Baking for someone is such a personal thing to do. It tells the person receiving the baked goods that they’re worth your time, care and attention. Naturally, baking something for Mum is a stellar gift for Mother’s Day. Here are 21 recipes that we know are a hit with Mums.
If Mum’s a red velvet lover, this cake is a no-brainer. This gorgeous red cake bears notes of chocolate and vanilla, with a hint of tartness from buttermilk and the cream cheese frosting. Ready in just over an hour, this recipe makes 12 serves for a Mother’s Day afternoon tea.
For a Mum who loves anything citrus flavoured, make these cookies. Buttery and sweet, while also being fragrant and fresh, one cookie will not be enough! In just over 30 minutes, you’ll make 25 cookies that you can serve on a beautiful platter or wrap in a nice gift box.
If Mum needs to avoid eggs, here’s a deliciously moist chocolate cake recipe you can make. It’s guaranteed to satisfy every chocoholics' craving. A slight bitterness from dark chocolate and coffee powder helps to balance out the rich sweetness nicely. Mum will not stop raving about this one!
Cinnamon and apple are a classic autumn pairing. A slice of this cake with a warm cuppa is the perfect cosy treat for Mum. Just 20 minutes of prep time and the cake is ready to go in the oven to bake.
Sticky and sweet with nuttiness from almonds and a slight tartness from the cooked apples and sultanas, Mum will absolutely adore this apple slice. Ready to serve in 1 hour, this recipe makes 16 slices, so Mum can go back for more (and she will!).
A buttery pie crust that holds a sticky, caramel coloured filling dotted with crunchy toasted pecans, complete with a mosaic of toasted pecans over the top. What’s not to love about pecan pie? This is one recipe that’s sure to really impress Mum.
Serve up a breakfast of champions with these classic pancakes. Finish it off with a drizzle of maple syrup, a dollop of cream and fresh berries.
An afternoon tea classic, these zesty biscuits are the perfect treat for entertaining.
Almost too pretty to eat... almost! These stunning cupcakes are a great Mother's Day treat, and easier to make than you think.
Get your bake on and whip up a batch of these bikkies for your guests. They're infused with an Earl Grey flavour for a surprise element.
Bring your baking to the next level with this rich patisserie-style tart – it's a real show-stopper.
Say hello to the brekkie of your dreams! This fruity twist on the classic French toast makes a special treat for Mum.
For a dessert that really hits spot, whip up these juicy pears with a crunchy baklava topping and saffron custard. It's one to wow your crowd.
Make the most of delicious apples and whip up this sticky upside-down apple cake for an afternoon tea treat.
Apple pie fan? We think you'll love this version made with delicious cinnamon swirl pastry.
If you're after a fruity treat, try this moist upside-down cake. It's a guaranteed hit with a crowd.
There's nothing better than a light, fluffy scone. These ones use only five ingredients including indulgent raspberries and white chocolate.
Plate up a dreamy dessert this Mother's Day with this perfect pav. It's sweet, impressive and perfect for easy entertaining.