Easter is the perfect time for getting the family together and enjoying some good grub – and whether you want to go all out with a feast fit for a king, or spend hours decorating bunny biscuits with the kids, we've got a taste to suit everyone
If you've had your fill of chocolate eggs but still crave something sweet, these recipes are for you – plus they're great to make with the kids or give as a gift.
From toasted hot cross buns slathered with butter to moist lemon drizzle cake, these recipes are classics for a reason.
If you've got a bit of time on your hands, nothing beats hot cross buns. If you've not tried making them before, this simple and delicious recipe is a great place to start.
Looking for a showstopper to impress a crowd this Easter? You'll grab their attention with this.
This recipe couldn't be simpler and the results will have the whole family coming back for seconds (and thirds and fourths).
Fudge was invented for people who want all of the taste, but with minimal effort, which suits us to a tee.
You can't ever go wrong with lemon drizzle, right?
If you're looking for something to keep the kids
quiet busy over Easter, these simple, fun recipes will do just that.
It doesn't get more Easter than biscuits shaped as bunny rabbits. A firm favourite with kids.
Your kitchen might resemble the Art Attack studio afterwards, but it's totally worth it.
Cooking with kids isn't as fun as it sounds – until you try Easter nests. No creativity or complex cheffing skills are required, and the kids will still think they've created a masterpiece. Well done all round.
Easter lunch recipes
For many, Easter is just not complete without a lovely leg of lamb. We've got some show-stoppers for those who love to eat traditionally over the holidays, plus some alternatives if you fancy something a little different.
If you're looking to keep things uncomplicated, garlic, oregano and thyme (with a dash of lemon) are all you need to jazz up a simple leg of lamb.
An exotic twist on a traditional favourite, this dish is just so right once you try it.
We might be in the throes of spring, but there's nothing we love more than a warming, hearty stew.
This only requires five ingredients and it's the perfect precursor to copious amounts of chocolate.
It's a known fact that cheese makes everything better, so what's not to love about salmon with a parmesan crust?
It might be a vegetarian dish, but there will no doubt be a few meat-eaters gunning to grab a slice of this light and fluffy pie.