Mother’s Day Cakes

mother's day cakes by Fancy Cakes by Linda left and by Cotton and Crumbs right

Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to make a beautiful vintage style floral cake to spoil your Mum or Gran with a luxurious afternoon tea.  The fabulous pale blue and pink Mother’s Day cake above left (by Ceri Badham of Fancy Cakes by Linda) features a delicate stencilled lace side design for an elegant vintage touch. (You’ll find more on lace stencilling in our earlier feature here: Stencilled Lace Wedding Cakes.)

Above right, Cotton and Crumbs have designed an exquisite multi-tiered cake for Mother’s Day featuring pretty powder blue stripes, vintage lace and their signature vintage roses.

Vintage pearls and roses adorn the two exquisite Mother’s Day cakes below by the Brighton Cake Company, left and by The Three Little Blackbirds Bakery, right in shades of soft pink and lavender.

mothers day cakes by the Brighton Cake Company left and by The Three Little Blackbirds Bakery right

Lush sugar flowers in dusky pink and green adorn the beautiful Mother’s Day cake design below by Jo Takes The Cake/Lovely Little Cakes Ltd, but it’s the floral hand painted board that makes this cake design truly exquisite.

Mother’s Day cupcakes also make wonderful treat for Mums on their special day, with beautifully decorated chocolate cupcakes, below right (via Family Holiday.net).

mother's day cake idea by Jo Takes The Cake right and mother's day cupcakes via Family Holiday.net left

Luxury, decorated iced biscuits are a fabulous addition to any party and add an extra special touch to a Mother’s Day afternoon tea spread. The beautiful  cookies below are from cookie decorating expert, Juliet Stallwood Cakes and Biscuits. You’ll find more on Juliet’s decorating techniques in her book: The Icing on the Cake.

mother's day iced biscuits by juliet stallwood

Cheryl’s Cake Boutique have designed the very pretty set of mint cupcake designs specially for Mother’s Day, which would make a lovely boxed presentation gift on the day.

mother's day cupcakes by Cheryl's Cake Boutique

A textured buttercream cake makes a beautiful Mother’s Day cake, with the fabulous peach buttercream rose cake (below right) by The Little Cupcakery, Northern Ireland.

(You’ll find tutorials for textured buttercream cakes here in our Buttercream Piping Series: how to pipe a buttercream rose cake, how to pipe buttercream ruffles and frills and how to pipe a buttercream petal cake.)

Below left, we have a lovely serving idea for cupcakes – in teacups – in a pretty spring colour palette of mint and peach by  Eva’s Cupcakes (image by Eva Blixman Photography).

mother's day cake right by The Little Cupcakery Northern Ireland and mother's day cupcakes by  Eva's Cupcakes, Eva Blixman Photography

Scrum Diddly, have designed an exquisite Cath Kidson-inspired cake below left which would make a fabulous Mother’s Day cake. Below left, Sweet Ruby Cakes, Australia have also featured a retro-style theme in their pretty floral Mother’s Day cake below.

mother's day cakes by Scrum Diddly left and by Sweet Ruby Cakes right

Vintage style bunting makes a terrific addition to any party cake and you’ll find the template for the Mother’s Day cake topper below left, right here: mother’s day free printable cake bunting from Sugar Tot Designs. (Image below right via Sweet Living Magazine).

mother's day cakes from Sugar Tot Designs left and Sweet Living Magazine right

Two beautiful brightly-coloured mother’s day cake ideas below by The Betty Bakery, left and by Juliet Stallwood Cakes and Biscuits, right.

mother's day cakes by The Betty Bakery left and by Juliet Stallwood Cakes and Biscuits right

For a multi-generational celebration, then the tiered cake design below is perfect to celebrate your mum, your grandmother, aunties and daughter altogether for an extra special party. (Image via Tumblr.)

mother's day cake for mother, grandmother, aunt and daughter image via Tumblr

Lavender is such a lady-like colour and a simple lavender sugar rose and ribbon adds a beautiful touch to the textured buttercream cake below by Cakes by Jantine, NL.

mother's day cake by Cakes by Jantine NL

If your Mum is a chocaholic, then Wendy’s Taarten, The Netherlands have a wonderful whimsical chocolate cake design below right for Mother’s Day. (See our Chocolate Chic feature for chocolate cake decorating ideas and inspiration.)

Below left, we have  a pretty pink and white spread for a Mother’s Day party. You’ll find the bunting and cupcake pick templates here: free printable mother’s day bunting cake topper.

mother's day chocolate cake right by Wendy's Taarten NL and mother's day printables from I Heart Nap Time left

Vintage blue with a whimsical style pink heart cake topper makes another beautiful Mother’s Day cake design by Cakes by Jantine NL (below right) and to the left, a glamorous afternoon tea spread by Chloe Kerr Cakes.

Chloe Kerr Cakes left and Cakes by Jantine NL right

Below, we have very pretty blue hydrangea cupcakes for Mother’s Day by The Little Cupcakery, Northern Ireland. You’ll find a tutorial here on how to pipe buttercream hydrangeas by Rosie Cake-Diva. (Plus, you’ll find more on piping buttercream flowers in our feature on Cupcake Bouquets).

mothers day cupcakes blue hydrangea piping by The Little Cupcakery, Northern Ireland

If your Mum is a gardening fan, then the quaint white picket fence cake below with Mummy and daughter bunny rabbits is a charming cake design for Mother’s Day by Minnie’s Sweet Creations.

mother's day cake and cupcakes by Minnie's Sweet Creations


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