Lamb and hasselback potatoes

Easter recipes

82 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.

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 checkerboard hot cross buns

4.666665

(3 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
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lemon sponge cake

4.391305

(23 ratings)

Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate egg baked tart

4.588235

(17 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

Easter egg brownies

4.033335

(30 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

Hot cross bun & butter pudding

4.607145

(28 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

Sticky chocolate cake

4.3125

(16 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

Ultimate roast potatoes

4.78341

(217 ratings)

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Vegan hot cross buns

5

(5 ratings)

What says Easter better than hot cross buns? Try this vegan version, using dairy-free spread and almond milk. Cinnamon, mixed spice, sultanas and citrus bring all the traditional flavours
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Healthy Easter boiled eggs

5

(1 rating)

Create fun creatures with simple and healthy boiled eggs for little children this Easter. They’ll love helping you make an edible spring scene and enjoy one of their five a day at the same time...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Simnel cake

5

(1 rating)

Celebrate Easter with a springtime seasonal bake. This classic simnel cake is packed with dried fruit and spices and topped with marzipan
  • 3 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Saddle of lamb

5

(4 ratings)

A classic Easter favourite, this saddle of lamb is stuffed with crunchy shallots, garlic and pancetta for a depth of flavour guaranteed to please your guests
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Easter nest cake

4.03125

(32 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

Easter egg cookies

4

(21 ratings)

Create the perfect cookie with a soft, chewy centre and crisp outer edge. Mini eggs, white and dark chocolate chunks make them an indulgent Easter treat
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky banoffee loaf with toffee sauce

3.75

(8 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

Easter brownie bites

4.875

(8 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

Stuffed butternut squash

5

(5 ratings)

Make a veggie roast everyone will love – this squash is packed with nuts, barley and herbs, so it has plenty of flavour and lots of lovely textures...
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate & spice hot cross buns

4.666665

(6 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

One-pan Easter lamb

5

(3 ratings)

A miracle one-pan lamb recipe that's as easy as popping a pan in the oven. Rosemary, garlic, white wine and seasonal veg make this a show stopping family meal...
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Crispy layered thyme potatoes

4.125

(8 ratings)

Thinly slice then oven bake your spuds for an impressive side dish to serve with your Easter roast or Sunday lunch
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Easter bunny pancakes

5

(2 ratings)

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

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