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Mother’s Day Brunch

Recipe By Tessa Arias
April 28th, 2017

Celebrate all the wonderful moms in your life with this beautiful Mother’s Day Brunch menu! All the recipes and entertaining inspiration you need is right here to make this a Mother’s Day to remember.

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Photos by Constance Higley.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! I’ve done all the work of putting together a complete Mother’s Day Brunch menu & recipe guide just for you!

That way you and enjoy your time spent celebrating all the wonderful moms and daughters in your life. Even if they deserve to be showered with love and appreciation every day.

We had so much fun shooting this brunch. My mom, grandmas, aunt, and little cousins all got together well before the actual holiday to shoot the photos you see above and in the guide below. It was a great excuse to finally get some family portraits as well!

The incredible breakfast skillet recipe was invented by my friend chef Brendan McCaskey. My family DEVOURED them. There are a few components to the skillets (including hash brown waffles!!), but Brendan has broken them up in the simplest way possible in the Mother’s Day Brunch Guide below.

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

When it comes to entertaining, simplicity is best. There’s no need to stress yourself out with elaborate table settings and center pieces. People will remember the delicious food and how they felt in your company the most.

I prefer to use beautiful handmade ceramic dishes and vases to make a table feel elegantly understated. Simple vintage-style flowers truly make the easiest table decor! I’ve been kind of flower obsessed lately, in the best possible way.

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

So how do you get to all of these gorgeous recipes again? Well my team has helped me to put together a BEAUTIFUL complete Mother’s Day Brunch guide with all of the recipes and entertaining inspiration you need to make this a Mother’s Day to remember!

The guide is a thank you gift from me to you. Knowing that my recipes are helping your families to celebrate holidays means the world to me, so I’ve sponsored this guide to make it free of charge. I hope you enjoy it. If you make any of the recipes, share them on Instagram with #handletheheat or upload them to my private Facebook community here.

Mother’s Day Brunch Guide:

Mother’s Day Brunch Source List:

Table, benches, and flatware: Tremaine Ranch (they do vintage and speciality wedding & event rentals here!)
Ceramic dinnerware and vases: Lafayette Avenue Ceramics
Florals: The Local Stem
Photography by: Constance Higley
Savory recipes by: Brendan McCaskey

Happy Mother’s Day!

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Marie — April 28, 2017 at 3:35 am

    Such a great idea, Tessa. Those doughnuts are making me drool. I’m excited to hear you’re coming to Australia as that’s where I’m from. What part/s are you visiting?

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      Tessa — April 28, 2017 at 10:58 am

      Thank you!! I’ll be coming to Perth & Fremantle (where my mom grew up) and Sydney. I’m so excited because last year we came but only visited Melbourne (where my grandpa lives). I haven’t been to WA since I was really young. Where are you?

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    Kate — May 7, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    I’m trying to get a copy of your mother’s day brunch guide but when I enter my email it never comes though. I’ve check my spam folder but it’s not in there either. Is there any other way you could send it to me?

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