23 Mouthwatering Breakfast-In-Bed Recipes For Mother's Day

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It's time to say "thank you" to mom for everything she does! We might be biased, but nothing says "thank you" more than food does—so this Mother's Day, treat mom to a special homemade breakfast in bed. We've rounded up some of our favorite breakfast and brunch recipes that are sure to make her smile.

1. Lemon Raspberry Pancakes With Fresh Raspberry Sauce

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If mom's on Instagram, she for sure will be showing these beauties off. Watch Madeline & Anna Zakarian, daughters of celeb chef Geoffrey Zakarian, make them in the video above.

2. Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

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Chef Curtis Stone shares his secrets for making the perfect breakfast bagel sandwich.

3. Giant Breakfast Cookie

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What could be a better Mother's Day treat than a giant delicious (AND healthy) cookie?

4. Strawberry Shortcake Waffles

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This one's super easy! Rachael only uses 3 ingredients—pound cake mix, strawberries + whipped cream.

5. Lemon Shake-Up With Lemonade Lavender Ice Cubes

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Why not accompany one of these delish recipes with a refreshing, ice-cold homemade lemonade drink on mom's breakfast tray?

6. Poached Eggs with Bacon, Avocado and Lime Mojo

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This elegant and flavorful option features poached eggs and a Cuban-inspired spicy mojo sauce served on a bed of crispy bacon on a toasted baguette, with avocado and lime sprinkled above. Delish!

7. Crêpes with Homemade Ricotta + Maple-Strawberry Syrup

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Chef Curtis Stone's crêpes are made with homemade ricotta + served with maple-strawberry syrup. Drool.

8. Stuffed French Toast

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Chef Anne Burrell makes sandwiches of white bread, grated Gruyere and a pre-cooked filling that includes tomato, bacon onion and more, then dips them in an egg mixture and grills. She tops with a sunny-side-up egg and chives. Beautiful!

9. Classic Eggs Benedict with 1-2-3 Hollandaise Sauce

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This classic eggs Benedict breakfast from chef Sunny Anderson is topped with an easy hollandaise sauce anyone can make.

10. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

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Basic pancake batter is infused with cinnamon roll filling and topped with a cream cheese drizzle for this indulgent breakfast treat.

11. Baked French Toast With Orange Syrup

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This scrumptious baguette French toast is baked instead of fried in a pan. The delicious finished product is topped with an orange-honey syrup. Yum!

12. Mixed Berry and Greek Yogurt "Fool"

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Why not treat mom to dessert for breakfast? A little cake in the morning never hurt anybody!

13. Date and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

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This breakfast treat is as good for you as it is tasty! Oats are soaked in water with cinnamon, blended, strained and pureed up into a smoothie with milk, pitted dates, bananas and ice. So nutritious and so delicious!

14. Blueberry Muffins

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Former staffer and baking whiz Grant has a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to this blueberry muffin recipe. First, he freezes his berries before adding them to the batter – this stops them from getting smushed. He also dusts them with flour so they don’t sink to the bottom of the muffins. Brilliant!

15. Baguette French Toast

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Rocker Sammy Hagar makes a classic French toast and says that you can "be your own boss" when it comes to the toppings—meaning, top it with whatever you like! He likes to go simple with just real maple syrup, but his wife likes to add berries.

16. Strawberry Toaster Pastry

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A homemade strawberry toaster pastry? Yum! And this is a super fun project to make with kids!

17. Eggs in Purgatory

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This warm, comforting spicy egg dish from Scott Conant is a cheerful option. Scott makes a complex, spicy red sauce, which he pours into serving dishes and adds poached eggs. He tops with parmesan cheese and then cooks in the oven under the broiler.

18. Eggs Benedict Bread Pudding

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Impressive, indulgent AND make-ahead-friendly.

19. Chocolate Almond Cherry Scones

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You can make these scones ahead, too, and just pop them in the oven on Mother's Day morning! (David Burtka always has a batch on hand in his freezer.)

20. Overnight Oats

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You don't need an oven or even a microwave for this popular oatmeal preparation. Chef Graham Elliot mixes vanilla greek yogurt and rolled oats, then leaves overnight. In the morning, he garnishes with apple, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and raisins. Super healthy and tasty!

21. Spinach and Tomato Mini Frittatas

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These frittatas seriously could not be easier to make. Just grab a muffin tin, spray with cooking spray, and add veggies and scrambled eggs. Bake — and you've got mini frittatas! 

22. Rum Raisin French Toast with Maple Bananas Foster and Ham Steak

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Yep, Rach really knows how to do brunch.

23. Easy Cinnamon Rolls From Scratch

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These no-yeast, no-rise homemade cinnamon rolls are tender & fluffy & take half the time of traditional ones.

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