The 14 Best Recipes for Mother's Day Cakes

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The 14 Best Recipes for Mother's Day Cakes

Celebrate mom's special day by baking her a homemade cake. We've rounded up 14 of our best cake recipes for Mother's Day.

Kentucky Jam Cake

This Southern style cake includes raisins, pineapple and blackberry jam and is slathered in decadent brown sugar caramel icing, perfect for an old-fashioned affair.

Get the recipe: Kentucky Jam Cake

Rich Chocolate Cake with Salty Dulce de Leche & Hazelnut Brittle

The salty and sweet flavors of the salted milk caramel is the star ingredient in this super moist cake.

Get the recipe: Rich Chocolate Cake with Salty Dulce de Leche & Hazelnut Brittle

Boston Cream Cake Pie

This creamy cake is sweet and delicious.

Get the recipe: Boston Cream Cake Pie

Key Lime Meringue Cake

For moms who love key lime pie, try this cakey version with baked meringue on top.

Get the recipe: Key Lime Meringue Cake

Grilled Peaches & Angel Food Cake with Red-Wine Sauce

If baking a cake sounds intimidating, why not try this recipe for a delicious pairing of caramelized peaches in fruity red wine sauce with store-bought angel food cake? You'll score points for presentation.

Get the recipe: Grilled Peaches & Angel Food Cake with Red-Wine Sauce

Triple-Cheese Cheesecake with Amaretti Crust

This light and creamy cheesecake has a wonderful honey graham cracker and amaretti cookie crust.

Get the recipe: Triple-Cheese Cheesecake with Amaretti Crust

Pistachio Yoghurt Cake

Drizzle figs and honey on top of this sophisticated cake for a lovely array of flavors.

Get the recipe: Pistachio Yoghurt Cake

Madeira Cake

This beautifully simple recipe lets the flavor of lemon really shine.

Get the recipe: Madeira Cake

Towering Coconut Layer Cake

This traditional four-layer cake with rum-brushed yellow cake is filled with airy coconut-scented meringue-buttercream.

Get the recipe: Towering Coconut Layer Cake

Buttermilk Cake with Riesling-Poached Pears

Pears poached in Riesling wine and paired with simple buttermilk cake make an easy dessert for Mother's Day.

Get the recipe: Buttermilk Cake with Riesling-Poached Pears

Harvest Cake with Grapes and Sangiovese Syrup

Get beautiful results by baking red seedless grapes into this simple cake, and drizzle with grape syrup just before serving.

Get the recipe: Harvest Cake with Grapes and Sangiovese Syrup

New York Cheesecake With Pretzel-Graham Crust And Salted Caramel Sour Cream

This salty, sweet and creamy cheesecake is always a crowd pleaser.

Get the recipe: New York Cheesecake With Pretzel-Graham Crust And Salted Caramel Sour Cream

German Chocolate Cake

For chocolate lovers, this decadent and sweet chocolate cake is a sure-fire crowd pleaser.

Get the recipe: German Chocolate Cake

Peach Streusel Cake

This easy-to-make recipe makes a simple, not-too-sweet peach cake with toasted pecan streusel.

Get the recipe: Peach Streusel Cake

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Show mom your love this Mother's Day by baking her a cake made from scratch! We've uncovered 14 delicious cake recipes for mothers of all tastes, from a classic recipe for sweet German Chocolate Cake to more sophisticated rosemary-scented Walnut Cake.

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