Mother's Day

This year make Mothering Sunday even more special with easy but effective bakes, cool cocktails and expert guides.
Mother's Day menu plan

Mother's Day menu plan

Easy but impressive starter, main and dessert recipes.
Top 10 breakfast recipes for Mother’s Day

Top 10 breakfast recipes for Mother’s Day

Start Sunday on the right foot with one of our extra special breakfasts.
The best hampers for Mother's Day

The best hampers for Mother's Day

Our round-up of the best gift hampers for mum.
The 12 best Mother's Day gifts

The 12 best Mother's Day gifts

Browse our extra-special foodie buys to find the perfect present.
Top 10 Mother's Day desserts

Top 10 Mother's Day desserts

Sweet treats to mark the big day.

Mother's Day bakes

Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread cut into squares Recipe

Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread


(7 ratings)

Tropical upside-down cake served on a square plate Recipe

Tropical upside-down cake


(1 rating)

Update the retro upside-down cake with the sunny flavours of coconut, lime and...
Lamingtons on a wire rack Recipe



(2 ratings)

Enjoy a lamington with a hot cup of tea. This traditional Australian bake is...
Spiced hummingbird cake served on a cake stand Recipe

Spiced hummingbird cake


(8 ratings)

This showstopping celebration cake tastes of summer, with pineapple and banana...
Sunken drunken chocolate cake Recipe

Sunken drunken chocolate cake


(22 ratings)

Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate – a marriage made in heaven. It may...
Little carrot cakes served on a cake stand Recipe

Little carrot cakes with orange & honey syrup


(4 ratings)

Bake these gorgeous carrot cupcakes made with a delicious orange and honey...
Pistachio, rose & white chocolate blondies cut into squares Recipe

Pistachio, rose & white chocolate blondies


(5 ratings)

Try a different take on blondies using pistachios, rose and white chocolate...
Sticky cherry bakewell buns topped with glacé cherries on a baking tray Recipe

Sticky cherry bakewell buns


(2 ratings)

Make our cherry bakewell buns for a cake sale or to share with friends over a...
Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake Recipe

Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake


(124 ratings)

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra...
Ultimate lemon meringue pie on a cake stand Recipe

Ultimate lemon meringue pie


(287 ratings)

You can't go wrong with one of Angela Nilsen's ultimates and this is no...
Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate Recipe

Classic scones with jam & clotted cream


(991 ratings)

You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby'...

Mother's Day mains

Roast lamb served with anchovy cream Recipe

Roast lamb with anchovy cream


(0 ratings)

Pain perdu with confit leeks served on a plate Recipe

Pain perdu with confit leeks


(0 ratings)

Enjoy a savoury version of pain perdu (French toast) with soft poached eggs,...
Ham & cheese served in a roasting tin Recipe

Ham & cheese


(5 ratings)

Try sticky-glazed gammon with rich cauliflower cheese for a whole new take on...
Meatballs in pan with pomegranate seeds Recipe

Lamb meatballs with sour cherries, pomegranates & pistachios


(4 ratings)

Try a taste of the Middle East with these meatballs, marrying rich lamb with...
Gnocchi alla romana with tomato sauce served in a roasting dish Recipe

Gnocchi alla romana


(1 rating)

Enjoy this gnocchi with a homemade tomato sauce or even a beef ragu. The sauce...
Blackened roast salmon with avocado & mango salsa served alongside Recipe

Blackened roast salmon with avocado & mango salsa


(13 ratings)

Use punchy Cajun spices to flavour this salmon dish. The fresh avocado and...
Sausage casserole in Yorkshire pudding Recipe

Sausage casserole in a Yorkie


(10 ratings)

Serve this impressive looking Yorkshire pudding filled with a warming sausage...
Sliced roast pork with apples on board Recipe

Roast pork & apples


(3 ratings)

Our fabulous easy roast pork with apples is ideal for a Sunday dinner the whole...
Lentil salad with feta and tomatoes on plate Recipe

Mango chutney baked feta with lentils


(13 ratings)

Pack in three of your 5-a-day with a baked feta and lentil salad, using mango...
Leek tart with salad and bread on board Recipe

Pea & leek super-green tart


(5 ratings)

Enjoy a slice of our cheesy leek & pea tart with a fresh green salad and...
Herby spring chicken pot pie in a casserole dish Recipe

Herby spring chicken pot pie


(22 ratings)

Minimise your washing-up with this delicious one-pan chicken pie with spinach...
When finding a basket for a Mother's Day hamper, it’s worth looking online, in garden centres, department stores or charity shops to find one she’ll love as it can double up as a storage solution afterwards.
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