18 Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

/// May 2nd, 2016

Supremely moist and flavorful Lemon Blueberry Cake slathered with homemade Lemon Frosting. This is the ULTIMATE Lemon Blueberry Cake!

Let’s cut to the chase – Mother’s Day is this Sunday and we need to make sure our menus are on point. When it comes to mom, we can’t mess around!  She deserves the best of the best.

So here I am, after a morning of digging around the recipe archives, with 18 recipes sure to please mom, and anyone else lucky enough to be at the table 😉

Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze

Baked, not fried, this recipe can be ready in less than 30 minutes! Extra vanilla glaze is a must… because Mom’s worth it.

Baked, not fried, these Coffee Cake Donuts are ready in less than 30 minutes! The Vanilla Glaze makes them irresistible!

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Layers of moist lemon cake loaded with fresh blueberries and stuffed with creamy lemon curd. Bonus: this cake is drop dead gorgeous!

Supremely moist and flavorful Lemon Blueberry Cake slathered with homemade Lemon Frosting. This is the ULTIMATE Lemon Blueberry Cake!

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Eggs Benedict

A fresh spin on the brunch classic. My mom looooooooves avocado and smoked salmon, so this one will definitely be made on Sunday.

(This smoked salmon frittata and these smoked salmon and cream cheese cucumber bites are also faves)

Learn how to make restaurant quality Smoked Salmon and Avocado Eggs Benedict!

Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Cute, fruity, delicious.

These Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes are simple, sweet, and sure to put a smile on everyone's face!

Easy Blueberry Peach Tart

So pretty, so delicious, so easy!

Easy Blueberry Peach Tart with Vanilla Glaze

Zucchini Cheddar Scones

Flaky and flavorful, these zucchini cheddar scones never last long.

My favorite savory scone recipe loaded with sharp cheddar cheese and fresh zucchini! Who knew veggies could taste this good!?

Old-Fashioned Jelly Doughnuts

My mom taught me to make these as a little girl, so making them for her on Mother’s Day just feels right.

Sweet and simple Old-Fashioned Jelly Doughnuts. Totally worth every-single-bite.

Ultimate Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Sweet like sunshine!

Ultimate Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Frosting

If mom loves Nutella, these are a no-brainer!

Decadent chocolate cupcakes stuffed with creamy nutella and topped with fresh raspberry frosting.

White Cheddar, Bacon, and Apple Biscuits

Pair with hot coffee and good conversation for a great morning. A few eggs over easy won’t hurt either 😉

White Cheddar, Bacon, and Apple Biscuits

Fresh Peach Margaritas

My mom isn’t much of a drinker, but when we get together, we love to throw back a few fun and fruity drinks! These fresh peach margs are one of our favorites.

Fresh Peach Margaritas

Strawberry Crumb Cake with Vanilla Glaze

It took me 3 tries to get this cake just right, so rest assured, it’s pure perfection!

Moist and buttery strawberry crumb cake topped with sweet vanilla glaze!

Oven-Fried Chicken and Waffles with White Pepper Gravy

You can’t go wrong with chicken and waffles smothered in gravy!

(P.S. if you love savory comfort food for breakfast, you should also check out my Croque Madam McMuffins!)

Fluffy buttermilk waffles topped with crispy "oven-fried" chicken and creamy white pepper gravy. Brunch perfection.

The Blueberry Pancakes of Your Dreams

I make these for mom every time I’m home! They’re a family favorite.

The blueberry Pancakes of your dreams

Creamy Greek Yogurt Key Lime Cheesecake

This recipe just screams Spring celebration!

Creamy Greek Yogurt Key Lime Cheesecake

Italian Antipasto Skewers

Good luck eating just one 😉

Antipasto skewers = easiest appetizer EVER.

Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake

The definition of decadence.

Decadent flourless chocolate cake that tastes just like a fudge brownie!

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

Just make sure you have extra napkins nearby!

Soft and fluffy homemade cinnamon buns topped with salted caramel and cream cheese frosting!

So… what are you going to make Mom this Sunday? Let me know in the comments below :)

If you try any of these recipes, let me know! Leave a comment below and don’t forget to snap a pic and tag it #bakerbynature on Instagram! Seeing your kitchen creations makes my day. ♥

7 thoughts on “18 Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

  1. Kelly Stevens

    They all look so amazing! I have made your lemon bluebery cake so many times now and might make it for my mom on Sunday. I might have to make those coffee cake donuts too!

  2. Dominique

    I mean, I’m just drooling over your pictures. these recipes look to die for. Definitely going to make one soon – thank you for sharing!!


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