Salted caramels in a bowl

Mother’s Day gift recipes

Want to make a special homemade edible gift for Mother's Day? Browse our collection of easy recipes, including truffles, caramels, preserves and more.

13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Treat your nearest and dearest to these homemade salted caramels. The perfect edible gift, wrap them up in a gift box for a deliciously decadent treat

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress party guests with homemade toffee vodka cocktails. They're easy to make and are a great birthday or Christmas gift for cocktail lovers

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use seasonal rhubarb to make this G&T-with-a-difference, or top the finished gin with soda water for a refreshing and gloriously pink summertime drink

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in some melt-in-the-mouth fudge made with rich condensed milk. The perfect year-round treat, it's also great wrapped up as a gift for family and friends

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
23 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Turn the popular cake into chewy cookies, complete with cream cheese icing. Box them up to give as a gift, or make a batch of dough to keep in the freezer

35 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill teabags with spices and tea leaves for a gorgeous bespoke gift. They're a lovely present at Christmas 

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make these to give as an edible Christmas gift. Made with chocolate, dulce de leche and banana chips, they're all the taste of banoffee pie in one small bite

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of these moreish manchego and chorizo biscuits to serve as part of a cheeseboard. They make a lovely edible gift at Christmas, too

45 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to these moreish biscotti or box up as a gift. This twist adds espresso to the mix, enhancing the creamy richness of the chocolate

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make some homemade piccalilli to serve with cold meats and cheese. It will keep for up to three months and makes a great gift for chutney lovers

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these chocolates to give as gifts or for a fun weekend project. Split the ganache into a few bowls and add a couple of different flavourings, if you like

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this moreish bacon jam as a gift for friends and family. It's surprisingly easy to make, tastes divine and will keep up to a month in the fridge

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make our truffle fudge in mere minutes and box it up with pretty tissue paper for the perfect homemade gift. It uses just four ingredients and very little effort

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Simple, creamy, peppermint treats you can make with just a handful of ingredients. They make a tasty homemade gift for anyone with a sweet tooth

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

For the keen baker, why not give the gift of a sourdough recipe kit? Fill a jar with everything they need and add the final flourishes to make it Christmas ready

Easy
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Capture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a stunning gin 'n' tonic or base for a fruity cocktail

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Put together a mixology kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to make the perfect martini, including juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish

Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Discover how to make kombucha and the 'scoby', or 'symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast' that forms the base of this fermented drink – then try a secondary fermentation with added flavours

20 mins
More effort
Vegan
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Preserve the taste of summer in a bottle with this raspberry gin, perfect topped up with tonic. The gin will keep its lovely pink hue for a few months

5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make these deliciously boozy chocolate truffles with gin and citrus then pack in a box to give away as an edible gift. They're perfect for Mother's Day

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Using just a few ingredients, you can create your own bespoke blend of compound gin - equally perfect for presents or your own drinks cabinet

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A refreshing alternative to a full cheeseboard, this zesty thyme and chilli treat can be made ahead and given as a gift - just wrap up and add a box of good-quality crackers and chutney

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
32 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Homemade marmalade needn't be hard work - this simple method cooks lemons whole to start, saving time and effort

3 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
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