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More Than a Meal: Mother’s Day Brunch Bar

May 8, 2017
3 min. read

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Breads, Toppings, Fruits, Spreads, and More!

Mother’s Day Brunch: Toast Bar

Make Mother’s Day “more than a meal” with a Build Your Own Toast Bar. Decorate a long table or countertop with flowers and other festive décor. Then arrange a variety of different breads, fruits, spreads, and toppings; and let everyone make their own special toast creations. You’ll have a blast trying out different combinations of toppings! Plus, this simple-to-prepare brunch is something kids can help set up to give Mom a break from cooking.

Here are some ingredient ideas for your Toast Bar:

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Martin's Breads


  • Martin’s Potato Bread: With a subtle sweetness and a light, buttery taste, this classic is great paired with your favorite combos—from peanut butter to fruit spreads.
  • Martin’s 100% Whole Wheat Potato Bread: Add a touch of whole grains to your meal (15g per serving); pair this great-tasting bread with favorites like Greek yogurt and fresh fruit.
  • Martin’s Old-Fashioned Real Butter Bread: The newest addition to our bread family goes great with all kinds of flavors; try it with a honey-butter spread or topped with cinnamon & sugar!
  • Martin’s Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Potato Bread: This sweet treat pairs well with sweet and savory toppings alike! Try it with options like honey or cream cheese with berries.

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Spreads


  • Raspberry Jam
  • Strawberry Jelly
  • Grape Jelly
  • Blackberry Jam
  • Apricot Jam
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread
  • Honey
  • Almond Butter
  • Peanut Butter
  • Ricotta Cheese
  • Cream Cheese

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Fruits


  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Banana Slices
  • Avocado (optional)

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Toppings


  • Chopped Almonds
  • Chopped Peanuts
  • Graham Cracker Crumbles
  • Raisins or Dried Cranberries
  • Shaved White Chocolate
  • Shaved Milk or Dark Chocolate
  • Herbs (Mint, Thyme, Basil)

Mother's Day Decor: Flowers

Additional Equipment & Décor

  • Toaster
  • Cookie Cutters (optional)
  • Flowers
  • Signage & Labels
  • Balloons or other decorations
  • Paper Plates, Cups, & Napkins
  • Plastic Utensils

Build Your Own Toast

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar: Toast

Once you have your toast bar set up, have everyone serve themselves buffet-style.

  1. Pick your choice of bread
  2. Toast it to your desired level
  3. Add your favorite spread(s)
  4. Top with any desired fruit, nuts, and other toppings
  5. Enjoy!


Toast Ideas

With such a wide variety of spreads and toppings at your brunch bar, you can create any number of delicious toasts! Whether sweet or savory, or a combination of the two, everyone will find flavors that suit them. You can add a bright pop from fresh fruits and herbs, or a salty bite from chopped nuts or cheeses; the possibilities are endless.

Mother's Day Build-Your-Own Toast Bar | Sweet Toast Toppings: Berry & Greek Yogurt Toast; Nutella & Peanut Toast; Cinnamon Toast, Berry & Basil Cream Cheese Toast; Honey Butter Toast; Ricotta & Honey Toast; and many more!

Sweet Toppings

Try pairing fruits and nuts together or use a mixture of spreads for the perfect salty-sweet balance. Build one of the below combinations or create your own!

Savory Toppings

You can also add more savory ingredients such as sliced avocado, spinach or kale, and fried or poached eggs to your breakfast bar for additional options like the toasts shown below.

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