Desserts

4 celebration cakes for Mother’s Day

Make your mum a gift she’ll really love.
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The best Mother’s Day gift is the sweet and edible kind, so make her day all the more special with one of these sensational recipes.

WATCH: How to decorate the ultimate caramel cake

If she’s a sweet tooth, then it might just pass as breakfast in bed, but for the more traditional mum, gather the family together and serve up this swoon-worthy dish for dessert. 

If you want to really spoil her, why not pick some fresh blooms for the garden and arrange them into a beautiful bouquet to pair with the cake. 

1. The ultimate chocolate cake

The ultimate chocolate cake
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Nothing says celebration quite like this choccy crowd-pleaser! Stack and ice three cakes with gorgeous ganache for a triple-layered treat crowned with berries and blooms. Click here for the recipe

2. White chocolate and raspberry cake

White chocolate and raspberry cake
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This blooming beauty has white chocolate in the batter and frosting, so it’s definitely one for the sweet tooths! Click here for the recipe.

3. Caramel mud cake with figs, hazelnut and toffee

Caramel mud cake with figs, hazelnut and toffee
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This masterpiece of mud cake is easier than it looks, promise! Layered with lashings of cream, drizzled with caramel sauce and decorated with toffee shards, foliage, figs, meringues and more, it’s a feast for the eyes as well. Click here for the recipe

4. Pink champagne and vanilla bean cake

Pink champagne and vanilla bean cake
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Three cheers for champagne cake, which makes a luscious and decadent dessert for the grown-ups to enjoy! And don’t stop there, make sure you have extra bubbles to serve with this party star. Click here for the recipe.

5. Super simple cupcakes

Cupcakes
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The must-have cupcake recipe to add to your repertoire. So simple and easily adaptable to suit every occasion. Click here for the recipe.

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