Easy Baking Recipes to Make With Mom for Mother's Day

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So many wonderful memories can be made in the kitchen, and there's nothing like baking together to promote family bonding. This Mother's Day, try one of these delicious and simple baking recipes as a family to spend some quality time with the mother-figure in your life.

Strawberry trifles

With only four ingredients, this recipe is one of the easiest to make on our list. Layers of white cake, pudding, and strawberries will put a smile on your face as you enjoy this treat with mom.

Strawberry Trifle Recipe >

Semifreddo with honeyed peaches

For families with small children, who are short on time, or have gluten intolerances, this recipe is perfect! No baking required, prepped in under 10 minutes, and a fancy twist on ice cream… What are you waiting for?

Semifreddo with Honeyed Peaches Recipe >

Strawberry-snickers sticks

This recipe is so easy, the kids can do it themselves! With just three ingredients: strawberries, mini Snickers bars, and skewers, this salty-sweet treat is just waiting to be made.

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Lemon drop sheet cake

If Mom likes both sweet and tangy desserts, we recommend trying this recipe. Tart lemonade compliments a fluffy cake. Don’t forget to make the lemon cream cheese frosting to go on top.

Lemon Drop Sheet Cake Recipe >  

No-bake cheesecake with berry toppings

Can’t decide between making a strawberry-, raspberry-, or blueberry-topped cheesecake? Now you don’t have to! This recipe features four different berry toppings for a fluffy, no-bake cheesecake.

No-Bake Cheesecake with Berry Toppings Recipe >


Take breakfast and dessert to a new level with waffle-wiches. Delight mom with this fun twist on ice cream sandwiches, featuring her favorite ice cream, tons of rainbow sprinkles, and golden-brown homemade waffles.

Waffle-wiches Recipe >

Chocolate pudding

A favorite among kids and adults everywhere, this recipe encourages the family to make an age-old classic together and customize how it’s served — with whipped topping, chocolate shavings, or both.

Chocolate Pudding Recipe > 

Strawberry rhubarb shortbread bars

Not only does this recipe scream “spring,” but it’s perfect for those looking for a quick, refreshing, sweet treat! One recipe makes 16 bars — more than enough for the whole family to enjoy.

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No-bake vegan cheesecake bars

For gluten-free, vegan households, this alternative cheesecake recipe is a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. The color and flavor is customizable too, from pink (pitaya) to purple (blueberry) to green (matcha) or even gold (turmeric)!

Vegan Cheesecake Bar Recipe > 

Cake pops

Pick up a box of Mom’s favorite flavor of cake or make vanilla cake from scratch, crumble it into fluffy frosting, mix it up, and voila! The perfect cake pops, ready to be topped with melted chocolate, sprinkles, and more.

Cake Pop Recipe > 

Unicorn Cookie Cups

Indulge in a magical at-home baking experience with our DIY Unicorn Cookie Cups Baking Kit. Kids as young as 3 can help mix up the batter using our pre-packaged ingredients, scoop out Cookie Cup batter, and decorate 24 mini unicorn-themed cups.

Buy a Unicorn Cookie Cup Baking Kit > 

Still looking for that perfect gift for Mom? Check out our gifts and treats for a delicious present you can experience and enjoy together! 

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