Delicious Mother's Day Cake & Wonderful Gift Ideas from Austria

Delicious Mother's Day Cake & Wonderful Gift Ideas from Austria

Mother's Day this year falls on 27 March and on this day children focus all their love and attention on that very special person in their lives - their mother. It is all about the little things that make a mother happy. Starting with a homemade breakfast to a carefully picked bouquet with her favourite flowers, creative poetry and sketches and more. A wonderful day dedicated to hardworking mothers!

Wonderful ideas for gifts and more on Mother's Day

In the morning, set the table with her favourite breakfast - toast, orange juice, coffee - whatever her heart desires.

After breakfast, take a walk together to stimulate mind and body and enjoy her company.

Then it's off to styling or shopping together where you can pamper your mum all over again!

In the afternoon, serve her a cup of coffee with a slice of delicious Mother's day cake - see recipe below.

The grand finale of the day is a movie night with popcorn .

Find more gift ideas here!

Easy Mother's Day Cake




  • 1 kg apples
  • 500ml milk
  • 500g cream
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 2 packets of custard powder (vanilla)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50 g almond flakes
  • ½ lemon juice


  • Knead the flour, sugar, butter, egg and salt to form a smooth dough. Wrap in foil and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, peel the apples, remove the core and stems and cut into small pieces.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over the apple pieces.
  • For the filling - mix 400 ml milk with the cream and sugar and bring to a boil.
  • Mix the custard powder with the remaining cold milk and stir into the boiling milk and cream mixture.
  • Take a few tablespoons of the hot custard and add it to the egg yolks in a separate bowl. Mix thoroughly and add back to the hot pudding. Mix well.
  • Grease a cake tin and preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Knead the dough again, roll it out evenly and then press it into the cake tin so that you can pull the dough over the edges.
  • Prick the dough with a fork all over and place the apple pieces on top.
  • Spread the custard cream over the apple pieces and sprinkle with almond flakes as desired.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes until golden brown.

Tip: Decorate the cake with edible flowers and icing sugar!

We wish you a wonderful Mother's Day and have fun baking the delicious Mother's Day cake!