Lamb and hasselback potatoes

Easter 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.

5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A take on the fennel-seasoned Italian dish porchetta, this Sunday lunch-worthy loin has a layer of perfect crackling

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Don't choose between hot cross buns, Simnel cake and Chelsea buns - this ingenious Easter bake brings together all three

2 hrs
More effort
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12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Cook baby spinach with the rice to bring out the colour in this vegetarian side dish - perfect as part of a Greek Easter lunch

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade this picnic family favourite with a tangy chorizo and blanched almond shell, covering perfectly soft-set yolks

1 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try something different with roast lamb and make this Sunday centrepiece cooked in hay – it adds a sweet smoky flavour. Just make sure it's free of pesticides

2 hrs
More effort
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Thanks to a breadcrumb coating made with parsley, mint, rosemary and garlic, this roast joint is a cut above the rest

2 hrs and 25 mins
More effort
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A leg of lamb stretches to feed a crowd of up to eight, especially when combined with sliced potatoes and carrots in gravy

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The crust on this roast leg of lamb is based on a Korean barbecue marinade called bulgogi - perfect for a Sunday roast with a difference

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This teatime treat is a cross between a fruity spring-like Simnel cake and a Bakewell tart - great with a cuppa

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Not sure what to make your buffet centrepiece? This robust shortcrust bake with sweet peppers and breakfast favourites should do the trick

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve up nutritious greens with fresh garlic and lemon flavours for a healthy and versatile side dish

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cooking succulent lamb and herby potatoes together means the potatoes absorb all the lovely juices

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This iron-rich dish is ideal for a weekend with family and friends

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Crunchy Italian amaretti biscuits and almond liqueur are the key in this baked creamy pudding

55 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A good source of folate and fibre, this healthy fish supper also contains two of your five-a-day

20 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This traditional Italian ice cream bar is the perfect solution for an effortless frozen, creamy dessert

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your Sunday lunch with this Moroccan roast lamb, bursting with North African flavours - coriander, cumin, cinnamon and mint

2 hrs and 20 mins
More effort
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Feed a crowd with this gorgeous slow-cooked curry made from tender lamb shanks

4 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Toast a slice of this celebration bread and top with butter to give hot cross buns a serious run for their money

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Get all the elements of this beautiful lunch dish prepared in advance, then just assemble when you're ready to serve

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
409 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie. A good fail-safe for your repertoire

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
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