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Easter baking recipes

41 Recipes

Sugar, spice and all things nice.

Hot cross bread & lemon pudding


(17 ratings)

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


(9 ratings)

A spin on traditional chocolate cornflake cakes, this version uses extra-fine strands of wheat for great texture
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate Krispie chick


(5 ratings)

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

Hot cross cookies


(17 ratings)

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

Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes


(15 ratings)

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

Hot cross buns


(50 ratings)

Make the most of the long Easter weekend and fill the house with the smell of spiced buns baking
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Triple chocolate cookies


(50 ratings)

You've got all bases covered with white, milk and dark chocolate in these American-style cookies, best enjoyed warm with a cold glass of milk...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Simnel tart


(2 ratings)

A quick Easter tart perfect for friends and family
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Chocca mocca caramel cake


(50 ratings)

A delight at any time, but especially when strewn with chocolate eggs for Easter
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Double chocolate Easter Danish


(13 ratings)

Everyone loves a Danish pastry, especially when it’s chocolaty and big enough to share
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • A challenge

Simnel muffins


(37 ratings)

A new twist on a traditional recipe and perfect for getting the kids involved in the festivities
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Simnel spiced breakfast loaf


(2 ratings)

Toast a slice of this celebration bread and top with butter to give hot cross buns a serious run for their money
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Easy Easter brioche


(5 ratings)

This light, easy-to-make brioche will keep for two days, and is delicious with apricot jam.
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy