7 Sweet & Tasty Easter Recipes
Allowing yourself to go a little loco for cocoa on Easter Sunday isn’t anything to feel bad about. In fact, getting into the kitchen and enjoying a bit of baking with the family is a great way to get creative and have fun - especially if there are children and grandchildren around. So, for this blog post, we thought we’d share with you some of the best Easter recipes around that are sure to make this coming Easter egg-stra scrumptious.
Showcasing everything from vegan chocolate brownies and moist chocolate cakes to classic cornflake cake recipes and ways to get creative with Cadbury’s Creme Eggs, you’ll find tons of Easter baking recipes right here. So, make yourself a mocha, get comfortable and prepare to brush up on those baking skills…
1. Mini Egg Brownies (Gluten Free) - Easy Peasy Foodie
With a passion for easy recipes and super tasty food, Eb from Easy Peasy Foodie knows more than a thing or two about cooking - and her incredible Mini Eggs Brownie recipe is mouth wateringly delicious.
With just six simple ingredients required, Eb’s coeliac-friendly brownies are stuffed full of chocolatey goodness, and sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
For an extra flavoursome finishing touch, try serving up your gluten free brownies whilst they’re still warm, and spoon two or three dollops of vanilla ice cream on the top. Heaven!
2. Easter Chocolate Cake - Apply To Face Blog
From one mini egg-mad recipe to another, this Easter Chocolate Cake recipe from Apply To Face Blog is guaranteed to tantalize those taste buds.
In her own words, ‘the chocolate wow factor will always be a crowd pleaser’, and we have to say, this perfect pud is well worthy of a Paul Hollywood handshake. After all, what could possibly be more delicious than two layers of fluffy chocolate sponge covered in creamy chocolate icing and even more chocolate to garnish? It’s any chocoholics dream!
If you want to have a go at recreating Jenny’s Easter cake, you’ll need just 50 minutes and 14 ingredients. Ready, set, bake!
If you haven’t already, make sure you grab yourself a bakeware set so that you aren’t short of equipment for your Easter bake...
3. Cinnamon Sugar Easter Bunny Twists - It’s Always Autumn
If you like your food to look just as good as it tastes, then these adorable cinnamon sugar bunnies from It’s Always Autumn are an absolute must-try for your Easter day recipes.
Self-confessed lover of dark chocolate ice cream, Autumn is a dab hand in the kitchen and we just can’t get enough of her unique & tasty Easter treats!
A sweet and crumbly snack that the whole family will enjoy, this recipe is perfect for those that prefer to keep their cooking simple. Why? Because you only need five ingredients, and the end result is just amazing.
Make the most of your crisp & delicious cinnamon bunnies by sitting down at the table and serving with a hot & creamy cup of tea. Bliss.
4. Malteser Chocolate Rice Krispie Cakes - Kerry Cooks
Another one for all you chocoholics, this recipe from Kerry Cooks marries the perfect combination of crisp, crackling cereal with creamy milk chocolate and, best of all, moreish Maltesers. And yes, it really does taste just as good as it sounds!
Kerry’s Malteser masterpiece requires zero baking and takes just 10 minutes to create. So, if you’re pushed for time but don’t want to sacrifice flavour, this 4-ingredient showstopper is 100% the way to go!
Keen to add a pop of colour? Bring your tasty treasure to life by topping off with a small helping of sprinkles.
5. Cadbury Style Vegan Creme Eggs - A Virtual Vegan
When it comes to vegan chocolate, the offering of dairy-free alternatives is definitely on the up. However, there is one iconic Easter treat in particular that vegans can’t currently get their hands on - the Cadbury Creme Egg.
But whilst Cadbury are yet to delve into the world of dairy-free delights, there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t have a go at making your own Creme Eggs!
Teaching you how to rustle up your very own Vegan Creme Eggs, Mel from A Virtual Vegan has shared a 6-step recipe that’s super similar to the original and guaranteed to score a 10 out of 10 for flavour and fun. We love it!
6. Chocolate Easter Nest Cake - Chew Town
Sometimes, only the most decadent and indulgent cake will do. And Australian-Italian foodie, Amanda, knows this better than any other…
Food blogger, Amanda, first shared her Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cake recipe on her blog Chew Town back in 2015, but trust us when we say this cake is completely timeless.
If you’re calorie counting, don’t even bother, but if flavour is your top priority, then this one is a total fail-safe. Think fluffy chocolate sponge, soft whipped cream, a thick layer of chocolate sauce and crunchy mini eggs to top things off- pretty much everything dreams are made of, right?
With this one, no fancy description will ever do it justice - it’s just insanely good.
Baking is half cooking and half science, so be sure to use some kitchen scales to prevent your experiment from going wrong…
7. Easter Bunny Cupcakes - My Kitchen Escapades
These cute & colourful Easter bunny cupcakes shared by Carole from My Kitchen Escapades are sure to get a thumbs up from the kids - and we’re confident you’ll love them, too!
Topped with soft, chewy marshmallow and a generous serving of icing, these easy-to-make cupcakes are full of flavour and oh so cute! So, if you’re planning on putting your pinny on this Easter sunday, then these cupcakes pose the perfect bake for both you & the little ones.