14 Make-Ahead Casseroles for an Effortless Mother's Day Brunch
These make-ahead casseroles will help keep the focus of Mother's Day on spending time with Mama and not about being in the kitchen. Whether you're looking for a recipe you can assemble a few days in advance to store in the refrigerator or would prefer a freezer-friendly option that can be made a few weeks before Mother's Day, we've got you covered. From pancakes to quiches to French toast and more, there's no shortage of sweet and savory casseroles that can be prepared in advance to make Mother's Day brunch delicious and easy to pull together.
Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole
This recipe was designed to chill overnight for 8 hours, so it's make-ahead friendly. Just pop it in the oven when Mama is on her way over for brunch.
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast Casserole
If she has a favorite berry that's different than blueberries, you can easily swap them out to fit her taste.
Sausage Gravy Casserole with Cheddar-Cornmeal Biscuits
You can keep this casserole in the freezer for as little as 4 hours or up to 2 months.
Overnight French Toast Casserole with Bourbon-Maple Syrup
Assemble this decadent casserole the night before and let it sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before popping it in the oven.
Poppy Seed Chicken
Recipe: Poppy Seed Chicken
Serve this heartier rice casserole alongside a fresh salad.
Croissant Breakfast Casserole
Recipe: Croissant Breakfast Casserole
Dijon, caramelized onions, and Fontina cheese make sure there is no shortage of flavor in this croissant casserole.
Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
Recipe: Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
This quiche is unlike any other—because the crust is made from grits.
Cheesy Ham, Corn, and Grits Bake
Recipe: Cheesy Ham, Corn, and Grits Bake
We think corn deserves a spot at every meal and it makes its way onto the brunch menu with this cheesy grits bake.
Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Casserole
We took the flavor of cinnamon rolls and turned it into a brunch-worthy casserole.
Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Recipe: Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Both kids and adults will enjoy this breakfast bake that starts with a package of frozen tater tots.
Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Recipe: Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Treat Mama to the special meal she deserves this Mother's Day by putting this casserole version of classic shrimp and grits on the menu.
Smoky Sausage-and-Grits Casserole
This casserole can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days before it's cooked.
Banana Bread French Toast Casserole
Banana bread and French toast come together in this recipe for a sweet brunch recipe that's sure to impress Mama.
Recipe: Baked Oatmeal
Adapt this recipe to use your family's favorite seasonal fruit and nuts.