Whether it’s afternoon tea or a decadent dessert, there’s no sweeter way to make mum smile than with a tasty homemade treat. From biscuits and brownies to shortbreads and scones, we’ve scouted the best bakes and makes for a gift she’ll really love.
Here are 10 delicious and simple recipes for Mother’s Day.
Show your love for mum with a batch of buttery cherry shortbread hearts. Small, simple and sprinkled with a whole lot of sweetness, we reckon these make a great gift for your number one mum! (via Julies Family Kitchen)
Savoury and scrumptious
If mum likes savoury more than sweet, she’ll love these rustic rosemary cheese cookies. Pecorino, Parmesan and freshly picked rosemary pack a flavour punch to make these biscuits perfect for cheese and wine come supper time. (via Sifting Focus)
Sandwich and stack
Oh. My. Days. These coconut lime cookie sandwiches look downright delicious, and don’t get us started on that heavenly ricotta cream bursting from the sides! Bake these beauties and run to mum’s house, STAT. (via Donna Hay)
Say it with sweets
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a pot of tea and an assortment of these gorgeous glazed shortbread cookies. Don’t be scared by the delicate decoration – these pretty cookies are incredibly easy and the perfect way to say just how much you love her. (via Ink Foods)
Now we’re talking! Treat mum to a twist on the afternoon tea classic with freshly baked cranberry scones drizzled in a citrus glaze. Light, fluffy and full of fruit, you can enjoy every mouthful over a catch up with your favourite lady. (via Sweet Peas Kitchen)
Who doesn’t love a good Anzac biscuit? Crunchy and chewy with just the right amount of coconut – wrap these Anzac biscuits in a pretty ribbon and you’re bound to make mum’s day. (via Daly Shenanigans)
Perfectly wrapped and ready to be devoured! We love the classic combo of sponge, chocolate, jam and coconut in every bite. What more could mumma want? These mini jam lamingtons definitely deserve a spot in our top ten. (via The Bubbly Baker)
Nuts for Nutella brownies
Only ever used Nutella on toast? How foolish! Mix with white chocolate, eggs, flour and coffee to get these drool-worthy brownies in less than 20 minutes! If you’re after a seriously simple and quick recipe for Mother’s Day, this is it. (via Butter Baking)
Make her a breakfast in bed fit for a queen with this super stack of scrumptious scotch pancakes. Drizzled with raspberry sauce and a naughty knob of butter, they’re the most luscious looking stack we’ve ever seen. (via The Wanderlust Kitchen)
If mum’s a fan of the classics she’ll love this no-bake lemon-coconut-slice. What could be simpler than melting condensed milk with butter and adding a packet of biscuits? With the base taken care of simply cover with icing, lemon juice and coconut for a flavourful gift she’ll love. (via The Cake Mistress)