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Mother's Day recipes

44 Recipes

Recipes to treat your mum.

Chocolate brownie cake

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(334 ratings)
Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought
45 minutes
Easy

No-bake orange cheesecake

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(31 ratings)
This is an easy cheesecake for kids to prepare ahead for Mother’s Day, with a little help from Dad
25 minutes
Easy

Tangy trout

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(36 ratings)
Try this healthy trout recipe for a light summer supper
15 minutes
Easy
Healthy

French rhubarb tart

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(5 ratings)
Take your time with this pretty in pink dessert and you'll have a fruit pie worthy of any Parisian patisserie shop window
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook

Rhubarb curd

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(5 ratings)
The sharpness of this pink fruit works wonderfully in a buttery curd - serve on warm scones, crumpets or in pastry tart cases
35 minutes
Easy

Crab linguine with chilli & parsley

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(19 ratings)
Keep it simple with this restaurant-style dish that takes a few good-quality ingredients and lets them shine
30 minutes
Moderately easy
Healthy

Pineapple & cherry upside-down sandwich cake

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(7 ratings)
This nostalgic sponge layer-cake is a trip down memory lane, fit for any afternoon tea party - fill generously with jam and vanilla cream
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy

Chocolate & almond croissants

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(1 ratings)
Give your croissants an indulgent twist with this super simple brunch idea
10 minutes
Easy

Vanilla custard slices

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(5 ratings)
A glorious pastry classic that's tricky to get perfect, but lends a touch of patisserie luxury on an afternoon tea stand
2 hours and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Luscious lemon pudding with summer berries

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(11 ratings)
You'll have most of the ingredients for this sumptuous pudding in your cupboard and fridge already. A great recipe for kids to help with
1 hour
Moderately easy

Spiced Bloody Marys

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For a grown-up brunch, try James Martin's version of the classic morning-after cocktail
5 minutes
Easy

Mum's best profiteroles

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(16 ratings)
Award-winning writer, Fiona Beckett, shares her recipe for the 1970's classic dessert
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Parcel-poached salmon with herby mayonnaise

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Beautiful served hot or cold, this poached salmon makes a stunning yet stress-free centrepiece for a buffet lunch
2 hours
Moderately easy

Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake

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(8 ratings)
A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing
2 hours and 20 minutes
For the keen cook

Slow-roast chicken with homemade gravy

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(18 ratings)
This can't-go-wrong roast chicken makes a great meal for Mother's Day - the kids can get involved too
2 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

South Indian egg curry with rice & lentil pilau

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(2 ratings)
Try something new with this aromatic, vegetarian, tomato-based curry packed with boiled eggs and served with spiced basmati
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chicken & chorizo pie

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(8 ratings)
This wholesome pie is perfect weekend fodder. Flavour your Spanish sausage and chicken with sherry, parsley and a hint of cream
2 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Mango crunch cookies

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Little hands can help make these fruity biscuits topped with icing and sprinkles. It's an ideal way to get kids in the kitchen
30 minutes
Easy

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