Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms, grandmothers and even yourself. If you are planning a huge Mother’s Day dinner or you are strictly in charge of providing the dessert, we have a wonderful collection of sweet ideas for you.
Some of these recipes are so easy that they’ll take you very little time and many are easy enough that the kids can help. Whether your Mom loves chocolate, prefers a lighter fruity dessert or thinks cupcakes are the best thing since peanut butter and jelly, you are sure to find the perfect dessert for her in this collection.
All of the recipes are perfect for Mom to indulge a bit on her special day and they are all surprisingly easy to create. Be sure that you check out our entire collection of 15 sweet and easy to make treats to surprise Mom on her special day on Foodie.com.
Coffee Meringue Ice Cream Cake
What could possibly thrill Mom more on her day than a cake made from ice cream and coffee? This delicious cake is really easy to make (despite how it looks) and combines the yumminess of ice cream with the strong flavor of the coffee. Not only is it easy to make and delicious, but it’s also a very beautiful cake to look at so if you want something attractive to present to your mother on her day, but this is also a great choice. Note that the recipe calls for coffee-flavored ice cream but you could actually create your own with vanilla bean ice cream and a bit of leftover coffee.
Recipe Instructions – Marthastewart
Lemon Tiramisu Trifle
This delicious trifle has layers of lemony goodness along with berries and there is no baking required. Kids will adore helping to assemble everything together and if you don’t have a trifle bowl, don’t fret. You can serve it in any glass bowl. It has cream cheese, heavy cream, lemon curd and a host of other yummy ingredients. It’s a light dessert that is also filled with sweetness and it presents well so if you want something that is as beautiful as it looks, this is a great choice.
Recipe Instructions – Foodnetwork
Almond Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting
If you prefer cupcakes to traditional cake, these almond cupcakes are a dream. They are perfect for larger gatherings, where you just don’t want to have to bake several cakes to serve everyone. They have a wonderfully sweet and salty caramel buttercream frosting and you can actually dress them up with other decorations as well if you want. They are actually really easy to make and use ingredients that you probably already have on hand so they are perfect for those last-minute desserts. Plus, Mom is sure to adore the light and fluffy cupcakes with a hint of almond flavoring.
Recipe Instructions – Allrecipes
Brownie Cheesecake Snickers Pie
Brownies, cheesecake and snickers – what else could you possibly need for dessert? This is a luscious and rich pie that has pieces of snickers candy bars in it and is sure to please every chocolate lover. Be sure to buy a rather large bag of snickers so that you have enough to actually put in the pie. The ingredient list is relatively short and it takes very little time considering you end up with an absolutely delectable dessert that is sure to be the hit of your Mother’s Day celebration.
Recipe Instructions – Tasteofhome
Petits Fours are tiny little bite-sized cakes that are coated in chocolate and absolutely delicious. These are a bit more complicated to make than a regular cake but they are so worth the extra time. You can make them in a number of ways and this particular recipe is one of the easiest. The best thing about Petits Fours is that you can customize them and make them extra-special. Spell out Mother’s Day with a letter on each little cake or add flowers or anything else you want to make them beautiful.
Recipe Instructions – Cookingchanneltv