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15 Beautiful Mother’s Day Cakes to Sweeten Her Special Day in 2023
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the amazing women who have taken on the impossible task of raising us. It is a day to honour their hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and unconditional love. And what better way to thank them than with Mother’s Day cakes as sweet as they are? This Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, 14 May 2023. Surprise the mamas in your life with these lovely Mother’s Day cakes that are sure to put a smile on their faces.
1. Orh Nee Castella Cake
Say “I love you” to your dessert-loving mum with this humble Orh Nee Castella Cake from Ah Mah Homemade Cake. Bringing a fresh touch through traditional flavours, the signature soft, fluffy castella sponge cake packs chunks of velvety yam paste. Lovingly baked fresh daily, they do not contain any artificial flavourings, colourings, or preservatives, so mum gets ‘orh-nee’ the best!
$12.50 at #B2-K7 VivoCity, #B1-46 Paya Lebar Square & online
2. Graceful Lychee
Give mum a delicious slice of love with this delicate ensemble of lychee coulis and yoghurt mousse between layers of blushing pink chiffon cake. A final flourish of dainty Korean buttercream flowers accentuates the pink ombre confection. It’s one of two cakes from BreadTalk’s Best Mum Ever! Collection, the other being Only Yam. This comprises yam paste, BreadTalk’s signature Japan light cheesecake, pudding, and Chantilly cream cheese between yam chiffon layers.
$48.80 at BreadTalk outlets & online (15% off till 28 April)
3. Mother’s Day Blueberry Garden
The new Mother’s Day Blueberry Garden from Châteraisé features fresh berries atop a frosting of subtly sweet blueberry-flavoured fresh cream. Within are layers of airy cocoa sponge, chocolate cream, strawberry, and blueberry jam with pulp. It joins the 2023 Mother’s Day cakes line-up, which also includes the new Mother’s Day Jewel Mousse and returning favourites from last year.
$40 at Châteraisé outlets & online
4. Yuzu Matcha Tart
Actress Fann Wong’s online dessert shop launches a Yuzu Matcha Tart for Mother’s Day. Fragrant and crumbly, the buttery sable base houses a layer of fluffy almond sponge. Layers of earthy matcha cremeux and zesty yuzu curd complete the masterpiece. All-time favourite Valrhona Chocolate Tart and last year’s Mother’s Day treat, Raspberry Sakura Yogurt Tart, also return by popular demand.
$59 at www.fanntasybakes.com.sg
5. Flash Bakes Fruit Tarts
The mother-daughter duo behind Flash Bakes are the resident bakers at Baker X from 5 to 18 May. They are famous for their buttery thin-crust tarts, which form the base for their Mother’s Day promotion. Each box of 6 Fruit Tarts contains two each of their bestselling Strawberry Tart and Lemon Meringue Tart. The third pair features the new Mango Tart that was launched in celebration of the occasion.
$15 at #04-29, Orchard Central. More details here
6. Lychee Rose Cremeux & Jasmine Tea Mousse Cake
Surprise mum with one of the most indulgent Mother’s Day cakes. Goodwood Park Hotel’s Lychee Rose Cremeux & Jasmine Tea Mousse Cake is a delicate ensemble of jasmine tea mousse and rose and lychee cremeux featuring chunks of sweet lychee atop a thin layer of almond streusel studded with dried cranberries. Clear glaze and Valrhona white chocolate pearls and hearts complete the elegant confection.
$78 at The Deli, Goodwood Park Hotel & online
7. Mother’s Love
Specially created by InterContinental Singapore’s award-winning pastry team, this bright red delight mirrors a mother’s love for her children. Making up the 1kg whole cake are vanilla cheese mousse, mascarpone rose cream, rosella berries coulis, and red velvet sponge. In a bid to draw awareness to women’s health, 50% of proceeds from every Mother’s Love cake will go towards the Breast Cancer Foundation.
