From the first ever clumsily scrawled cards, to scarves and beautifully designed home crafts, the gifts that children make for their mothers are the most treasured of all. If those gifts are edible then they stand out above all others for foodie mums. If you’d like to bring a smile to your foodie mum’s face on Mother’s Day, check out this edible gifts guide – we’ve got all the inspiration you need to whip up a truly special homemade treat.
Sometimes the most simple, classic bakes are the best. This delicious biscuit recipe from the team behind Bake Off is definitely a keeper, with a lovely hint of spicy ginger for that extra special afternoon treat.
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Easy-to-follow recipes for sweet and savoury bites
These delightful cookies are certainly the way to any mum’s heart, made with a crisp lemon biscuit base and beautifully decorated with pink icing and delicate hearts.
It doesn’t get sweeter than these pretty iced biscuits from the clever team behind The Primrose Bakery. This easy-to-follow recipe makes 30 biscuits, so your Mother’s Day gift can be enjoyed all week!
The perfect treat for any caffeine-loving mum (and we know there are a few out there), which balances the rich coffee flavour with sweet, irresistible toffee. What a combo!
For a fun activity that’s something a bit different, follow these foolproof instructions for lollipops decorated with the most beautiful delicate flowers, which are edible too!
Who doesn’t love a slice of rich chocolate and caramel millionaire’s shortbread? Add a little edible gold leaf, and you’ve got a shortbread recipe fit for Montezuma – the aztec king of chocolate himself. Or, more importantly, for mum!
A fail-safe afternoon treat, these little muffins are a flavour sensation with the fig, walnut and coffee complementing each other perfectly.
This glorious tangy-yet-sweet lemon curd only takes 15 minutes to make, and yields around a kilo, which makes it a lovely lasting gift for mum to enjoy.
A celebratory classic, take mum on a trip down memory lane back to all those birthday parties she threw for you when you were little, where these delicious party ring biscuits would always make an appearance. The perfect way to say thank you, don’t you think?