Easter cake

Easter cake recipes

33 Recipes

Cook up a special sweet treat over the Easter holiday.

Mini egg cake

5

(1 rating)

A great bake to make with kids, this all-in-one orange flavoured mini egg bundt is the perfect dessert for an Easter celebration with friends and family
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Bunny cupcakes

0

(0 ratings)

These cute bunny cupcakes are a great Easter activity for kids, and they're ideal for party platters. These super sponges will be snapped up...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake

4.583335

(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

Hot cross bun cheesecakes

4.375

(2 ratings)

A creamy dessert that tastes exactly like your favourite Easter bake - the hot cross bun. Top with orange zest, juice and a drizzle of icing for the characteristic cross
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easter egg brownies

3.653845

(13 ratings)

Loaded with chocolate eggs and chicks, this is the ultimate Easter centrepiece - an 'eggstra' special treat for afternoon tea or dessert...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easter chocolate mousse cake

0

(0 ratings)

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

Easter chocolate truffle cake

4.166665

(6 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 Battenberg cake

3.75

(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

Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

4.583335

(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

Duck egg sponge cake

4.84375

(8 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

Brooklyn blackout cake

4.886365

(11 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

Morello cherry & almond traybake

4.375

(2 ratings)

This fruity cake uses ground rice and almond extract for a cheaper bake - perfect for a cake sale or as a teatime treat
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Hazelnut latte cake

3.94231

(13 ratings)

Give coffee cake the ultimate upgrade - layer with chocolate hazelnut frosting, add a creamy topping and sprinkle with crushed nuts
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Fruity simnel squares

4.25

(16 ratings)

This easy twist on the classic fruit sponge makes plenty of squares - all decorated with marzipan eggs
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Simnel cherry tart

3.916665

(3 ratings)

This teatime treat is a cross between a fruity spring-like Simnel cake and a Bakewell tart - great with a cuppa
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Rainbow cake

3.210365

(82 ratings)

A stunning celebration cake of six or seven colourful layers and cream cheese frosting - an impressive showstopper.
  • 3 hours
  • A challenge

Caramel button cupcakes

4.6875

(4 ratings)

These individual sponges have a secret centre and a cream cheese frosting- serve topped with homemade caramel buttons
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Edd Kimber’s Bakewell ombre cake

5

(6 ratings)

Inspired by the classic Bakewell tart, the raspberry jam and almond flavours of this sandwich sponge complement the stunning pink graduated frosting
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge

Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes

4.383335

(15 ratings)

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

Simnel muffins

4.695945

(37 ratings)

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

Cherry & almond cake

4.05357

(14 ratings)

Not just for Easter, this delicious cake makes a good centrepiece all year round
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Simple simnel cake

4.636365

(11 ratings)

This is a perfect quick-mix-fix for Easter - based on traditional recipes
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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