Chocolate cake topped with creme eggs and mini eggs

Easter cake recipes

38 Recipes

Cook up a special sweet treat over the Easter holiday.

Easter nest cake

3.694445

(18 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

Carrot patch cake

4.791665

(6 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

Lemon drizzle simnel slices

3.642855

(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

3.75

(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

4.166665

(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

Mini Egg cake

5

(3 ratings)

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

5

(1 rating)

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

3.75

(4 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

3.703125

(16 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

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

Easter chocolate truffle cake

4.142855

(7 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

4.65909

(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

Brooklyn blackout cake

4.732145

(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

Morello cherry & almond traybake

4.583335

(3 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

3.75

(15 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

4.235295

(17 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

3.177885

(104 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

4.5

(5 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

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