Mother’s Day Cakes! Here are some of our favorites. Mother’s Day is almost here. Show her just how much you love and appreciate her by baking her the perfect Mother’s Day cake. Here are some of our favorite cake recipes that will look great on your dessert table.
Best Mother’s Day Cakes
Mandarin Orange Cake– this is the perfect spring/summer cake. It has wonderful reviews and is always a hit. This cake is known in the South as a “Pig Lickin Cake.”
Southern Pound Cake-I can’t say enough about this cake. I think it’s the perfect dessert, but I’ve loved it since I was a little girl. Not many cakes can stand on their own, but this one can. It doesn’t need any frosting or fruit; it’s just that good.
If chocolate is your thing, then you may want to try our Chocolate Pound Cake. It has a chocolate chip glaze and is delicious.
Exquisite Chocolate Cherry Cake – This cake is easy to make, has wonderful reviews, and is absolutely delicious!
Kentucky Butter Cake-this cake has been around for a very long time because it’s just a wonderful recipe. It has great reviews and is one that you’ll make over and over.
Hummingbird Cake-a true southern recipe that is made with bananas and pineapple. This will be a great addition to your menu for Mother’s Day.
Lemony Chess Cake-if your Mom is a lemon fan, then this is the cake for her! It’s delicious, and the glaze makes it so pretty.
Easy Strawberry Coconut Cake – This cake is made with a mix and really good! It’s a delicious summer cake, and you can easily decorate it with flowers! It is beautiful as a centerpiece.
Vanilla Wafer Cake-my Mom made us this cake when my sister and I were little, and we loved it. It’s a great recipe to make for your Mother’s Day cake. I highly recommend it.
Orange Kiss Me Cake – This is a vintage recipe from the 1950s and is so good! It is made with the entire orange and has a wonderful texture.
Do Nothing Cake – Want easy? Here you go! You don’t even have to get out the mixer to make this cake, and it’s always a huge hit!
Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake-this dessert is made with an old-fashioned vanilla hot milk cake. It’s DELICIOUS!
Need a smaller dessert?
Lemon Loaf Cake-this simple loaf cake comes together quickly and is full of flavor!
Coconut Cream Cheese Pound Cake-a smaller pound cake that is always a HIT!
Out of all of these Mother’s Day Cakes, I hope you found some recipes you can’t wait to try!
If you’re looking for more than a cake, see below for some more suggestions.
Other Dessert Ideas
Old-Fashioned Banana Pudding-banana pudding is always a good idea!
Amish Vanilla Pie-this is such a unique dessert and an old recipe.
Strawberry Shortcake-this is an old-fashioned recipe and perfect for this time of year.
More Ideas for Mother’s Day:
Don’t forget the pasta salad on Mother’s Day! It wouldn’t be a summer gathering at our house unless there were a pasta salad on the table. Pasta salads are so versatile. There are so many variations. So, we put together 10 of our most popular pasta salads for the summer just in case you loved them as much as we do!
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