Chocolate cake with marmalade glaze cut into slices

Easter chocolate recipes

33 Recipes

Whether you have Easter eggs to use up or want to create a cocoa-filled ode to the season of chocolate, we have cakes, desserts and bakes to fit the bill... 

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

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

Golden egg baked chocolate tart

4.363635

(11 ratings)

A slice of showstopping Easter chocolate tart is the perfect way to finish a meal. This simple golden egg filled dessert is easier than you think
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

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

Sweet shop bark

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This adaptable chocolate bark is chock-full with Easter goodies. Top with any treats you fancy and break into shards to make a great homemade gift
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Malted milk blondies

4.666665

(3 ratings)

A dessert full of white chocolate and Maltesers is the stuff dreams are made of. One seriously good looking blondie to slice and share this Easter
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate crumpets

2

(3 ratings)

We've reinvented the classic crumpet for chocoholics. Follow our easy recipe and make the ultimate breakfast or sweet snack...
  • 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Double choc hot cross buns

0

(0 ratings)

An indulgent twist on a traditional Easter treat. If you're a chocolate orange fan, add some zest to the dry dough and soak the raisins in orange juice...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

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

Easter egg brownies

3.9375

(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 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

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 egg rocky road

3.714285

(7 ratings)

Kids will love using up leftover chocolate in this clever no-bake treat filled with mini eggs from BBC Good Food reader Zara Gilford
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Striped chocolate Easter egg

4.5

(2 ratings)

Make your own beautiful homemade Easter gift, using milk, white and plain chocolate, with our ultimate step-by-step guide
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

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

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

Easter chocolate bark

5

(2 ratings)

This attractive chocolate treat makes a perfect alternative gift instead of Easter eggs, and it's easy enough for kids to make too
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate chip hot cross buns

5

(4 ratings)

Kids can help make these alternative spiced Easter buns - the recipe helps with kneading, shaping, piping and division skills
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chocolate tiffin Easter nest

5

(1 rating)

Frances Quinn's fridge cake makes a great novelty centrepiece. Make the 'nest' from pretzels, peanuts and raisins, and fill with chocolate eggs
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Crispy chocolate fridge cake

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Packed with biscuits, sultanas, puffed rice and lots of chocolate, these refrigerator bars are ideal for a kids' party
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Mini chocolate cheesecakes

4

(5 ratings)

Kids will love making these little chocolate cupcakes, with a crunchy biscuit base and Easter egg topping
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Shredded Wheat nests

4.923075

(13 ratings)

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

Chocolate truffle egg box

5

(4 ratings)

Pop rich chocolate sweets rolled in nuts and cocoa in an empty egg box for an extra-special finish
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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