5 Sweet Gifts For Mother's Day

There are many ways to a mother's heart, and one of them is definitely through her stomach! This year, why not surprise your mom with one of these 5 sweet treats on Mother's Day? You know your mom best, so choose the dessert that's right for her – not that you can really go wrong with a chocolate heart cake or an edible fruit basket with a creamy mascarpone filling. This year your gift will be as sugary sweet as you are!

1. Puff Pastry Fruit Basket

A gift basket's a sweet gift and all, but it's been done a thousand times before. So what if you gave Mom a gift basket that you not only made yourself, but one that was completely edible? This fruit basket is filled to the brim with delicious mascarpone cream and fresh fruit, plus you can even eat the basket itself! Get the recipe for the Puff Pastry Fruit Basket.

Puff Pastry Fruit Basket

2. Loving Heart Cake

Love comes in many forms, one of which is definitely a heart. Another form of love might also be chocolate. And as luck would have it, this loving heart cake combines the best of both worlds! We haven't even listed the most important ingredient yet, though. Can you guess what it is? Yep, this recipe is made with a whole lotta love! Get the recipe for the Loving Heart Cake.

Loving Heart Cake

3. Raspberry Layer Cake

Here's a little secret for you: an empty juice carton can actually work wonders in the kitchen. We're using it as a pan to stack up layers of light sponge cake, a dreamy raspberry mousse, tart raspberry jam, and a final layer of raspberry jello. Garnish the finished product with some fresh raspberries and a few mint sprigs and you're ready to serve your mom's new favorite dessert! Get the recipe for the Raspberry Layer Cake.

Raspberry Layer Cake

4. Strawberries & Cream Tiramisu

If your mom is a tiramisu fan, we've got the perfect Mother's Day gift for her! A slightly modified take on an absolute classic, this tiramisu keeps the classic coffee-soaked ladyfingers and creamy mascarpone filling, but adds a sweet, fruity twist. Your mom will be itching to get her ladyfingers on a piece! Get the recipe for the Strawberries & Cream Tiramisu.

Strawberries & Cream Tiramisu

5. Raspberry Jello Heart 

Your mom will absolutely adore this heart-shaped layered jello cake. It's super simple to make, tastes great, and is sure to tug at any mom's heartstrings. The hearts on hearts say it all! All you need is some jello, vanilla sauce, and heart-shaped cookie cutters to show your mom just how much you love her! Get the recipe for the Raspberry Jello Heart.

Raspberry Jello Heart

These 5 dessert recipes are all the inspiration you need in order to pull off an unforgettable Mother's Day! One of these sweet ideas is sure to put a smile on Mom's face and show her just how much you care!


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