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Article updated on May 1, 2023 at 3:00 AM PDT

The 9 Best Brunch Baskets to Send Mom for Mother's Day

Beam in a delicious brunch basket or an assortment of eats for Mom this year.

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$120 at Blue Apron
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For a full restaurant-style brunch
Blue Apron brunch box
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$195 at Goldbelly
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For the east coast experience
Russ & Daughters New York brunch box
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$95 at Mouth
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For a boozy brunch
Mouth Bloody Mary kit
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$120 at Williams Sonoma
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For a caviar queen
Tour de France gift crate
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$45 at Wolferman's
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For the muffin maven
Mix and match super-thick English muffins gift box
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$110 at Harry & David
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For an indoor picnic brunch
Spring Morning brunch gift basket
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$43 at Sur La Table
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For the French pastry fiend
Gaston's Bakery plain and chocolate croissants
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$100 at Stonewall Kitchen
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For booze-loving bakers
Maine brunch basket
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$126 at Goldbelly
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Taking Mom out for Mother's Day brunch is a time-honored tradition, but it requires reservations, rounding up the troops and maybe even airfare, depending on where all the kids are sprinkled about. If you can't make it to an actual Mother's Day brunch this year, bring the Mother's Day brunch to Mama with a delicious basket teeming with toothsome treats such as a quiche, muffins, croissants or French caviar. 

And should you want to gild the lily, go ahead and send Mom a fresh bouquet from one of our favorite online flower delivery services. Whatever you decide to do or send, be sure to FaceTime her on the big day or give her a good old-fashioned phone call, and her heart will feel as full as her stomach while enjoying one of these elegant brunch-inspired gift baskets.

Read more: 24 Mother's Day Gifts for Your Food-Lovin' Mama

It goes without saying that you'll want your Mother's Day brunch basket to arrive before Mother's Day -- May 14 -- so be sure to check with each individual seller on shipping times before placing an order.

$120 at Blue Apron

For a full restaurant-style brunch

Blue Apron brunch box

If you want to give Mom the whole megillah, Blue Apron's new brunch seasonal box is a complete breakfast bonanza. But it's one that requires some preparation and cooking, so you, or someone else, better be around to execute it for Mom on the big day. You can order it as part of a Blue Apron subscription or buy it as a one-time gift.

The box is enough to feed six or seven hungry brunchers and includes ingredients for the following recipes:

  • Overnight French toast bake with blueberries and lemon curd
  • Cheesy asparagus quiche with romesco aioli and marinated artichokes
  • Avocado toast with feta, radishes and chives
  • Brown sugar and maple candied bacon
  • $195 at Goldbelly

    For the east coast experience

    Russ & Daughters New York brunch box

    If your mom is all about the east coast, an iconic New York brunch in a box is clearly a perfect option. This curated collection from legendary appetizing institution Russ & Daughters comes with some of the city's best hand-rolled bagels, plus plenty of cream cheese and fabulous Nova lox to pile on top. Rounding it out: a chocolate babka, some Private Blend coffee and a Russ & Daughters ceramic tumbler to keep it warm.

    $95 at Mouth

    For a boozy brunch

    Mouth Bloody Mary kit

    Forget the pancakes: If you really want to ensure a merry Mother's Day morning, send her this gourmet Bloody Mary kit. It features two small-batch mixes, Bloody Mary salt, bitters and a jar of pickled beans for garnish. Vodka not included.

    $120 at Williams Sonoma

    For a caviar queen

    Tour de France gift crate

    If Mom prefers her morning eggs from the sea, this fabulous French assortment will make Mother's Day morning a particularly special affair. Fruitwood-smoked salmon, triple-cream Brie, pork paté, blinis and a heaping jar of French caviar round out this lavish box of bites. 

    $45 at Wolferman's

    For the muffin maven

    Mix and match super-thick English muffins gift box

    Another carb-tastic option, this is for the mom who's obsessed with English muffins. These extra-thick and fluffy specimens come in a range of flavors from sweet (like cherry blossom, wild Maine blueberry and even chocolate) to savory (including cornmeal, cheddar cheese and classic sourdough). This gift box option lets you choose six flavors for your mom, and she'll get four of each one in the set -- plus tongs for fishing them out of the toaster.

    $110 at Harry & David

    For an indoor picnic brunch

    Spring Morning brunch gift basket

    Now is the perfect time for an indoor picnic, and this spread is well suited to a grazeable brunch (or blunch, for later risers). It includes a triple cheese and caramelized onion quiche, sliced Canadian bacon, Wolferman's 1910 super-thick English muffins, a lemon poppyseed cake and marionberry preserves. You can -- and should -- add a hat box and wine to the basket for just $20.

    $43 at Sur La Table

    For the French pastry fiend

    Gaston's Bakery plain and chocolate croissants

    If all your mom cares about at brunch are the flaky pastries, give her what she wants -- this mixed assortment of plain and chocolate-filled French croissants will transport her straight to Paris with each buttery, crisp bite. (Though if you'd like to treat her to even more of the pastry case, the Le Marais Pastry Board from Williams Sonoma is another worthy option.) The croissants arrive frozen, so she can defrost only as many as she wants to eat at one time, which may well be all of them.

    $100 at Stonewall Kitchen

    For booze-loving bakers

    Maine brunch basket

    For your Maine mom, or anyone who likes a good boozy brunch, this basket includes three sparkling jams (mimosa, bellini and raspberry peach champagne, all made with actual wine); raspberry syrup (equally good on pancakes or in Prosecco); and spicy peppadew Sriracha Bloody Mary mix -- plus baking mixes for farmhouse-style pancakes, waffles and blueberry scones. If mom would prefer the baked goods sans booze, she might like this Blueberry Pancake Puff Kit with an æbleskiver pan, or this Berry Batter Bowl Gift with edible goodies inside an adorable bowl she can use for future baking endeavors.

    $126 at Goldbelly

    For Southern biscuit belles

    Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen combo pack

    Southern belles and biscuit lovers will swoon for this collection of bestselling treats from Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen in North Carolina, known for serving up blissful breakfasts for over 40 years (and still family owned today). The savory spectrum is covered in the form of four chicken biscuits -- the bird is dipped in buttermilk and a spiced flour mix before being fried -- and four country ham biscuits, while four glazed cinnamon rolls add the sweet finishing touch.