really special… smarten breakfast up with eggs royale (poached eggs and smoked salmon on an English muffin) and a homemade yuzu hollandaise. Go on, you can do it! Give yourself plenty of time to make it though, as hollandaise sauce does require patience.

Eggs royale with trout and yuzu hollandaise

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon

Avocado on toast with smoked salmon and a tomato dressing – a recipe that’s bound to get you out of bed in the morning. Creamy avocado and delicious smoked salmon feel like an indulgence, but this dish comes in at under 300 calories meaning you can have a little bit of luxury any day of the week. For more avocado on toast recipes, including vegetarian avocado on toast, click here…

Avocado Toast Recipe with Smoked Salmon

Baked smoked haddock and egg pots

These baked smoked haddock and egg pots are quick and easy to make and under 500 calories but feel indulgent for your mum to feel like a kid again with toast soldiers.

Ramp up your Mother’s Day brunch with a Bloody Mary, click here for our easy recipe…

Bloody Mary Recipe

Treat your mum to a Champagne breakfast on Mother’s Day with a glass of pink Champagne

We’ve found the best rosé Champagnes and pink sparkling wines to try. Click the link above to find out which are our favourites…

Nyetimber Rosé

Don’t forget the Mother’s Day present!

Click here for our up-to-date gift guide for the perfect Mother’s Day present

T2 gift set