Breakfast ideas for Mother’s Day


Every good mother deserves a good breakfast this Mother’s Day.

Whether your mum had a passion for cooking, or preferred to get her meals out of a packet, every mum deserves breakfast-in-bed on Mother’s Day.

Don’t know what to cook? Here are some delicious breakfast recipes for the most important woman in your life:

Banana bread with raspberries and chocolate

With bananas in season all year round in Australia, this light and fresh banana bread recipe is sure to delight even the most discerning of tastebuds. Toast some thick slices until golden, and butter lightly for the classic and comforting taste of home.

Warm scones with jam and cream

There are few things worth celebrating more than the warm, buttery flake of a traditional scone. Whether you’re making breakfast in bed or bringing your family together for an afternoon tea, this classic recipe will take the cake. Jam and cream are compulsory – mother’s orders!

traditional scones

Almond and mandarin teacake

Is your mother a sweet-tooth who likes a slice of teacake with her morning coffee? Why not keep it simple with a zesty and delicious almond and mandarin cake that’s light, fluffy and fit for a queen. Made with almond flour, it’s a great option for celiac mothers who find themselves missing out on the sweet stuff every other day of the week. You’ll be her new favourite child.


Great mums deserve great granola

Want to take a more traditional, laid-back approach to Mother’s Day brekkie this year? This home-toasted granola with coconut yoghurt is a crowd pleaser in any home kitchen – and will keep the family going all week when the celebrations are over. The smell of the toasting granola will be a beautiful way to wake up on the day.

Cinnamon porridge with caramelised figs

When it’s cold outside, nothing beats a hot bowl of porridge to keep you warm. Worried mum won’t be impressed with a bland bowl of grains? Step it up with our fancy version, complete with caramelised figs and honey. Topped with double cream, this will soon be your mum’s favourite breakfast treat.

Pastries and pancakes

Start the day off in a continental way with an array of pastries and pancakes for breakfast – from the sophisticated tang of an apricot Danish to the golden flavours of a coconut and caramel pancake. Don’t forget to keep any leftovers warm and dry for afternoon tea!


What cooking tips did you learn from your mum?

From late nights licking cake mix off a spoon to perfecting the art of crispy skin, our Mother’s passion for cooking is often what starts us off on our own love affair with food. Read this article to learn what some of Australia’s finest foodies and bloggers learnt from their mothers (and what they will teach their children in return).

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