5 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Do you live with your Mum or have you recently expanded your bubble to include her? A Mother’s Day brunch could be the perfect gift to treat your Mum while New Zealand is at alert level 3. As couriers have been overflowing with orders, why not whip together a delicious brunch for the both of you to enjoy together, in lieu of a physical gift?

Waffles with crème fraiche and berries 

Mother’s Day Brunch

Waffles are such an easy treat to make at home. Add some fresh or frozen berries and a good amount of syrup. A big dollop of crème fraiche on top makes it an extra decadent Mother’s Day brunch.

Pancakes with Bacon 

Mother’s Day Brunch

Pancakes are a crowd pleaser, and it’s pretty likely your Mum loves them too. The combination of sweet and salty, from adding bacon to the meal means you get a delicious bite every time. Don’t forget her favourite syrup. 


If your Mum prefers the savoury flavours of a brunch, omelettes are a great idea. Whisk together some eggs and include your Mum’s favourite vegetables and goat cheese to give it a special touch. 


Mother’s Day Brunch

Now this is a delicious breakfast to keep you both full until afternoon tea. This combination of small-diced vegetables like potato and pumpkin are fried in a pan, followed by eggs cracked on top near the end of cooking, is to die for. Serve with some freshly toasted bread.

Mini grazing platter

Mother's Day platter

It’s never too early for snacks, right? Think of your Mum’s favourite snacks, like macarons, cookies, and cheese, and arrange them beautifully on a board. Paired with your mum’s favourite drink, this works wonderfully as a brunch that can go on for hours. 

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