If you have time and ingredients, how about baking mum a cake for Mother’s Day? (Psst, we’ve got no-flour cake recipes, too) Now, does mum enjoy a good chocolate cake, or does she prefer to have fruits or nuts in her cake? Is she into buttercream frosting or is she all about a rich and creamy cheesecake? Or perhaps she’s into the “anything” cake (*wink*)? No matter what her preference is, we’re pretty sure you’ll be able to find a lovely cake to express your love for your mum from this list of 19 cakes. Happy Mother’s Day!
You can never go wrong with the classic cheesecake, and this gluten-free Coconut & Blueberry Cheesecake packs an extra punch of flavour with coconut and juicy blueberries.
This pretty kumara cake is so versatile that you can serve it up for all occasions – from family celebrations and birthday parties to Christmas and Mother’s Day.
Meringue and chocolate makes a beautiful and delicious combination which is irresistible. And this cake will draw all the “oohs” and “aahs” when you serve it up! It’s flourless which also means healthier – plus points for the mum who’s watching her weight.
This yummy, fluffy butter cake is glammed up with a fresh raspberry ripple and drizzle of pretty pink icing… What’s not to love?
This towering cake will be an impressive treat for the coffee-loving mum, with the pineapple providing a juicy surprise!
TIP: You can also replace the crushed pineapple used in the recipe with other crushed fruit which mum loves.
You can never go wrong with this classic favourite – use fresh cream to pipe a message on top of the cake to make it extra special for mum!
With rum infused into the mango cake batter and passion fruit glaze, topped with fresh mango and passionfruit seeds, this cake is truly sent from heaven.
These delicate little cakes are the perfect sweet end to your Mother’s Day dinner at home. Be sure to serve them up in pretty jars to impress mum.
An easy-to-make treat that will thrill the coffee-loving mum. Add a dollop of whipped cream on top of the crunchy topping to jazz it up.
Wholemeal self-raising flour is used in this delicious Citrus And Almond Cake, so it is diabetes-friendly and great for the health-conscious mum.
For the cheesecake-loving mum, this cake is topped with Tim Tams (if mum prefers other chocolates like Ferrero Rocher, you can also replace the Tim Tams with them) as a surprising twist!
So pretty… these little sweet treats satisfy any sweet tooth, including mum’s!
A very pretty cake layered with chocolate, meringue and topped with strawberry compote, this is a heavenly treat especially for those with a sweet tooth.
If you love smooth and creamy cheesecake, simply follow this easy recipe to make your own! This version by Executive Pastry Chef at Hilton Sydney, Miko Aspiras, sits on a buttery graham cracker base, and you can decorate it with fresh fruits like strawberries and blueberries to make it extra pretty.
While we’re used to having one or the other, this cake has all three – nuts, caramel and coffee all packed in a single banana cake. The heavenly trio will check all the boxes of taste and texture, put together so nicely for the table of any special occasion.
The cake equivalent of a simple butter cookie, this recipe is sure to satisfy chocolate cravings in a jiffy, and please the guests of even the newest bakers.
Change up the flavour of the usual vanilla, chocolate or strawberry cake frosting and go for coconut. Coconut adds a certain lightness to the creamy cake as a whole, and is subtle and refreshing on the palate.
Text: Simone Wu
This post was updated on May 7, 2020.