Impress mom with our Filipino-inspired easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas for a cultural feast she will totally remember! These 5 recipes selected are fun, easy authentic favorites bringing the taste of the Philippines to your brunch table! Plus, we’ve included a FREE Mother’s Day guide to make sure you’re well-prepared for this special day!
Wow mom with these 5 recipes we hand-selected to round up our easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas! These recipes are easy enough for any cooking level and will look totally drool-worthy to present to mom!
As an added benefit, the ingredients for our Filipino recipes are budget-friendly, while still maintaining top quality that your menu will look super creative!
So that we can help make this special day as EASY as possible, check out our Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide where we list:
- ALL the groceries you need for these recipes (in an easy checklist format!)
- Our TOP make-ahead suggestions to save you time
- Plus, a DIY gift idea using this menu for mom to remember!
Located in our FREE LIBRARY filled with other free printables to help you on your cooking journey! (Get the password to the library in the form at the bottom of this post).
This post will go over everything you need to know for our Filipino-inspired easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas.
Quick Links to Information in this Post
- Filipino Style Spam Garlic Fried Rice Anyone Will Love
- Instant Pot Filipino Chicken Adobo | Fall-off-the-Bone Drumsticks
- Filipino Garlic Fried Rice | Sinangag
- 3-Ingredient Filipino Banana Cue Recipe
- Easy Rosette Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream That is So Moist
- Get My Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide
Filipino Style Spam Garlic Fried Rice Anyone Will Love
This is one of our most popular recipes on our blog! Spam garlic fried rice is like the ULTIMATE comfort food, Filipino style!
Definitely budget-friendly with fresh herbs and spices, plus is sooo easy to just toss into one pot with the rice. Nothing difficult about this recipe! Don’t worry if you don’t have a rice cooker, as this recipe will also explain how to make the PERFECT rice stovetop!
Our Filipino Style Spam Garlic Fried Rice made the cut of our Mother’s Day brunch recipes as it’s simple, fun, and a Filipino favorite especially with the vinegar-based sauce on the side! You don’t want to skip this!
Download our Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide from my free resource library for some time-saving tips plus the complete grocery list to this meal! (Get the password to the library in the form at the bottom of this post).
Instant Pot Filipino Chicken Adobo | Fall-off-the-Bone Drumsticks
Mama does not want to miss this one! For your main dish on that brunch table, our Instant Pot Filipino Chicken Adobo features FALL OFF THE BONE drumsticks for an incredibly easy one pot meal!
These chicken drumsticks have so much flavor as the vinegar and soy sauce thoroughly infuse every part of the chicken then drenched in the tart sauce loaded with garlic!
This main dish will be the winner of our easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas as it’s so easy using basic ingredients that won’t break the budget. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, no worries! Use our 25-Minute Simple Chicken Adobo stovetop recipe for your brunch.
I can guarantee everyone will love this authentic favorite!
Filipino Garlic Fried Rice | Sinangag
So Filipino Garlic Fried Rice is a common favorite that only uses 5 ingredients to compliment your Instant Pot Filipino Chicken Adobo! We Filipinos love our rice!
Included with our Mother’s Day brunch recipes as garlic fried rice is normally eaten for breakfast. Have your adobo with a sunny side up egg served with this rice and you have a complete meal!
Are you prepared with all the ingredients you need for Mother’s Day? Don’t worry! Download our FREE Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide from my free resource library with your grocery checklist already filled. (Get the password to the library in the form at the bottom of this post).
3-Ingredient Filipino Banana Cue Recipe
Add some fruit to your easy Mother’s Day brunch in a sweet, creative way! Our 3-Ingredient Filipino Banana Cue Recipe takes less than 10-minutes and is served on fun bamboo skewers to keep everyone’s hands clean!
Saba bananas are deep-fried with brown sugar for a caramelized glaze on top and pairs great with tea or coffee! One of our dessert favorites!
Fun tip, you can make this a fried banana sundae with mom’s favorite ice cream and toppings! The ULTIMATE dessert of Mother’s Day recipes!
Easy Rosette Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream That is So Moist
This is the showstopper of your brunch table! Our Easy Rosette Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream looks so elegant and scrumptious with the rosette design, it’s almost too beautiful to eat!
These purple cupcakes are made using ube, a purple yam native to the Philippines, which gives a distinctive purple color to the cupcakes! Paired with the coconut buttercream, the frosting adds to the tropical flavor by keeping the cupcakes moist and gives just a hint of coconut to not overpower the ube.
Plus, this recipe gives helpful tips on achieving that rosette design mom will love! This is one of the more creative Mother’s Day brunch ideas you don’t want to exclude!
I list the EXACT piping tip you need to achieve the rosette design, plus some make-ahead suggestions for this recipe in my Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide located at my free resource library to help you out!
Get My Filipino-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch Guide
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Frequently Asked Questions With Our Easy Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas
How many dishes should you serve for brunch?
Remember, YOU are the owner of the brunch table and the chef behind all of this. Organize brunch to what you can handle and successfully execute for mom.
There is no set number of dishes, but a delicious brunch will have both sweet and savory options.
How do I set up Mother’s Day brunch?
While fresh flowers and colorful place settings will look absolutely beautiful on any brunch table, remember to customize to what mom loves. Maybe that will be candid family photos around the brunch table or her favorite color place settings.
How can I host a cheap brunch?
A good rule of thumb is to use ingredients that will have multiple uses. For example, can the garlic you bought also be used in another dish? Or will that main ingredient in the sauce work well on another brunch item?
Our Filipino-inspired easy Mother’s Day brunch ideas is definitely budget-friendly, without compromising amazing authentic taste to impress mom!
Is brunch sweet or savory?
Both! A good brunch should have both sweet and savory options to round out the palate and be a complete meal everyone can enjoy!
By having both larger and smaller items, folks can pick at what interests them the most without it being too heavy!
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