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Coffee and walnut millionaire's shortbread cut into squares

Mother's Day baking recipes

65 Recipes

Surprise mum with a brilliant bake this Mother's Day. Brighten up her day with these tempting tarts, beautiful biscuits and showstopping cakes.

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  • Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread cut into squares

    Coffee walnut millionaire's shortbread

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Combine millionaire's shortbread with classic coffee and walnut flavours in this delicious bake. It's the perfect partner to a cup of tea for elevenses, or for a special occasion like Mother's Day

  • Lemon layer cake with soft cheese icing on a cake stand

    Easy lemon layer cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.27 ratings

    Indulge in a slice of lemon cake for afternoon tea. With lovely light sponge layers, a citrus zing offsets the rich and creamy soft cheese icing

  • Caramel-drizzled banoffee bake cut into squares

    Caramel-drizzled banoffee bake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy this bake with all the gorgeous elements of banoffee: a crumbly biscuit base, creamy cheesecake-style filling, bananas and caramel

  • Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake

    Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.142 ratings

    Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa

  • Dark chocolate and passionfruit tart with two slices cut out

    Dark chocolate & passion fruit tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Pair chocolate with passion fruit to make this deliciously decadent dessert. The tangy fruit curd works wonderfully with the rich ganache

  • Carrot cake served on a white cake stand

    Easy carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.359 ratings

    Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

  • Chocolate fairy cakes in cake cases

    Chocolate fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Conjure smiles from family and friends with easy chocolate fairy cakes – they have a lovely light sponge and buttery icing

  • Salted caramel & apple pudding in a large baking dish

    Salted caramel & apple pudding

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Whip up this warming, family-friendly dessert in under an hour using apples and golden caramel. Serve hot from the oven with a scoop of ice cream

  • Baklava cake cut into slices

    Baklava cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Try a twist on baklava by turning the classic nutty filo pastry dessert into a cake. It makes a spectacular centrepiece that's perfect for a celebration

  • Sweet potato cheesecake with the first slice cut out

    Sweet potato cheesecake

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    Layer maple syrup, spiced sweet potato and cool cream cheese on a crushed digestive base to make this dessert. Trust us, it really works

  • Salted caramel & hazelnut banoffee pie

    Salted caramel & hazelnut banoffee pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try a new take on banoffee pie with a crunchy hazelnut praline, salted caramel and muscovado whipped cream. A few cheat’s ingredients will save you time

  • Rhubarb & elderflower cake served garnished with elderflowers on top

    Rhubarb & elderflower cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.28 ratings

    Make the most of vibrant pink rhubarb with a cake which combines its delicious tart flavours and sweet elderflower cordial - a stunning centrepiece!

  • Broken biscuit squares on a wire rack

    Broken biscuit squares

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Use up broken biscuits at the bottom of the tin to make this buttery cake. It’s glazed with a sweet ganache and topped with some British biscuit favourites

  • Self-saucing sticky toffee chocolate pudding

    Self-saucing sticky toffee chocolate pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.40 ratings

    Combine sticky toffee pudding sponge with a generous helping of chocolate chunks and chocolate sauce for the ultimate comforting dessert

  • Chai caramel chocolate brownies served on a tray

    Chai caramel chocolate brownies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Blend chai spices with caramel to make these moreish chocolate brownies, with cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger

  • Apple & almond crumble pie with the first slice cut out

    Apple & almond crumble pie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Combine fruit pie with apple crumble to get the best of both – a warming dessert that slices neatly and delivers two textures of pastry

  • Sliced banana bread topped with drizzle and banana chips on a serving plate

    Banana bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.1643 ratings

    A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a quick bake that can be frozen. It's great for using up overripe bananas, too.

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1275 ratings

    You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby's storecupboard recipe, perfect for unexpected guests

  • Sugared flower shortbreads

    Sugared flower shortbreads

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    These delicate shortbreads make a perfect gift. Given a floral hint with rosewater, you could also use orange blossom extract or dried lavender

  • Rhubarb & custard blondies served on a tray

    Rhubarb & custard blondies

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.47 ratings

    Add custard powder to blondie mix for an extra fudgy texture. Pair with rhubarb for a classic flavour combination, or try swirling in some jam or compote

  • Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk

    Vintage chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1073 ratings

    An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit

  • Berry & chocolate loaded cookies

    Berry & chocolate loaded cookies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Picture cookies which are crisp on the outside and chewy in the centre... These huge chocolate chip cookies have a tart berry jam and white chocolate filling

  • Sticky toffee pudding in a baking tray, with a separate bowlful alongside topped with ice cream and sauce

    Next level sticky toffee pudding

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    What's more inviting than a sticky toffee pudding? Our recipe delivers on expectations, with a lovely sticky sponge, true toffee flavour and a light sponge

  • Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

    Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.325 ratings

    These zesty cupcakes look so gorgeous you won't want to eat them, but once you start you won't be able to stop

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