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.
Light & airy, my homemade madeleines feature a delicious buttery lemon flavor. You simply can’t beat a homemade madeleine!!
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.
4. CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES
My chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes are topped with little strawberry hearts. Truly made with love.
5. MINI CHEESECAKES
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!
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!
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 rolls, apple cinnamon rolls, and cinnamon roll cake.
9. LEMON BERRY TRIFLE
Lemon berry trifle is the most dazzling layered dessert that you can prep ahead of time!!!
10. TRIPLE CHOCOLATE LAYER CAKE
My triple chocolate layer cake recipe is a reader favorite year after year, and for good reason!
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.
12. MINI VANILLA POUND CAKES
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.
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.
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!
16. CHOCOLATE HAND PIES
Chocolate hand pies in the shape of HEARTS. They kind of remind me of chocolate pop-tarts!
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!
18. PINEAPPLE CARROT CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
Pineapple carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is moist, spiced, and so easy.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
26. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
Simple to prepare, the classic strawberry shortcake celebrates the season’s freshest flavors. And shows mom just how special she is.
Have a beautifully delicious weekend!