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Mother's Day recipes

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Whether you're treating mum to breakfast in bed, baking a cake, or preparing a three-course dinner, we've got all the Mothering Sunday recipes you need.

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  • Lemon sponge cake on a cake stand

    Lemon sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat

  • Pancakes with cherries, bacon and mascarpone on plate.

    Fluffy American pancakes with cherry-berry syrup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    You'll flip over these next level fluffy American pancakes – the perfect indulgent brunch treat. Serve with our tangy cherry syrup and irresistible maple syrup and bacon

  • A collection of cardamom biscuits (nan khatai)

    Cardamom biscuits (nan khatai)

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy these traditional Indian cardamom biscuits with a mug of steamy masala chai. Nan khatai are notable for their crumbly texture and butter-rich flavour

  • Banoffee traybake served in slices on a wire rack

    Banoffee traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.29 ratings

    Fill your cake tin with this simple banoffee traybake, bursting with banana, toffee and chocolate flavours. It's guaranteed to be a new family favourite

  • One sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    Sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try this riff on a Greek spanakopita. With a sticky-sweet, spiced and tangy twist, it's a spectacular veggie centrepiece for any special occasion

  • 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

  • Poached eggs and yogurt in bowls, with bread and olives on the side

    Turkish eggs with red & green butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve poached eggs on a bed of garlicky yogurt, topped with a herbed or spiced butter. Try them with Turkish simit bread for a filling brunch

  • Three glasses serving spiced saffron and rosewater milk (thandai)

    Spiced saffron & rosewater milk (thandai)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enriched with nuts and infused with spices and rosewater, this chilled milk drink is traditionally served during Holi, India’s festival of colour

  • Ackee and saltfish in pan with spoon

    Ackee & saltfish

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cook a traditional Jamaican dish, ackee and salted cod, for a hearty brunch. With peppers, tomato and garlic alongside the ackee fruit, it's full of flavour

  • Gugelhupf on a cake stand

    Gugelhupf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make our version of the traditional central European cake, gugelhupf. We soak the sultanas in tea to give the sponge lovely flavour and texture

  • Traybake with icing and marzipan cut into slices on baking paper

    Lemon drizzle simnel slices

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Lemon drizzle meets almondy simnel cake in this Easter traybake. It's a fruity treat that you can slice and serve with ease when entertaining

  • Rhubarb & ginger crème brûlée served in a large baking dish

    Rhubarb & ginger crème brûlée

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine the heady flavours of rhubarb and ginger to make a crème brûlée with a real flavour punch. It's a stunning dessert at the end of a special dinner

  • Lentil dumplings in yogurt (dahi bhalle) served on a plate

    Lentil dumplings in yogurt (dahi bhalla)

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these soft lentil dumplings as a snack or side dish. They’re coated with yogurt and served with coriander relish, plus our tamarind & date sauce

  • Flute glasses filled with Buck's fizz

    Buck's fizz

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party

  • 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

  • Spinach, coconut & turmeric baked eggs with paratha in a large baking dish

    Spinach, coconut & turmeric baked eggs with paratha

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make our baked eggs with spinach, coconut and turmeric flavours for a weeknight supper or lazy weekend brunch. It comes with a cheat’s version of a paratha

  • Vanilla cupcake bouquet

    Vanilla cupcake bouquet

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 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!

  • Leek tart with salad and bread on board

    Pea & leek super-green tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Enjoy a slice of our cheesy leek & pea tart with a fresh green salad and crusty bread. This recipe works equally well with shortcrust or puff pastry

  • Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife

    Carrot patch cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later

  • One-pan roast butter chicken on a serving platter

    One-pan roast butter chicken

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try this twist on roast chicken. It's up to you whether you serve it as a curry with rice and naan bread or as a roast with your favourite Sunday lunch trimmings

  • Oyakodon served on two plates

    Oyakodon

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Tuck into this hearty Japanese oyakodon. It translates as ‘family donburi [rice bowl]' or ‘adult-and-kids donburi’, because both chicken and egg are used in the dish

  • Rhubarb & elderflower cake served garnished with elderflowers on top

    Rhubarb & elderflower cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

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

  • Sandwiches served on afternoon tea platter

    Afternoon tea sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Keep the whole family happy this summer with a delicious spread of sandwiches, perfect for an afternoon tea or buffet

  • Baguette with tomato jam, chorizo, halloumi and onions

    Chorizo & halloumi breakfast baguette

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Treat yourself to this hearty chorizo and halloumi breakfast baguette – perfect for the weekend. Make the rich tomato jam in advance and then enjoy it on sausage sarnies, a cheeseboard, chicken thighs…

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