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Victoria Threader's Mother's Day cupcakes

When it comes to Mother's Day why not take over the cooking and treat your lovely mum to breakfast in bed, a Mothering Sunday lunch or a Mother's Day cake? We have lots of ideas including Mother's Day cupcakes, Mother's Day biscuits and even an impressive cupcake bouquet which is sure to put a big smile on Mum's face.


It's the perfect time to get crafty and decorate some delicious cupcakes or push the boat out a make a 3-tiered sponge - there are no boundaries when it comes to showing mum how much you care. It's all about the mothers and the grandmothers so make sure you spoil them rotten from breakfast in bed to a mouth-watering dessert after supper.


Your mum will be spoilt for choice with all our Mother's Day recipes so make it a good'en this year and get cooking!


Happy Mother's Day from the goodtoknow team!


  • These lemon flavoured cupcakes look so pretty decorated with sugar paste flowers which are easy to make if you…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 1 hr 30 mins

  • goodtoknow user Rebecca Beesley has chosen her mum's pink beetroot bear ‘mummy and me’ cookies as her Mum's…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 30 mins

  • This delicious and very impressive cupcake bouquet is sure to put a big smile on anyone’s face. This is a…

    Makes: 20 mini cakes

    Total time: 1 hr 50 mins

  • It's the one time of year when the kids and your other half actually want to get in the kitchen so you better…

  • These couldn't be simpler and are a great idea for the kids to give Mum as a present. Look in cake decorating…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 30 mins

  • Put a smile on mum's face this Mother's Day by making these beautiful floral cupcakes. Follow our instructions…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 1 hr 20 mins

  • Show mum she's No.1 this Mother's Day with these delicious and easy vanilla-flavoured biscuits. We've used…

    Makes: 18

  • Biscuits are the perfect treat for Mother's Day so we thought we'd see how many new ideas we could come up with…

  • Elly's dainty cupcakes earned her a runner-up prize in our strawberry baking contest. These pretty cakes are…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 1 hr 15 mins

  • These cute little fairy cakes are perfect for kids' parties and they only need 15 minutes in the oven - easy peasy!

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 30 mins

    (plus decorating time)
  • Sweeten things up with these pretty pastel macaroons. They make perfect treats for celebrations or even gifts…

    Serves: 25-30

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

  • These incredibly more-ish traditional saffron buns from Cornwall are delicious served hot out of the oven with…

    Serves: 12

  • Cinnamon, flaked almonds and ginger marmalade all combine to make these delicious ginger slice. Simply irresistible.

    Makes: 15

  • You can't beat a cooked breakfast of bubble and squeak with fried eggs and Lincolnshire sausages in a tasty…

    Serves: 4

  • You can use pork instead in this slow-simmered white wine, onion and herby sauce - it's guaranteed to impress.

    Serves: 4

  • Using cardamon, aromatic cooking seeds, in your traditional shortbread recipe gives it a kick of Indian flavour

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 35 mins

  • Use up seasonal rhubarb in this really easy rhubarb crumble dessert, plus you can use ready-made shortcrust…

    Serves: 4 +

    Total time: 42 mins

  • Whether you're a mum yourself or planning something for your own mum, we've got some Mother's Day recipes and…

  • This tender marinated roast beef bursts with flavour and is great with a creamy mash and green vegetables

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 1 hr 5 mins

    (plus 20 mins standing time)
  • Try this classic whoopie pie recipe made with cocoa (it's the pie pictured on the left) and make a delicious…

    Makes: 8

    Total time: 57 mins

  • Love hash browns for breakfast? Try these ones from Weight Watchers with a perfectly poach egg, if you're…

    Serves: 4

  • A wonderfully easy Sunday lunch for two, all cooked in just one tray - tender chicken breasts with a delicious…

    Serves: 2

    Total time: 1 hr 20 mins

  • These are fun to make and decorate with small helpers. Perfect for Easter they can also be made into individual…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 45 mins

  • The perfect accompaniment to a mid morning coffee, these slices are spicy and rich. They're really easy to make…

    Makes: 16-24

    Total time: 40 mins

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