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21 Awesome Mother’s Day Food Ideas

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Want to wow your mom? Make one of these Mother’s Day food ideas for a lovely Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch.

There are recipes for fruit tarts, crepes, Dutch babies, pancake brochette, Black Forest pancakes, waffles (champagne, cinnamon roll and chicken biscuit), breakfast pizza, quinoa cakes, cucumber tea sandwiches and soft boiled eggs. Add strawberry avocado salad, cinnamon butterfly chips with fruit salsa, daisy pretzel bites, strawberry pretzel dessert, fruit flowers, Rice Krispie flowers and a cupcake flower bouquet to the list. You could even dress them up with one of these Mother’s Day free printables! Doesn’t it all sound/look delicious? Mom is gonna like it!

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Mother's Day Food Ideas

1. Raspberry Dutch Babies :: Chasing Some Blue Sky

If you really want a special mom to feel treated on Mother’s Day, whip up raspberry Dutch babies for brunch! Better yet, serve them up in individual-sized cast iron skillets for cuteness overload. Ingredients are almost all staples found in most homes (butter, flour, sugar, salt, milk, eggs, and vanilla) plus fresh raspberries and orange zest.

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2. Rice Krispie Flower Treats :: Two Sisters Crafting

Get creative with Rice Krispie treats for Mother’s Day this year! Add a little food coloring and mold them into fun flower shapes. Display them in small flower pots!

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3. Fruit Tart-gluten free or regular recipe :: Tartelette

This may just become your go-to recipe for fresh fruit tarts that can be made regular or gluten free. One thing is for sure, mothers everywhere will feel spoiled on Mother’s Day if this gem of a recipe is used for menu planning! Twenty minutes of fruit marinating in a fragrant herb sugar makes these tarts intriguing!

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4. Nutella Crepes and Almond Croissants :: Athena Plichta Via A Subtle Revelry

The only thing better than a relaxing Mother’s Day morning in bed is being served this breakfast of Nutella crepes and almond croissants. You can read through all the thoughtful preparation and serving tips to create a Mother’s Day meal that most women only dream of having.

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5. Champagne Waffles :: Brave Tart

If you are looking to create the ultimate waffle eating experience for Mother’s Day, try out this recipe for champagne waffles. Rumor has it, the champagne bubbles translate into ridiculously light and fluffy waffles, and the more over-the-top indulgent the toppings, the better.

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6. Chicken Biscuit Waffles :: Breakfast for Dinner Via The Little Kitchen

Buttermilk chicken and savory biscuit waffles may seem like an odd combination, but just you wait! We think it makes for an awesome Mother’s Day food idea. Most ingredients you most likely have on hand, with the exception of buttermilk, making this recipe pretty easy to create!

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7. Cinnamon Roll Waffles :: Unsophisticook

Now here’s something unique and easy to whip up for Mother’s Day—cinnamon roll waffles! The beauty of this recipe is that it calls for store bought cinnamon roll dough in a can! How easy is that? And, for a fun twist, you make them using your waffle maker, which means they are done in minutes! You can top them with the included frosting, or make up a batch of homemade cream cheese “syrup” (recipe in the link). We’re pretty sure you’ll earn brownie points with your mom!

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8. Pancake Brochettes and Berries :: Nugget Market

When it comes to food, presentation isn’t everything, but after taste, it’s right up there! This recipe for pancake brochettes and berries is both beautiful and delicious! Stacks of mini pancakes, garnished with powdered sugar and fresh berries makes for a perfect breakfast or brunch in bed for that special mother on Mother’s Day!

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9. Breakfast Pizza :: Baked by Joanna

Add this breakfast pizza to your Mother’s Day menu! Made from flaky puff pastry and topped with fresh, colorful ingredients like tomatoes, spinach, parmesan and eggs, this isn’t your run-of-the-mill pizza. This is a beautiful and yummy way to honor moms on Mother’s Day.

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10. Cucumber Tea Sandwiches :: Tikkido

To make these cute little open-faced cucumber tea sandwiches, you’ll need: French bread loaf, herbed cream cheese spread, cucumbers, and small flower shaped cookie cutters. They are easy enough for kids to help prepare and perfect for serving as part of a Mother’s Day menu.

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11. Quinoa Cakes :: Closet Cooking

For Mother’s Day this year, whip up a batch of quinoa cakes—basically a fritter made from cooked quinoa “batter” formed into patties and fried in oil.  This recipe calls for topping the cakes with roasted red pepper, toasted walnut pesto, goat cheese and a poached egg.

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12. Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad :: Gimme Some Oven

Toss together this strawberry avocado spinach salad for a guaranteed Mother’s Day menu winner! This simple-to-make recipe combines the classic strawberry spinach salad with creamy avocados and gorgonzola resulting in a salad that is so beautiful, fresh and delicious.

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13. Strawberry Pretzel Dessert :: My Baking Addiction

Add this strawberry pretzel dessert to your Mother’s Day menu for a surprise that is a little bit sweet and a little bit salty. We love this modern approach of serving up a classic dessert in individual glass jars instead of a large 9x 13” pan.

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14. Simple Soft Boiled Eggs :: A Kitchen Muse

Serve up the perfect simple soft boiled eggs for a special Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch. These tried and true instructions yield perfect results every time. A pot, eggs, water, tongs and a timer are all that stand in your way from soft boiled egg perfection!

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15. Strawberry Rose How-to :: One Little Project

These strawberry roses will bring a smile to your mother’s face on Mother’s Day. You just need a sharp knife and medium to large strawberries to make them.  A few simple cuts later, and you’ll have a whole bouquet of beautiful strawberry roses.

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16. Black Forest Pancake :: Closet Cooking

Serve your mom this black forest pancake breakfast in bed, and she will feel like she has died and gone to pancake heaven. Mother’s Day is definitely for spoiling mothers. These pancakes are decadent, featuring layers of chocolate pancakes, cherry sauce and whip cream!

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17. Daisy Pretzel Bites :: Two Sisters Crafting

If you are looking for something pretty to serve on your Mother’s Day table, these daisy pretzel bites are perfect!  Pick up some Hershey’s Kisses, mini marshmallows, M&Ms and Pretzel Snaps to recreate this recipe. The hardest part might be having any of these yummy treats left for your table!

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18. Fruit Flowers :: Mirror, Mirror

Add fruit flowers to this year’s Mother’s Day menu for a deliciously sweet display! You’ll need a melon baller for creating flower centers and a daisy (or other flower shaped) cookie cutter for flower shapes. Kids can help thread all the yummy fruit onto skewers!

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19. Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake :: Gina’s Skinny Taste

Treat a special mother to this delicious strawberry swirl cheesecake on Mother’s Day! What’s not to love about a recipe for low fat cheesecake swirled with strawberry jam seated on a graham cracker crust?

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20. Cinnamon Butterfly Chips with Fruit Salsa :: See Vanessa Craft

Wow your mom for Mother’s Day with fresh fruit salsa and edible butterfly cinnamon chips! The butterflies are made from tortillas and a butterfly cookie cutter. You’ll have to read the special tip on forming the butterfly wings!

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21. Edible Bouquet :: Million Moments

The only thing better than receiving a bouquet of flowers, might be receiving an edible bouquet! Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with an edible arrangement featuring Devil’s Food Cake cupcakes with yummy homemade strawberry buttercream, frosted to look like flowers!

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.