Last Updated on December 2, 2022 by Ellen Christian
Looking for Mother’s Day brunch buffet ideas? Check out my Bread Pudding with Praline topping and a few Mother’s Day brunch ideas here.
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Finding Mothers Day brunch ideas that are easy and special at the same time can be a challenge. I want to spend time with my Mom chatting and enjoying coffee. I don’t want to cook or take care of last-minute details in the kitchen. For me, brunch is the perfect way to relax over coffee and just enjoy time together.
Mothers Day Brunch Ideas
So, breakfast is too hectic with getting the kids situated and off to school. Depending on how much coffee I’ve had, I may or may not be awake enough to function for breakfast. Since brunch happens later, I’m more awake because I’ve had coffee.
So, if you’re feeling really motivated, you could use a few of these ideas because brunch is perfect! And make a Mother’s Day brunch buffet. Scroll down to the end for my Breakfast Bread Pudding with Praline Topping recipe because it’s perfect for Mother’s Day.
Setting the table for Mother’s Day
Remember, you’ll need to brew a good cup of French Press coffee because what is brunch without coffee. Set the table with a bouquet of flowers and use your best cloth napkins. After that, treat mom with a few of these recipes because she deserves it.
Did you know that Mother’s Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s?
What should I serve for Mother’s Day Brunch?
Easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas
So, you’ll want to make sure mom enjoys the recipes that you choose because it’s all about her on Mother’s Day. Of course, you can also pick a few of your favorite foods. Finally, choose recipes that are easy to make because you’ll want to have time for visiting.
Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet menu
However, slow cookers are a great invention for things that cook for a long time. Finally, consider things you can make ahead because you can do them the day before.
What should I serve for Mother’s Day?
Here are a few things you can add to your Mother’s Day brunch buffet menu.
What are pralines?
So, did you know that while pralines are typically thought of as containing pecans, pralines are actually a combination of sugar and any type of nuts? This recipe uses pecans, but you could easily substitute walnuts if you prefer.
Breakfast bread pudding recipe
First, this Breakfast Bread Pudding with Praline Topping is amazing. I found this recipe in the Modern Maple cookbook. So, if you’re looking for Mothers Day brunch buffet recipes for church events, check out these potluck recipes because they feed larger crowds.
So, which of these Mothers Day brunch ideas will you be trying first for brunch with Mom? Finally, why not have the kids learn how to make a Mother’s Day card with celery because it’s so much fun to do.
- 1 tsp butter, softened
- 1 loaf challah or other rich egg bread, unsliced (you won't use all of it)
- 5 large eggs
- 1 1/2 cups whole milk
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp salt
- Praline Topping:
- 6 tsp butter, very soft
- 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- Rub the tsp of butter evenly inside an 11x17 inch baking dish or casserole. Cut bread into 1-inch cubes, adding to the dish as you go. Continue until the dish is about three-quarters full, about 6 cups of cubes.
- In mixing bowl, beat eggs with a whisk until well mixed but not foamy. Add milk, 3 tbsp syrup, vanilla, and salt; beat until well mixed.
- Pour over bread, stirring gently to coat all pieces.
- Cover dish with foil & refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- When you're ready to bake, heat oven to 375F. Remove dish from refrigerator and let it stand at room temperature while you make the praline topping.
- In a mixing bowl, stir butter vigorously with a spoon until smooth. Add brown sugar and stir to combine. Stir in the pecans, 2 tbsp syrup, and cinnamon.
- Spoon small dollops on top of the soaked bread.
- Bake for 5 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and continue baking until the mixture is set and golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes total.
- Serve warm with additional maple syrup if you like.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 186Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 114mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 5g
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