3 Yummy (and Easy) Brunch Recipes to Make For Mom

Looking for a few new recipes for Mother's Day? Here are our favorites!

Want to show your appreciation for Mom? How about breakfast in bed or a lovely brunch? Here’s our list of recipes to make for Mom that she will  love — our cinnamon French Toast recipe is out of this world!

Delicious looking french toast in a dish.

French Bread Cinnamon French Toast

Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Servings 2


  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup  milk
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 slices Italian bread


  • Whisk eggs and milk together, then add sugar and cinnamon.
  • Dip 6 slices of French or Italian bread into mixture, coating both sides.
  • Cook in a well-greased, non-stick skillet, working in batches if you have to, turning until each side until cooked through and golden brown.
  • Sprinkle slices with cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar, or Mom’s favorite maple syrup!
  • Serve with some fresh fruit.
Keyword classic french toast recipe, French Bread Cinnamon French Toast, french toast recipe
Muffin - Dessert

Individual Coffee Cakes

Course Snack
Cuisine American


  • cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoon melted shortening
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ¾ cup milk


  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoon flour
  • 2 teaspoon butter or margarine
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat to 375° F
  • Sift dry ingredients together.
  • Combine shortening, rind, egg and milk. Add to dry ingredients, mixing well.
  • Turn into paper cup lined muffin pans.
  • Mix all topping ingredients together then sprinkle on top of each muffin.
  • Bake at 375° F for 20 minutes.
Keyword classic coffee cake recipe, coffee cake cupcakes
Cream of asparagus soup - Garden asparagus

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Course Soup


  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup evaporated milk, scalded
  • Salt and pepper
  • Paprika


  • Simmer the asparagus in salted water. Drain. Cut off and save the tender tips. Mash the stems through a coarse sieve.
  • Place onion slices in the milk and scald; remove onion. Add the asparagus pulp to the milk.
  • Blend together butter and flour, stir in a little hot milk to make a paste, and add slowly to the soup while stirring. Bring to a boil, add evaporated milk and most of the asparagus tips.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with asparagus tips.
Keyword cream of asparagus soup, cream of asparagus soup healthy
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