Cake in a jar

The cupcake trend may have crested, but cake itself will never go out of style. The latest twist on dessert to go? Single-serving pies and cakes baked in Mason jars from the Graduate Hospital neighborhood's newest bakery, the Baker's Jar. Special Mother's Day labels are available.   - S.M.

Ruby's Carrot Cake, Lemon Pie, and Tres Leches Cake, $5 at the Baker's Jar, 625 S. 16th St., Philadelphia, 267-519-0609

Dessert in the garden

Until your perennials are in bloom, set the table with these lovely dessert plates that call to mind an English country garden.

A sweet gift for Mom's table on her special day. - Samantha Melamed

Garden Buzz dessert plate, $12 at Anthropologie, 1801 Walnut St., Philadelphia, 215-568-2114, or online at