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Mother's Day Dessert Recipes

Need sweet ideas for Mother's Day? Treat her to one of these delicious recipes for cakes, parfaits, cheesecakes, cookies, cupcakes and more.

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

My grandparents grew a ton of stuff in their garden, including rhubarb and strawberries. We typically baked it into pies and cobblers, but then Mom found this recipe and it became a fresh, new favorite. —LeeAnn McCue, Charlotte, North Carolina

Strawberry-Lemon Angel Cake

Strawberry-Lemon Angel Cake

Strawberry-Lemon Angel Cake

"I couldn't decide how to use the lemon curd a friend had given me, so I tried spreading it between layers of angel food cake," relates Marietta Eklund of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "I topped each piece with strawberries. We loved it!"

Caramel Cream Crepes

Caramel Cream Crepes

Caramel Cream Crepes

Created by our Test Kitchen, these lovely, homemade crepes with a creamy caramel filling are a cinch to whip up with a flavor guests are sure to rave about.
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Poppy Seed Lemon Cake

Poppy Seed Lemon Cake

Poppy Seed Lemon Cake

"I made this moist bundt cake one Sunday for a brunch after church, and no one believed it was light," shares Marcia Fuller of Sheridan, Montana.

Marinated Oranges

Marinated Oranges

Marinated Oranges

"This flavorful fruit was actually the topping in a cake recipe. But I didn't want all the calories or fat from the cake—and the oranges are a good dessert all by themselves!" reports Norridge, Illinois' Carol Poindexter. "The dash of vanilla extract brings out the fruit's sweetness."

Delicious Angel Food Dessert

Delicious Angel Food Dessert

Delicious Angel Food Dessert

“This is one of my favorite desserts,” confirms Jessie Bradley of Bella Vista, Arkansas. “I took it to a family reunion, and everyone loved it!”

Lemon-Lime Bars

Lemon-Lime Bars

Lemon-Lime Bars

I baked these bars for a luncheon on a hot summer day. A gentleman made his way to the kitchen to compliment the cook who made them.

Italian Cream Cheese Cake

Italian Cream Cheese Cake

Italian Cream Cheese Cake

Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome dessert moist and flavorful. I rely on this recipe year-round.—Joyce Lutz, Centerview, Missouri

Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

A smooth and silky citrus filling separates the three layers of my lemon cake. It's a homemade favorite that friends and family never tire of. Serve it after a special spring or summer meal.—Connie Jurjevich, Atmore, Alabama

Maple Pecan Twists

Maple Pecan Twists

Maple Pecan Twists

These sweet treats are one of my most requested recipes for special occasions. Maple flavor is prominent in both the dough and icing of these tasty twists.

Lemon Angel Cake

Lemon Angel Cake

Lemon Angel Cake

In Grande Prairie, Alberta, Debbie Segate relies on tangy lemon pie filling and a few other ingredients to quickly dress up a store-bought angel food cake. "If there's time, I use a boxed mix to bake the cake," she adds.
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