9 Simple Mother’s Day Recipe Ideas

By Khaleel Williams

Mother’s Day is the day where we celebrate the women in our lives and they deserve it. They deserve to have the day off and be treated like the queens they are. There are very few better ways to show your appreciation for someone than making them a home-cooked meal. Here are some potential ideas for breakfast, dinner, and even dessert for Mother’s Day with links to the original sources so you can gather all of the ingredients!


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Blueberry Pancakes

A simple breakfast idea that smaller children can help with. Sprinkle confectioners sugar and fresh fruit for a more gourmet twist.

from Recipe Diaries

  1. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. In a separate large bowl, lightly whisk the eggs. Add the milk, sour cream, half the melted butter and the vanilla, whisking to blend. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour the egg mixture into it. Whisk the ingredients together just until blended. Fold the blueberries and lemon zest into the batter. 
  2. Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat and coat with some of the remaining melted butter. For each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup of the batter into the hot skillet. Cook 3 or 4 pancakes at a time, depending on the size of the skillet. If the batter seems too thick, thin it with 1 to 2 tablespoons milk. When bubbles begin to form and “pop” on the pancake’s surface, after about 1 minute, and the outer edge looks done, flip it over and cook briefly for about 30 seconds on the other side.
Crepes with Peanut Butter and Jam

Tired of pancakes every weekend? Try your hand at Crepes!

from Ponderosa Homes

  1. In a blender, combine the eggs, milk, flour, sugar and salt. Blend until the mixture forms a smooth batter. Heat a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Melt 1 cube of butter in the pan. Add 1/4 cup of batter and quickly tilt the pan to form an even coating of batter on the bottom of the pan. Cook for 1 minute, until set and slightly browned. Using a heat-resistant spatula, carefully loosen the sides and gently flip the crepe over. Cook for 1 minute. Repeat with the remaining batter and butter, stacking the crepes on top of each other on a plate as they are ready. You should have 8 or 9 crepes total. Add 1 tablespoon of peanut butter to each crepe and, using the back of a spoon, spread evenly over the crepes, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Spread 2 teaspoons of jam over the peanut butter. Line 5 to 6 blueberries along the center of each crepe. Fold the crepe in half over the blueberries. Fold the two ends inward and continue to roll into a tube shape. Repeat with the remaining ingredients. Cut each crepe in half horizontally and arrange on a platter. Dust with confectioners’ sugar. 
Lazy Sunday Mimosa

Whether you choose pancakes or crepes, pair with a mimosa for some fun brunch vibes.

from Claudia’s Home Cooking

  1. Dip the rims of the champagne flutes in water. Dip again in the sanding sugar.
  2. Divide Champagne between 2 glasses. Add half of both juices to each glass and top with orange liqueur.



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