1. For Chocolate: Knoops
You can’t go wrong with the gift of chocolate, and hot chocolate experts Knoops have everything you need to ensure you and your mum can recreate the best one at home.
Their convenient Hot Chocolate Shaker Set combines the world’s first hot chocolate shaker with the classic 34% milk chocolate flakes and their famous pillowy-soft marshmallows – for the full “hug in a mug” experience. With this simple and affordable shaker you can make smooth, frothy hot chocolate in less than a minute. All pre-packed in a luxury gift box.
For those who just want the hot chocolate and marshmallows, it’s available as a gift set for £17, all pre-packed in a luxury black gift bag.
Hot Chocolate Shaker Gift Set, £42
Knoops Hot Chocolate and Marshmallow Gift Set, £17
2. For Colour-Changing Gin: Pink Marmalade Gin & Tonic Package
A perfect gift for Mother’s Day, this colour-changing premium gin is 100% natural and lovingly handcrafted in small batches. When a tonic is added, the gin undergoes a magical colour change from a cool blue to a rose pink in a theatrical flourish that is followed by a unique and complex flavour.
This package includes a 50cl bottle of Pink Marmalade Gin, and 5 cans of Fever Tree Refreshingly Light Tonic so mum has everything she needs for the perfect G&T. All wrapped in pink tissue and you can add a personalised note.
Pink Marmalade Gin & Tonic Package, £31
3. For Rum: Two Drifters
Here is a rum that ticks all the boxes! Overproof? Check. Spiced? Check. Fresh pineapple-infused? Check! Overproof Spiced Pineapple Rum from Two Drifters over in Devon is packed full of tropical influence thanks to its infusion of fresh pineapple, further bolstered by its high strength of 63% ABV. You’ll certainly want to mix this one, and ginger beer serves it very well as well as a classic rum & coke.
It has tasting notes of fresh pineapple tangy sweetness with vanilla, brown sugar, a pinch of pepper and cinnamon spice.
Available from Master of Malt or Virgin Wines from £41.99
4. For a Cookbook: MyMuyBueno
The mymuybueno Cookbook by Justine Murphy is all about bringing the family together over delicious food. The cookbook offers 160 family friendly, delicious, fully refined sugar-free ideas for healthy breakfasts, sharing platters, soups, curries, salads, main dishes and plant-based desserts.
All recipes are refined sugar-free, and offer advice on easy ingredient swaps for those with intolerances or dietary requirements. This is a book that will truly inspire mums to eat, live, and learn.
The mymuybueno Cookbook, £19
5. For a Boozy Hamper: Bottle Bar and Shop
Hand made bottled cocktails and infusion specialists Bottle Bar & Shop, based in Catford, South East London, are allowing you to create your own Mother’s Day Hamper for a night in filled with treats.
The personalised hamper includes a selection of the finest handcrafted cocktails and tastiest local treats, such as: 50 cl cocktail of your choice (Espresso Martini/Negroni/Passion Fruit Daiquiri/Remedy); 20 cl gin infusion of your choice (Cucumber Gin/Earl Grey Gin/Pink Grapefruit Gin/Rhubarb Gin); 10 cl cocktail of your choice (Cosmopolitan/Lychee Martini/Negroni/Twisted Old Fashioned); Almond biscotti by Sunday Pancakes Bakery; Seasonal chutney by Good Food; and Artisan chocolate by Chocolate Tree.
Plus, Bottle Bar & Shop’s signature Mother’s Day drink is Elderflower Gin Liqueur which can be sold and sent separately with a special message for your mum.
Mother’s Day Hamper, £55
Elderflower Gin Liqueur, from £17
6. For Baking Kits: Craft and Crumb x teapigs
Just in time for Mother’s Day, kids baking kit specialists Craft & Crumb have launched their first adult learning kit in collaboration with teapigs.
The delicious Earl Grey cupcake kit makes a wonderful gift for Mother’s Day, an alternative treat for tea lovers and a perfect gift for afternoon tea with a difference, there is even a spare tea bag to enjoy a cuppa with your cupcake!