Mother's Day recipes to share and send

14 Recipes
(Dylan + Jeni / For The Times)

Make these dishes for your mom at home or pack and ship treats to wherever she’s quarantining.


You can share a Mother’s Day meal with your mom whether or not you’re quarantining together.

If you are in the same home, start her day with one or more of these Mother’s Day breakfast dishes:

Ultimate Overnight Waffles

Time45 minutes
YieldsMakes 1 to 2 dozen.

Egg and Cheese Skillet Pancake

Time30 minutes
YieldsServes 6

Hot and Fluffy Pancakes

Time20 minutes
YieldsServes 2


Time15 minutes
YieldsServes 1

Spring Onion Home Fry Tacos

Time25 minutes
YieldsServes 4

If she lives within driving distance, drop off these sweet and savory Mother’s Day brunch treats:

More-Berries-Than-Batter Blueberry Muffins

Time40 minutes
YieldsMakes 12

Quiche with bacon and Gruyere cheese

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 6

Smoked Salmon Sando

Time20 minutes
YieldsServes 4.

Fried Blood Orange Cake

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Blueberry Biscuits with Rhubarb Compote

Time30 minutes
YieldsMakes 2 dozen

For moms a flight or more away, pack up and mail these homemade Mother’s Day desserts:

Classic Pound Cake

Time1 hour 30 minutes, plus cooling
YieldsMakes one 10-inch cake

Orange Shortbread Hearts

Time2 hours
YieldsMakes about 40

Black Sesame Butter Toffee with Hazelnuts

Time1 hour
YieldsMakes one 12- by 17-inch sheet

Rosy Olive Oil and Date Rugelach

Time1 hour 25 minutes
YieldsMakes 4 dozen cookies