You can’t go wrong with a simple classic like eggs on toast. Before you head to the stove though, make sure you check how mum likes her eggs. Does she prefer: scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, poached eggs, fried eggs, boiled eggs or a classic, folded omelette? To elevate this dish to cafe-level standards, nip out early to buy a fresh loaf of sourdough bread. Click here for the recipe.
Create a gourmet version of the fast-food breaky favourite at home, using gourmet sausages and fluffy English muffins. The success of this recipe lies in the simple-yet-genius mixture of tomato relish and creamy aioli. Click here for the recipe.
If you wake up to the smell of fresh pancakes, you know it’s going to be a good day. Ensure mum wakes up on the right side of the bed with a stack of traditional pancakes or pikelets. Alternatively, you could whip up an extra special batch of coconut pancakes served with homemade raspberry sauce. Click here for the recipe.
If it’s a cold morning and you’re confident in the kitchen, you can’t go wrong with a heart-warming breakfast shakshuka. The eggs take about 12-minutes to bake in the oven, so make sure you use this time wisely to stack the dishwasher and wipe down the kitchen. Don’t forget to crumble a generous helping of Persian feta over the dish before serving! Click here for the recipe.
So there’s baked beans on toast, and then there’s gourmet baked beans on toast. Turn an ordinary can of navy beans into a delicious meal for mum by pairing it with tinned tomatoes and chorizo. Click here for the recipe.
Is mum more of a muesli gal? Take her go-to breakfast from drab to fab by creating a granola bowl infused with black coffee.
Featuring a mix of chopped macadamias, slivered almonds, fresh blueberries, vanilla-infused dates and a healthy dollop of Greek yoghurt, this is the kind of breakfast your mum will look forward to year after year. Click here for the recipe.
Ed has a casserole recipe that ticks all the boxes. It has breakfast staples like bacon and egg, along with loads of vegetables and even some sweetness with buttermilk bread. Being a casserole, you make it in advance and keep it in the fridge so all you’ll have to do on the day is re-heat and tuck in! Click here for the recipe.
It might technically be a dessert, but this choc-hazelnut chia pudding by Karen Martini is packed with so many nutritious superfoods it can safely pass as a sweet, nourishing Mother’s Day breakfast.
Once set, the chia seeds will take on a mousse-like consistency, perfect for topping with toasted hazelnuts, fresh raspberries and edible flowers. This recipe is also great for those who follow a vegan or vegetarian diet. Click here for the recipe.
Left things ‘till the last minute? A breakfast pizza made with flatbread or store-bought pizza bases topped with salty ham and sliced vegetables is a great, no-fuss Mother’s Day breakfast. Click here for the recipe.
In the last couple of years, no breakfast dish has captured the world’s imagination quite like Korea’s tornado omelette. Well, according to Tik-Tok anyway. There are many variations on this viral idea, but Fast Ed’s definitely a fan of the softer and silkier formulas that can be draped gently. Click here for the recipe.
You can never go wrong with zucchini fritters. Infused with mint, each bite packs a light and zesty zing of flavour. Click here for the recipe.
12. Soufflé pancakes
Soft as a cloud and dripping in silky syrup, the secret to these perfect pancakes is whipping. Click here for the recipe.
Put this porridge on to cook just before you go to sleep and wake up to brekkie done. Click here for the recipe.
14. Omelette toastie
This toastie wrapped in a chive-flavoured omelette is an easy idea for hand-held party food that can be made with just one pan. Change up the filling to taste – try smoked salmon, ham, salami or roast turkey. Click here for the recipe.
Last but not least, pair mum’s big brekkie with her favourite morning beverage, whether it’s a pot of freshly brewed tea, a low GI green smoothie, a cup of takeaway coffee from her favourite cafe or a grapefruit, pineapple and margarita mocktail. Click here for the recipe.
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