Looking for the perfect Easter desserts? 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.


Browse our Easter desserts 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. Catering for vegans is effortless with our vegan Easter recipes, and make sure to use up any leftovers from Easter weekend with our best Easter leftovers recipes.

If you like the look of our Easter desserts, wyh not treat friends or family to an afternoon tea with an Easter twist?

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.

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Baked Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

Easter simnel cake

Whip up this traditional fruit cake for your bank holiday Easter baking treat.

Easter Simnel Cake Recipe

Creme egg cupcakes

Present these pretty Crème Egg cupcakes to friends and family and watch them disappear in seconds. With their yolk-yellow frosting and super-chocolatey sponge, they’re hard not to love.

A cake stand piled with chocolate cupcakes with halved creme eggs on top, with a grey stone background

Easter trash tiffin

Put that leftover Easter chocolate to good use with this indulgent fruit and nut chocolate tiffin. Break into squares and serve with a pot of tea.

Easter Tiffin Recipe with Chocolate Eggs

Easter rocky road

Super simple, super fun and super moreish, a batch of our rocky road traybake is a must. Topped with leftover chocolate eggs, it’s perfect for an easy Easter baking project with the whole family.

Easter Rocky Road Recipe

Creme Egg brownies

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 bocado 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.

A batch of chocolate cupcakes, topped with buttercream, chocolate shavings and mini eggs

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

Gelupo's ginger gelato and hot cross bun sandwich

Put a scoop or two of homemade gelato in-between a sliced hot cross bun for the ultimate Easter treat.

Ice cream sandwiched between hot cross bun

Biscoff cake

Flavoured with your favourite biscuit spread and decorated with crumbled biscuits, this triple-layered showstopper is perfect for an Easter dinner party or afternoon tea.

Biscoff cake with a slice cut out

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.

Chocolate biscuit cake on a board with a slice cut off

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!

Layered sponge cake with white chocolate and raspberries

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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