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Easter cake recipes

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Bake a special teatime treat over the Easter holidays to share with family and friends. We've got traditional Simnel cakes, chocolate nests, cupcakes and more.

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  • Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make a showstopping cake this Easter. Top chocolate sponge with peanut butter frosting, ganache drip, pretzel bark and chocolate eggs for a divine dessert

  • Simnel cake served on a cake stand

    Simnel cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Celebrate Easter with a springtime seasonal bake. This classic simnel cake is packed with dried fruit and spices and topped with marzipan

  • Chocolate cake topped with mini eggs and creme eggs

    Easter nest cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.40 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

  • Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife

    Carrot patch cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 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

  • Lemon sponge cake on a cake stand

    Lemon sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.34 ratings

    Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat

  • Sticky toffee banana bread cut into slices

    Sticky toffee banana bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.31 ratings

    Use up overripe bananas to make this sticky toffee banana loaf. It’s even more indulgent with the toffee sauce and nut brittle

  • Easter brownie bites on a wire rack

    Easter brownie bites

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

    Tucked inside these scrumptious brownie bites are mini eggs - they're a perfectly sized sweet treat that's fun to make with the kids in the Easter holidays

  • Little carrot cakes served on a cake stand

    Little carrot cakes with orange & honey syrup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Bake these gorgeous carrot cupcakes made with a delicious orange and honey icing for an afternoon treat. Edible flowers make a lovely finishing touch

  • Lemon curd & orange cake cut into slices

    Lemon curd & orange cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Enjoy a slice of lemon curd and orange cake for elevenses or afternoon tea. Top with flaked almonds and lemon zest and serve with a cuppa

  • Easter simnel cake served on a cake stand

    Easter simnel cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.44 ratings

    Bake this classic Easter simnel cake. Top with 11 balls of marzipan – said to represent 11 of Jesus’s disciples, leaving off Judas – or with spring flowers

  • Loaf cake on board sliced with toffee and cream

    Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 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

  • Chocolate cake in slices on platter topped with marmalade

    Sticky chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 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

  • Mini Egg cake

    Mini Egg cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 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

  • Chocolate fudge Easter cakes

    Chocolate fudge Easter cakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.70 ratings

    A chocolatey tea-time treat that kids will love to help out with

  • Bunny cupcakes

    Bunny cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake

    Double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 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

  • Simnel loaf cake served on a plate

    Simnel loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Celebrate Easter with our stunning simnel loaf cake. Hidden marzipan along with a toasted marzipan and cherry decoration makes this a showstopper dessert

  • Frosted white chocolate Easter cake

    Frosted white chocolate Easter cake

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.103 ratings

    A slice of this madeira-style cake is wonderful with a morning cup of tea or coffee

  • Easter egg brownies

    Easter egg brownies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.40 ratings

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

  • Pink marble sandwich cake served on a blue plate

    Pink marble sandwich cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    Please the whole family with this fun pink marble sandwich cake. It's surprisingly easy to make – ideal for baking with children

  • Easter chocolate truffle cake

    Easter chocolate truffle cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    More child-friendly than a simnel cake, this Easter extravagance is made with chocolate and truffles instead of marzipan

  • Simnel battenberg cake

    Simnel battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This stunning Easter bake has pink and yellow squares of light sponge, sandwiched with apricot jam and is topped with balls of marzipan

  • Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

    Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes

    Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.16 ratings

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

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