Remember, we’ve also got a whole section totally devoted to Easter recipes right here if you need inspiration for Easter Sunday roasts, or what to serve at a Good Friday dinner party. Happy Easter!
Easter baking recipes
Gooey, sweet blondies get an Easter update thanks to the addition of chopped mini chocolate eggs.
Cheesy hot cross buns
For a cheesy update on a sweet Easter staple, why not give these cheesy, cayenne-pepper-flecked hot cross buns a go?
Italian Easter cake
If you fancy baking something a little different this Easter, give this traditional Italian cake a go – it’s a yeasty bake that’s a similar to a panettone.
Argentinian tarta pascualina
Switch up your go-to Easter dinner with this Argentinian tarta pascualina – a great savoury, meat-free alternative to a roast joint for lunch.
Cuban bocado de principe
Switch up your baking game with this impressive Cuban cake topped with custard and dusted with cinnamon.
Jamaican spiced Easter bun
Flavoured with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and mixed spice and studded with raisins, mixed peel and cherries, this sweet Jamaican bun makes a great alternative to hot cross buns this Easter.
Celebrate Easter with this super-chocolatey cheesecake, embellished with crushed biscuits and chocolate eggs to take it to the next level.
Creme egg cupcakes
These super-chocolatey Creme Egg cupcakes, with their yolk-yellow frosting, are sure to go down a treat with friends and family on any occasion.
Chocolate hot cross buns
Chocolate and hot cross buns are the two best things about Easter, so we’ve combined them to make these brioche-style buns, studded with chocolate chips and finished with a salted caramel cross.
Bake a batch of chocolate cupcakes and top with vanilla buttercream and Cadbury Mini Eggs for an easy Easter treat.
Easter simnel cake
Whip up this traditional fruit cake for your bank holiday Easter baking treat.
Bake a batch of these moreish Easter biscuits for family and friends, flavoured with a touch of cinnamon and mixed spice, studded with currants and finished with a sprinkling of sugar.
White chocolate Easter cake
Take your Easter baking to the next-level with this showstopping Easter inspired white chocolate cake. We’ve decorated ours with broken white chocolate eggs and crunchy mini eggs, but you can get creative with your favourite Easter treats.
Loaded with Malteser’s Mini Bunnies, Galaxy Golden Eggs and M&M’s Eggs, these easy biscuits make a fun Easter baking project for the whole family.
No-knead hot cross buns
Looking for an easy hot cross bun recipe? Try our addictive buns for a hassle-free Easter bake that the whole family can enjoy. Toast and slather in butter to make the most of this traditional Easter treat.
Brooklyn blackout Easter cake
Easter provides an excuse to eat as much chocolate as possible. Edd Kimber has put his own twist on this American classic by flavouring the custard filling with white chocolate and cardamom. Find more of our best chocolate cake recipes here
Dirty chai chocolate layer cake for Easter
The best Easter cakes use plenty of chocolate… Inspired by the dirty chai (a masala chai latte with a shot of espresso), this showstopping cake boasts layers of chai ganache and chocolate ombre sponge.
Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding
Got leftover hot cross buns to use up? Make this ramped up version of the British classic pudding, perfect for Easter entertaining.
Flavoured with your favourite biscuit spread and decorated with crumbled biscuits, this triple-layered showstopper is perfect for an Easter afternoon tea.
Chocolate biscuit cake
There’s no need to turn on the oven with this chocolate biscuit cake. Prepped in just 15 minutes, it’s a winner on so many levels.
White chocolate and raspberry cake
Impress with a three-tiered cake, piled high with white chocolate icing and tangy raspberries. It’s quick to make and assemble – but just as quick to demolish!
Blood orange sticky iced buns
These pretty buns a more refined version of that cake shop staple, topped with a zesty blood orange icing and pretty edible flowers. Popular at Easter, you’re sure to impress family and friends with these beautiful buns.
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Creme Egg brownie Easter cake
The best Easter cake to make for your favourite chocolate lovers. Whip up our chocolate traybake for a special Easter treat, or make it any time of the year (we certainly do)! And remember, we have many, many more brownie recipes to try right here
Classic hot cross buns
One a penny two a penny Hot Cross Buns! Try our foolproof recipe this Easter, made juicy with golden sultanas, fragrant with nutmeg, and sticky with marmalade.
