There’s no better way to show mom just how much she’s appreciated than with a sweet treat, especially one that’s homemade! We have 16 amazing dessert recipes that are perfect for Mother’s Day. They are decadent, rich, and bursting with flavor. Plus, they are nice and easy to make! Your mom is sure to be impressed by these delicious homemade desserts. You must make at least one!

Pink Velvet Cake

A slice of double layer pink velvet cake with buttercream frosting.
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Everyone knows that a Pink Velvet Cake for Mother’s Day is dessert perfection. Light, delicious, and simple to make, it’s almost too pretty to eat! Pink velvet cake is sweet, a little bit tangy, and the prettiest pink cake you’ll ever make! 

Go to the recipe: Pink Velvet Cake

Strawberry Crunch Poke Cake

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This Strawberry Crunch Poke Cake features a white cake infused with sweet strawberry flavor. Then, we top it off with Cool Whip and crunchy Golden Oreos for a gorgeous dessert sure to impress Mom!

Go to the recipe: Strawberry Crunch Poke Cake

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Everyone in the house will be obsessed with these Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, not just Mom! Soft, chewy, and studded with sweet chocolate in every bite, they’re too good to resist.

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Strawberry Cake

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A strawberry lover’s dream, this Strawberry Cake features a strawberry-flavored cake batter with creamy berry buttercream to top it off. Top it with fresh strawberries for a gourmet-looking dessert!

Go to the recipe: Strawberry Cake

3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake

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This 3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake proves that making a dessert for mom doesn’t have to be hard! Toss it together in just ten minutes for an easy treat she’ll be excited to eat.

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Banana Pudding Cupcakes

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Banana Pudding Cupcakes are a true delight! Soft cupcakes are filled with creamy banana pudding for a unique dessert Mom will love. Topped off with whipped cream cheese frosting a Nilla Wafer, they look so impressive she’ll think you stopped by a bakery!

Go to the recipe: Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Dirt Cake

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This Dirt Cake recipe is easy to make and will feed a lot of mouths! Oreo fans rejoice over this simple treat! This dirt cake recipe is a cinch to make and it’s always a crowd-pleaser! No one can resist the layers of Oreo crumbs and fluffy cream cheese pudding.

Go to the recipe: Dirt Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

A slice of lemon blueberry cheesecake on a plate.
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Rich and creamy with a vibrant, sweet, fruity flavor, this Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake will leave Mom asking for more! She’ll love how it tastes, and you’ll love how easy it is to make.

Go to the recipe: Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Snickers Cake

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Make mom her favorite candy bar and cake – all in one! The flavor of this Snickers Cake is one of the best! In just 15 minutes you can have a gooey, chocolate caramel cake that tastes just like your favorite candy bar.

Go to the recipe: Snickers Cake

Red Velvet Brownies

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These Red Velvet Brownies have all the rich flavor and fudgy consistency of classic red velvet cake, but they’re so much easier to make. With sweet chocolate chips in every bite and a cream cheese frosting, they’re guaranteed to disappear fast.

Go to the recipe: Red Velvet Brownies

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Give mom a little bit of a boozy treat this year with this simple Cake Mix Rum Bundt Cake. She’ll love every bite! Cake Mix Rum Bundt Cake is light, moist, and soaked in a mouth-watering rum-infused glaze! Topped with a chopped pecan topping, it’s oh-so-delicious and made with the added convenience of cake mix and pudding mix for a failproof dessert.

Soda Cake

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If mom loves orange soda, she’ll love this Soda Cake! Light, moist, delicious, and topped with cream cheese frosting, it’s a must-make! Mix and match different soda flavors to make it your own!

Go to the recipe: Soda Cake

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

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You might as well make a double batch of these Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies. Mom will never want this sweet treat to end, and you might be lucky enough to taste a few too.

Go to the recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

Chocolate Cupcakes

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Give mom a grab-and-go treat for Mother’s Day that she can sink her teeth into and enjoy with these classic Chocolate Cupcakes. Made with a doctored cake mix, they’re quick and easy to prepare and virtually failproof.

Go to the recipe: Chocolate Cupcake

Cannoli Cake

A layered cannoli cake with a slice missing.
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Want a unique recipe for mom? This Cannoli Cake is it! She’ll love all the effort and thought put into this sweet dessert!

Go to the recipe: Cannoli Cake

Gooey Butter Cookies

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Gooey Butter Cookies are soft, sweet, and decadently rich. Created with just five ingredients, starting with a cake mix, they come together in minutes.

Go to the recipe: Gooey Butter Cookies

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Go to the recipe: Best Spring Pasta Recipes

This article was originally published on All Things Mamma.


About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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