Flaky pastelitos, sweet café con leche. Huevos rancheros, moist golfeados. Yes, we Latinos know our way around breakfast. In honor of the women who, year after year, woke up extra early to make you yours, here are seven simple, delicious recipes perfect for Mother’s Day brunch. Or breakfast. Or which ever meal Mami prefers. Because Sunday is the day she can finally sit back, relax and be pampered.
These Cuban-style pastries are a cinch to make thanks to pre-packaged pastry dough. Fill them with guava, cheese or anything Mom likes. Get the recipe here.
Move over Cinna-bon and say adios to donuts. This golfeado—a.k.a. the Venezuelan sticky bun—is by far the sweetest, moistest breakfast bread we’ve ever tasted. Get the recipe here.
If you’re treating Mami to a day at the spa, help her keep things light in the morning with this healthy papaya fruit salad, spiked with a dash of Grand Marnier. Because it’s her day after all.
There’s nothing quite like waking up to the aroma of bread baking in the oven. These jalapeño corn muffins are easy to make and a healthier version than the usual. Get the recipe here.