Buttery Rhubarb Coffee Cake

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This crumble has a surprise secret ingredient that hearkens back to simpler times. View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Dark Chocolate Cakelets (With Two Twists)

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Sally Schneider


These mini cakes may not be as easy as our One-Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake, but the addition of aromatic pepper and bacon fat make them unique. View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Mango Lassis

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A gift from India, lassis are a sweet-tart yogurt drink, made especially rich and smooth when mango plays the starring role. View recipe here.


Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

1-Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake

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Heather Horn


Mom will never know you whipped up this decadent cake so fast—and without turning on the oven. View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Persian Walnut Cookies

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During the Iranian New Year tradition, each family lays out foods to bring various blessings for the coming year. Sweets symbolize hospitality. View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Nanaimo Bars

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Jennifer Ward Barber


Can't take Mom to Canada? Try this Vancouver Island specialty, delivering three layers of chocolate-custard sweetness. View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

English Pancakes

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Planning to serve your mom breakfast in bed? Try these crepe-style English pancakes, topped with fresh, seasonal strawberries (or whatever creative toppings you can think of). View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Blood Orange Yogurt Cake

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If Mom can't handle the chocolate and bacon fat in our cakelets, try this pseudo-healthy yogurt cake with bright red blood oranges.View recipe here.
Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.

Pollystyle Rugelach

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In one family, learning to make the traditional Jewish pastry became a playful and competitive affair. Replicate the fun by making this dessert from Polly Brown, of Pollystyle baked goods. View recipe here.


Sweet Emotion: Desserts to Show Mom You Care
On Sunday, treat Mom to something much better than boxed chocolates and flowers.