Easter

Celebrate the Easter break with a special weekend lunch, indulgent bakes and plenty of chocolate eggs. Plus, our top tips for throwing the best Easter egg hunt.
How to make an Easter egg

How to make an Easter egg

Learn how to make your own colourful Easter egg at home with our step-by-step guide.
The best Easter cocktails

The best Easter cocktails

Simnel cake sour, anyone? These creative cocktail ideas really capture the flavour of the season.
Our best hot cross buns

Our best hot cross buns

Get stuck into our best ever bun recipes. Try classic flavours or a modern twist.
5-ingredient Easter recipes for kids

5-ingredient Easter recipes for kids

Simple recipes that only need a handful of ingredients.
Top 10 roast lamb recipes

Top 10 roast lamb recipes

Make a stunning lamb centrepiece with all the seasonal trimmings.

Easter lunch ideas

Spring chicken pot pie served in a pie dish Recipe

Spring chicken pot pie

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Bay-crumbed salmon with creamed spinach & wild mushrooms served in a casserole dish Recipe

Bay-crumbed salmon with creamed spinach & wild mushrooms

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Serve Tom Kerridge's salmon with creamed spinach and a light white wine and...
Healthy Easter lamb with vegetables on a serving plate Recipe

Healthy Easter lamb

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Try a lighter take on roast lamb with this healthy Easter centrepiece. A...
Roast leg of lamb with garlic & watercress butter served on a serving plate Recipe

Roast leg of lamb with garlic & watercress butter

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Season a leg of lamb with our watercress and garlic butter for a new take on...
Cheddar cheese & shallot pie with fennel seed pastry Recipe

Cheddar cheese & shallot pie with fennel seed pastry

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A hearty pie with a mustard and fennel crust, this makes a stunning veggie...
Italian-style roast pork with crispy crackling Recipe

Italian-style roast pork with crispy crackling

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A take on the fennel-seasoned Italian dish porchetta, this Sunday lunch-worthy...
Crispy Greek-style pie Recipe

Crispy Greek-style pie

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A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie...
Foil-poached salmon with dill & avocado mayo Recipe

Foil-poached salmon with dill & avocado mayo

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A whole poached salmon makes a buffet centrepiece with wow-factor - we've got...
Charred courgette, lemon & goat’s cheese galette served on a chopping board Recipe

Charred courgette, lemon & goat’s cheese galette

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Bake this galette for a veggie main course with the wow factor. The pastry has...
Slow-cooked Greek Easter lamb with lemons, olives & bay Recipe

Slow-cooked Greek Easter lamb with lemons, olives & bay

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This authentic dish of meltingly tender leg of lamb is roasted with garlic,...
Spring greens spanakopita cut into slices Recipe

Spring greens spanakopita

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Combine seasonal spring greens with creamy ricotta and fresh herbs, then wrap...

Easter bakes

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Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

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A selection of hot cross buns Recipe

Next level hot cross buns

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Forget shop-bought and make your own hot cross buns. The beauty of making your...
Easter brownie bites on a wire rack Recipe

Easter brownie bites

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Tucked inside these scrumptious brownie bites are mini eggs - they're a...
Carrot cake monkey bread served on a cake stand Recipe

Carrot cake monkey bread

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Put a twist on the classic American monkey bread with Easter flavours. It...
Chocolate traybake topped with golden eggs Recipe

Chocolate egg slices

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(5 ratings)

Bake this deliciously indulgent chocolate slice for dessert if you're...
Simnel loaf cake served on a plate Recipe

Simnel loaf cake

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(4 ratings)

Celebrate Easter with our stunning simnel loaf cake. Hidden marzipan along with...
Easter egg cookies displayed in a circle Recipe

Easter egg cookies

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(12 ratings)

Create the perfect cookie with a soft, chewy centre and crisp outer edge. Mini...
Easter currant biscuits served on a plate with a teapot Recipe

Easy Easter biscuits

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Celebrate Easter and the start of spring with these easy currant biscuits...
Traybake with icing and marzipan cut into slices on baking paper Recipe

Lemon drizzle simnel slices

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(10 ratings)

Lemon drizzle meets almondy simnel cake in this Easter traybake. It's a...
Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife Recipe

Carrot patch cake

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Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an...
Cupcakes with chocolate toppings on stand Recipe

Chocolate puddle cupcakes

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Bake these chocolate cupcakes and top with smooth buttercream, chocolate eggs...
Pretty as a picture, our chocolate button egg offers a simple way to personalise an Easter gift. If you're prepared to make your own chocolate egg shell, all you need are the moulds, good quality chocolate and our easy-to-follow recipe – then hide the join with a cleverly placed ribbon. Use chocolate buttons, jazzies or your favourite seasonal sweets to take your creation from basic to brilliant in minutes.
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