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Mary Berry’s make-ahead Mother’s Day menu

by Lottie Huckle

published on 13 March 2017

This Mother’s Day, follow Mary Berry’s easy make-ahead menu with recipes from Mary Berry Everyday for a stress-free Sunday lunch. The whole family will love this feast, and it’s a perfect way to mark the occasion.

Starter or Side

Dough Balls with Garlic Herb Butter

Mary Berry’s Dough Balls with Garlic Herb Butter

Nobody will be able to keep their hands off these slightly addictive dough balls served with tasty garlic herb butter. Best enjoyed warm out of the oven.

Main Course

Beef and Ale Stew with Horseradish Spiral Dumplings

Mary Berry Beef and Ale Stew with Horseradish Spiral Dumplings

This crowd-pleasing stew topped with striking spiral dumplings is a low-maintenance main course. The stew can be made in advance, so that’s less time spent in the kitchen and more time to spend with your mum. 


Fresh Strawberry Tartlets

Fresh Strawberry Tartlets

Sophisticated, elegant, and delectable, these pretty strawberry tartlets are are a wonderful way to round off your Mother’s Day feast. 

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