Easter Recipes from Brunch to Dessert

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!

Eggs benedict recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

Eggs Benedict

One of our favourite brunch choices, Eggs Benedict is a poached egg smothered in hollandaise sauce with ham on an English muffin, delicious.

Try out this simple Eggs Benedict recipe by Jamie Oliver, we love it.

Jamie Oliver Eggy bread recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

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!

Try out this easy peasy Eggy Bread recipe by Jamie Oliver.

Hot cross buns recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

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 - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

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!

Take a look at this recipe for Roast Lamb to form the centre piece of your Sunday Roast by Jamie Oliver.

Roasted vegetables - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

Roast Vegetable Megamix

Make the vegetables steal the show with this roasted vegetable recipe here.

Roast salmon recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

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.

Easter Dessert

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 recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

Carrot Cake

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 nest Easter cakes - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

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.

Easte cake pops recipe - Easter recipes from brunch to dessert

 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!

Clare Potts

Clare Potts

Lifestyle Editor

If I’m not at my desk poring over my favourite blogs and online magazines for inspiration, you’ll find me exploring the fells of the Lake District, trying out a new restaurant or styling my future home on Pinterest.

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