11 irresistible cake recipes to make this Mother’s Day

A sweet treat for the sweetest woman in your life.

Looking for the perfect gift this Mother’s Day? How about a tasty homemade cake crafted with love? This Mother’s Day, we’ve rounded up a curated collection of our best cake recipes for a sweet (and delicious!) way to celebrate Mum. From delicate sponges to chocolate creations, there’s a little something for everyone!

Mother’s Day cake recipe ideas

Honey lime poppyseed cake
(Photography: Cath Muscat)


Lime and poppy seed yoghurt cake

The perfect afternoon treat

Easy to prepare, this tangy classic is all about the lemon drizzle.

Eton mess cheesecake recipe
(Photography: Chris Warnes / Styling: John Mangila)


Eton mess cheesecake

Two classic dishes in one delicious cake

Celebrating berries, meringue, and sweet cream cheese—this cake is the perfect way to celebrate Mum.

(Photography: Cath Muscat | Styling: Kerrie Worner)


Passionfruit naked cake

The perfect finish to any party 

Possibly our most popular cake recipe of all time – and what’s not to love?

Lemon and poppyseed cheesecake with figs on top


Lemon, poppy seed and honey cheesecake

A mouth-watering dessert is sure to impress 

Perfect for a special afternoon tea or to round off a dinner party, this lemon, poppy seed and honey cheesecake is a crowd-pleaser.

Chocolate cake with whiskey caramel sauce
(Photography: Nicky Ryan)


Chocolate cake with whiskey caramel sauce

A splendid decorated layer cake 

It’s always good to have a trusty chocolate cake recipe handy for special occasions. But this isn’t your average chocolate cake.

Mini cinnamon wreath recipe
(Photography: Cath Muscat)


Mini cinnamon wreaths

A sweet twist on a traditional recipe 

These little sweeties are perfect to share – simple recipe, simple fare.

Lime meringue pie cupcakes
(Photography: Nicky Ryan)


Lime meringue pie cupcakes

A simple but delicious treat 

These cupcakes take dessert to the next level with a twist on a classic meringue.

Almond iced raspberry scones
(Photography: Cath Muscat)


Almond-iced raspberry scones

A traditional treat with a modern twist 

A basic scone recipe perfect for kids to make – even beginner bakers can master this one!

(Photography: Chris Warnes)


Victoria sandwich

A decadent classic 

Tradition and style – the perfect Mother’s Day table centrepiece for afternoon tea.

rhubarb strawberry almond tart recipe
(Photography: Cath Muscat)


Rhubarb and strawberry almond tart

A vibrant and delicious dessert 

Serve this freshly baked cake with a dollop of cream for a taste of pure indulgence.

(Photography: Nicky Ryan)


Ideal for special occasions, this cake’s three layers are sandwiched together with an indulgent milk chocolate and cream cheese icing.

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