25+ Mother’s Day Recipes

Here are 25 recipes for Mother's Day weekend that mom will love! Including madeleines, tea cakes, chocolate cake, pound cake, lemon berry trifle, lemon blueberry scones, chocolate cupcakes, and more! Recipes on sallysbakingaddiction.com

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to every kind of mother. Women on the journey to be moms, mothers to be, mamas to babies, mamas to pets, mothers who never held their babies, and mothers to angel babies. This weekend we celebrate, remember, and embrace each other– together.

Here are 25 recipes to show mom how special she is, even if that mom is you. 

 

1. RASPBERRY ALMOND CRUMB CAKE

I recently shared this raspberry almond crumb cake recipe. Many of you have tried it already and I’m so happy you’re enjoying it too. I love the flavors! Not a raspberry fan? Try my lemon strawberry crumb bars instead.

Sour cream crumb cake with fresh raspberries and almonds! Buttery and moist breakfast cake recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

2. MADELEINES

Light & airy, my homemade madeleines feature a delicious buttery lemon flavor. You simply can’t beat a homemade madeleine!!

Light & airy homemade madeleines with delicious buttery lemon flavor. Step by step photos and instructions on sallysbakingaddiction.com

3. ALMOND POPPY SEED TEA CAKES

Filled with sweet almond flavor and drizzled with a light lemon glaze, these almond poppy seed tea cakes are extra special for an extra special mama.

These almond poppy seed tea cakes are buttery and light with a crunchy crackly exterior. Baked in a muffin pan, the delicate tea cakes are simple but taste extra fancy! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

4. CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES

My chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes are topped with little strawberry hearts. Truly made with love.

Deliciously indulgent and fudgy chocolate cupcakes filled with strawberry buttercream and topped with chocolate ganache. Chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes on sallysbakingaddiction.com

5. MINI CHEESECAKES

9 individual mini cheesecakes are not only easier than a full cheesecake, they take half the time to prepare! If you’re feeding a crowd, try my classic cheesecake recipe.

Bake individual creamy cheesecakes in a muffin pan! This recipe yields 9 mini cheesecakes. Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

6. GLAZED LEMON BLUEBERRY SCONES

My glazed lemon blueberry scones are bursting with blueberries and topped with sweet and tangy lemon glaze. Looking for more scones to bake? Try funfetti chip scones, banana nut scones with maple glaze (the glaze is a must!!), caramel apple cinnamon scones, or my triple chocolate scones supreme!

My go-to scone recipe! Glazed Lemon Blueberry Scones on sallysbakingaddiction.com

7. ROSE CUPCAKES

Little rose cupcakes (or the cupcake bouquet!) are really fun to make and your cupcakes have never looked more lovely. You can even try a two-toned frosting variation with this helpful tutorial— the two toned buttercream rose was last April’s baking challenge!

How to pipe roses with a video tutorial on sallysbakingaddiction.com

8. EASY CINNAMON ROLLS

The easiest cinnamon rolls I’ve ever made! They’re perfect for yeast beginners and only require 1 rise. Other cinnamon roll favorites? My big giant cinnamon rolls, easy orange sweet rollsapple cinnamon rolls, and cinnamon roll cake.

My BEST ever Cinnamon Rolls - totally from scratch, great beginner recipe! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

9. LEMON BERRY TRIFLE

Lemon berry trifle is the most dazzling layered dessert that you can prep ahead of time!!!

This show-stopping lemon berry trifle recipe includes lemon pound cake, fresh berries, a lemon cheesecake filling, and fresh whipped cream. Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

10. TRIPLE CHOCOLATE LAYER CAKE

My triple chocolate layer cake recipe is a reader favorite year after year, and for good reason!

Triple Chocolate Layer Cake. The fudgiest homemade chocolate cake ever! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

11. GREEK YOGURT LEMON POPPY SEED PANCAKES

One happy stack of Greek yogurt lemon poppy seed pancakes for mom on Sunday morning! They’re fluffy and incredibly flavorful, made with whole wheat flour and protein-packed yogurt.

Start your morning right with these whole wheat & FLUFFY Greek yogurt lemon poppy seed pancakes! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

 

12. MINI VANILLA POUND CAKES

Cuties! These mini vanilla pound cakes are downright fabulous. Top with raspberrylemon, or vanilla icing, or red wine chocolate ganache for a decadent treat. Mom will love them.

Mini vanilla pound cakes are downright fabulous. Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

13. STRAWBERRIES ‘N’ CREAM FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE

The best part about my strawberries ‘n’ cream French toast casserole? Prepare it the night before for a low key, relaxing morning. Have a small family? You can easily half the recipe and bake in a 9×9-inch square baking pan.

