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Easter dessert recipes

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

For more Easter sweet treats, check out our easy Easter recipe collection. We also have a selection of vegan Easter recipes, all made of plant-based goodness. 

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  • 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

  • A selection of hot cross buns

    Next level hot cross buns

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Forget shop-bought and make your own hot cross buns. The beauty of making your own is that you can pack in the spices and dried fruit you want, making them extra special

  • Traybake with icing and marzipan cut into slices on baking paper

    Lemon drizzle simnel slices

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 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

  • Dark and light hot cross buns on tray with glazing brush

    Chocolate checkerboard hot cross buns

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Easter muffins

    Easter muffins

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    A treat for the kids

  • Hot cross buns on a cooling wrack

    Spiced hot cross buns

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.61 ratings

    Make the most of the long Easter weekend and fill the house with the smell of spiced buns baking

  • Chocolate tart decorated with golden eggs

    Chocolate egg baked tart

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 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

  • Cupcake wreath with chocolate eggs and bunnies on platter

    Pull-apart mini cupcake Easter wreath

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This stunning Easter wreath is made up of tasty mini cupcakes and chocolate treats. Top with Galaxy Enchanted Eggs, M&M’s Eggs and Malteser Mini Bunnies

  • Chocolate fridge cake with chocolate eggs

    Rocky road fridge cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this chocolate fridge cake for an Easter celebration, or just as an afternoon treat. Mix up a colourful combo of mini chocolate eggs and multi-coloured sprinkles

  • 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

  • Carrot cake monkey bread served on a cake stand

    Carrot cake monkey bread

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Put a twist on the classic American monkey bread with Easter flavours. It’s made to be pulled apart and eaten with your hands – like a monkey would!

  • Easter egg cheesecake with the first slice cut out

    Easter egg cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Got leftover Easter eggs to use up? Try incorporating them into an easy no-bake vanilla cheesecake. Chill the cheesecake overnight for the best results

  • Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart served on a board

    Lemon curd, mascarpone & passion fruit tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Serve this vibrant lemon curd and passion fruit tart as an easy dessert or sweet treat. Its tropical flavours make it perfect for summer

  • Chocca mocca caramel cake

    Chocca mocca caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.54 ratings

    A delight at any time, but especially when strewn with chocolate eggs for Easter

  • Simple simnel cake

    Simple simnel cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

    This is a perfect quick-mix-fix for Easter - based on traditional recipes

  • A batch of hot cross cinnamon buns

    Hot cross cinnamon buns

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 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

  • Chocolate Krispie chick

    Chocolate Krispie chick

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    A crispy treat specially for Easter that kids will love to make during the school holidays

  • Easter chocolate pots with pick ‘n’ mix toppings served in ramekins

    Easter chocolate pots with pick ‘n’ mix toppings

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Indulge at Easter time with these decadent chocolate pots made with custard and crème fraîche. Top with crushed mini eggs, hazelnuts and sprinkles

  • 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

  • Cherry fruit cake topped with icing drizzle and glace cherries

    Cherry & marzipan cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    Not just for Easter, this delicious cake makes a good centrepiece all year round

  • Double chocolate Easter Danish

    Double chocolate Easter Danish

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Everyone loves a Danish pastry, especially when it’s chocolaty and big enough to share

  • Easter puddings

    Easter puddings

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    These cute oven-steamed puds with nutmeg custard are almost like blonde Christmas puddings

  • 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

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