Lamb and hasselback potatoes

Easter recipes

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Find Easter recipes for entertaining and baking over the bank holiday weekend, from roast lamb with all the trimmings to classic bakes, including hot cross buns and simnel cake.

One-pan lamb with hasselback potatoes

4.875

(8 ratings)

Enhance the flavour of roast lamb with herbs and garlic, or you could try slices of anchovy, slivers of chilli or nuggets of feta pushed into the slits
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

4.083335

(12 ratings)

Make a showstopping cake this Easter. Top chocolate sponge with peanut butter frosting, ganache drip, pretzel bark and chocolate eggs for a divine dessert
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Make-ahead parmesan Yorkshire puddings

0

(0 ratings)

Add parmesan to traditional Yorkshire puddings and take this Sunday roast side dish to a new level. Make them ahead and freeze them for up to three months
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy green veg gratin

5

(2 ratings)

Jazz up cauliflower cheese with green broccoli and spinach, and a cheddar and chive sauce. Be sure to use the cauliflower leaves, too, for extra flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easter simnel cake

4.9

(10 ratings)

Bake this classic Easter simnel cake. Top with 11 balls of marzipan – said to represent 11 of Jesus’s disciples, leaving off Judas – or with spring flowers...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker leg of lamb

4.5

(2 ratings)

Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Leek & globe artichoke pie

5

(3 ratings)

Make this Greek-inspired pie as a centrepiece dish for a special occasion. Encased in fabulous filo pastry, it's packed with leeks, artichokes and cheese...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker leg of lamb

4.5

(2 ratings)

Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Cavolo nero, mushroom, potato & fontina strudel

5

(1 rating)

Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Spring sharing board

5

(1 rating)

Make this veg-laden, mix-and-match sharing board as a starter. Prep it ahead, swap out anything you’re less keen on and add meats or smoked fish, if you like...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Greek roast lamb

4.75926

(54 ratings)

If spring is in the air you don't want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast...
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Duck egg sponge cake

4.545455

(22 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 mins
  • More effort

No-peel braised carrots

5

(1 rating)

Don’t waste time peeling and chopping carrots – just braise baby carrots with butter, sugar and fennel seeds for the perfect side dish...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crispiest ever roast potatoes

5

(2 ratings)

Make soggy potatoes a thing of the past with this clever recipe. You'll end up with roasties that have a fluffy middle and golden, crisp exterior...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hot cross buns

4.515955

(188 ratings)

Follow master baker Paul Hollywood's ultimate step-by-step guide to creating perfectly decorated fruit buns...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Easter biscuits

4.5

(6 ratings)

Bake our easy Easter biscuits then choose from two options to decorate them – or you can halve the amounts of jam and icing sugar and make both...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lamb & shallot gravy

0

(0 ratings)

Make this lamb and shallot gravy ahead of time and freeze for up to three months, so your gravy won't be left to the last minute. It's divine with roast lamb...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Carrot patch cake

4.5

(24 ratings)

Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herby spring chicken pot pie

4.545455

(22 ratings)

Minimise your washing-up with this delicious one-pan chicken pie with spinach and herbs and topped with crispy filo pastry. It's ideal for busy weeknights...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Spring chicken pot pie

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Celebrate Easter with this spring chicken pot pie. It's kinder on your wallet than the traditional roast lamb, and equally enjoyable...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle simnel slices

4.09091

(11 ratings)

Lemon drizzle meets almondy simnel cake in this Easter traybake. It's a fruity treat that you can slice and serve with ease when entertaining...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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