Show your appreciation this Mother’s Day
Simply put, Mum’s are amazing, so take the opportunity to make this Mother’s Day a very special day for her with our top ideas for Mother’s Day cake. Because what better way to sweeten her day and show your love and appreciation for all her love, care, and support than with with cake!
The best ideas for Mother’s Day cake
To make this Mother’s Day truly special for your amazing mum, consider the menu when choosing a cake. Opting for a heavy dessert after a heavy meal is not a great idea. Likely having you both feeling sluggish and putting a damper on the celebration. On Mother’s Day Sunday, when many families are likely be enjoying a traditional roast, a light and fresh cake like our Champagne and Strawberry will complement the meal and offer a sweet pick-me-up for the end of the day.
When in doubt, play it safe
For those who prefer traditional options, a classic cake is a wise choice. These cakes, such as Lemon Drizzle or Victoria Sponge, offer simple yet sophisticated elegance, and have proven their popularity over time. Widely loved by most Mum’s and pairing well with any menu item. The perfect choice for a crowd-pleasing dessert.
Get creative with a glass of fizz!
Add some fun to the celebration, and pair your cake with a drink or two. This is a great way to make the most of a limited time with Mum on Mother’s Day. Consider her favourite wine and choose a cake accordingly, or vice versa. Dessert wines such as port are a classic match with sweet treats, but feel free to get creative with cocktails too. A gin and tonic is always a good choice and goes well with almost everything!
It’s all in the presentation
A good idea for Mother’s Day cake to really make it stand out is to use a cake stand, such as this one from Amazon; Adding some flowers, ribbon, or other decorations to the cake stand will elevate the presentation and make it extra special. Whether you choose to make it simple or elaborate, the extra thought put into presentation will be a beautiful addition to a special day and this thoughtful gesture is bound to be appreciated by mum.
You can never have too much sweetness
Remember don’t forget options for guests with dietary restrictions! Gather some gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan treats. To easily cater for larger gathering this Mother’s Day, present a dessert table filled with a diverse range of sweet treats, you’ll not only be spoiling mum with her favourite cake, but also ensuring that everyone is satisfied and can indulge in something sweet this Mother’s Day.
Here are some ideas to compliment your Mother’s Day Cake;
🌸 A selection of fruit tarts, mini pies or mini cupcakes in different flavors and colors.
🌷 Add a variety of biscuits and cookies, from soft and chewy to crisp and crunchy, each decorated in a different way.
🌼 Display chocolates and sweets, arranged in decorative bowls and jars.
🌺 A platter of petit fours, bite-sized cakes, and other miniature desserts.
💐 Add a choice of accompaniments such as whipped cream, sauces and syrups to enhance the flavors of each sweet treat.
It’s all about the detail
Now that you’ve got a nice selection of sweet treats, command their attention. Make sure to group complementary colours and items, such as coordinating plates, napkins, and utensils. Add in some small accents like scatters of edible flowers or fruit, to add a pop of colour to your table. Make the experience even more special with a cake topper. With these simple touches, you can turn your dessert spread into a truly memorable celebration for Mother’s Day.
Don’t forget the centrepiece
Opt for a tiered cake stand to elevate your cake as the centrepiece of your dessert table. Decorate the stand with season spring-themed decorations and even add some of your small treats to increase the variety. Our Mother’s Day Cake offer includes four chocolate love hearts, perfecting for filling any gaps while adding an extra touch of sweetness.
What idea for Mother’s Day cake will you use?
So, for a memorable Mother’s Day celebration, incorporate a truly special cake as the centrepiece. Choose one that fits the occasion and meal, whether it be a light and fresh option such as Champagne and Strawberry cake or a classic choice like Lemon Drizzle or Victoria Sponge. Pair the cake with a drink, such as wine or a special cocktail, and present it beautifully on a tiered cake stand surrounded by seasonal spring decorations. To take it to the next level, create a dedicated dessert table with a variety of sweet treats and don’t forget to use the cake as the clear focal point. These ideas will help make the day extra special and show your appreciation for all the love and care your mum provides.
If you want to get mucky in the kitchen and bake mum a cake yourself, head over to our blog to find the best mothers day cake recipe.
Send a Mother’s Day cake this year
There are three simple steps to arrange a Mothers Day cake delivery from The Gift of Cake:
1: First, select your choice from our range of handmade gourmet cakes.
2: And, don’t forget the card, a heartfelt message is something she will always cherish.
3: Finally, enter the shipping details. We’ll deliver your cake in time for Mothers Day.