Give the Gift of Mother’s Day Desserts

April 19th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Win the favorite kid contest once and for all with Mother’s Day desserts that are easy, cheerful, bright and perfect to cap off a fancy brunch or accompany a simple card. Foam ornaments and flowers are nice, but why not personalize a pretty cake or make delicious flower cookies? Mom always did like gifts made with your own two little hands, so DIY some tasty treats that show her she’s the best.

Mom-Osa Cupcakes

No cocktails necessary when you bring these mimosa-flavored cupcakes to brunch. Orange juice and champagne flavored-white cake are topped with an infusion of champagne that can be infused prior to eating for a treat that’s a gift within a gift. Here’s to mothers everywhere!

Heart in Bloom Giant Cookie

Give mom your heart—in giant cookie shape! Save time by using frozen sugar cookie dough in our giant heart cookie pan, then pipe tulips, chrysanthemums and other whole blossoms in one squeeze with our specialty oversize tips.  Mums for your mum? Done.

Circle of Love Mother’s Day Cake

For the buttercream decorators, nothing shows off beautifully piped flowers like a simple spatula-iced white cake with brightly colored poppies, carnations and ranunculus. A simple dedication piped in the middle says everything with just one word.

Mother’s Day Spritz Cookies

Cake decorating not your thing? Tint your spritz cookie batter a soft pink and use the flower attachment on your cookie press to bake a batch of these sweet floral cookies. Piped outlines and sugar pearl centers make for a delicate finish that looks great piled on a plate or next to a pretty cup of mom’s favorite tea.

Easy Blooms Mini Cupcakes

Use the language of flowers to say “I love you” by decorating store-bought or homemade cupcakes with oversized piped tulips and mums for your mum! Stripe your decorating bag for a two-tone effect, or experiment with arranging the cupcakes in a bouquet or basket.

Summer Blooms Buttercream Flower Cake

Artsy mothers will love this watercolor-painted buttercream cake decorated with striking white flowers. The combination of blue and green icings make for a watery backdrop on which the blossoms appear to float their way across your table. A stunning centerpiece any mom will love.

Sweet Surprise Candy Cookies

For a no-bake option that’s pretty as a picture, dip the sandwich cookie of your choice in melted pastel-colored candy and pipe lines and dots in contrasting white. Vary the color palette to match mom’s favorite flowers or match your brunch décor. Simple, sweet, and no oven required.

Whether you pack your snacks into a treat bag to hand off to mom or grandma after brunch or you host high tea at home, we’d love to see how your Mother’s Day sweets turned out. Comment below or tag your Instagram photos with @WiltonCakes. Happy Mother’s Day!

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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