Breakfast, Brunch and Cocktails! 10 Lovely Mother's Day Recipes

May 8, 2013

This Mother's Day treat Mom (or yourself!) to some of these sweet and savory dishes, perfect for breakfast or brunch. Serve up the Double Chocolate Velvet Pancakes with Banana Love Sauce for brunch or dessert, feel downright royal with Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones (her actual recipe), or try these easy Sun Dried Tomatoes and Herb Baked Eggs. There are even two tasty morning-approved cocktail recipes below, so read on for some Mother's Day goodness.

Open-Face Egg Sandwich with Bacon, Asparagus and Pesto
From Home Skillet Cooking Blog

Open-faced Egg Sandwich

Double Chocolate Velvet Pancakes With Banana Love Sauce
From Just Making Noise: Sound Bites From a Deaf Mama

Chocolate Pancakes

Berries and Cream Yogurt Parfait

Berries and Cream Yogurt Parfait

Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones
In August 1959, Queen Elizabeth entertained President Dwight Eisenhower at Balmoral Castle near Edinburgh. At a barbecue in the Scottish highlands, the Queen made drop scones for the President using this family recipe. Serve as you would pancakes with syrup or your favorite jam or jelly.

Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones

Sun Dried Tomato and Herb Baked Eggs
From Munchin with Munchkin

Baked Eggs

Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
From Driscoll's

Lemon Ricotta BBlueberry Pancakes

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict With Lemon Dill Hollandaise
From Princess Aioli

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Caramel Apple Cream And White Chocolate Stuffed French Toast
From Tipsy Culinary Queen

Stuffed French Toast

Bacon Wrapped Egg Cups with Horseradish and Cheddar
From Home Skillet Cooking Blog

Egg Muffins

The Shandy Cocktail
From RecipeRehab
The British have been mixing up this refreshingly light and tasty beer and citrus juice beverage since the 1600s.


Poinsettia Cocktail
From Diethood
This tasty cocktail is cousin of the mimosa features cranberry juice in lieu of orange. It also has a nice splash of Cointreau.

Poinsettia cocktail