Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day breakfast with build-your-own waffles. Prepare a waffle for each family member, and let everyone help themselves to toppings — strawberry puree, honey whipped cream and even eggs and bacon for a savory twist.
Round out the meal with fresh-squeezed juice and apple and sausage patties, delicious and easy enough for the whole family to cook together.
Combining a trio of fruit, this juice gets a hit of herbal flavor from fresh mint. The well-balanced mix will please kids and adults alike.
|Belgian Waffles with Triple Strawberry Topping
Perfect for a springtime brunch, these waffles get a triple dose of strawberries from a lightly sweetened purée, strawberry whipped cream and sliced fresh berries. Prepare the purée and serve it in a gravy boat so everyone can help themselves.
|Buttermilk Waffles with Honey Whipped Cream
Honey adds a sweet note to the whipped cream that tops these tender buttermilk waffles. For variety, prepare both the honey whipped cream and the strawberry whipped cream (above) and let family members choose the one they like best.
|Savory Waffles with Poached Eggs & Bacon
If Mom doesn’t have a sweet tooth, savory waffles are a delicious change of pace. This version is laced with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and a trio of fresh herbs, perfect for topping with eggs and bacon. Fry some extra bacon for everyone at the table to enjoy on the side.
|Apple and Sausage Patties
Adding grated apple to bulk pork sausage yields tangy, flavorful breakfast patties. Easy to make, these are a great accompaniment to a sweet breakfast entrée like waffles.
|Rainbow Fruit Salad
Add fresh flavors to your breakfast with this brightly colored salad, which can be customized with whichever fruits are in season. For spring, strawberries, cherries and oranges make a wonderful combination.