Easter baking ideas

Fill your home with the scents of simnel cake and homemade hot cross buns. Our Easter baking ideas for buns, cakes and tarts will have everyone asking for the recipe.

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Cheese and chilli hot cross buns

Hot cross bun recipes

Cheese and chilli hot cross buns

Cheese and chilli hot cross buns open up a whole new world of savoury snacking...

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Rhubarb and custard slices

Afternoon tea recipes

Rhubarb and custard slices

These delectable rhubarb and custard slices are pretty as a picture for afternoon tea served...

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Hot cross cookies

Easter baking ideas

Hot cross cookies

Add these hot cross cookies to your Easter baking repertoire: scented with mixed spice and...

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Spring lamb cupcakes

Easter baking ideas

Spring lamb cupcakes

These cute Easter cupcakes shaped as spring lambs are perfect for baking with kids over...

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Earl grey and orange hot cross bun trifle

Easter lunch recipes

Earl grey and orange hot cross bun trifle

This boozy Easter trifle with cream, custard and citrus curd is a fantastic way to...

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Easter chocolate meringue nests

Easter lunch recipes

Easter chocolate meringue nests

This kid-friendly Easter pud uses Easter chocolate such as Maltesers and Easter eggs and malty...

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Easter rocky road roulade

Easter recipes

Easter rocky road roulade

This double-chocolate and caramel Easter rocky road roulade is a decadent finale to a celebratory...

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Chocolate and peanut butter hot cross buns

Hot cross bun recipes

Chocolate and peanut butter hot cross buns

In this recipe, traditional hot cross buns get an updated twist with chocolate and peanut...

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Sweet ricotta tart

Sweet tart recipes

Sweet ricotta tart

Julia Busuttil Nishimura’s sweet ricotta tart with dark chocolate and Italian candied fruit is a...

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Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

This moreish rocky road uses Terry’s Chocolate Orange wedges as decoration for an extra chunky...

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Gail’s hot cross buns

Hot cross bun recipes

Gail’s hot cross buns

The recipe for these hot cross buns comes from high-end bakery chain Gail’s – each...

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Simnel loaf cake

Simnel cake recipes

Simnel loaf cake

Our easy simnel cake recipe is made in a loaf tin to keep things nice...

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Hot cross millionaire’s shortbread

Biscuit recipes

Hot cross millionaire’s shortbread

We’ve injected the warming flavours of a hot cross bun into this epic millionaire’s shortbread....

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Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Four layers of carrot cake sponge are sandwiched between a chocolate and vanilla marbled cheesecake...

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Coconut and cardamom loaf cake

Loaf cake recipes

Coconut and cardamom loaf cake

Food writer and cookbook author Niloufer Mavalvala‘s coconut cake recipe was handed down to her...

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Mini simnel cakes

Simnel cake recipes

Mini simnel cakes

Martha Collison’s mini simnel cakes, made with cherries and almonds, are a bite-sized alternative to...

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Coconut macaroon nests

Easter baking ideas

Coconut macaroon nests

Martha Collison’s Easter nests, which use a coconut macaroon mixture, are so moreish you won’t...

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Orange hot cross bun loaf

Easter baking ideas

Orange hot cross bun loaf

A twist on the Easter tradition of hot cross buns, this orange and anise hot...

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St Clement’s squares

Afternoon tea recipes

St Clement’s squares

Make your mum these lemony, flower-topped St Clement’s shortbreads to serve as afternoon tea on...

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Easter meringue wreath

Easter baking ideas

Easter meringue wreath

Get ready for a cracking Easter with a meringue wreath that’s sure to be a...

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