40+ Five-Star Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Treat Mom to all the fixings (after she sleeps in, of course).

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Make Mom the top-notch breakfast she deserves by mixing and matching any of these elegant ideas. If you want a thoughtful gift to put at her place setting, try one of these 40 ideas under $50.

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Danielle Occhiogrosso
Everything Bagel Bake

Sure, you'll make it with Mom in mind, but we bet the whole family will be excited to get in on this dish. Luckily, it serves 6+ people.

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Mike Garten
Crustless Quiche Lorriane

All moms — including gluten-free ones — will love this tasty, low-carb quiche with plenty of Gruyère cheese and bacon.

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Mike Garten
Chard and Gruyère Eggs in the Hole

Give the classic egg-in-the-hole recipe a major Mother's Day upgrade with sautéed chard and melted Gruyére.

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Mike Garten
Flower Power Sunny-Side Eggs

Present these "flower power" eggs alongside a spring bouquet to make it an extra-special Mother's Day.

What you'll need: skillet pan ($20, )

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Mike Garten
Brie and Apple Tart

It's from Lauren Conrad, so you know it's good. Mom and Grandma will love the combo of brie, apples, pomegranate seeds, and almonds atop a flaky crust.

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Mike Garten
Lemon-Glazed Earl Grey Tea Bread

The scent of this sweet, fluffy bread with a sugary lemon glaze is exactly what Mom wants to wake up to on Mother's Day — trust us.

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Steve Giralt
Cinnamon Apple Pull-Apart Bread

This fluffy cinnamon bread stuffed with apples and brown sugar is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at this year's brunch.

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Mike Garten
Glazed Cinnamon Rolls

Keep it classic on Mother's Day with these homemade cinnamon rolls topped with a sweet, sugary glaze.

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Danielle Occhiogrosso
Raspberry "Cheesecake" French Toast

Take Mother's Day brunch to the next level by stuffing French toast with a yummy raspberry cheesecake filling.

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Mike Garten
Twice-Baked Citrus-Almond Brioche

Pull out all the stops for Mother's Day with this nutty, orange French toast that's almost too elegant to eat.


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WATCH: 2 Ways to Make Delicious Crepes

Skip the lines, and treat Mom to some perfectly elegant sweet or savory crepes at home this year.

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Kate Sears
Easy Deviled Eggs

This flavorful appetizer with chopped peppers and cornichons is particularly fool-proof.

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Kate Mathis
Eggs Stuffed with Smoked Salmon and Cucumbers

Deviled eggs are a timeless brunch tradition. Impress guests by adding smoked salmon, mayo, and dill to this hassle-free recipe.

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Con Poulos
Sweet and Savory Scones

This collection of baked goods all starts with the same base dough. Punch it up with a variety of mix-ins.

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EMILY KATE ROEMER
Radicchio Melon Salad

Fruit salad gets savory thanks to crispy prosciutto, bitter radicchio and salty Parmesan. Yum!

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Con Poulos
Flavorful Salad Combos

Bagged mixed greens are one of the easiest kitchen shortcuts, and serve as a base for these delicious combinations.

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Kate Sears
Apricot-Pistachio Salad

The mix of salty pistachios, dried apricots, and snow peas give salad a new spin.

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David Prince
Bacon Frisée Salad

Breakfast basics — a perfectly poached egg and crisp, crumbled bacon — combine in this bistro-style salad.

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Johnny Miller
Quick 'n' Easy Southern Biscuits

A special scoop-and-shape method yields the tenderest biscuits ever.

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Kate Sears
Two-Potato Gratin

What's better than potato gratin? Two potato gratin! This dish calls for yellow and sweet potatoes.

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Con Poulos
Mini Hash Browns

Mix up the flavor offerings for this classic brunch side. The trick to preparing them for a crowd: individual patties that are baked instead of fried.

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Mike Garten
Strawberry Cheesecake Flapjacks

Dessert or breakfast? With these decadent pancakes, it's kind of hard to tell the difference.

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Quentin Bacon
Sour-Cream Pancakes with Maple-Pecan Butter

Sour cream in the batter is the secret to making these pancakes super moist and tender. And the tangy flavor is the perfect contrast to the sweet, rich maple-pecan butter topping.


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Con Poulos
Ham and Cheese Breakfast Bake

Pop this delicious dish in the oven for the perfect lazy brunch.

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Kate Mathis
Sausage Scramble

A combo of sausage, potatoes, and egg make this a hearty dish that's sure to satisfy any appetite. Thanks to its quick cook time, you won't have to scramble around the kitchen Sunday morning.

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Anna Williams
Lox Scrambled Eggs

For this fast dish, just soft-scramble a dozen eggs with savory bagel-shop staples — smoked salmon and cream cheese. Sprinkle with onions and capers and serve family-style with sliced tomatoes.

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Kate Mathis
Overnight Savory French Toast

This year, serve Mom French toast — the savory kind! Bread coated in eggs and crusted in Gruyere rests overnight so you can both sleep in the next morning.

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Andrew Purcell
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Tomatoes

You'll be glad these feta-topped eggs come in individual ramekins, because you won't want to share.

What you'll need: ramekins ($13 for 6, )

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Quentin Bacon
Tomato-Cheddar Strata with Broccoli

An impressive brunch dish, strata casseroles can be assembled the night before they're baked, giving the bread time to soak up the dish's flavors.


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Con Poulos
Make-Ahead Quiche

A timeless quiche can be modified in so many ways. Bake one (or more) the night before, cover, and refrigerate until morning.

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What you'll need: quiche pan ($10, )

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