While showing Mom how much she means to you should happen every day, there’s no better day to spoil Mom royally than on Mother’s Day. It’s the day to go all out and treat her like a queen with breakfast in bed, quality family time, a day off from doing mom things, a gift card she can use anywhere, or a special homemade supper followed by a delectable dessert. For all that she does for the family, make her entire day delicious!
For dads who plan on making homemade meals for Mom, make sure to include the kiddos in the kitchen. Here are 21 Fun Foods To Make With Kids for Mother's Day, from BuzzFeed. From a sweet, heart-shaped eggs and toast breakfast to flower-shaped tea sandwiches, you got this, Dad. You can even serve up a budget friendly breakfast that will be priceless to Mom. For a super simple idea, serve Mom a surprise breakfast of frozen waffles with fresh strawberries and whipped cream on top with juice and fresh flowers on the side. You might want to include some tissue as well because Mom may be moved to tears.
If you want to surprise Mom with a more elegant homemade meal, make her Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Shrimp. It’s affordable, easy, and impressive.
When it comes to moms and Mother’s Day, little things are big things—so take some extra time to make any one of these dazzling 7 Fabulous Mocktail Recipes for Mother’s Day from The Spruce Eats. And with these drinks being nonalcoholic, even the little ones can participate in a fun, festive toast to Mom!
End Mother’s Day on a sweet note with a dessert that will make her smile from ear to ear. Our Cream Cheese and Mixed Berry Tart is a fun dessert to make and the only thing that needs baking is the pie crust. Once the crust is baked and cooled, all you have to do is assemble the pie and put it in the fridge until you’re ready to dig in! Or, if Mom is more into cake, you may want to bake our Hummingbird Cake. This classic southern cake is a springtime favorite and features tropical fruit flavors and nuts.
Take your pick from these 30+ Mother’s Day Desserts That Are So Easy to Make from Woman’s Day then head to the pantry and grab the sugar, cooking oil, and other baking staples. Dad, if you’re feeling extra chef-y, try your hand at The Best and The Easiest Classic Crème Brûlée from Averie Cooks. And bonus… you get to use a torch! (Just use the right kind of torch. It’s linked in the recipe.)
As a reminder, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 9. Enjoy!