Easy Easter recipes: Easter cake

Easy Easter recipes

52 Recipes

Celebrate Easter with our easy spring recipes. Discover how to make a classic simnel cake, DIY Easter eggs, roast spring lamb and more...

Simnel muffins

4.738095

(42 ratings)

A new twist on a traditional recipe and perfect for getting the kids involved in the festivities
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

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

Meringue nest cheesecake with mini eggs

3.666665

(3 ratings)

The easiest Easter nest you'll ever make. This no-bake cheesecake comes complete with mini eggs and the traditional chenille chicks...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easter biscuits

4.4

(5 ratings)

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 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan carrot cake

4.63158

(19 ratings)

Give free-from baking a go with this easy vegan sandwich cake – an indulgent carrot cake with coconut and cashew icing that everyone will want another slice of...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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

Simple simnel cake

4.666665

(12 ratings)

This is a perfect quick-mix-fix for Easter - based on traditional recipes
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Flaouna-style hot cross buns

4

(1 rating)

A flaouna-style hot cross bun for a Cypriot twist on our favourite Easter bake. Add halloumi cheese and a sprinkling of sesame seeds for a flavour sensation
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Oreo egg cheesecake brownies

4.5

(4 ratings)

These Oreo-filled cheesecake brownies are the ultimate indulgence. Bake this rich, squidgy chocolate traybake for an Easter sharing treat
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Asparagus cream pasta

4.52586

(116 ratings)

Making a cream out of the stalks means that every mouthful of pasta will have a delicious taste of asparagus
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Nettle spanakopita

5

(3 ratings)

Using nettles instead of spinach gives the classic spanakopita a spring time twist. Young nettles are a sweet, nutritious and free alternative to spinach
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spring tabbouleh

4.142855

(7 ratings)

A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spring tabbouleh

4.142855

(7 ratings)

A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan rainbow spring rolls

5

(1 rating)

Try these colourful vegan spring rolls as canapés for a party, vibrant with fresh veg and juicy mango. Serve with a sweet chilli dipping sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Springtime minestrone

4.25

(12 ratings)

This simple soup makes the most of Spring veg and will become a favourite standby for a quick lunch or supper
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

New potatoes with spinach & capers

5

(3 ratings)

Buttery new potatoes are a fantastic spring side to any dish, this zesty version with lemon, capers and greens offers a fresh and simple take
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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