Spring Brunch Recipes

Lemon pancakes, frittata, chocolate waffles . . . dig in!

May 7, 2020
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Lemon pancakes, frittata, chocolate waffles, quiche? We’ve cooked up 15 brunch recipes for Mother’s Day or any time. See our recipes and mouthwatering pictures!

Sometimes going out for brunch can be a real treat, but on a holiday such as Mother’s Day, we think it’s better to stay home and enjoy family time. It’s one of the busiest restaurant days of the year which doesn’t usually make for a good restaurant experience. Check out the warm and toasty brunch recipes below and add a big pot of coffee or tea!

Lemon Souffle Pancakes

These airy Lemon Pancakes are fantastic. Maple syrup complements the tangy tartness of the lemon. 


Frittata Della Nonna

“My Nonna (grandmother) made this frittata in Italy as a child and teen, and they often ate it for brunch after church, slightly cooled, with toast spread with ricotta and fresh coffee grounds. You can add any variation of veggies and cheeses; that’s a big reason I love it!” –Recipe author of Frittata Della Nonna


Chocolate Waffles

Waffles are a treat any day of the week, but chocolate waffles are really something special. 

Photo credit:  Emily Adamson

Crab Scramble

Breakfast? Brunch? Anytime works for this delectable Crab Scramble.

Photo credit: MShev/shutterstock

Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

Prefer your quiche packed with veggies? Try our Spinach and Mushroom Quiche.

Photo credit:  Rosalinda Masucci/shutterstock

German Pancakes

Sometimes called Dutch baby pancakes, these German Pancakes are light and delicate with crispy edges. Only five ingredients!

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Lavender Scones

Your guests will feel like royalty when you present these Lavender Scones. Add a cup of British tea!


Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

For a heartier brunch, especially with guests, try this mouthwatering Scalloped Potatoes and Ham.

Photo credit: ms Photographic/shutterstock

Broccoli and Cheddar Strata

Serve this savory bread pudding at a brunch gathering. You can’t go wrong with a classic Broccoli and Cheddar Strata.

Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

 Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Maple-Walnut Granola

These Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Maple-Walnut Granola make a healthy breakfast. Or, we can see adding these parfaits to a brunch along with an egg dish and muffins or scones.

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Strawberry Crunch Muffins

These Strawberry Crunch Muffins are simultaneously soft and crunchy, moist on the inside and crumbly on the top! They’re delicious! 

Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Asparagus Tart

With just a few simple ingredients, this easy Asparagus Tart is easy to make yet an impressive dish to serve.

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Stuffed French Toast

This stuffed French toast pictured below makes a hearty breakfast with protein and fruit filling! Mix it up for a special morning.

Here’s another variation on stuffed French toast.


Tomato Basil Frittata

Juicy tomatoes, sharp cheddar, and fresh basil are natural partners in this easy egg dish. Try our Tomato Basil Frittata!


Champagne Mimosas

Looking for a special drink for your brunch? Try our delicious champagne mimosas. Cheers!

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Also, if it’s rhubarb season where you live, check out our Best Rhubarb Recipes including a rhubarb coffee cake and rhubarb muffins!

Anything else you’d like to see on our brunch menu?  Please share your ideas below. We’d love to hear what tickles your tastebuds.


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