Easter recipes

Easter is all about the eggs, but as well as the chocolate variety, and a traditional egg breakfast, the real things are also an essential ingredient when making treats such as cakes and biscuits. If you’re throwing a party or want to make some fun and delicious treats, see our Easter recipe suggestions below, that you might want to try!

Egg painting is a fun family activity at Easter - see some of our egg decorating ideas here.

Our collection of Easter recipes stars the versatile and trusted British Lion egg. From traditional favourites to more unusual dishes, these protein-packed gems bring warmth and flavour to your festive table, making this season's gatherings extra memorable and delicious. 

Decorated boiled eggs

Pictured: Decorated eggs for Easter. See our brief guide to decorating eggs.

Eggs royale

Eggs royale

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
Eggs royale is a brunch classic. Poached egg, hollandaise, salmon and horseradish. Yum.
Painted boiled eggs

Painted boiled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
Drawing faces on boiled eggs is a fun activity that's suitable for all ages...
Hot cross buns recipe

Hot cross buns recipe

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
Hot cross buns - a classic Easter recipe you can now enjoy at any...
Passion cake

Passion cake

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
Passion Cake is a delightful dessert that combines the earthy flavours of carrots and...
Lamb biryani

Lamb biryani

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 8 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
Our lamb biryani is an all-round great recipe and is ideal for using up...

Tom Daley's Cloud Eggs

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
Cloud Eggs is one of Robbie’s favourite brunch dishes, they require minimal ingredients and...
Easter chocolate torte

Easter chocolate torte

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
Chocoholics will love this decadent chocolate torte which will satisfy even the sweetest tooth...
Spinach and egg burgers

Spinach and egg burgers

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
Eggs are a great alternative source of protein to meat, so swap your regular...
Baked cod recipe

Baked cod recipe

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
An Easter classic baked cod recipe. Portuguese “Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa” is traditionally...
Egg bunnies

Egg bunnies

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
Colourful egg bunnies. See more Easter recipes and our guide to decorating boiled eggs...
An idea for egg decorating

Egg decorating ideas

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
The custom of exchanging decorated Easter eggs dates back hundreds of years. Continue the...
Choconana muffins

Choconana muffins

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
These tempting muffins won't last long once the family get their hands on them.
Easter bunny crumpets

Easter bunny crumpets

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
Get the kids involved in making our fun Easter bunny crumpets. Play around with...

Spanish torrijas

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
Similar to French toast, these sweet golden slices make a great brunch or easy...