Chocolate sponge cake
Looking for great Easter cakes ideas? Check out this quick and easy basic chocolate sponge cake that you can top with your favourite Easter treats. Why not try adding mini eggs, Creme Eggs and your favourite chocolates for ultra indulgence? This moist chocolate cake is a super simple, all-in-one cake for all those chocolate lovers out there.
Easter rocky road
Check out this super simple, super fun and super moreish rocky road packed with Easter treats. Perfect for an easy Easter baking project with the whole family.
Baked Easter spiced donuts
Try our sensational spiced doughnut recipe for Easter or any other occasion. Flavoured with ginger and Speculoos, these mini baked doughnuts are utterly moreish.
We’ve taken a popular banana cake and given it a banoffee pie make-over. Our cake is packed with bananas, covered in creamy caramel buttercream and topped with caramelised bananas for extra indulgence.
Scotch Creme eggs
Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to introduce… The Scotch Creme Egg! We’re talking Cadbury Creme Egg, coated in chocolate brownie crumbs and sprinkles. And yes, it is as delicious as it looks. Take a look at our best ever indulgent desserts collection for more ideas.
Butterscotch and pretzel millionaire shortbread
These indulgent squares of millionaire shortbread will go down a treat at Easter. The butterscotch gives this classic childhood favourite a real grown-up taste and we’ve drizzled extra chocolate on top.
Hot cross kanelbullar
This recipe mashes up a classic Scandi cinnamon bun with spicy hot cross bun flavours – perfect for impressing guests over Easter bank holiday.
Stem ginger cookie sandwiches
Make these easy Easter biscuits for a touch of white chocolate for a change. Check out these soft, chewy ginger cookies with creamy white chocolate ganache. These cookies make a great sweet treat to go with your afternoon tea.
Edd Kimber’s babka buns
Edd Kimber has crossed the flavours of a babka with the look of Swedish cinnamon buns to create these chocolate and salted pistachio babka buns for Easter.
Easy chocolate cake
This chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for when you need to bake a last minute simple yet decadent cake for Easter. More chocolate cake recipes here…
Chocolate and peanut butter snack cakes
Impress your friends and family over Easter with these fun and quirky chocolate snack cakes with peanut butter. These individual mini cakes may take a bit of time to make, but they’re well worth the wait.
Gluten-free carrot cake
Want an easy carrot cake recipe for Easter? Try our gluten-free carrot cake with pistachios and almonds for a showstopping Easter bake.
Jamaican ginger and caramel cake
Check out our indulgent Jamaican ginger and caramel cake for a show-stopping Easter cake idea. This layer cake makes for the perfect celebration cake, what’s more, it’s gluten free too. More birthday cake and celebration cake ideas here…
Lime, mint and milk chocolate cake
Check out this stunning loaf cake with fresh mint and zesty lime from baker, Edd Kimber. This seriously moreish recipe makes for a show-off sweet treat to serve your friends and family. See more of our loaf recipes here…
Chocolate and tahini bundt cake
This recipe from Edd Kimber combines chocolate, tahini and sesame brittle for a really indulgent cake. If you’re not sure how this will taste, think peanut butter and chocolate but with more depth.
Chocolate marble cake with mocha glaze
This chocolate marble cake with mocha glaze looks really impressive and tastes just as good – bake it and put on the table for Easter, or try one of our chocolate cake recipes
Pistachio swirl biscuits
Looking for an easy Easter biscuits idea? Make our pinwheel biscuits: made with cocoa and pistachio, these nutty treats are quick to bake. Make plenty they won’t last for long when the family spots them. We plan to serve them on Good Friday, to get everyone in the chocolatey Easter mood!
Sunken Nutella cake with Baileys cream
This indulgent sunken Nutella cake with Baileys cream is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, especially if it’s dessert on Easter Sunday. We’re pretty sure it will follow your main of roast lamb quite well! Got some Baileys left over? Use it up in one of our Baileys recipes right here.
Cherry blondie tart
Readymade pastry makes this easy, but it’s still special enough to serve to friends and family. Cherries and white chocolate (because Easter is all about white chocolate, too) are a surprisingly good combo.
Chocolate and passion fruit layer cake
Check out this stunning chocolate cake with a creamy passion fruit curd. This moist and indulgent creation is a real showstopper and will make for an epic celebration dessert. Just look at that shine!
Use up hot-cross buns that may be past their best to make this easy Easter-spiced twist on an amaretto sour. We have plenty more cocktail recipes here.
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