A bouquet of flowers for Mom on Mother’s Day is always a welcome gift, but let’s be real: Mom would rather have her bouquet and eat it, too. Enter: edible bouquets.
It is her day and if she wants to indulge her sweet tooth cravings, show her you really care. No need to rack your brain for creative Mother’s Day dessert ideas. Simply feast your eyes on our Pinterest round-up of the best edible bouquets, then get in your kitchen and let the DIY experiment begin.
Chocolate strawberry rose bouquet
Moms love roses. Moms love chocolate. This chocolate strawberry rose bouquet will show her just how much you love her. A clever food craft by How To Cook That by Ann Reardon, every life-like rose is made with a fresh strawberry center that is disguised as a flower with chocolate. Reardon shows you the technique for perfectly shaped rose petals and a decorative way to present your Mother’s Day edible bouquet.
Edible rose cake pops
Thrill Mom with a showy Mother’s Day dessert featuring these edible rose cake pops from Twigg Studios. Don’t let their fancy design be daunting. You simply follow the recipe to make the vanilla butter cake balls, then wrap them with colorful pieces of pink sugar paste or modeling chocolate formed into rose petals.
This DIY flower cupcake bouquet in a pot from DIY Magazine will put a smile on your mom’s face. A delicious Mother’s Day dessert, this edible bouquet is easy to assemble and a delight to devour. To make this Mother’s Day treat, follow the free DIY tutorial that shows you how to turn ordinary cupcakes and frosting into a special edible work of art.
Edible pansy bouquet
Make this edible pansy bouquet from Etsy Journal and give it to your mom as a scrumptious Mother’s Day dessert and creatively thoughtful gift. Featuring a colorful medley of store-bought macaroons adorned with edible wafer-paper pansies, this yummy Mother’s Day cookie bouquet is especially impressive when arranged in a flower planter with fresh herbs or other edible greenery.
Chocolate-covered strawberry bouquet
Let this chocolate-covered strawberry bouquet from Made by Gabs inspire you to craft your own Mother’s Day dessert. Start with large fresh strawberries, insert a long skewer in each, dip the berries in premium melted chocolate, then present them in a pretty floral florist wrap or florist box. If you happen to be in the Chicago area, you can order a Mother’s Day edible bouquet directly from Made by Gabs.
Marshmallow flower cupcakes in a basket
One of the most deliciously inventive ways to decorate with marshmallows, these marshmallow flower cupcakes in a basket from Yammie’s Noshery will be the Mother’s Day dessert your mom forever remembers. Grab a spring-themed basket and fill it with Mom’s favorite flavor of cupcakes and bedeck them with marshmallows and colorful sprinkles to make them look like real flowers.
If your mom has a voracious sweet tooth as soon as she gets out of bed, wake her up early on Mother’s Day and give her this doughnut bouquet from Fun-Squared. She’ll swoon when she sees her favorite frosted fried dough confections artfully arranged in a pretty vase. Nothing says “We love you!” like a Mother’s Day gift that doubles as an indulgent breakfast or dessert.
For the ultra-healthy mom, this edible fruit bouquet from Hoosier Homemade is the perfect Mother’s Day dessert. Skewer a colorful cornucopia of fresh fruit and arrange it in a fanciful centerpiece-worthy vase. Your mom will be thrilled to pluck skewer after skewer of fruit bursting with juicy flavor.