Somehow Mother’s Day and brunch became attached at the hip, but I’m certainly not complaining. I love brunch! I also love brunch cocktails—let’s hear it for day-time drinking! Here are some delightful concoctions you can make for Mom:
Sriracha Bloody Mary ~This spiced-up version of the brunch classic is a good accompaniment for savory egg dishes like Eggs Benedict. Garnish it up with fresh or pickled veggies or bacon. Who doesn’t love a drink that’s also a meal?
Motherly Love Mom-osa ~ Sparkling wine, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, and hibiscus make for a delicate and light champagne cocktail. This one would go well with savory or sweet crepes as well as fruit-topped pancakes or waffles.
Blackberry Royal ~ Another champagne cocktail, because you just can’t go wrong with those! Made with blackberry shrub (which is a blackberry and balsamic vinegar syrup), this sparkler has a little tang to go with the fruit flavor. I bet it would go great with French toast (or mascarpone and strawberry stuffed french toast!).
Rum Cha-Yen ~ If you love Thai Iced Tea, then this is the cocktail for you. Sweet with herbal tea flavors, I’d pair this one with spicy dishes for a mom who likes a little morning heat.
Mom’s Sangria ~ Beautiful strawberries are popping up all around me, and this sangria is a great way to use them. It goes well with almost any meal, though I’d pair it with a frittata. You can make the sangria with red or white wine, depending on what your mama likes.