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Best Easter recipes

Published: April 14, 2021 at 4:51 pm
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Impress family and friends this Easter with our best entertaining ideas, from roast lamb and veggie centrepieces to hot cross buns and chocolate cakes

Looking for Easter recipes? Try our dishes below or check out our Easter bakes and Easter dinner recipes. Looking for the best Easter gifts for friends and family this year? We've picked out the best Easter gifts.

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Looking for the best Easter products? Check out our favourite supermarket hot cross buns and best luxury Easter eggs.


Easter lamb recipes

Try one of our best lamb recipes to serve at your Easter holiday feast with friends and family...

How to cook the perfect roast leg of lamb

Roast lamb is a classic Easter Sunday favourite – here’s how to get it juicy and pink on the inside, and beautifully crisp on the outside.

Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe with Caper Butter and Mint Sauce

Herb-stuffed rolled lamb breast

Roll this great-value cut of lamb with mustard and herbs then bake until soft and tender so it falls apart into the white wine onion gravy, the perfect Easter Sunday centrepiece.

Rolled Lamb Breast Recipe Stuffed with Herbs

Lamb shoulder with garlic potatoes and redcurrant glaze

Our succulent slow-roasted lamb dish is an impressive recipe to serve guests over Easter bank holiday.

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder with Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Vegan Easter recipes

These vegan entertaining recipes are the perfect centrepiece ideas to serve your vegan pals over Easter.

Vegan wellington

Your vegan friends will be impressed with our version of a classic wellington, packed with roasted red peppers, cooked beetroot and kale. Plus, we've made a vegan stuffing and glazed the pastry in marmite to take this wellington to the next level.

Vegan Wellington Recipe

Whole roast cauliflower with warm harissa hummus

Feed a hungry crowd with this impressive whole roast cauliflower with warm harissa hummus. Either serve it as a side dish to go with your lamb or as a vegan centrepiece.

Harissa Cauliflower Recipe

Vegetarian centrepieces and main courses

Try one of our inventive vegetarian recipes to excite friends and family over the bank holiday weekend!.

Tomato tarte tatin

Encase juicy cherry tomatoes in crisp, golden pastry to make this show-stopping savoury version of the classic French tart, a great way to impress vegetarians over Easter.

Tomato Tarte Tatin Recipe

Savoury spiced baklava

A savoury festive spin on the classic middle eastern dessert makes a fantastic vegetarian show-off centrepiece.

Savoury Baklava Recipe for Vegetarians

Spiced green bean and tomato rice

Sabrina Ghayour takes a classic Persian recipe, loobia polow (rice cooked with green beans and meat), and made it veggie for a meat-free Easter main. Check out more our impressive Middle Eastern recipes here.

Vegetarian Rice and Beans Recipe with (Loobia Polow)

Easter desserts recipes

Finish your feast in style with one of these epic Easter desserts.

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 Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

Classic tiramisu

Whip up our smart, authentic version of this classic dessert, made with mascarpone, marsala and savoiardi biscuits soaked in coffee and Tia Maria. This Italian dessert is a great way to end your Easter main meal.

Classic Tiramisu Recipe

Sticky toffee self-saucing pudding

A glorious mash-up of two favourite puds, this rich recipe is the perfect bank holiday treat.

Sticky Toffee Self- Saucing Pudding Recipe

Easter baking recipes

Spend the long weekend baking and treat friends and family this Easter.

Easter simnel cake

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

Easter Simnel Cake Recipe

Creme egg cupcakes

Too good to save just for Easter, watch these super-chocolatey Creme Egg cupcakes become a go-to baking favourite in no time.

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

White chocolate Easter cake

Take your Easter baking to the next-level with this showstopping 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

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.

No-Knead Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Easter biscuits

These Easter biscuits, flavoured with a touch of cinnamon and mixed spice, and studded with currants, are a classic for spring and will become a family favourite in no time.

Easter biscuits on a white plate with two mugs of tea on a grey stone background

Creme Egg brownie Easter cake

The best Easter cake to make for your favourite chocolate lovers. Chocolate cake + Cadbury's Creme Eggs = HEAVEN. 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
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And remember, we have many, many more brownie recipes to try right here...

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