Carrot loaf cake with white frosting and carrot icing pattern

Easter baking recipes

48 Recipes

Sugar, spice and all things nice.

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

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

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

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

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

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

4

(4 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

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

Rhubarb & custard tart

5

(2 ratings)

The flavour of everyone's favourite boiled sweet in a delicious dessert. Forced rhubarb adds a pop of colour and sweetness to this tart. Check out our rhubarb guide for more handy rhubarb facts...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake

4.666665

(3 ratings)

What's better than a chocolate cheesecake? A double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake with a crunchy bourbon biscuit base and topped with creme eggs...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

White rabbit biscuits

5

(1 rating)

These adorable bunny biscuits will hop off the plate faster than you can bake them. They make a great Easter activity for kids or an extra special gift
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Easter chocolate mousse cake

5

(1 rating)

A true chocolate showstopper for any Easter table. This gorgeous centrepiece has a flourless chocolate sponge base topped with rich chocolate mousse and a spun sugar nest
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • A challenge

Rhubarb buckle

4.153845

(13 ratings)

This vanilla and rhubarb buckle, a brighter cousin to the traditional American-style teatime cake, is perfect for the cold months when forced rhubarb shines
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & marzipan hot cross buns

4

(6 ratings)

A zesty twist on an Easter favourite, serve with creamy lemon curd and watch these tasty hot cross buns disappear
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Easter chocolate truffle cake

4.125

(8 ratings)

More child-friendly than a simnel cake, this Easter extravagance is made with chocolate and truffles instead of marzipan
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Simnel share ’n’ tear buns

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Don't choose between hot cross buns, Simnel cake and Chelsea buns - this ingenious Easter bake brings together all three
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

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

Cranberry & orange hot cross buns

5

(3 ratings)

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 mins
  • Easy

Vanilla chick biscuit pops

5

(1 rating)

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

Salted caramel brownies

4.719625

(107 ratings)

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

4.666665

(3 ratings)

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

Brooklyn blackout cake

4.785715

(14 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 mins
  • More effort

Simnel Battenberg cake

4

(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 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate & spice hot cross buns

4.6

(5 ratings)

Flecked with dark chocolate, cinnamon, orange zest and plump raisins, these buns make an extra-special Easter treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

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