Delicious Mother’s Day Desserts to Make With Your Mom

Some quality time plus a tasty treat is the recipe for a great Mother’s Day gift.|Kid-friendly and affordable, these Mother’s Day desserts bring everyone a little closer.|
Mother’s Day is around the corner (Sunday, May 14th), which means it’s time to start considering how you’ll show mom some love this year. What’s great about this holiday is that it’s extremely personal. For some, flowers are the way to go. For others, it’s a nice meal out. Of course, you don’t have to break the bank on an elaborate gift or expensive dinner. For those looking to keep it a little more frugal, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate mom this year that are just as meaningful.

Kid-friendly and affordable, these Mother’s Day desserts bring everyone a little closer.

Affordable Mother’s Day Gifts

Children of any age can partake in these fun and affordable Mother’s Day celebrations.
  • A gift basket with homemade treats and handmade cards
  • A keepsake photo album filled with photos
  • Fresh flowers or herbs for her garden
  • Breakfast in bed complete with a menu of items to choose from
  • An at-home spa day
We might be a little biased (😉), but one of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day is with desserts.

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6 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

Whether you’re baking them in advance as a gift or planning to prepare them together, these desserts are a delicious way to celebrate the mother figures in your life.

Order a Honey Walnut Fig Cake Baking Kit from BāKIT Box

Honey Walnut Fig Cake

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a cake inspired by Women’s History Month? Honey and fig jam keep things classic and sweet, while orange blossom water adds a floral touch perfect for springtime occasions like this. The best part? There’s enough to go around for all of the incredible ladies in your life!

Chocolate Cupcakes Baking Kit

Chocolate or Vanilla Cupcakes

You can’t go wrong with a classic. Cupcakes are the perfect Mother’s Day treat because they’re easy to eat and everyone loves ‘em! Depending on mom’s preferences, chocolate or vanilla is always a hit. Plus, you can get creative with toppings like fun sprinkles.
Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies Baking Kit

Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

A beloved, reliable favorite—just like mom herself—chocolate chip cookies are a tried and true treat anyone and everyone can enjoy. Bonus points for the sprinkling of salt that makes each bite all the sweeter.

Cake Pops

What’s an even more fun way to eat cake than by the slice? Cake pops! These delightfully bite-sized treats are kid-approved and totally delicious. Plus, you can get creative with your cake flavor, icing color, and sprinkles. Try making them into a bouquet for a memorable treat mom will love.

Churros Baking Kit - Make Your Own Churros with a Churro Baking Kit from BāKIT Box


This one might seem a little surprising, but hear us out. Churros are the perfect celebratory treat dusted in sweet cinnamon sugar and satisfyingly fried. Plus, they’re great to dip in a variety of things from caramel to jam. Try making a dessert-themed charcuterie to share with mom, complete with an array of sweet dips and snackable treats.


A bit more challenging than some of the other recipes on this list, crepes are a fun way (and delicious) way to bond with mom. The best part is, they’re completely customizable. You could keep it classic with Nutella and strawberries, or see who can come up with the most creative filling combination.
Ready to get baking with mom or wow her with your confectionary skills? Check out our available recipes. We’ve got everything from sweet to savory and beginner to advanced. Plus, each baking kit comes with pre-measured ingredients and accessible instructions. Don’t forget to tag us in your Mother’s Day creations! We can’t wait to see how you celebrate.
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