Lamb and hasselback potatoes

Easter recipes

81 Recipes

Find Easter recipes for entertaining and baking over the bank holiday weekend, from roast lamb with all the trimmings to classic bakes, including hot cross buns and simnel cake.

9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Enhance the flavour of roast lamb with herbs and garlic, or you could try slices of anchovy, slivers of chilli or nuggets of feta pushed into the slits

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Season a leg of lamb with our watercress and garlic butter for a new take on spring lamb. Parmesan breadcrumbs also add a lovely crunch and depth of flavour

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
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Add parmesan to traditional Yorkshire puddings and take this Sunday roast side dish to a new level. Make them ahead and freeze them for up to three months

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up cauliflower cheese with green broccoli and spinach, and a cheddar and chive sauce. Be sure to use the cauliflower leaves, too, for extra flavour 

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg

8 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Greek-inspired pie as a centrepiece dish for a special occasion. Encased in fabulous filo pastry, it's packed with leeks, artichokes and cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake this galette for a veggie main course with the wow factor. The pastry has a lovely nutty flavour that pairs well with the creamy goat’s cheese topping

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well

2 hrs
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Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this veg-laden, mix-and-match sharing board as a starter. Prep it ahead, swap out anything you’re less keen on and add meats or smoked fish, if you like

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
54 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If spring is in the air you don't want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast

2 hrs
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve Tom Kerridge's salmon with creamed spinach and a light white wine and mushroom sauce for a fabulous fish course. It's also a great dish for Good Friday

55 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Duck eggs make this sponge extra light and fluffy - cover in a rich buttercream for a showstopping Easter bake or stunning birthday cake

1 hr and 35 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Don’t waste time peeling and chopping carrots – just braise baby carrots with butter, sugar and fennel seeds for the perfect side dish

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make soggy potatoes a thing of the past with this clever recipe. You'll end up with roasties that have a fluffy middle and golden, crisp exterior

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
186 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Follow master baker Paul Hollywood's ultimate step-by-step guide to creating perfectly decorated fruit buns

50 mins
More effort
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake our easy Easter biscuits then choose from two options to decorate them – or you can halve the amounts of jam and icing sugar and make both

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Make this lamb and shallot gravy ahead of time and freeze for up to three months, so your gravy won't be left to the last minute. It's divine with roast lamb

50 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Minimise your washing-up with this delicious one-pan chicken pie with spinach and herbs and topped with crispy filo pastry. It's ideal for busy weeknights

40 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate Easter with this spring chicken pot pie. It's kinder on your wallet than the traditional roast lamb, and equally enjoyable

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
64 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
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