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Best Easter dessert recipes

Published: February 3, 2021 at 4:57 pm

Celebrate Easter Sunday with our decadent desserts. Our sweet treats include cakes, cheesecakes and hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

Looking for the perfect Easter dessert? Want to find the best Easter cake recipes? Celebrate the Easter holiday with our indulgent dessert recipes. The whole family is sure to love our showstopping cheesecakes, puddings and more. 


See our recipes below or find more inspiration with our best Easter baking ideas and our easy dessert recipes. For dinner inspiration, check out our best Easter dinner recipes

Easter dessert recipes

White chocolate Easter cake

Take your 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.

White Chocolate Easter Cake Recipe

Baked raspberry cheesecake

A classic and really indulgent dessert, baked cheesecake is a crowdpleaser. The fresh raspberries on top cut through the rich body of the cheesecake.

Baked Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

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)!

Creme Egg Brownie Cake Recipe

Italian Easter cake

The whole family will enjoy a slice of this traditional Easter cake – it’s shaped like a dove and topped with candied fruit, sugar and almonds.

A bready cake topped with nuts in the shape of a dove, sat on a wooden board with a pink background

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.

Hot cross bun pudding

Cuban boca de principe

Wrap up Easter festivities with this Cuban cake topped with custard and dusted with cinnamon. It’s great for a celebration and well worth the effort.

A cake in an oval dish on a blue wooden board with a pink background, with a portion taken out and placed in a small bowl

Easter cupcakes

Bake a batch of chocolate cupcakes and top with vanilla buttercream and Mini Eggs for an easy Easter treat.

Easter Cupcakes Recipe

Easter cheesecake

Use up any leftover chocolate eggs in this stand-out Easter cheesecake, perfect for the chocolate lovers in the family.

Easter Cheesecake Recipe with chocolate mini eggs on top

Kelewele cinnamon buns

If you’re looking for something different to bake this Easter, Zoe Adjonyoh’s soft cinnamon bun recipe filled with buttery spiced sugar is a real winner.

Sticky iced buns

Maltesers marble cake

Wow family this Easter with Edd Kimber's showstopping marble bake, topped with malt milk chocolate glaze and Maltesers.

Malteser Cake Recipe

Caramac cheesecake

This luxuriously creamy malted caramel dessert is easy to whip up, and sure to impress. It makes a gorgeous Easter dessert as it's full of Caramac, white chocolate and salted caramel.

Caramac Cheesecake Recipe

Easter blondies

You can never have too much chocolate at Easter – bake a batch of these gooey, sweet blondies with an Easter-themed twist.

A tray of blondies cut into squares with a cup of tea and a bowl of mini eggs with a pink background

Affogato chocolate mousse

If you're hosting Easter dinner and looking for an indulgent dessert that can easily be made ahead, try these gluten-free creamy puds – ready in 15 minutes.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Affogato

Baked rhubarb and custard cheesecake

We've jazzed up this classic combination and baked it in the style of a cheesecake. This creamy recipe isn't just easy to make, it looks super impressive, too. Just check out those swirls.

Baked Cheesecake with Rhubarb and Custard cut into slices

Sticky toffee self-saucing pudding

A glorious mash-up of two favourite puds, this rich recipe is the perfect indulgent Easter dessert. Serve with a generous scoop of ice cream to take it over the top.

Sticky Toffee Self- Saucing Pudding Recipe

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