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While a celebratory dinner out on mum's special day is out of the question, you can still safely throw her a party, complete with some of the most amazing cakes delivered to your doorstep

This story was updated on May 5, 2020

It's a tough wait for the circuit breaker measures to be lifted. But that’s no excuse to put off planning a special Mother’s Day celebration at home, which, of course, starts with choosing the right cake for the occasion. Whether you're looking to indulge her love for chocolate or surprise her with more traditional flavours, this list of some of the best bakes has got you covered. 

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Kueh Salat


Spoil mum with this decadent take on a Peranakan favourite by chef Malcolm Lee. His signature (and possibly most popular) confection features a delightful balance of a glutinous rice base, tinged with the colour blue from the blue pea flowers, and an addictive, delicate-as-clouds pandan custard that you'll be wishing you could also have on its own. Click here to order. 

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Gula Melaka Cake with Cashew Crumble

Violet Oon Singapore

Luscious caramel and nutty coconut flavours—reminiscent of Violet Oon's Gula Melaka pengat sauce—star in Violet Oon’s signature butter cake. What makes it so addictive is the soft and airy sponge,  infused with gula melaka, coconut milk and rum. Topped with cashew crumble for added texture. Click here to order. 

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Olivia Creamy Cheesecake

Olivia Restaurant & Lounge

Bring home a slice of Spain this Mother’s Day with sous chef Celina Franco’s cheesy and gooey invention. Perfect for mums who like the soft-centre variety (instead of the flan version), the cheesecake combines a crusty base loaded with an indulgent mix of cream cheese and blue cheese. Heat it up before you serve to mum, so it literally oozes with every bite. Click here to order.  

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New York Cream Cheese Cake


This variety has all the elements of what makes a delicious classic New York cream cheesecake. The most important is the airy sponge with a rich and sinful layer of cream cheese filling, made more decadent with a thick coating of slightly scorched cream cheese. Crowned with glazed fresh strawberries. An advanced order of 72 hours is required for deliveries and takeaways. Click here to order. 

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Red Velvet Keto Cake

Seriously Keto

Mums on a keto diet won't be left out with this guilt-free creation. The dainty cake comprises a few stacks of moist red-velvet base, and the icing on top is a luscious yet sugar-free cream cheese frosting. 

Seriously Keto | 32 Seah Street, S(188388) | 9838 4047 | Click here to order. 

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Dark Chocolate Truffle


Mum can get her triple dose of chocolatey goodness with this popular favourite from this online grocer. Two dark chocolate sponge cakes book-end a thick layer of 72% dark chocolate ganache before it's blanketed in premium dark chocolate mousse. Click here to order.



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Strawberry Shortcake

Shophouse by Shangri-La

How about something fruity to complete your Mother’s Day celebration? Pastry chef Herve Potus’ signature cake has a lightly sweetened vanilla sponge cake blanketed in vanilla chantilly cream and decorated with fresh strawberries. 

Shophouse by Shangri-La | Tower Wing Lobby level, 22 Orange Grove Road, S(258350) | 6213 4377 |

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Monochrome Cakes


Chef-owner Fernando Arévalo has brought back the Monochrome theme, the first chapter of Preludio, to create visually-pleasing cakes perfect. Naturally, the two flavours are black and white. The former is made with dark chocolate and caramel, its bittersweet taste offset by citrusy notes from orange and calamansi. The latter is an enhanced version of carrot cake, studded with walnuts and blanketed in mascarpone cheese. Click here to order.

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Exclusive Mother's Day Cake

Culina Market

Make the feast even more memorable with this exclusive cake, available for takeaway from May 3 to 10. What you get are vanilla sponges soaked in housemade strawberry syrup; these sandwich a luscious layer of strawberry rhubarb cream. As the cherry on top, it’s topped with vanilla white chocolate whipped ganache decorated with strawberry crémeux and strawberry and rhubarb cream.

Culina Market | Block 15 Dempsey Road, S(249675) |  6474 7338 |

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Why give mum a dainty slice of tiramisu when you can gift her the whole cake? The chef's creation, big enough for a Mother's Day celebration with the family, comes with luscious layers of ladyfinger biscuits drenched in Kahlúa syrup, then lathered in mascarpone cream. Click here to order. 


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Chocolate Caramel Crunch Cake

Da Paolo Gastronomia

Mums with a sweet tooth won’t be able to resist this creation, where the decadent chocolate cake is filled with caramel cream and decorated with crunchy Valrhona pearls. Click here to order.

Da Paolo Gastronomia | B1- 8 Paragon Shopping Centre, 290 Orchard Rd, S(238859) | 6738 1462


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Key Lime Pie


For the perfect combination of tangy and sweet, you can’t go wrong with the café’s signature pie. The smooth and creamy curd with a vibrant green colour also sits on a crusty biscuit-like base, providing additional texture. Click here to order.

PS.Cafe | Palais Renaissance, Level 2, 390 Orchard Road, S(238871) | 6708 9288