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Simnel share ’n’ tear buns

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(3 ratings)
Don't choose between hot cross buns, Simnel cake and Chelsea buns - this ingenious Easter bake brings together all three
2 hours
Moderately easy

Duck egg sponge cake

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(2 ratings)
Duck eggs make this sponge extra light and fluffy - cover in a rich buttercream for a showstopping Easter bake or stunning birthday cake
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Cranberry & orange hot cross buns

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The whole family will love this fruity, spiced Easter bake - get the kids in the kitchen to help mixing, kneading and glazing
1 hour and 7 minutes
Easy

Vanilla chick biscuit pops

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Kids will love to help bake these cute cookie pops this Easter, topped with buttercream, desiccated coconut and chocolate chips
22 minutes
Easy

Salted caramel brownies

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(27 ratings)
Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite
50 minutes
Easy

Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

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Children will love to make these yummy double chocolate chip cakes topped with rice paper flowers - perfect for a kids Easter baking project
25 minutes
Easy

Brooklyn blackout cake

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(4 ratings)
This rich, dark sponge is filled and coated with a thick chocolate custard, then finished with crumbled cake - best eaten chilled
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Simnel Battenberg cake

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(2 ratings)
This stunning Easter bake has pink and yellow squares of light sponge, sandwiched with apricot jam and is topped with balls of marzipan
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Dark & white chocolate cardamom swirl tart

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(4 ratings)
Layer up two types of chocolate ganache on a biscuit base to make a stunning marbled tart - perfect as a dinner party dessert
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Chocolate & spice hot cross buns

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(4 ratings)
Flecked with dark chocolate, cinnamon, orange zest and plump raisins, these buns make an extra-special Easter treat
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Monkey bread

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(6 ratings)
This American, pull-apart sweet treat is sticky, spiced and stuffed with pecans - an indulgent breakfast, brunch or dessert to share
1 hour and 50 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

Edd Kimber’s Bakewell ombre cake

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Inspired by the classic Bakewell tart, the raspberry jam and almond flavours of this sandwich sponge complement the stunning pink graduated frosting
2 hours and 45 minutes
For the keen cook

Simnel cherry tart

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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

Mary Berry’s Orange layer cake

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(21 ratings)
The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
35 minutes
Easy

Jo Wheatley’s Raspberry red velvet cake

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Puréed fruit imparts much of the colouring in this rosy hued cake, that combines raspberries, cocoa and a good helping of cream cheese frosting
55 minutes
Easy

Fruity simnel squares

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(15 ratings)
This easy twist on the classic fruit sponge makes plenty of squares - all decorated with marzipan eggs
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Hot cross bread & lemon pudding

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Use up your leftover fruit buns in this sumptuous spin on traditional bread and butter pudding - a great spring bake
1 hour
Easy

Shredded Wheat nests

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(7 ratings)
A spin on traditional chocolate cornflake cakes, this version uses extra-fine strands of wheat for great texture
33 minutes
Easy

Chocolate Krispie chick

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A crispy treat specially for Easter that kids will love to make during the school holidays
40 minutes
Easy

Hot cross cookies

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Bored of buns? Try these cute cookies instead - sure to become a family favourite
30 minutes
Easy

Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes

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These little Simnel cakes are really almondy, with pieces of marzipan in the mix - and they look gorgeous
45 minutes
Easy

Hot cross buns

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(48 ratings)
Make the most of the long Easter weekend and fill the house with the smell of spiced buns baking
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Frosted white chocolate Easter cake

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(73 ratings)
A slice of this Madeira-style cake is wonderful with a morning cup of tea or coffee
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

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