10 Make-Ahead Noms for Mom

Created March 2, 2017
Show Mom just how much you love her with easy, make-ahead eats and treats that will make her day edibly incredible! MORE+ LESS-

Mother’s day is coming fast and while this day has become known for restaurant brunches, how about showing mom a little extra TLC with a homemade feast this year?

But don’t fret about how you’re going to pull off a big feast fest! We have 10 easy make-ahead recipes, which means you get to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with mom on her special day.

1. Overnight Caramel-Apple Rolls

These sweet apple caramel apple rolls can be made the night before then baked in the morning for fresh, hot, buttery goodness.


2. Make-Ahead Spring Brunch Bake

Mix eggs, leeks, asparagus, potatoes, and dill ahead of time for an easy taste of spring the next morning.


3. Crab Mini Quiches

Delicious mini quiches are easy to make the night before and are just as delicious reheated!


4. Frosty Orange Cappuccino Dessert

Freeze your caffeine fix and serve this light dessert when your guests arrive!


5. Strawberry Cream Brunch Cake

This strawberry cream cake can be made up to a month ahead and frozen. Just defrost and you’re ready to serve!


6. Raspberry Poppy Seed Salad

A crisp, cool salad makes a perfect side to any egg bake and can be easily prepped the night before. Just remember to store your pre-chopped ingredients separately to keep them fresh until they’re ready to be tossed together!


7. Caramel Cappuccino Cheesecake

Rich, creamy, and infused with chocolate and coffee, this decadent cheesecake can chill out overnight in the fridge. Then slice and devour!


8. Overnight Gingered Fruit Bowl

This is the ideal make-ahead dish, as marinating the fruit in zingy ginger, lime, and honey makes the flavors mingle merrily!


9. Overnight French Toast Casserole

This deliciously sticky French Toast Casserole can be assembled the night before. In the morning, pop it in the oven, serve with maple syrup and voila! Eggy, tender, irresistible French toast that gets rave reviews.


10. White Wine Sangria

Brunch isn’t complete without a refreshing cocktail. Treat mom to a pitcher of gorgeous, fruity sangria. Mix it up in advance and let the flavors meld before serving in lovely fruit-filled glasses.

We hope these easy make-ahead recipes will make your brunch a breeze. And to all you moms out there,

Happy Mother’s Day!