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!

New recipes for this Easter include: Easter Bunny Bagels, Carrot Cake Cupcakes and Salmon and Watercress Plait.

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.

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...
Easter egg cakes

Easter egg cakes

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
These delicious Easter egg cakes taste great - too good to be left until...
Easter bunny biscuits

Easter bunny biscuits

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
Who said biscuits have to be round? Everyone knows about the Easter bunny...
Little egg chicks

Little egg chicks

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
A fun recipe for Easter and a healthier alternative to chocolate eggs. These little...
Easter pavlova

Easter pavlova

  • Serves: 10
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
This splendid Easter meringue pavlova is a dessert that showcases fresh flavours and tantalising...
Easter egg biscuits

Easter egg biscuits

  • Serves: 20
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
This is another fun recipe you can make with the kids, getting them involved...
Little lemon tarts

Little lemon tarts

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
These little lemon tarts might have an Easter theme but they taste delicious all...

Spanish torrijas

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

Easter eggy bread

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
An egg-cellent recipe to rustle up this Easter . Use up your hot cross...

Green Shakshuka

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
If you’re looking for a healthy yet indulgent feeling brunch recipe for Easter morning...
Easter muffins

Easter muffins

  • Serves: 10
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
Savour the flavours of spring with this mouth-watering Easter muffin recipe, featuring a delightful...