Vanilla cupcake bouquet

Mother's Day recipes

47 Recipes

Recipes to treat your mum.

Vanilla cupcake bouquet

0

(0 ratings)

This stunning edible bouquet takes a little time to prepare but the results are jaw-dropping. If you're looking for a Mother's Day showstopper, this is it!...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Apple rose tart

2.5

(4 ratings)

An elegant apple and marzipan dessert with a pretty floral design that tastes as good as it looks. Serve it warm or cool, with a scoop of crème fraîche or vanilla ice cream
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Sugared flower shortbreads

5

(1 rating)

These delicate shortbreads make a perfect gift. Given a floral hint with rosewater, you could also use orange blossom extract or dried lavender
  • 1 hour and 12 mins
  • More effort

Little pistachio cakes

3.125

(2 ratings)

These nutty little cupcakes, topped with cream cheese icing make a pretty addition to any buffet dessert or afternoon tea spread
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry brunch bruschettas

5

(1 rating)

With a drizzle of lightly salted almond sauce, creamy ricotta and fruit and nut bread, these strawberries deserve a spot on your weekend brunch menu
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut latte cake

4.02778

(9 ratings)

Give coffee cake the ultimate upgrade - layer with chocolate hazelnut frosting, add a creamy topping and sprinkle with crushed nuts
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Ploughman’s scones

3.75

(1 rating)

These savoury cheese scones, filled with thin slices of apple and chutney, make a delicious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Banana custard eclairs

3.75

(1 rating)

Give these afternoon tea classics a fruity makeover with a creamy banana custard filling - perfect for a sophisticated spread
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Egg & bacon brioche soldiers

3.75

(1 rating)

Finger sandwich fillings don't have to be dainty - add some bold flavours to your afternoon tea with these brunch-inspired bites
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & poppy seed gateaux

3.4375

(4 ratings)

Delicate squares of light sponge cake, filled with poppy seed buttercream - a perfect buffet dessert or afternoon tea treat
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Mini salt beef bagels

3.75

(1 rating)

These tangy, delicate little bites make a great addition to finger sandwiches for a sophisticated afternoon tea
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry & dark chocolate teacakes

4.375

(2 ratings)

These classic afternoon tea nibbles are given a fruity twist and smothered in chocolate for an extra special spread
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • A challenge

Lemony crab & cucumber clubs

3.75

(1 rating)

White crabmeat, mayo and chives make a delicious afternoon tea sandwich filling that's special enough for a celebration treat
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

0

(0 ratings)

Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar afternoon tea treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Replace sugar with xylitol and swap butter and oil for a puréed whole orange in this light and zesty cake, with ground almonds and polenta
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Passion layer torte

0

(0 ratings)

Get ahead for a dinner party or celebration with this indulgent, fruity cake which can be frozen for up to 2 months
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Cherry, rose & pistachio Pavlova traybake

5

(2 ratings)

Take this retro meringue dessert to another level by adding edible flower petals, coconut cream, fruit and nuts for even more texture
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • More effort

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