If the way to one's heart is through their stomach, then head to the kitchen to show Mom how much you love her. Indulge your favorite lady's sweet tooth on Mother's Day with homemade cakes, cookies, and more — she did raise you, after all. To give her a celebration as special as she is, kick off the holiday with a delicious dinner and shower her with these top-rated gifts.
Your mom is sweet enough as it is, which is why this zesty citrus tart is the perfect treat for her.
Forget the trip to The Cheesecake Factory: Make your home gluten-free version entirely from scratch.
Fruity compote and salty pistachios balance out the sweetness of the meringue.
Fair warning: Mom will probably spend at least 10 minutes trying to get an Insta-worthy picture of these well-dressed pastries.
Raise a glass — ahem, cupcake — to Mom. She deserves it after all you put her through...
Dress up this fruity pound cake with a sugary-sweet berry glaze.
For an easy crowd-pleaser, make a batch of these classic cookies and decorate with an assortment of sprinkles and icing.
This stunning tiered cake is the best of both worlds — a floral display and dessert.
Who knew you could turn a watermelon into a well-dressed cake? Well, we did.
Gluten-free crust and no-bake filling give this flavor-packed tart some edge.
Because your Mom hasn't lived until she's tried whipped coconut cream.
If anyone knows how difficult to avoid a crumbly cheesecake, it's Mom. Follow along with this video to learn our top tips — and surprise Mom in the process.
If your mom is one of the rare gems who likes rhubarb (or if you just want to try something new)...
Show off your baking skills — and your love for Mom — with this stunning cake.
Bonus points if you bring actual daffodils to accompany this cheery, citrusy cake.
Toasted, buttery oats atop a berry-and-peach base will have everyone scooping for seconds. You'll want to serve this one with ice cream, too.
Add a splash of color and sweetness to this citrusy dessert with a homemade berry compote.
Sometimes, you have to show off your skills. Like today. Because ... Mom.
Pretty in pink and full of fruity flavor, this red velvet cake has Mom's name written all over it.
Your cast-iron skillet was always multifunctional ... but brownies? Who knew? Top with berries and generous scoops of ice cream to add to the fun.
Polish off this open-face strawberry pie with floral pie crust cut-outs.
A gluten-free chocolate cupcake recipe reimagines a beloved candy bar.