• Need some gift ideas for Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday? We’ve rustled together 8 fun DIY gifts for you to spoil the special women in your life. Ranging from petit cakes and chocolate truffles to homemade bath bombs, there is a little something here for all moms and motherly figures!


    1. For the ones who love roses

    Instead of buying a bunch of roses, make these drop-dead-gorgeous vanilla and rose mini cakes. Classic flavours infused with some new elegance, these are the perfect sweet treat to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day. If you can’t find cherries, use any other berries in season.

    vanilla and rose mini cakes for mother's day


    2. For the tea fanatics

    These homemade sugar cubes are super cute and make a really thoughtful gift. They need to dry at room temperature overnight or in the oven for a few hours so make sure you plan ahead.


    3. For the earth children

    Made with all-natural ingredients, spoil your mom with some homemade rooibos-chai sugar scrub. An eco-friendly gift idea for Mother’s Day that will last her for a while!

    Rooibos-chai sugar body scrub for mother's day gift


    4. For the chocoholics

    These decadent Oreo truffles are far better than buying store-bought choccies for your mom. Bonus: they’re easy to make and don’t break the bank.

    chocolate oreo truffles for mother's day gift


    5. For the sweet tooths

    These buttery shortbread cookies are beautifully balanced with a creamy granadilla filling. You might want to make a double batch of these! Get the recipe here.

    Shortbread cookies with granadilla cream for mother's day gift


    6. For the brunch queens

    Treat your mom with breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day! These moreish pancakes are topped with a vibrant raspberry jam made from scratch.

    raspberry pancakes for mother's day


    7. For the pamper princesses

    For those moms who love a relaxing bubble bath or who hardly find time for themselves, make them these fun coconut ice bath bombs. Pair them with a scented candle for the ultimate pamper pack.

    Coconut ice bath bombs for mother's day gift


    8. For the gardeners

    Decorated with fresh edible flowers, these pressed flower sugar cookies are perfect gifts for mothers that love to potter in the garden.

    pressed flower sugar cookies for mother's day gift


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    Kirsty is the food assistant on the Food&Home team. Usually baking up a storm, snapping pics on her camera or buried in her beloved recipe books, she also spends her time tinkering on the piano, doing contemporary dancing and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.