8 Delectable Cake Recipe Ideas For Mother’s Day
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Baked With Love, For Mom: 8 Delectable Cake Recipe Ideas For Mother’s Day

We have listed the best cake recipes you must try baking this Mother’s Day!

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What does a mother need? 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep? Yes! But more than that, she needs undivided attention and appreciation from her family for all that she does. Day in and day out, working relentlessly without asking for anything in return.

Although nothing can be compared to the sacrifices a mother makes, a small gesture by you can make her day. You ask, how? A simple cake that your mum adores, baked with a whole lot of love. 

Here’s a rundown on the best Mother’s Day Special Cake Recipes that will make your mom feel on top of the world.

List of Cake Recipes Your Mom Will Love

Our list below covers 8 cake recipes you can try baking this Mother’s Day. The key ingredients required for each recipe are also listed below :

1. Blueberry Coffee Cake

Soft, airy, and coffee-infused. This decadent cake combo is a must-try for Mother’s Day. The blueberries that pop in between give an intriguing layer of texture that your mother will undoubtedly enjoy! Flour, sugar, eggs, blueberries, sour cream, and good-quality vanilla extract are the main ingredients for this recipe. Make sure you do not add the coffee powder directly and make a brew before adding to the batter.

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blueberry coffee cake

2. Chocolate Cheesecake

A thick slice of cheesecake can cure sadness. No, true story!

If your mom loves chocolate desserts, make her try this decadent chocolate cheesecake this Mother’s Day. Rich taste, smooth and creamy texture and almost fudge-like mouthfeel, your mom will be head over heels after a single bite. You’ll need the following pantry staples: semisweet chocolate, milk chocolate, instant espresso powder, granulated sugar, and a whole lot of cream cheese.

If you cannot get your hands on cream cheese – you can also use hung curd or Greek yogurt to replicate the texture to an extent.

chocolate cheesecake

3. Tiramisu Cake

Who can resist a light and fluffy slice of tiramisu cake? As delicious as it sounds, tiramisu cake is soaked in coffee and layered with fluffy mascarpone cream. Your mom will surely love this classic Italian sweet treat converted into a layer cake. Decorate it with some chocolate shavings and surprise your mom with your skills! For this recipe, you need to separately arrange ingredients for the cake, coffee soak and the frosting.

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Want to infuse some alcohol? Add a few shots of Bailey’s to the sponge soak.

piece of tiramisu cake

4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake (Flourless)

If your mom is a fitness freak, then this is the cake you want to make her. Loaded with peanut butter and baked without any flour, this cake is rich and easy to create. The main ingredients that you require to get started are – bittersweet chocolate, butter, smooth peanut butter, unsweetened cocoa powder, choco chips and heavy cream.

peanut butter flourless cake

5. Icebox Cake

Not a baker? This is a good no-bake cake recipe. Here’s a spectacular option you can consider making this Mother’s Day. For this you require the following key ingredients – heavy cream, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and oreo thins or chocolate wafers. You can also swap these cookies with Maries and digestives. 

6. Lemon Layer Cake

Lemony fresh cake with a side of green tea is perfection during the summer. If your mom loves lemon flavored desserts, then a lemon layer cake should be on the top list. The main ingredients needed are creamed butter, milk, eggs, flour and sugar for this cake recipe along with lemons and zest. It is light, moist, citrusy and just the right pick to celebrate Mother’s Day.

lemon layer cake

7. Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is a delightful combination of three incredibly moist layers flavored with pineapple and bananas. Topped with creamy cheese frosting and pecans it is a treat in every bite. The key ingredients that go in the making of the cake are : flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, eggs, oil, vanilla extract, pineapples, pecans and bananas.

8. Coffee, Chocolate and Walnut cake

Confused whether to make a chocolate or a coffee cake? Ease your woes as we have just the right choice for you. While the combination of chocolate and walnut is a classic one, the addition of coffee adds another depth of flavor. Basic ingredients required for this recipe are – walnuts, coffee, chocolates, flour, and sugar.

chocolate, walnut and coffee cake


You can also try classics like brownies, marble cake, pineapple upside down cake, cherry pie, apple pie, or a mango coconut cake.

Looking to impress your mom with your baking skills? We have you covered here! This Mother’s Day let your mom relax and unwind. While you take up the role of the Masterchef in the kitchen. Treat your mom with one of the best cake recipes from above and have a stupendous Mother’s Day!

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