It’s mum’s birthday soon, and you’re wondering how you’re going to celebrate. You really want to do something special and thoughtful, but don’t have enough money for an extravagant party. Well, have no fear; there are many ways to celebrate and make sure she feels loved on her special day. We have come up with two ways to celebrate; of course, they involve food and quality time. So, grab your nifty pen and notebook and get ready to write down a shopping list for mum’s birthday surprise.
There’s absolutely nothing better than waking up to good food. Let mum sleep in while you prepare brunch for her with these easy brunch ideas.A typical brunch menu consists of a wide variety of sweet and savory breakfast and lunch items. Some of the most popular brunch items include eggs, fruit, and bread-based items like French toast, waffles, and pancakes.For a cheap brunch, try using popular ingredients and making one dish. Here is one example for you to try:
Fruity French Toast
A pinch of salt
Fresh fruit (strawberries, blueberry, kiwi, bananas)
Combine the eggs, milk, and spices in a large mixing bowl with a pinch of salt. Then dip each slice of bread in the batter, making sure both sides are well covered.
Set down the coated bread on a tray or baking sheet while you warm a griddle or nonstick pan.
Over medium-low heat, cook the French toast for 1 to 3 minutes per side. When the slices are golden brown, they’re done.
Enjoy the toast with fresh fruit and pure maple syrup drizzled on top. That’s right; it’s that simple!
High tea might sound like a daunting task, but there are lots of small items that you can make on a budget, from classic scones to cupcakes and sandwiches. For drinks, try a new fruity tea in a pretty teapot. Include coffee, hot chocolate, and a celebration drink for more options. Below are three easy items that you can make:
Everyone loves the gooey chocolatey goodness of brownies. Add these to your high tea tray for a sweet treat and serve with a dollop of cream or ice cream.If you want to try a unique brownie recipe, try making peanut butter pretzel brownies or white chocolate chip brownies.
Scones are a classic tea item, and this easy recipe will take less than an hour to make.Place the scones on a tiered cake stand for decoration, with little pots of cream and fruity jam to add elegance to your table.
For afternoon tea, try dainty sandwich dishes with smoked salmon and roasted chicken fillings. Sandwiches are a delicious savory option for serving with afternoon tea. They’re cheap, fast, and easy to make in large quantities. For an elegant look, cut your sandwiches into beautiful, rectangular, or triangle-shaped slices and decorate them with fresh herbs.
Don’t forget to make a card, pick a flower or a bunch and give mum a good massage after the feast.