March 3, 2024


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15+ Mother’s Day Recipes – Sally’s Baking Addiction

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Here are 15+ Mother’s Day recipes including madeleines, scones, cookies, strawberry shortcake cake, tea cakes, cinnamon rolls, and more! Mom will love each and every thoughtful recipe.

Strawberry shortcake cake on white cake stand

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to every kind of mother and motherly figure. Strong mamas, women on the journey to be moms, mothers to be, mamas to babies, mothers who never held their babies, mothers no longer with us, and every type of mother in between. This weekend we celebrate, remember, and embrace each other. Here are 15 Mother’s Day recipes to show mom how special she is, even if that mom is you.


My scones recipe is a go-to for brunch. With over 15 varieties, I’m confident you’ll find one mom loves. Blueberry scones and chocolate chip scones (pictured below) are two favorites! Top scones with lemon curd (pictured below) for an extra special treat.

Tea Cakes

Gluten Free Chocolate

This deliciously moist and rich flourless chocolate cake is naturally gluten free, super easy to prepare, and there’s no special assembly required. Or try this 7 ingredient gluten free and vegan chocolate coconut almond tart.

Easy Cinnamon Rolls

These are the easiest homemade cinnamon rolls because they only require 1 rise. And this giant cinnamon roll cake is surprisingly simple too… just a matter of slicing dough into strips and spiraling them together.

Favorite Muffins

Double chocolate muffins and jumbo blueberry muffins have been in my recipe rotation for years, so if you’re looking for a muffin mom will love, both are prime choices. I also have this base muffin recipe where you can use your favorite add-ins and flavors.

Raspberry Almond Crumb Cake

Readers obsess over this raspberry almond crumb cake recipe. I’m not exaggerating… this recipe has a big fan club!

sliced raspberry almond crumb cake

Simple One Layer Cake

If you’re having a small celebration, this marble loaf cake or this 6 inch 1 layer chocolate cake may be just the thing to reduce leftovers, yet still impress!

Madeleines or Petit Fours

Light & airy, my homemade madeleines feature a delicious buttery lemon flavor. And if mom is craving something extra special with her tea, she would love petit fours.

Lemon Pudding Cakes

With fluffy lemon cake on top and rich lemon pudding on the bottom, these unique lemon pudding cakes are a texture dream. It’s all made from 1 easy cake batter and 8 simple ingredients.

lemon pudding cakes

Eggs for Breakfast

Buttercream Rose Cupcakes

Little cupcake bouquet with rose cupcakes is fun to make and I guarantee your cupcakes have never looked more lovely. You can even try two-toned buttercream roses, too!

pastel pink piped roses on mini cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lovely Layer Cakes

Three reader favorite recipes include this lemon coconut cake, this strawberry cake, and this popular lemon blueberry cake. Each cakes burst with flavor and are lovely choices for any spring occasion.

Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

As a mom, I say with 100% honesty that any mother would appreciate a MEGA BIG SERVING of this baked cream cheese french toast casserole. Or add some berries and make it a berries & cream french toast casserole.

Strawberry Shortcake

Simple to prepare, the classic strawberry shortcake celebrates the season’s freshest flavors. And this one layer strawberry shortcake cake is just as impressive!

For even more recipe inspiration, you’ll love this list of all my favorite spring dessert recipes.


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