12 Mother’s Day Cakes to Satisfy Her Sweet Tooth

This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 9. And with social distancing rules in place, it may be more convenient to celebrate at home instead of going to a fancy restaurant. What better way to make the celebration extra special than one or even more Mother’s Day cakes for Mom?

We asked the chefs at NewGen Baker to come up with a list of Mother’s Day cakes that will bring a smile to her face (and tummy). If you’re new to baking, don’t forget to check our handy beginner’s guide.  

  1. Luscious Pink Rose Layer Cake 

This heart-shaped cake isn’t only gorgeous, it’s delicious! You’ll need to use your icing and frosting skills to create gorgeous rosettes in different shades of swiss meringue buttercream. Oh, and did we mention the cake is pink, too? Don’t forget to garnish the top with fresh strawberry slices and break out the bubbly.

  1. Frozen Ube Brazo de Mercedes 

Not only is this Mother’s Day Cake appropriate for the occasion, it’s also a cool treat in the heat of summer. Filled with ube ice cream and sweet yema filling, this frozen dessert will score a ten with Mom. Plus, the only thing that needs to go in the oven is the meringue, making this relatively easy to make.   

  1. Pink Surprise Cake 

Think back and try to count all the surprises Mom dreamed up for you. Bet you can’t count them! It’s your turn and this Mother’s Day cake is the perfect one to give Mom. This gorgeous yellow cake holds sweet surprises like chocolate chunks and sprinkles. Get creative and fill it with her favorite sweets. Make sure she cuts the first slice!

  1. Strawberry Lemonade Cake 

This isn’t just your ordinary strawberry cake. It’s got tangy zing from fresh lemon juice and zest. This 3-layer cake has sweet strawberry filling guaranteed to get a thumbs up from Mom. Serve it with a tall pitcher of cold lemonade to complete the experience. 

  1. Salted Caramel Banana Cake 

Sometimes simple is more. All it needs is a twist just like this scrumptious banana cake with salted caramel sauce drizzled on top. If you’re looking for a quick and easy Mother’s Day cake recipe, then this one’s right up your alley. Make it easier with Maya Oven Toaster Banana Cake Mix.   

  1. Lemon Dream Meringue Cake 

Yes, we agree that this dessert is straight out of a cake lover’s sweetest dream. It consists of two layers of yellow cake and rich and tart lemon curd filling topped with marshmallow frosting. Brighten Mom’s day with this delectable end to a meal.    

  1. Cheddar Yema Flan Cake

When it comes to Mother’s Day, the cheesier, the better. That goes for the cake, too. The secret to this sweet treat is the cheddar cheese in the yema frosting. Aside from the frosting, the layer of flan in between the 2 layers sweetens the deal. Grate some on top and serve. Watch Mom’s face light up when she spots this special gift.

  1. Black Forest Cake 

This feel-good dessert pleases any chocolate and coffee lover. Mom will love our version with its dark chocolate and cream fillings, cherry syrup, rich chocolate cake, and of course, a generous drizzle of chocolate ganache. Don’t forget the cherry on top!  

  1. Boston Kreme Poke Cake 

Some of you may be unfamiliar with the poke cake. Using either a chopstick or the handle of a wooden spoon, you simply poke holes in the cake and fill it with a yummy mixture of your choice. This makes it moister than your typical cake. Our recipe calls for cupcake mix, then a vanilla cream filling and a chocolate ganache to decorate the top. Mom will love it!   

  1. Chocolate Bundt Cake with Peanut Butter Lava 

Who doesn’t love the unique shape of a Bundt cake? The secret is in the pan, so make sure you have one on-hand when you’re making this Mother’s Day cake. It consists of a devil’s food cake, which is good enough on its own, but with peanut butter lava filling. Now that’s what we call one explosive dessert.    

  1. Funfetti Cake 

We know that there have been countless times Mom has made life fun for you growing up. Celebrate those cherished childhood memories with a super fun cake that represents the good times. Made from Maya Decadence Yellow Cake Mix, this delish Mother’s Day cake is covered with colorful candy sprinkles. Here’s to Mom for making everything fun!

  1. Easy Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet has continuously taken the Internet by storm in the 21st century. Maybe you didn’t know it, but it’s been around as early as the Victorian era. Our recipe for this ideal Mother’s Day cake is super easy to make. This classic dessert is a winner in anybody’s book. If you want to know more about it, read our comprehensive guide.   

So, there you have it 12 utterly delicious Mother’s Day cakes for you to cook up for this year’s celebratory meal. We know that your baking will be a success with Mom as your inspiration. Let us know how it goes by leaving a comment below. 

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