$78 at The Lobby Lounge, InterContinental Singapore & online
8. Mother’s Day Celebration Cake
Award-winning chef Janice Wong dreams up an array of pretty-in-pink desserts for mums. This four-tier floral-themed Mother’s Day Celebration Cake is a worthy centrepiece. Layers of milk chocolate crumble, delicate white chocolate parfait, and blueberry lychee sit atop an airy vanilla sponge base, with lychee lemon thyme mousse outer shell. Also available are a mini version (exclusively available in-store), as well as a box of Mother’s Day Signature Bon Bons in Ruby Lavender, Strawberry Balsamic, and Raspberry Yoghurt.
$90 at Janice Wong Singapore outlets & online
9. Strawberry Swirl Mille Crêpes
Lady M spotlights its latest seasonal exclusive and first-ever dewy Strawberry Swirl Mille Crêpes. It makes its berry-forward debut here just in time for Mother’s Day. Sandwiching a fluffy strawberry-infused sponge cake centre are layers of wafer-thin mille crêpes and strawberry cream. The latter combines premium whipping cream from the UK and strawberry puree using fruit from a family-run farm in Japan’s Tokushima region.
$132 at www.ladym.com.sg & from $13 per slice at Lady M boutiques
10. Peaches & Honey Cake
Show mum your love with Le Matin Patisserie’s divine Peaches & Honey Cake bundled with Wen’s Floral Studio’s pastel pink bouquet. Alps flower honey takes the spotlight amid layers of mascarpone mousse, vanilla genoise, and whipped honey ganache. Discover pops of peach, pomelo, and jasmine compote within the heartwarming confection, while raspberry and puffed rice form the base.
$148 at www.lematinpatisserie.com (pre-orders open 1 May)
11. Honey Cloud Cake
Exclusively available this May, PAUL presents an edible garden to bring joy to all the mums out there. The new Honey Cloud Cake features a crown of French macarons, fresh strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Beneath are layers of sponge, yoghurt, and a light apricot glaze. PAUL’s bestselling chocolate-centric Palet d’Or is also available with a garden theme for the season.
$88 at PAUL outlets & online (10% off pre-orders till 30 April)
(See also: DIY: 5 Craft Ideas for Mother’s Day)
12. TW Peanut Brittle, Orh-ni, Mochi & Popiah Cake
Is mum a fan of Taiwanese night markets? Then this TW Peanut Brittle, Orh-ni, Mochi & Popiah Cake from The Pine Garden will tickle her fancy. The combination of crunchy peanut brittle shavings, yam orh-ni, mochi, popiah skin, and Chinese parsley takes inspiration from the popular peanut ice cream popiah. It joins the Mother’s Day cakes line-up alongside Melondious Parfait Cake and Jujube Chiffon Cake with Honey Yuja.
From $46.50 at The Pine Garden outlets & online (10% off pre-orders till 7 May)
13. Salted Sakura Matcha Chiffon Cake
A nod to cherry blossoms in springtime, SPRMRKT’s Salted Sakura Matcha Chiffon Cake combines delicate sakura petals and fragrant matcha. The result is an unforgettably refreshing yet subtle flavour. The salted element adds an extra dimension, setting it apart from traditional chiffon cakes. Those dining in at SPRMRKT at Dempsey Hill can pair a slice with the heartwarming Sakura Latte.
$98 at #01-15A, 8 Dempsey Road & online
14. Carnation Strawrry Ice Cream Cake
You already know and love Swensen’s classic strawberry ice cream. Now treat mum to this pretty-in-pink Carnation Strawrry Ice Cream Cake that packs chunks of fresh strawberries. Alternatively, go with the Maple Love Ice Cream Cake that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and nutty. Boasting hints of caramel and toffee, rich maple ice cream is topped with toasted walnuts for a delightful crunch.
$48 at Swensen’s outlets & online
15. Camellia Crown Cake
Celebrate with Tigerlily Patisserie’s Camellia Crown Cake — chef Maxine Ngooi’s limited-edition creation that’s fit for a queen! Savour the flavours of the in-season French Gariguette strawberry compote and camellia tea-infused bavarois. These nestle within a floral cage of sponge fingers, complete with a regal flourish of vanilla crème madame petals. From now till 30 April, pre-order it bundled with a flower bouquet at an early bird price of $120.
$62 at 350 Joo Chiat Road & online
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