Individual Mother's Day Desserts to Make Mom Feel Extra-Special
Mother's Day Strawberries
Spell out your Mother's Day sentiments on chocolate-covered strawberries for Mom. All you need is a plastic bag and steady hands to pipe on a sweet message.
Easy Mini Pavlovas
No piping required for these streamlined individual pavlovas! Just break out two spoons to scoop and shape the mounds of meringue. Finish the crisp-chewy wonders with whipped cream, blueberries, and lemon zest.
Mini Eclairs with Strawberries and Cream
Yes, you can make these bakery treats at home! They're filled with vanilla cream and strawberries macerated with sugar and fresh mint. Dust with powdered sugar, or for an extra-deluxe touch, drizzle with melted chocolate.
Strawberries and rose water are folded into vanilla whipped cream and adorned with sugared rose petals in this elegant Mother's Day dessert.
Cinnamon-Honey Creme Brulee
Transport Mom to Paris with this bistro-level dessert. Clover honey mellows the spicy cinnamon note in the caramelized sugar topping.
Tartlets with Yogurt Pastry Cream and Strawberries
Store-bought puff pastry makes putting this dessert together a breeze. Sliced strawberries are nestled on a bed of light, tangy yogurt cream inside the beautifully burnished tartlets.
Mini Chocolate Whoopie Pies
Rich chocolate ganache is sandwiched between bite-size chocolate cookies in these guaranteed Mom-pleasers.
Blueberry-Lavender Cornmeal Cream Tarts
Fresh lavender adds intrigue to the vanilla whipped cream that's used to fill these golden cornmeal tarts. Scatter blueberries and top with more lavender to serve.
Raspberry Macaroons in Chocolate Shells
If Mom's gluten-free, make her these bonbon-like coconut cookies that get their lovely pink hue from fresh raspberries. Dip the bottoms in dark chocolate or cover completely and decorate with edible gold leaf, toasted coconut, and sanding sugar.
Pear-Raspberry Heart Pies
Yes, you should take the time to cut your hand pies into hearts. Mom's worth it! Plus, she'll love the sweet-tart pear-and-raspberry filling spiced with fresh nutmeg.