'God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers'. - Rudyard Kipling
Bundle of tenderness and love, a mom is simply Almighty's angel on earth. Her selflessness and unconditional support: taking care of her children and ensuring that they lead a healthy and prosperous life, is what differentiates her from everyone else you come across. While your mother has been incessantly cooking for you right from the time you were born, she has expected nothing in return - not even a cup of morning tea. Considering how much she selflessly contributed in making your life every bit comfortable; she may not expect it but she definitely deserves it. The day of your loving mum is at the threshold; extend your gratitude and respect for her efforts by coming out of your comfort zone and doing the unexpected! Make this mother's day a little special by cooking for her some afternoon snacks and a cup of tea. Given below is a list of some recipes you can cook for your mum on this mother's Day.
Easy Afternoon Tea Recipe For Mothers Day
Classic Scones With Jam & Clotted Cream
On this mother's day, surprise your mother with some delicious snacks at afternoon tea. Here is the article to help you with easy afternoon tea recipes for mother's day.
Mother's Day Afternoon Recipes
- 350 gm self-raising Flour , some more for dusting
- ¼ tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
- 85 gm Butter , finely chopped
- 3 tablespoon Caster Sugar
- 175 ml Milk
- 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Beaten Egg for varnishing
- Jam and Clotted Cream for garnishing
- Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas.
- Meanwhile, prepare the paste by taking flour in a large bowl and mixing it with the salt and baking powder. Once done, add butter and rub with bare hands (clean) to make fine crumbs.
- Add sugar as per taste in the crumb-like paste.
- Heat milk in the microwave for about 30 seconds to make it sufficiently warm, but not hot.
- Keep the mixture to cool after adding vanilla extract and lemon juice, and put a baking sheet in the oven.
- Add little of this liquid in the dry mixture and mix well with a cutlery knife.
- Spread some flour against the work surface and tip the dough out.
- Scour the dough using a little more flour. Fold it at least thrice. It will now become smoother. Pat it to make a round shape, about 4cm deep.
- Dip the cutter into flour and plunge into the dough to get four scones.
- Use beaten egg to brush the trimmings. Now place it on hot baking sheet.
- Bake the scones for around 10 minutes after which you will find it mounted and golden from upper side.
- Garnish with fruit jam and clotted cream. Your classical scones are ready. Serve warm or little cold on the day of baking.
Apple & Oatmeal Pancake
- 1¼ cup, Buttermilk
- 2/3 cup Quick-cooking Oats
- 1 large Egg, beaten lightly
- 2 tbsp Brown Sugar, firmly packed
- 2/3 cup Apple, peeled and grated
- 3/4 cup All-purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- ½ tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
- 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
- Maple Syrup, as an accompaniment
- Put 1 cup of buttermilk and oats in a bowl and whip them together. Now, keep it aside for about 15 minutes.
- In a separate bowl, whip together egg, brown sugar and apple.
- Once whisked, add flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, oil, oat mixture and the remaining 1/4 cup buttermilk in it. Mix well.
- Meanwhile, grease the griddle and preheat it.
- Once hot, scoop about ¼ cup of batter and place it on top of the griddle.
- When bubbles start emerging, change the side. Cook until the pancake turns golden brown.
- Serve the pancakes with maple syrup.
Baked Butter Pecan French Toast
- 1 cup Brown Sugar, firmly packed
- 1/2 cup Butter or Margarine
- 2 tbsp Honey
- 1 cup Pecans, chopped and toasted
- 1 loaf French Bread, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
- 2 cups Ham, finely chopped
- 6 large Eggs, beaten
- 1-2/3 cups Milk
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp Granulated Sugar
- 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Maple Syrup, if desired
- In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and honey. Cook it on medium heat, until the sugar melts.
- Pour this onto an un-greased 13x9-inch baking dish and sprinkle it with pecans.
- Spread half of the slices of bread on the pecans and sprinkle some ham over them.
- Take a bowl and mix eggs, milk and vanilla in it.
- Now, dip one side of the bread in the milk-eggs mixture and place it with the dipped side downwards over the ham.
- Pour the remaining egg mixture over it.
- In a small bowl, combine sugar and pumpkin pie. Sprinkle it over the egg layer. Refrigerate it for about 4 hours.
- Once this is done, heat the oven at about 350°F. Now, bake the dish for about 50 to 55 minutes, until it turns golden brown.
- Cut it into pieces and serve with maple syrup.
Potato Breakfast Casserole
- 3 cups Frozen Hash Brown Potatoes, diced or shredded
- 1/3 cup Green Onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup Green or Red Bell Pepper, chopped
- 8 slices Smoked Bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
- 3/4 cup Milk
- 1 can Cream-style Corn
- 6 large Eggs, beaten
- 1 tsp Salt
- Freshly Ground Pepper, to taste
- The first step would be to preheat the oven at 350°F.
- In a 13x9x2 inch greased-baking pan, spread the potatoes.
- Now, top them with green onion, bell pepper, bacon, and cheese.
- In a bowl, mix milk, cream-style corn, eggs, salt and pepper. Pour this over the potato cheese mixture.
- Bake the potato-cheese mixture for about 35 to 40 minutes.
- Your potato casserole is ready to be served!!