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Preparing breakfast in bed for Mom on Mother’s Day is a simple and fun way to show her how much you care. Taking the time to make a meal for Mom not only meets her physical needs, but it also tells her how much you value everything she does for you and your family day in and day out. 

Keep reading to find tips for preparing and serving breakfast in bed that the Mom in your life will treasure and the recipes you need to make it delicious!

When it comes to making breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day, two things are crucial: keep it simple and clean up after yourself! As long as you do those two things, breakfast in bed for Mom will be a success. However, following these tips will make it truly special:

Tips For Preparing Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed.

Plan and select what you will serve. Try to think of something Mom would enjoy, maybe a dish that she doesn’t often cook for herself. Remember to keep it simple and choose a dish that you know how to prepare. Don’t feel like you have to make everything from scratch. Make use of baking mixes and fold in some of Mom’s favorites like dried fruits, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips. 

Breakfast in bed doesn’t have to be expensive. A fresh fruit salad; buttered toast and her favorite jam; a simple omelet; warm muffins: an egg scramble with cheese and chopped up veggies; pancakes; or a bowl of her favorite cereal are all reasonably priced choices for Mother’s Day breakfast. 

Once you know what you are going to serve, create an action plan. Compile a list of groceries and supplies you will need - don’t forget to include things like pancake toppings, jam, coffee, or juice.

Do as much as possible the day or evening before to prepare breakfast ahead of time. Try to keep preparation down to a minimum on Mother’s Day morning. Many muffin, pancake, and waffle batters can be mixed up the night before and set in the fridge overnight. 

French toast batter can also be put together the evening before and then given a quick whisk before dipping the bread. Cut veggies and meat into bite-sized pieces and shred cheese for omelets the night before as well. Preload the coffee maker with a fresh filter, water, and Mom’s favorite flavor of coffee and then simply flip it on in the morning.

Remember to do the dishes and straighten up the kitchen so that Mom doesn’t get stuck with cleanup duty. Cut down on the amount of dishwashing necessary by using disposable plates, cups, and silverware.

Tips For Serving Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed:

Keep it a surprise. Make sure the kids know they are not supposed to tell. Work as quietly as possible so Mom isn’t woken up by kitchen noises, chatting, or giggling. Even if you have to celebrate on a day other than mother’s day, choose a time to serve breakfast in bed when Mom will have the time to relax and enjoy it without feeling rushed. 

Make sure that your pets are in the plan too. If they tend to be barky or like to be up on the bed, try to keep them away from the area as you serve Mom breakfast. This will help cut down on noise and possible spills.

When it comes to serving Mom breakfast, be creative. If you don’t have a bed tray, use a large serving or party platter, cutting board, or television tray. Set a placemat or piece of gift wrapping paper under the place setting to make the tray unique. Use special napkins to add a spot of color and beauty. Decorate the serving tray with your children’s artwork, photos, or a flower they have picked. Tuck a handwritten note under the edge of the plate to thank Mom for all she has done and express your love for her.

Be sure to include everything Mom will need to eat her breakfast on the tray, from butter and jam for her toast to cream and sugar for her coffee. Make sure she also has all of the utensils she needs. If something can spill, such as juice, coffee, or syrup, put it in a container with a lid. 

Spread a blanket out over the bed to keep from getting crumbs in the sheet or set up a special picnic on the bedroom floor by laying out a picnic blanket and serving breakfast from a picnic basket.

If breakfast away from the table doesn’t work for your family, make the table setting special with a beautiful tablecloth and fresh flowers. Include adult children who are grown up and out of the house by setting up a skype or telephone call to share while Mom eats breakfast.



Caramelized Apple Crepes

Crepes with Strawberry Sauce

Warm Crepes with Berry Sauce

Raspberry Crepes with Creamy Orange Syrup

Spinach Mushroom Crepes

French Toast:

Baked Stuffed French Toast

Blueberry French Toast

Baked Spiced Apple French Toast

Almond Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Banana Cinnamon French Toast


Breakfast Mushroom and Cheese Omelette

Brie and Bacon Omelette

Potato Ham and Herb Omelette

Asparagus and Canadian Bacon Cheese Omelet

Breakfast Spinach and Tomato Cheese Omelet


German Apple Pancakes

American Style Flapjacks

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Oatmeal and Berry Pancakes

Featherlight Yogurt Pancakes


Westinghouse Waffles

Belgian Waffles

Light Waffles

Crisp Waffles

Chiffon Waffles


Easy Drop Danish

Cheese Danish

Apple Danish

Danish Puff

Prune Danish

Eggs Benedict:

Artichoke Eggs Benedict

Canyon Road Eggs Benedict

Asparagus Eggs Benedict

Vegetarian Artichoke Eggs Benedict

Scrambled Eggs Benedict


Master Frittata

Vegetable Frittata with Cheese

Double Cheddar Frittata

Chorizo, Cherry Tomato and Feta Frittata

Breakfast Wild Rice and Mushroom Frittata

Yogurt Parfait:

Quinoa, Blueberry and Yogurt Parfait

Mango Yogurt Parfait

Swiss Breakfast Parfait

Tropical Fruit Brunch Parfait

Summer Grape Parfait

Cinnamon Rolls:

Cinnamon Rolls

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

T.J. Cinnamon’s Cinnamon Rolls

Chocolate and Nut Cinnamon Rolls

Baking Powder Cinnamon Rolls

Sticky Buns:

Amy Scherber’s Pecan Sticky Buns

Caramel Sticky Buns

Cinnamon Buns

Classic Sticky Buns

Lemon Sticky Buns


Bacon Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom and Sausage Quiche Muffins

Ham and Egg Quiche

Crustless Spinach Quiche

Impossible Breakfast Pie


Pumpkin Scones

Breakfast Scones

Cranberry Scones

Yogurt Cheddar Scones

Apple Butter Scones

Coffee Cake:

Alaskan Blueberry Coffee Cake

Cherry Crumb Coffee Cake

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake

Peach Coffee Cake