15 Easy Mother’s Day Bakes

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be thinking of baking Mom something special. Whether you are hosting your mom, meeting your mom, or sending her something through the mail, baked goods are always a good idea! So I’m sharing 15 Easy Mother’s Day Bakes with you today to get you inspired to bake for your Mom!

Below you will find easy Mother’s Day bakes for making ahead of time, shipping a sweet care package to your mom, or even recipes that your kids can easily help with!

15 easy mother's day bakes

1. Coffee Cake Muffins

If you’re planning on making breakfast for Mom or having her over for brunch, then these Coffee Cake Muffins are easy and oh so delicious! Light and fluffy with the traditional brown sugar and cinnamon swirl, they’re topped with a crumb topping, pecans, and a sweet glaze. These muffins will impress Mom with little effort on your end! Plus you’ll love eating them too! This is also an easy recipe kids can help with. Have them line the pan with muffin liners, scoop the batter, or add on the topping!

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2. Citrus Scones

With spring here, there’s nothing like the light and zesty flavors of citrus! This recipe for Citrus Scones uses lemon, orange, and mandarin for a delicious light scone that has just the right amount of sweetness. Finished with a drizzle of glaze, these scones will be the perfect gift or breakfast for Mom! Have kids help by scooping flour, zesting lemon, or drizzling glaze on top.

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3. Traditional Butter Pound Cake

There is nothing better than pound cake, in the morning, for brunch, for dessert – anytime! That’s why this Traditional Butter Pound Cake makes the best gift for Mom. If you don’t know when you’ll be able to stop by and see her, then this Traditional Butter Pound Cake is the the perfect bake! Plus you can easily make it the night before. Bring it along with your mom’s favorite coffee or tea and you have a match made in heaven, the perfect invitation to catch up.

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4. Simple Chocolate Espresso Biscotti

I’ll let you in on a little secret, moms love chocolate! Yes I learned this in my bake shop days, haha. So you can never go wrong with Simple Chocolate Espresso Biscotti. If you’ll see Mom then this would be an amazing gift delivered with her favorite coffee or tea. Even if you’re sending a gift through the mail, this one is perfect to do just that!

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5. Coffee Creamer Cookies

Soft, chewy, full of chocolate and sweet cream. You can’t go wrong with Coffee Creamer Cookies for Mom! Cookies are something you can give to Mom anytime of day, so if you’re not doing brunch then bake these cookies up for an afternoon snack with Mom!

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6. Everything Bagel Scones

Brunch is like a Mother’s Day tribute. Why is that? I don’t know but I love it, because brunch is the ultimate meal. Growing up, we went to brunch every single Mother’s Day. If you are hosting a Mother’s Day brunch or just heading over to Mom’s for brunch, these Everything Bagel Scones will be a huge hit! Bring a tub of Organic Valley Cream Cheese to top them off!

everything bagel scones

7. Eggless Banana Raspberry Muffins

If you’re making Mom breakfast in bed, this recipe for Eggless Banana Raspberry Muffins is a perfect recipe that kids can help with. Because it has no eggs, there’s no worry of sneaking a lick of batter. And kids can help line the muffin pans, scoop batter, and crumble the topping on top!

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8. Vegan Dark Chocolate Almond Cookies

If your mom has a sweet tooth, chances are dark chocolate and almond are among her favorite combinations. This recipe for Vegan Dark Chocolate Almond Cookies is a perfect gift for Mother’s Day if you are visiting Mom in person or even shipping her a sweet surprise!

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9. Sourdough Chocolate Chip Brownies

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Brownies take your classic brownie to the next level. If you’re baking for your spouse, she’ll be so happy you used up sourdough discard and fed the starter — so double bonus! This recipe is also naturally eggless and vegan so if your kids are helping, there is no worries about licking the spoon or their fingers!

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10. Brown Sugar Carrot Cupcakes

If your mom loves cupcakes, then my Brown Sugar Carrot Cupcakes are insanely delicious and thoughtful! Moist and fluffy brown sugar carrot cupcakes are topped with a tangy cream cheese icing. This spring cupcake is one that will make Mom swoon.

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11. Homemade Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

If your mom doesn’t have as big of a sweet tooth and you still want to bake her something thoughtful and delicious, then try these Homemade Cinnamon Roasted Almonds. This recipe is incredibly easy and you can make it a day or two in advance too. This makes this a perfect gift to ship in the mail as well! These Homemade Cinnamon Roasted Almonds are sweet and salty and make a delicious healthy snack!

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12. Rosemary Lemon Ginger Biscotti

Moms love biscotti because it is the perfect dipping vessel for tea or coffee. This Rosemary Lemon Ginger Biscotti is sweet, tangy, slightly spicy with the perfect amount of savory. A sweet treat that isn’t overly sweet, but still hits that craving just right. Mom will love these Rosemary Lemon Ginger Biscotti. They also make a perfect gift to send through the mail too!

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13. Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake

If you’re hosting Mom this Mother’s Day and want to have a cake for dessert, then this Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake is easy and incredibly stunning! Moist and fluffy vanilla cake is topped with whipped cream frosting and fresh strawberries.

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14. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars

If your mom loves banana bread, try baking her these Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars! Perfectly portioned for easy snacking, these Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars are the gift that keeps on giving all week! If you’re looking for something to mail Mom a baked good, this would be an amazing pick!

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15. Snickerdoodle Biscotti

This Snickerdoodle Biscotti is light and perfectly spiced. This recipe is a home run if your mom loves Snickerdoodle cookies, this is a great gift to try Snickerdoodle in a new form! Pair it with a box of her favorite tea and she has an evening snack that screams self care.

How to make snickerdoodle biscotti

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