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Herb-crusted leg of lamb with red wine gravy

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Roasts and special meals for Easter entertaining.

Herb-crusted leg of lamb with red wine gravy

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(5 ratings)
Thanks to a breadcrumb coating made with parsley, mint, rosemary and garlic, this roast joint is a cut above the rest
2 hours and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Garlic roast lamb with hotpot potatoes

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(4 ratings)
A leg of lamb stretches to feed a crowd of up to eight, especially when combined with sliced potatoes and carrots in gravy
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Hot cross bun ring with spiced honey butter

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(5 ratings)
Make these cinnamon-spiced fruit buns into a pretty centrepiece for your Easter table, and serve with a sweet butter
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Simnel cherry tart

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(2 ratings)
This teatime treat is a cross between a fruity spring-like Simnel cake and a Bakewell tart - great with a cuppa
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Smoked salmon flatbreads

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(1 ratings)
Use a pizza base to create these little canapé-style nibbles with mascarpone, fish, red onion, dill and capers
8 minutes
Easy

Big bacon & egg pie

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(1 ratings)
Not sure what to make your buffet centrepiece? This robust shortcrust bake with sweet peppers and breakfast favourites should do the trick
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Rhubarb crumble trifle

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(4 ratings)
Two mighty desserts merge in this seasonal pud made from baked rhubarb, mascarpone laced with almond liqueur and a covering of oat and almond crumble
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Lemony stoved potatoes

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(0 ratings)
Crispy roasties with a fresh citrus flavour - perfect served on a spread with roast meat, fish or vegetables
2 hours and 45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Spring greens with lemon dressing

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(3 ratings)
Serve up nutritious greens with fresh garlic and lemon flavours for a healthy and versatile side dish
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Bun & butter pudding

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(16 ratings)
Like classic bread and butter pudding? Try this twist that uses hot cross buns instead
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Amaretti & sultana cheesecake

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(9 ratings)
Crunchy Italian amaretti biscuits and almond liqueur are the key in this baked creamy pudding
55 minutes
Easy

Cod with bacon, lettuce & peas

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A good source of folate and fibre, this healthy fish supper also contains two of your five-a-day
20 minutes
Easy

Bunny carrot cake

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A sticky and delicious sponge with decorative candied carrot topping - enjoy a slice with a cup of coffee or tea
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Hot cross buns

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(77 ratings)
Follow master baker Paul Hollywood's ultimate step-by-step guide to creating perfectly decorated fruit buns
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Mr McGregor’s rabbit pie

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This shortcrust pie has a creamy leek, mustard, cider and fennel sauce. Serve with buttery radishes, baby carrots and peas
2 hours and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Egg, beetroot & bacon salad

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These purple, beetroot-dyed eggs are a pretty addition to a main course salad, especially when teamed with spring leaves and a punchydressing
1 hour
Easy

Boozy self-saucing chocolate pud

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Break through the spongey chocolate topping to reveal a puddle of sauce in this super-simple dessert with Irish cream liqueur
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

All-in-one posh lamb balti

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Feed a crowd with this gorgeous slow-cooked curry made from tender lamb shanks
4 hours and 55 minutes
Easy

Simnel spiced breakfast loaf

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Toast a slice of this celebration bread and top with butter to give hot cross buns a serious run for their money
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Roasted salmon

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Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

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