We love Easter! Apart from the obvious reasons of it being permissible to over indulge in chocolate, we love having an excuse to get creative with our baking. It’s so much fun to make special little Easter treats that the little kids (and the big ones) will enjoy snacking on over the Easter holiday.
So we’ve rounded up our favourite Easter sweets and treats recipes for you. From Easter dessert recipes to kids Easter recipes and Easter baking ideas like cupcakes and tarts, we’re sure you’ll have a tonne of fun baking over the long weekend.
Chocolate Crackle Bunnies
Just so cute. Need we say more? You may have little eyes watching intently as you make these chocolate crackle bunnies – it’s such a fun Easter treat recipe, and they’ll be so excited to see their crackles turn into bunnies at the end.
Oreo Easter Pops
We’re all on the same page that food on a stick makes things more festive, right? Get creative with these Oreo Easter Pops from our friends at Cadbury Kitchen. You can let your imagination run wild with the decorations, with anything from sprinkles to edible hearts and more. Bonus – food on a stick means no sticky hands!
Chocolate Hot Cross Buns
Easter isn’t right without hot cross buns. This year make your own fresh buns over the long weekend. This classic recipe has all the must haves – cinnamon, cloves, ginger, with the addition of oozing chocolatey goodness. Warm up your chocolate hot cross buns on Easter Sunday for an Easter breakfast treat everyone will devour.
Golden Honey Popcorn Easter Egg Nests
Mix up your Easter egg hunt with these golden honey popcorn Easter egg nests. The combination of honey and peanuts make for a delicious salty sweet Easter treat for kids and adults alike.
Creme Egg Chocolate Brownies
Not in the mood to make something intricate? Here’s a simple Easter treat that really does go down a treat. Make a batch of these brownies, pop half a Cadbury Creme Egg on top of each, and you’ve got yourself creme egg brownies.
Red Velvet Easter Cupcakes
Sometimes its as easy as popping an Easter egg on top of an old favourite. Amp up your red velvet cupcakes with this gorgeous recipe. Every bunny loves a cupcake, and we have it on good authority that the Easter bunny is a fan of red velvet!
Gluten Free Easter Tiramisu
Now you really know how much better everything is with Easter eggs on top, go ahead and give this gluten free Easter tiramisu recipe a go. In extra good news, this recipe tastes even better if you make it the night before serving – making more time for an egg hunt on Easter morning.
Baked Vanilla Spice Cheesecake With Coconut Topping
For a more grand Easter dessert, may we suggest this stunning Easter cheesecake. Your Easter dinner party will be a huge success with this baked vanilla spice cheesecake, that’s complete with caramelised coconut and Easter egg topping. It’s a real showstopper!
Have a very happy and safe Easter break, and get happy baking up a storm!
What are your favourite treats for Easter? We’d love to hear them, so leave us a comment below.