The long Easter weekend means we have time to indulge in our favourite seasonal food as well as our old favourites. From the perfect brunch and hot cross buns to simple sweet recipes and savoury treats, we have put together our favourite Easter recipes for you to try out!
Breakfast and Brunch
Take advantage of the long weekend and indulge in an extra special breakfast or brunch with your friends or family. These are three of our favourite cracking Easter brunch recipes!
One of our favourite brunch choices, Eggs Benedict is a poached egg smothered in hollandaise sauce with ham on an English muffin, delicious.
Eggy Bread with Strawberries
Another of our egg based brunch favourites, eggy bread is super simple to make and is tasty with sweet of savoury toppings. Try strawberries and maple syrup or avocado and chilli!
Homemade Hot Cross Buns
Hot cross buns are an Easter must have, they are best toasted with salty butter
We love this easy to follow Hot Cross Buns recipe by What Olivia Did.
The Main Event
It wouldn’t be Easter weekend without an amazing Sunday roast, traditionally using Spring lamb as the centre piece! We have also included a couple of other options if lamb isn’t your thing.
Roast Lamb with Rosemary and Pine Nuts
Lamb and rosemary are a match made in heaven, this is an absolutely delicious way to celebrate Easter!
Roast Vegetable Megamix
Make the vegetables steal the show with this roasted vegetable recipe here.
Gremolata Salmon Traybake
Choose fish over meat this Easter and indulge with this amazing salmon traybake, packed full of veggies and nutritious salmon, it’s ideal if you have been over indulging on Easter eggs!
For the full recipe, click here.
Chocolate and cake are two of the main ingredients of Easter, here are a few of our favourite Easter dessert recipes that your friends and family will love!
Carrot cake is a must over Easter weekend, it’s not a traditional dessert but it is perfect to decorate with Easter bunnies! This is a perfectly moist, simple recipe for a two tier carrot cake.
Take a look at the full recipe over on Sally’s Baking Addiction here.
Coconut Macaroon Nests
These Easter nests are super cute, the kids will love them and they’re healthy! Well, depending on how many chocolate eggs you put in them…
Find out how to make these sweet Easter treats on Skinny Taste.
Easter Basket Cake Pops
Are these Easter basket cake pops not the cutest thing you’ve seen? They are also pretty easy to make and the kids will love them!
Take a look at the recipe on Bakerella here.
Will you be cooking this Easter weekend? We’d love to see what you rustle up, send us a photos on twitter and we’ll be retweeting our favourites!