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Easter recipes

57 Recipes

Roasts and special meals for Easter entertaining.

Hay-baked stuffed leg of lamb

4

(3 ratings)

Try something different with roast lamb and make this Sunday centrepiece cooked in hay – it adds a sweet smoky flavour. Just make sure it's free of pesticides...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Easter nest cake

4

(20 ratings)

Bake a showstopping cake for Easter. This one is so easy and the kids can decorate it by filling the pretzel nest with their favourite chocolate eggs
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast cauliflower with caper dressing

4.5

(2 ratings)

Cooking cauliflower this way gives it a richness that's balanced by the dressing. A great side dish for a roast dinner and it also works as a vegetarian main...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cumin carrots

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy this tasty new way to serve carrots with your Sunday roast. Cumin is a gently warming spice that goes particularly well with roast lamb
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Greek roast lamb

4.813955

(43 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

4.727275

(11 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

Hot cross buns

4.57143

(126 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

(2 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

Carrot patch cake

4.857145

(7 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

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

3.8

(5 ratings)

Bake a mash-up of sticky toffee pudding and banana loaf. Leftover cake will keep for a few days and is great with a cuppa – and the sauce is delicious with ice cream...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon drizzle simnel slices

3.857145

(7 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

Mini Egg martini

4.5

(2 ratings)

Satisfy a nostalgic chocolate craving and enjoy this creamy Easter cocktail with moreish Mini Eggs and a splash of Baileys
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Tear-and-share feta flatbreads

0

(0 ratings)

Scatter classic antipasti over flatbreads for a simple and delicious starter that's great for sharing. Using quality ham makes all the difference...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chocolate checkerboard hot cross buns

5

(1 rating)

Take a classic Easter treat to another level and bake our chocolate hot cross buns. Split the dough to make dark chocolate orange and white chocolate cherry buns
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

One-pan Easter lamb

5

(3 ratings)

A miracle one-pan lamb recipe that's as easy as popping a pan in the oven. Rosemary, garlic, white wine and seasonal veg make this a show stopping family meal...
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Balsamic shallots & carrots with goat's cheese

4

(1 rating)

Sweet shallots and tangy balsamic vinegar make a perfect pairing in this delectable side dish. Crumble over a handful of soft goat's cheese and parsley to serve...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Punchy spring greens

0

(0 ratings)

Anchovies and a grating of Parmesan add a savoury kick to these spring greens with crunchy hazelnuts, the perfect side to an Easter meal with the family
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Golden egg baked chocolate tart

4.363635

(11 ratings)

A slice of showstopping Easter chocolate tart is the perfect way to finish a meal. This simple golden egg filled dessert is easier than you think
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Baked new potato pebbles & seaweed mayonnaise

4

(1 rating)

This new way of cooking potatoes intensifies their natural flavour as they cook in their own steam. The water biscuit-like crust is ideal for dipping in mayo
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lamb with warm potato & olive salad

0

(0 ratings)

This restaurant-standard dish is simple to make but worthy of any dinner party. Cooking the lamb this way stops it drying out and gives it a subtle flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Hot cross bun & butter pudding

4.64

(25 ratings)

Like classic bread and butter pudding? Try this twist that uses hot cross buns instead – a great way to use up any Easter leftovers...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sticky chocolate cake

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Bake this super easy chocolate cake with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. Use marmalade (or jam if you prefer) to keep it moist and fruity
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elderflower & herb cooler

5

(2 ratings)

Make the perfect spring cocktail with a spritz of elderflower and beautiful edible flowers to finish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Hot cross scones

0

(0 ratings)

Simpler than bread-based hot cross buns, these basic scones are an easy win for teatime with kids. They work just as well without the currants, if you prefer
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

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