Lemon cake on stand, topped with lemon peel and drizzle icing

Mother's Day recipes

73 Recipes

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.

Rhubarb & lemon curd cake

4.76316

(38 ratings)

A lemon sponge cake dotted with tender pink pieces of rhubarb and topped with decadent cream frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Date & ginger malt loaf

4.8

(15 ratings)

A dark, sticky and lightly spiced cake that merges Jamaican ginger cake with sticky toffee pudding and malt loaf
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Earl Grey teacakes

5

(2 ratings)

Fruit buns flavoured with aromatic tea and orange to be served toasted with lashings of butter
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Lemony roast chicken pie

4.8

(5 ratings)

A pie that's worth taking the time over, crisp shortcrust pastry filled with roasted chicken and a creamy onion and fennel sauce
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Sugared scones

4.57143

(7 ratings)

A simple and quick scone recipe that has a great sweet finish - the crunchy sugar top adds texture too
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

American blueberry pancakes

4.6545

(411 ratings)

Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are a US classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Malt chocolate cheesecake

4.64029

(139 ratings)

This crowd-pleasing dessert is made ahead, so all you have to do on the night is take it out of the fridge and bask in the glory
  • 5 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy

Apricot brioche

4.25

(8 ratings)

When toasted and buttered this delicately flavoured bread is a breakfast in itself
  • 16 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel chocolate torte

4.44186

(129 ratings)

Indulge guests at your next party with this impressive dessert. A touch of salt really sets off the caramel and dark chocolate
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Chocolate traybake

4.866665

(15 ratings)

This American-style chocolate traybake is super-easy, can be prepared in advance and cuts into even portions. It's perfect for birthday parties or bake sales...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

3.75

(8 ratings)

Bake a mash-up of sticky toffee pudding and banana loaf. Leftover cake will keep for a few days and is great with a cuppa – and the sauce is delicious with ice cream...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky chocolate cake

4.466665

(15 ratings)

Bake this super easy chocolate cake with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. Use marmalade (or jam if you prefer) to keep it moist and fruity
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ploughman’s scones

4.666665

(3 ratings)

These savoury cheese scones, filled with thin slices of apple and chutney, make a delicious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

One-pot beef brisket & braised celery

3

(2 ratings)

This beautiful beef brisket dish is based on the Tuscan braise – beef in Barolo wine, but you can use any full-bodied red that suits your budget...
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

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