Chocolate brownie traybake topped with mini eggs and colourful chocolates

Easter dessert recipes

51 Recipes

Celebrate Easter with our selection of sweet treats. Choose from decadent bakes, cheesecakes, tarts, chocolate egg brownies and other springtime favourites.

Easter egg brownies

4.04348

(23 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

Lemon drizzle simnel slices

4

(10 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

Chocolate egg baked tart

4.533335

(15 ratings)

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

Hot cross cinnamon buns

4.75

(4 ratings)

Combine a hot cross bun with a cinnamon swirl to make these moreish hot cross cinnamon buns. Perfect for Easter, they're topped with a cream cheese icing...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Double chocolate Easter egg cheesecake

4.25

(4 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 puddings

4.166665

(6 ratings)

These cute oven-steamed puds with nutmeg custard are almost like blonde Christmas puddings
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Easter brownie bites

5

(6 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...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Easter bunny pancakes

5

(1 rating)

Celebrate Easter with these cute rabbit pancakes - a healthy and fun breakfast treat for kids. Use whole or semi-skimmed milk if cooking for under fives
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

3.857145

(7 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

Hot cross bun & butter pudding

4.64

(25 ratings)

Like classic bread and butter pudding? Try this twist that uses hot cross buns instead – a great way to use up any Easter leftovers...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb crumble trifle

3.8

(5 ratings)

Two mighty desserts merge in this seasonal pud made from baked rhubarb, mascarpone laced with almond liqueur and a covering of oat and almond crumble
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Easter nest cake

3.962965

(27 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

Salted honey fudge & chocolate tart

4

(2 ratings)

Layer salted caramel and thick chocolate cream on a chocolate pastry base and top with crunchy honeycomb for a dessert with a difference
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

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

Carrot patch cake

4.588235

(17 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

Malted milk blondies

4.4

(5 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

Sticky chocolate cake

4.375

(8 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

Triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake

5

(3 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
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Shredded Wheat nests

4.866665

(15 ratings)

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

Simnel loaf cake

5

(2 ratings)

Celebrate Easter with our stunning simnel loaf cake. Hidden marzipan along with a toasted marzipan and cherry decoration makes this a showstopper dessert
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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

Sweet shop bark

4.5

(4 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

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