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Follow our gorgeous @VittoriaCaterinaGiachi as she prepares a simple Mother’s Day Cake recipe in honor of Mother Day.


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The crêpes cake: wonderfully unique. With its innumerable layers it rises imposingly towards the sky; with its creaminess it conquers the palate and the heart, even of the most skeptical people; with its goodness and its enveloping chocolate flavor it cradles the soul and appeases that tireless search for peace that makes you lose your mind. An intriguing temptation that I love to show off at every important occasion, and what better time to bring a sweet surprise to the most important person in our lives, mom. For such a special party, this cake will be the icing on the cake to cap off a perfect family banquet.

Mother's Day Cake

– SERVINGS: 10 people
– PREPARATION TIME: 1 hour and 30 min
– COOKING TIME: 20 min
– DIFFICULTY: medium

– 3 eggs
– 500 ml (2 cups) of milk
– 250 gr (1 cup) of flour
– Butter

– 500 ml (2 cups) of cold fresh cream for dessert
– 120 gr (4.5 oz) of icing sugar
– 1/2 vanilla bean
– 300 gr (≈11 oz) of strawberries

– 200 gr (7 oz) of dark chocolate
– 200 ml (7 oz) of cold fresh cream for dessert
– Chopped hazelnuts


First of all, starting by preparing the mixture for the crêpes:
In a bowl, beat 3 eggs with a whisk and pour the milk slowly, then add the sifted flour in 2 times. Put it in the fridge and wait 30 minutes. Then butter a non-stick pan and make about 12 not too big crepes.
Later prepare the filling to make your cake very creamy:
Whip the fresh cream with the icing sugar and the seeds of 1/2 vanilla bean. Then add also some strawberries cut into small pieces, mixing from bottom to top, so as to avoid to disassemble the cream.
Now assemble the cake:
In a hinged pan lay a crepe on the bottom, sprinkle with some cream and then cover with another crepe. Keep doing this until you have finished all the layers. Finish with a crepe. Place the mountain of crepes in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
In the meantime prepare the chocolate ganache:
Cut the chocolate into small pieces, put it in a bowl and heat the cream in a saucepan, but do not boil it. Later, stirring, pour the cream into the chocolate and mix with a whisk so that the chocolate melts definitively.
In the end decorate the cake with the ganache, some chopped hazelnuts and, if you want, with some strawberries.