Chicago-based Eli’s Cheesecake wants to help customers stuck at home during social distancing brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. The bakery is celebrating Mother’s Day by offering free shipping nationwide through Thursday, April 30. Customers can choose from Mother's Day Hearts and Flowers Desserts, as well as the bakery’s full line of cheesecakes and new DIY kits.

Mother’s Day exclusives, available for mail-order only, include:

  • Eli’s Cheesecake Daisy Cuties – Bite-sized squares of Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake, hand dipped in dark chocolate and topped with a candy daisy
  • Enrobed Daisy Cheesecake – Eli's Original Plain Cheesecake, enrobed in dark chocolate and decorated with candy daisies and a handwritten “Happy Mother's Day” message
  • Heart Shaped Cheesecake – Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake, baked in a heart shape and finished with whole raspberries and raspberry glaze
  • Mini Belgian Hearts – An adorable box of mini Belgian Chocolate Cheesecake hearts topped with chocolate hazelnut crunch and a dusting of imported cocoa

Customers can order by 8 a.m. CST on Wednesday, May 6 for delivery by Mother’s Day. Free shipping is available if ordered before April 30 by using the code FREESHIP.

Another Mother’s Day dessert available for local delivery and curbside pickup in Chicago is Eli’s Mother’s Day Cheesecake Decorating Kit, which includes one 5” Original Plain Cheesecake, with three different types of sugar flowers, green “grass” sprinkles, a piping bag and prepared chocolate frosting.

Eli’s Cheesecake is encouraging its fans to tell favorite stories about their mothers for a chance to win an Eli’s Daisy Cheesecake in time for Mother’s Day. Fans can post a video or message on Instagram with the hashtag #ELISMOMDAY by Friday, May 1 and Eli’s will announce the winners on Monday, May 4.