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25 Make-Ahead Recipes For Mother’s Day Brunch — Brit + Co

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I admit it. Your number one goal in life is to make your momma think you have it all together. The best way to do this is to plan an epic Mother’s Day Brunch (or tea party), complete with a ton of dishes you prepared in advance. Scroll on for 25 make ahead recipes that will make Mom beam with pride.

Bruleed Grapefruit Tart

grapefruit tart Motheru2019s Day Brunch

Every mother deserves a brunch that’s as beautiful as she is — and this grapefruit tart is one of the prettiest dishes we’ve ever seen. It’s as yummy for our eyes as it is for our taste buds! Instant pudding, cream cheese, and condensed milk are all key to getting that creamy finish. (via Brit + Co)

Lemon-Elderflower Waffles

Lemon-Elderflower Waffles

This recipe is all things fruity, springy, and delicious. Not only are the waffles themselves yummy but the lemon + powdered sugar + elderflower syrup drizzle is out of this world. (via Brit + Co)

Honey Strawberry Basil Margarita

Honey Strawberry Basil Margarita

If there’s one thing we love about this time of year (in addition to Mother’s Day, obviously), it’s that strawberries are back in season! Mix a pint of these berries with tequila, triple sec, lime, and basil. Bonus points if you opt for the hot honey rim. (via Brit + Co)

Vegan Lemon Scones

Vegan Lemon Scones

Baked goods are essential for any brunch platter. These scones are bursting with zippy lemon, which can be mellowed out with vegan whipped cream or rich clotted cream. Bonus: They’re better the next day. (via Brit + Co)

Superfood Egg Sandwich

Superfood Egg Sandwich

These sandos are ideal for anyone who needs an on-the-go Mother’s Day brunch or picnic. You can even make the egg salad the night before and assemble when you need to. (via Brit + Co)

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

The best thing about this make-ahead casserole (besides the fresh raspberries on top) is that the bread and egg mixture sits overnight to become infused with the bread to become as fluffy as can be. (via Brit + Co)

Almond Granola

Almond Granola

You don’t just have to give your mom flowers and a card for Mother’s Day. Put out some homemade granola with yogurt and fruit for brunch, and gift her the leftovers. (via Brit + Co)

Spinach, Bacon, and Cheese Strata

Spinach, Bacon, and Cheese Strata

Think of this strata as a savory bread pudding. It has crusty bread, fresh spinach, nutty gruyère, and crispy bacon, so you’re covering all of the texture bases. Plus it just tastes amazing. (via Recipe Runner)

Dairy-Free Muesli

Dairy-Free Muesli Motheru2019s Day Brunch

Serve your mom a cool, comforting hug in the form of creamy muesli. Made with coconut cream, shredded apple, and chewy raisins, this is an unexpected dish that she’ll love. (via Brit + Co)

Sparkling Cherry Sangria

Sparkling Cherry Sangria

There’s no better excuse than a holiday to drink with Mom…not that we need an excuse! Allow citrus fruits, mint, and cherries to mingle in a pitcher of Champagne. (via Brit + Co)

Aquafaba S’mores Parfait

Aquafaba Su2019mores Parfait

It’s a special occasion, so you’re definitely allowed to eat marshmallows for breakfast (especially when they’re layered on top of these otherwise nourishing cups of avocado-based chocolate pudding). (via Brit + Co)

Baked Oatmeal Cups

Baked Oatmeal Cups

If your mom used to wake you up every morning with a steaming bowl of oatmeal, this flavorful baked version is sure to bring the nostalgia factor to brunch. Go the extra mile by including her favorite fruits in the mix and she’ll love it even more. (via Brit + Co)

Stuffed French Toast

Stuffed French Toast

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to stuff French toast with a cream cheese and fruit filling, there’s no time like the present to find out. The hypnotically fragrant, fantastically easy dish will have your mom begging for the recipe. (via Brit + Co)

Raspberry Crumble Muffins

Raspberry Crumble Muffins

Muffins are typically served at room temperature, therefore you can whip up these buttery delights the day before brunch to save yourself some time. Mom will never know the difference. (via Brit + Co)

Pamplemousse La Croix and Lavender Mocktails

Pamplemousse La Croix and Lavender Mocktails

Whether or not it’s hot where you’re hosting brunch, these cooling beverages will be a welcome addition to your spread. Pour the lavender simple syrup and grapefruit juice into glasses, and keep them in the fridge until you’re ready to top with La Croix and serve. (via Brit + Co)

Baked Denver Omelet

Baked Denver Omelet

No one has time to stand at a hot stove and make a separate omelet for every guest on Mother’s Day. Make one batch in the oven instead; there’s no babysitting or flipping, and you can prep everything the night before. (via Cooking Classy)

Crock-Pot Hash-Brown Casserole

Crock-Pot Hash-Brown Casserole Motheru2019s Day Brunch

Easy doesn’t begin to describe this hash-brown casserole. It’s made in the slow cooker, which means you can throw everything in and forget about it. It also calls for pre-shredded frozen potatoes, so there’s no grating or peeling involved. Top with bacon and chopped parsley for a festive finish. (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)

Citrus Rosé Sangria

Citrus Rosu00e9 Sangria

This sangria, which is full of rosé, gin, and citrus fruits btw, makes for the perfect addition to your Mother’s Day brunch. Plus, it’s so refreshing that we’ll be making it for all our pool parties this year. Your new summer sip, found! (via Brit + Co)

Easy Cinnamon Roll Palmier

Easy Cinnamon Roll Palmier

These cookies are basically cinnamon rolls, which means they’re perfect for brunch or dessert…or both. This heart-shaped French treat is actually three easy to make. (via Brit + Co)

Which Mother’s Day brunch dish are you excited to try? Tag us in all your creations on Instagram!

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