14 MOTHER’S DAY CAKE IDEAS TO MAKE THE DAY ALL ABOUT HER
Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Make sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, May 8th, so you can show Mom how much that means to you with a sweet treat. Here are our top Mother’s Day cakes ideas, including vanilla, chocolate, and fruit.
1. Buttermilk Caramel Cake
This Southern showpiece will be a hit on Mother’s Day. The decadent caramel frosting’s fudgy consistency will be a hit with mom. This cake is best eaten right away. For spring flair, have fun decorating with edible flowers.
2. Earl Grey Tea Cake
This rich-layer cake is made with a boxed mix. Tea-infused whip cream separates layers made of white cake and tea-infused syrup-covered raspberries. You can swap out the raspberries to make the cake more Mom-friendly.
3. Bourbon Chocolate Cake
This light cake can be baked and cooled in less than 90 minutes. The batter is infused with the delicious flavors of espresso and bourbon. Serve your creation with caramel sauce.
4. Fresh Pear-Pistachio Cake
This Bundt cake, moist and refreshing, is a spring favorite. This simple recipe is full of fresh pears, pistachios, and spices. This recipe makes one large Bundt cake or twelve mini Bundt cakes. To finish the cake, drizzle brown butter frosting. Sprinkle pistachios on top of the cake for a rustic centerpiece for Mother’s Day.
5. Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed Cake
Enjoy a taste of spring! This sheet pan cake is delicious and can be shared with the whole family for Mother’s Day. Pipe dots on the sheet pan and then use a spatula or a knife to spread the frosting into a flower shape.
6. Triple Chocolate Cake With Malted Crunch
With malted milk balls, take Mom on a nostalgic trip down memory lane. This retro candy gives this Mother’s Day cake some crunch. Layer the cake with ganache frosting. This cake will be a hit with Mom, who is a chocoholic.
7. Blackberry Icebox Cake
This warm and chilly treat will surely warm Mom’s heart. This layered Mother’s Day cake recipe is so easy to make she’ll be amazed at how simple it is. The only thing you have to do is make the cake and then let the freezer do the rest.
8. Burnt-Sugar Cake
This burnt sugar cake will make your Mother’s Day celebration even more special. Although this cake may look old-fashioned, the burnt sugar adds a retro touch to it. For a chewy surprise, a nutty date mixture is hidden between each layer.
9. Cherry Flower Power Cake
This very cherry pie will please the Mother’s Day crowd. This delicious creation is made with almond extract and cherry juice. Decorate the cake with cute flowers. Bonus points if the flowers are Mom’s favorite color.
10. Turtle S’mores Cake
This cake doesn’t require any baking. You can dress up any store-bought pound cake by adding marshmallows, chocolate, or caramel. Grill slices of the pound cakes to create a delicious more-like flavor. Add caramel and chocolate sauces to the warm cake. Pecan pieces can be added if you like.
11. Peaches & Cream Prosecco Cake
For a boozy treat, soak the sponge in prosecco. For the most important woman in your life, fresh whip cream and juicy peaches are a great combination. This Mother’s Day dessert is easy to prepare ahead of time and can be chilled for up to 24 hours.
12. Pecan Browned Butter Coffee Cake.
Mother’s Day brunch will be a success with a new hero. The rich brown butter flavor and the delicious nutty filling will impress mom. To add a little spice to the sweetness, drizzle with coffee icing. For an unusual addition, serve with cold-brewed coffee rather than hot coffee.
13. Vanilla Cake With Buttercream, Berries, And Jam
The perfect spring cake is made with layers of buttercream, jam, and berries. These simple vanilla cakes take just over an hour to prepare, bake, and assemble. For easy decorating, add a Mother’s Day cake topper.
14. Honey-Carrot Cake With Mascarpone Cream
A traditional carrot cake is given a sweet twist with honey and buttermilk. Topped with a delicious mascarpone-cheese frosting. You can pipe the frosting in fun designs or thick lines to make it more special for mom.