10 Southern Desserts You Can Ship Straight to Mama's Front Door for Mother's Day
Put a smile on your sweet mama's face by sending her one of these delicious treats to wish her a Happy Mother's Day. Whether you're celebrating together or you can't be there in person to give her a hug on Mother's Day, one of these mail-order desserts will show her how much you love and appreciate her. Giving her a break from the kitchen? That's just the cherry on top of the sundae. Even better, we've chosen all Southern-favorite bakeries and classic desserts to put an extra special touch on the thoughtful gift.
Choose from layer cakes, chewy candies, and some of Texas' best pies—these Mother's Day treats are sure to be a welcome surprise when she finds them on her doorstep.
Cookie Fix Classics Tin
Trust us on one thing: These are the most ooey, gooey, thick cookies you and your mama will ever sink your teeth into. This cute tin comes with an assortment of the store's best-selling cookie flavors.
ORDER IT: $38; cookie-fix.com
Southern Living's Hummingbird Cake
Let your mama enjoy this classic without having to get in the kitchen. This recipe for the iconic Hummingbird Cake was submitted to Southern Living in 1978 and has since become our most popular cake recipe of all time. The layers are made with banana, pineapple, pecans, and cinnamon, which are then frosted with cream cheese frosting and topped with chopped pecans.
ORDER IT: $49.99; harryanddavid.com
Texas Trash Pie
Royers Round Top Café is renowned in the Lone Star State as the ultimate pie destination, and one of its signature offerings is the Texas Trash Pie, which is a gooey masterpiece made with caramel, chocolate chips, coconut, graham crackers, and pretzels… all in one bite!
ORDER IT: $37; royersroundtopcafe.com
River Street Sweets World Famous Pralines
All the way from Savannah, Georgia, to your mother's home, the famous pralines from River Street Bakery will arrive individually wrapped and packaged in a watercolor gift box she'll want to keep as a sweet momento.
ORDER IT: $26.95; riverstreetsweets.com
Caroline's Cakes 7-Layer Salted Caramel Cake
If you've never heard of this beloved cake company, let us introduce you. Caramel icing is sandwiched between seven heavenly layers of Caroline's moist yellow cake and comes with a packet of sea salt to add to the top just before serving. The 9-inch round cake ships from the bakery in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
ORDER IT: $60; carolinescakes.com
Joanna Gaines' Buttermilk Biscuits
In the South, a buttermilk biscuit can fit for any meal, including dessert. Turn these shopper-loved biscuits from Joanna and Chip Gaines' Silos Baking Co. into a scrumptious treat by serving them open-faced with fresh summer berries and homemade whipped cream. Want to make your own? Here's the recipe.
ORDER IT: $35; shop.magnolia.com
Godiva Assorted Chocolate Gold Gift Box
If Mama loves chocolate, this gift box will allow her to try 12 or 18 different bites from Condor Chocolates in Athens, Georgia. Each is beautifully decorated and features super unique seasonal flavors (like blueberry hibiscus and bourbon) that you won't find in the grocery store aisle.
ORDER IT: $24; condorchocolates.com
Sugaree's Bakery Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Located in the heart of New Albany, Mississippi, Sugaree's Bakery was trusted with the recipe for this popular pound cake from community member Ms. Robbie Ray. It's a Southern classic that anyone would be excited to receive in the mail. Plus, a slice works just as well at breakfast and tea time as it does after supper.
ORDER IT: $45; sugarees.com
Pineapple, Orange, Cranberry Pecan Honey Rum Cake
Try saying that name five times. This gorgeous, fruity, booze-infused cake is a favorite from Chef Vivian Howard's Handy and Hot in Charleston, South Carolina. It makes the perfect pop of color for Mother's Day.
ORDER IT: $45; handyandhot.com
Christie Cookies Broadway Assortment
Baked in Nashville, Tennessee, Christie Cookies are made with real ingredients and no preservatives. An assortment of 18 Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, and Oatmeal Raisin cookies come packaged in the signature tin.
ORDER IT: $36.99; christiescookies.com