Creamy, fresh, and custard-y Strawberries n Cream French Toast Casserole! Make it ahead the night before! Full recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

14. PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY CUPCAKES

As a thank you for all of the PB&Js she made you growing up, treat her to peanut butter and jelly cupcakes! A fun twist on a childhood classic, these soft and fluffy vanilla cupcakes are topped with peanut butter frosting and filled with your favorite jelly.

Soft and fluffy vanilla cupcakes topped with peanut butter frosting and filled with your favorite jelly! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

15. GREEK YOGURT APPLE BLUEBERRY BREAD

Made with honey, apples, blueberries, and Greek yogurt, Greek yogurt apple blueberry bread is a healthier treat with ZERO refined sugar. You can even bake this recipe as muffins!

Greek yogurt apple blueberry bread with zero refined sugar! Made with honey, apples, blueberries, and Greek yogurt, this quick bread is a simple healthy snack or breakfast! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

16. CHOCOLATE HAND PIES

Chocolate hand pies in the shape of HEARTS. They kind of remind me of chocolate pop-tarts!

Delicious, warm, and gooey chocolate hand pies with chocolate pie dough and chocolate ganache filling! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

17. BLUEBERRY LEMON ICEBOX CAKE

Blueberry lemon icebox cake is cool, refreshing, and EASY. And it features a powerful flavor duo: blueberries and lemon. Kids can help with this one!

Cool, refreshing, and SUPER easy blueberry lemon icebox cake with fresh whipped cream! No-bake, delicious, melt in your mouth summer dessert! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

 

18. PINEAPPLE CARROT CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Pineapple carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is moist, spiced, and so easy.

The best carrot cake recipe is this pineapple carrot cake with cream cheese frosting! Moist, spiced, and so easy! Dessert on sallysbakingaddiction.com

19. UPGRADED GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

My upgraded German chocolate cake recipe is unapologetically decadent and indulgent, featuring layers of coconut pecan filling sandwiched between chocolate cake all topped with chocolate buttercream.

Upgraded German chocolate cake features layers of coconut pecan filling sandwiched between chocolate cake all topped with chocolate buttercream. Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

20. PINK PARTY DONUTS

True love at first bite. Pink party donuts begin with a vanilla cinnamon batter baked in a heart donut pan, topped with pastel pink glaze and rainbow sprinkles!

SO fun! Vanilla cinnamon donuts baked in a heart donut pan and topped with pastel pink glaze and rainbow sprinkles! BAKED, not fried donut recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

21. UNBELIEVABLE WALNUT CRUSTED CHICKEN

My favorite chicken dinner recipe comes straight from my mama’s kitchen. Unbelievable walnut crusted chicken features toasty walnuts, tender + juicy chicken, and sweet honey mustard – truly delish!

My FAVORITE chicken dinner is this unbelievably delicious and simple walnut crusted chicken! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

22. KALE PESTO MOZZARELLA PASTA SALAD

Kick your side dish game up a notch with this kale pesto mozzarella pasta salad. It’s absolutely delicious, feeds a crowd, and you can even make it ahead.

Kale pesto mozzarella pasta salad is an easy summer pasta salad! It's absolutely delicious, feeds a crowd, and you can make it ahead. Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

23. CHOCOLATE COCONUT ALMOND TART (GF)

Made with only 7 simple ingredients, this chocolate coconut almond tart is naturally vegan and gluten free and you won’t even realize it. It’s incredibly decadent, yet you’ll find yourself reaching for just one more bite!

7 ingredient gluten free and vegan creamy chocolate coconut tart! So easy! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

24. GRAPEFRUIT GREEK YOGURT CAKE

Grapefruit deserves a little more spotlight. It’s SO good in this grapefruit Greek yogurt cake! If grapefruit isn’t mom’s thing, try making this recipe with lemons or oranges.

Unbelievably moist grapefruit loaf made with Greek yogurt and fresh grapefruit juice! The flavor and texture are both incredible! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

25. HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY CAKE

My homemade strawberry cake recipe incorporates real strawberries inside the cake AND the frosting! Or try my strawberry cupcakes with creamy strawberry buttercream.

Entirely homemade strawberry layer cake with REAL strawberry flavor. No box needed! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

26. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

Simple to prepare, the classic strawberry shortcake celebrates the season’s freshest flavors. And shows mom just how special she is.

Homemade strawberry shortcake on sallysbakingaddiction.com

Have a beautifully delicious weekend!

