Cover We've rounded up the best sweet treats to enjoy in Hong Kong this Mother’s Day (Photo: Courtesy of Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong)

This Mother’s Day, show your mum the appreciation she deserves with some delicious sweet treats from Kong Kong’s finest restaurants and bakeries

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate that special lady in your life and treat her like the queen she is. While a bouquet of flowers is always a great gift idea for the occasion, we think the best way to show your love is through a good meal and some delicious sweet treats. After all, who can resist a present that feeds the heart and the stomach? 

Ahead, we’re listing the best cakes and desserts to order in Hong Kong for a memorable Mother’s Day celebration. Once you’ve made your order, be sure to also check out our roundup of the best restaurants to book for a meal out on mum’s special day!  

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La Vina

For mums who love strawberries, La Vina’s new dessert (HK$520) is a great option to consider. Topped with fresh Japanese strawberries and adorned with edible flowers, the cake is layered with cream cheese vanilla mouse and honey sponge that will delight her tastebuds as much as her eyes.

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Maison Meiji

Another top-notch strawberry cake to order for Mother’s Day, Maison Meiji’s creation (HK$480) arrives in an Instagrammable design featuring traditional Japanese "uroko" (triangle) patterns. Wrapped in strawberry chocolate, the cake features delicious layers of vanilla sponge, fresh strawberry gelatin, homemade whipped cream, and an almond sable crust that will impress mum with every bite.

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The Cakery

Looking for a cake to delight your health-conscious mum? The Cakery’s new desserts are sure to please. Aside from the “Essence of Love” cake, which is elegantly decorated with fresh flowers, the bakery has also launched a special naked cake that’s perfect for sharing with the family. 

Crafted with vegan, low-sugar and gluten-free recipes, both items are available in an extensive selection of flavours including apple crumble, chocolate, earl grey, and black sesame.

Order here

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Tea WG

Your mum will appreciate these delicious, Sakura tea-infused macarons from Tea WG. Arrived in pink gift boxes, the macarons are beautifully crafted with white chocolate and vanilla ganache, with hints of green tea and cherry blossoms flavours. Pair it with the raspberry rose cake and some fine teas to elevate her afternoon tea experience. 

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Vive Cake Boutique

Vive Cake Boutique is for mums who appreciate delicious cakes with photogenic designs. Highlights of the shop’s new collection include “Perfect MOM-ent", which features an eye-catching pink heart-shaped chocolate and a choice of five flavours to suit every taste; “Flores de Amor”, an elegant cake topped with flowers; as well as “Mom-believable”, a durian dessert that’s beautifully designed with light green sugar flowers.

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Butterfly Patisserie

You can always count on Rosewood Hong Kong’s Butterfly Patisserie for top-notch confectionaries, and this year’s Mother’s Day treats are no exception. Looking both pretty and delicious, the new chiffon cake (HK$358) is meticulously crafted with the right balance of fresh taro and Hokkaido vanilla cream—perfect for mums with an appetite for something not overly sweet.

For every cake sold, the hotel will sponsor a virtual floristry class and materials for an underprivileged mother and a Mother’s Day bouquet for a refugee mother in partnership with Social Venture Hong Kong and RUN Hong Kong—what’s not to love?

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Mandarin Cake Shop

Known for its expertly made decadent confections, Mandarin Cake Shop has launched a special yoghurt blackberry and vanilla cake for mums to enjoy this season, alongside the signature creations such as the 1963 Mandarin cheesecake and opera cake. There’s also a wide selection of confections on offer, including chocolate boxes, fruit tartlets and vanilla mille-feuille to satisfy her sweet tooth.

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Butter

Butter, the Hong Kong cake staple, has delivered once again with their decadent offerings. Besides all the popular items such as carrot cake, New York cheesecake and triple chocolate cake, the bakery has also launched a new special red velvet cake this year to elevate your family celebration. It’s crafted with decadent layers of raspberry jam, cream cheese frosting, vanilla buttercream and raspberry crumble, boasting a delicious mix of textures for maximum tasting pleasure.

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Frenchies

Frenchies, the newcomer to Central’s vibrant dining scene, is celebrating the special day with a limited-edition apple tart. Handcrafted by the bakery’s pastry team, the tart is presented in a beautiful rose shape and crafted with fresh apple slices, vanilla and almond cream to make your mum’s day sweeter.

Frenchies’ apple tart is available in-store from May 7-9, and can be pre-ordered online from May 2. 

Date by Tate

If you’re after a cake that will really make an impression, look no further than Date by Tate’s latest release. Topped with colourful fondant flowers, the cake features a unique roasted soybean flour sable base and comes with layers of Chinese almond sponge, soy pulp crumble, raspberry gel and goji berry mousse that makes for a perfect treat to round off your family meal on a high note.

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Shangri-La Group

Shangri-La Group is pulling out all the stops this Mother’s Day with a host of limited-edition desserts to indulge your leading lady.

Baked by Shangri-La is rolling out a new range of cakes including bird’s nest raspberry cheesecake, mango mille-feuille, and tropical coconut mango cake, alongside decadent pastries such as chocolate choux, brownies and fruit tarts for the whole family to enjoy.

On the other hand, Island Gourmet has also prepared a deluxe collection of sweet treats to help you celebrate your mum. Highlights of the menu include heart-shaped mille-feuille with raspberry, and Sakura St. Honore cake with berries cremeux and jelly.

Order Baked by Shangri-La's treats here

Order Island Gourmet’s treats here 


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