Give the most important lady in your life a fab foodie treat

Mama, we love you. Mama, we do. But sometimes, screeching the words of the Spice Girls ‘classic’ just isn’t enough. Mother's Day is the time to really show your appreciation for all those times she did your laundry and let you sob on her shoulder. And to make up for all the stomping and slammed doors.

These little beauties should do it – foodie treats that say 'I love you'. Because it’s the least you can do.

 

Cupcake bouquet

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Your mum will be tickled pink to receive this gorgeous bunch of flowers. When she realises the blooms are actually cupcakes, you'll get bonus brownie points.

 

Mini gruyère and thyme scones

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These cheesy cuties will satisfy Mum’s savoury tooth. Serve with shavings of cheese, chutney and a lovely pot of Earl Grey.

 

Peanut butter, oat and choc chip cookies

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Just a handful of ingredients make these toothsome cookies. Place in a box lined with tissue paper and tie with a bow for a gorgeous gift.

 

Mother’s Day chocolate truffle cake

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If only you’d had the recipe for this incredible cake when you were trying to wriggle out of tidying your bedroom. It's like a next-level box of chocs.

 

Cheese star biscuits

Easy cheesy biscuits
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Like fluffy little clouds with a crisp coating, the biggest challenge is resisting the urge to gobble these cheesy treats up as they’re cooling on the rack. Just remember – your mum might not be quite so impressed with a jar of crumbs.

 

Red velvet loaf with berry frosting

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Your mum’s a woman of impeccable taste, obviously. So she’ll love this ruby-red cake scattered with succulent berries.

 

Chocs and roses cupcakes

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Why give flowers or chocs when you can package both together in these oh-so-adorable buttercream beauties? It takes some effort, but then so does raising a child, doesn’t it?

 

Jammy inside pancakes

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Remember those jam sarnies your mum used to make? It’s time to repay the favour with these oozy pancakes.

 

I Love Mum biscuits

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Of course you do. Spell it out with these crisp cookies – perfect for making with kids.