Mother’s Day Cakes That Are Almost as Sweet as Mama Is
Treat Mama to a sweet slice of one of these stunning springtime cakes this Mother’s Day. Keep things simple and easy with our Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake, which you can make into a layered cake if you prefer. Moms that love cheesecake are going to flip over our Dreamy Lemon Cheesecake—you’ll get bonus points if citrus is her favorite flavor. Lemon Curd Pound Cake is a classic and easy as can be. If cupcakes are more her style, opt for our Orange Sherbet Cupcakes. Our Sweet Tea-and-Lemonade Cake is an even sweeter twist on two of the South’s favorite drinks. For the mom who loves chocolate, nothing can compete with our Chocolate Zucchini Cakes. They’re perfectly sized and pretty as can be. Make this Mother’s Day one for the books with our Coconut Cream Cake—it is an absolute stunner.
Dreamy Lemon Cheesecake
Recipe: Dreamy Lemon Cheesecake
The secret to a crack-free cheesecake is cooking it gently in a water bath.
Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake
This sheet cake is so good you’ll be baking it for every springtime event.
Strawberry Dream Cake
Recipe: Strawberry Dream Cake
This cake is pretty on the outside but, just like Mom, what’s on the inside is even more lovely.
Lemon-Lime Pound Cake
Recipe: Lemon-Lime Pound Cake
This pound cake is oh-so-easy and absolutely delicious. It’s based on a classic recipe that uses lemon-lime soft drink.
Lemon Curd Pound Cake
Recipe: Lemon Curd Pound Cake
Top with fresh rosemary and lemon rind strips.
Lime Sherbet Cupcakes
Recipe: Lime Sherbet Cupcakes
Achieve the look by frosting with a large, round pastry bag tip.
Chocolate Zucchini Cakes
Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cakes
You’ll want to spread the frosting on the cakes while it’s still warm, but be sure the cakes are completely cooled first.
Coconut Cream Cake
Recipe: Coconut Cream Cake
Between our Fluffy Coconut Frosting and the mounds of toasted coconut, this cake is an absolute showstopper.
Heavenly Angel Food Cake
Recipe: Heavenly Angel Food Cake
For the sweetest Mama, nothing but this Heavenly Angel Food Cake will do.
Lemon Sherbet Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Each bite of these sunny cupcakes is like taking a big bite out of spring.
Coconut-and-Pecan Strawberry Shortcakes
These not-too-sweet shortcakes are the perfect finish for your Mother’s Day brunch.
Sweet Tea-and-Lemonade Cake
Recipe: Sweet Tea-and-Lemonade Cake
Top each piece of this cake with a thin lemon slice.
Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake
Recipe: Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake
Edible flowers take this cake to the next level—Mom is going to love them.
Orange Sherbet Cupcakes
Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Place cut strawberries in the center of this pound cake for a sweet surprise.
Strawberry-Lemonade Layer Cake
Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Layer Cake
If you’re the prep-ahead kind, you can make this cake two days before Mother’s Day—or whenever you plan to serve it.