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  1. Wendy on May 11, 2018 at 6:56 am

    On Monday I made your Raspberry Almond Crumb Cake and yesterday your Glazed Strawberry Bread and both recipes were beyond good. This is the first collection of recipes you’ve posted that I’ve made more than one or two of the recipes (yay!!!). Tomorrow, I tackle the Trifle. Happy Matters Day Sally!! Loved your comment about every mom!!

  2. Brenda on May 11, 2018 at 9:42 am

    Happy Mother’s Day Sally !
    Enjoy.

  3. Keo Thompson on May 11, 2018 at 9:44 am

    I have learned to make perfect scones through your recipes. Today I bought a blueberry scone at Starbucks and took one bite and gagged! You haven’t had great scones until you make your own. Never buying another scone!!

    • Sally on May 11, 2018 at 9:48 am

      I agree! I prefer homemade 🙂

  4. Laurel on May 11, 2018 at 9:50 am

    I made the trifle yesterday and it was delicious. I used coconut curd I bought from a local bakery in Kauai, and strawberries instead of raspberries. I told my husband recipe makes 12 servings and we really have to try and not make it 6!!! I used your lemon pound cake recipe as suggested. So good. Thanks for great recipe.

    Rating: 5
  5. Marilyn Petitto on May 11, 2018 at 9:51 am

    Happy Mother’s Day Sally. Thank you so much for all of your wonderful recipes. I hope you have a wonderful day with your baby daughter.

    Marilyn Petitto

  6. Nancy Goff on May 11, 2018 at 10:21 am

    Thank you, Sally, for all the great recipes …. and your kindness for finding one for me when I can’t 🙂

  7. Karen T on May 11, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Happy mother’s day to you and your mom! Thank you for all your wonderful recipes! Ive made a lot of them, both sweet and savory and they have all been delicious! I love your tribute to all moms!

  8. Austria Azaceta on May 11, 2018 at 10:48 am

    Hi Sally!
    What a fantastic round up!! I’ve made 5 of the recipes posted here & have had my eye on a few more. Planning on making your pistachio cake for this weekend.
    Loving the new layout of the blog, btw!!!
    A very happy Mother’s Day to you!! Enjoy the weekend!

  9. Hayley on May 11, 2018 at 11:32 am

    My mother is actually away on a girls’ trip with her best friends for ‘mother’s day’ this weekend, so we celebrated this past weekend. I made a Classic Canadian Flapper Pie (if you’ve never heard of this, you MUST try one!!!), a totally non-SBA recipe for dessert; but I DID use your instructions and video on your lemon meringue pie recipe to help me make the meringue for that pie! I’d never done it before so thanks for making it look easy! Hope to bake up that raspberry almond crumb cake for my mom when she’s back 🙂

  10. Robin Nilsson on May 11, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Happy Mother’s Day Sally! Thank you for all that you do!!

  11. Lisa on May 11, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    happy mother’s day, Sally – I’d be happy with any one of these beautiful dishes…

  12. Paige Flamm on May 11, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Oh I wish I was snacking on all of these this weekend.

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  13. Brittany Audra @ Audra's Appetite on May 12, 2018 at 12:35 am

    Perfect roundup of spring recipes!! Such beautiful presentation too 🙂

  14. Kelly on May 12, 2018 at 2:05 am

    Such beautiful words, thank you. Happy Mother’s Day!! Bless you and your sweet family.

  15. Ann on May 13, 2018 at 9:43 am

    Thanks for all the delicious recipes. Happy Mother’s Day Sally.

    • Sally on May 14, 2018 at 6:05 am

      Thank you so much!!

  16. Ann J on May 13, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Sally, I made your Blueberry French Toast Casserole this morning for Mother’s Day, it was delicious!! Hope you’re enjoying your Mother’s Day with your darling Noelle❤️❤️

    • Sally on May 14, 2018 at 6:04 am

      Hi Ann! The blueberry french toast casserole is a wonderful choice for a special breakfast. I had a wonderful day, thank you so much for thinking of Noelle and I 🙂

  17. Susan Robbins on May 13, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    This was a wonderful post in many ways. Thank you! Happy 1st Mother’s Day to you! 🙂

    • Sally on May 14, 2018 at 6:00 am

      Thank you so much Susan!!

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  1. Laurel on May 11, 2018 at 9:50 am

    I made the trifle yesterday and it was delicious. I used coconut curd I bought from a local bakery in Kauai, and strawberries instead of raspberries. I told my husband recipe makes 12 servings and we really have to try and not make it 6!!! I used your lemon pound cake recipe as suggested. So good. Thanks for great recipe.

    Rating: 5

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