15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

| May 4, 2018 | 16 Comments

When we think of Mother’s Day, we often think of brunch. Yet, what do most mothers REALLY want? Dessert. What mom doesn’t love indulging in a piece of chocolate cake or a pint of ice cream? There’s probably not a dessert that a mom would turn down. And, who can blame them. Think of all the things moms do? Don’t they (we) deserve a delicious treat?


15 Mother's Day Dessert Ideas

15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas


There are so many wonderful desserts listed below. Whether your mom (or you) loves fruity or chocolatey desserts, you’ll find something she’ll love. Of course, no one ever said you couldn’t make something for yourself. You could even get in the kitchen with the kiddos to make a dessert. Or, you could send a link to the recipe you like best to your husband and hope he gets the hint.

These desserts don’t have to be reserved for Mother’s Day. You could make these desserts for any special occasion or just because. Go through and see which recipes look good to you and bookmark them. Whenever you want a new recipe to try, go through your bookmarks and see which recipes match the ingredients you have on hand.

If you’re looking for a dessert to serve after a fancy Mother’s Day dinner, these are great options. Invite your mother over for a delicious dinner rather than taking her out to brunch this year. It will be a great way for you to both spend the holiday together. If you’re short on funds, this is an affordable way to celebrate.

Mother’s Day doesn’t have to be the same year after year. Brunch may be the traditional way to spend time with your mother, but why not do something different? You could even show up at her home with her favourite home cooked meal and one of these desserts. It will be a great surprise and awesome gift.

Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas


Mother's Day Dessert Ideas

Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

1. Classic Cherry Bread – Madame Deals

2. No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake – Cincy Shopper

3. Lemon Meringue Pie – Melanie Cooks

4. Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – Sugar Spice and Glitter

5. Apple Rose Puffed Pastries – To Simply Inspire

6. Cherry Peach Cupcakes with Peach Buttercream Icing – Wanna Bite

7. Beautiful Strawberry Macaron Recipe – DIY Candy

8. Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Pies – Taste and See

9. Raspberry Angel Food Cake – Sweet and Savory Meals

10. Linzer Cookie Daisies – Hungry Happenings

11. Raspberry Pie Pops Recipe – Thrifty Jinxy

12. Terrarium Dessert Jars – Cutefetti

13. Lemon Whoopie Pies – Ottawa Mommy Club

14. Delicious Strawberry Piña Colada Parfait – Ottawa Mommy Club

15. Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes – Ottawa Mommy Club


What is your favourite dessert to eat on Mother’s Day?


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Category: Desserts, Food, Mother's Day, Recipes

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I love the way those apples turn into flowers. 🙂

  2. Kristi says:

    I love this selection. My mom would love the Raspberry Angel Food Cake, yum!

  3. HEIDI C. says:

    I love all the pink in the desserts. Just so pretty!

  4. Kate F. says:

    We like to have cookies or brownies on Mother’s Day.

  5. Calvin says:

    Sweets for moms, very nice. I think these are colourful and well decorated. Good ideas into baking

  6. Christina Gould says:

    I’ll take a bite of each, lol. Thanks for posting!

  7. Sue E says:

    These recipes were definitely pin – worthy!! There are a couple of recipes, that I am going to try. I think the first dessert that I would like to try is the NO BAKE STRAWBERRY 🍓 CHEESECAKE!
    NO BAKE?? Sounds good to be already!
    Thank you for sharing!

  8. Richard Brandt says:

    Love the cherry peach cupcakes with buttercream peach icing – Mom is all about the peach!

  9. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I will love to make that strawberry cheesecake. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Erin N says:

    These are beautiful desserts! Thank you.

  11. kathy downey says:

    Thanks for the lovely list,my Mom will be celebrating her 93th on early Sept. I will be trying a few of these

  12. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    This is a great list especially the Raspberry Angel Food Cake

  13. Elaine Buonsante says:

    What a great collection of special recipes …it’s always fun to try something new!

  14. Shirley O says:

    A nice selection of recipes. A slice of cherry bread would go great with my afternoon coffee.

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