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22 Easter recipes you will want to try

April 2, 2023

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Easter is the time of year that is all about family, friends, and, for children mostly, chocolate eggs. Of course, there is a lot of sentiment behind Easter, especially if you are religious. But essentially, families want to come together, and one thing they want to embrace is food. So I have got a collection of fabulous Easter recipes that you will want to try. 

Easter is the perfect time to indulge in delicious snacks and treats. Whether you’re hosting an Easter brunch, a family gathering, or simply looking for some tasty treats to enjoy during the holiday, there are plenty of options available. From classic Easter candy like chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks to savoury snacks like deviled eggs and cheese platters, there’s something for everyone.

Easter Starters/Appetisers Recipes

And for those who prefer savoury snacks, try making a cheese and cracker platter with a variety of different cheeses and crackers. Whatever your preferences, there are plenty of snacks perfect for Easter celebrations that are sure to satisfy your taste buds and make the holiday even more enjoyable.

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Easter Deviled Eggs 

Deviled eggs are simple to make and delicious. Everyone loves them and they are a great recipe to use when you need to feed a crowd. 

Tsoureki – Traditional Greek Easter Bread

Bread is perfect to feed the family and this traditional Easter bread is one that you will definitely want to try. You can serve this up in so many ways. Add some garlic oil and crushed tomatoes, toast it with some salted butter, or dip it in some olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Yum!

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Easter Fruit Salad

A refreshing way to start a meal or to have a little fun and one the kids will enjoy. This Easter salad is fresh and delicious. 

Cheese Ball

A cheese ball is a great appetiser or starter and one that everyone can dip into and share. It’s full of flavour and an easy one to make this Easter. 

Easter Charcuterie Board

If you have a few friends or family over then a charcuterie board can be an informal way to serve up some food. Everyone can dig in and enjoy what they want. This Easter one is a great one to try but you can use the process and put whatever you like on it. 

Main Courses and Crowd Pleasers To Service This Easter

With Easter around the corner, it’s time to start planning your menu for your family and friends. It can be overwhelming to come up with dishes that will satisfy everyone’s taste buds, but fear not! I have a few crowd-pleasing main course ideas that are sure to impress. Whatever your preference, these Easter main courses are sure to make everyone’s taste buds dance with delight.

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Slow cooker Maple Dijon Ham

Ham is a great option as your centrepiece and this maple dijon ham is a taste sensation. It brings sweet and savoury flavours together. 

Greek Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb 

Greek slow-roasted leg of lamb with garlic, lemon, herbs, and potatoes is both a traditional and luscious recipe. Slow-cooked in a parchment parcel, the lamb comes out-melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

Roast Beef

Roast beef is delicious and is one of those crowd-pleasers that many people love. This recipe focuses on the flavour and bringing a simple cut of meat to life. 

Easter Side Dishes You Need To Try

The side dishes can often make or break a meal, having a selection of different ones available can ensure that there is something for everyone to tuck into.

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes 

Crispy smashed potatoes with creamy, fluffy centres and crispy outsides. Small potatoes topped with olive oil, salted butter, salt, and pepper and baked until crispy and topped with a garlic cheddar sour cream dip.

Air Fryer Carrots

Make the most out of your air fryer this Easter and these carrots are a taste sensation you might never cook them in a different way again. 

Spring Salad

If you are after a lighter side dish then this Spring salad is one that you are going to want to try. A great side dish for lamb.

Bacon wrapped asparagus

Asparagus is in season so you might want to embrace that with this delicious recipe where you wrap asparagus in salty bacon. Delicious!

Brown sugar Brussels Sprouts with bacon 

Brussels Sprouts are not just for Christmas and this side dish is perfect for your Easter celebrations with any main dish you decide to serve. 

Easter Desserts Everyone Will Love

Whilst the children might all be about the chocolate and sweet treats that tend to come hand in hand at Easter, adults will still be looking for something sweet to finish off their Easter celebration. Take a look at these Easter desserts thateveryone will love.

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Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding 

​​This recipe for hot cross bun bread and butter pudding combines the best of both worlds! The warm, spicy flavours from hot cross buns with the deep, creamy richness of a bread and butter pudding. It’s an indulgent, comforting dessert everyone will love and very seasonal. 

Ricotta Pie

Ricotta pie is a creamy and dreamy dessert of lightly sweetened lemon ricotta filling baked in an Italian shortcrust pastry. It’s a simple dessert that is commonly served for Easter celebrations and one the whole family will love. 

Carrot Cake Loaf

Loaded with carrots, applesauce, nuts, and warm spices, this Carrot Cake Loaf is moist and delicious! Read in just an hour this is a great dessert for Easter.

Easter Egg Cheesecake

A great way to use up Easter eggs in a creative way. Cheesecake inside an easter egg is a taste sensation and looks amazing. You have to try it! 

Easter Poke Cake 

I love cake, and this Easter Poke cake tastes delicious and is visually colourful. The kids will love this one. 

Snacks Perfect For Easter Celebrations

For those with a sweet tooth, consider making Easter-themed cupcakes or sugar cookies decorated with pastel colours and Easter shapes.

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Easter Macarons 

A macaron is so tasty and delicious and these Easter Macarons are something you will definitely want to try. Make a big batch for your friends and family, or even bag some up and give them out as edible gifts instead of Easter eggs. 

Easter Chick Sugar Cookies 

Cookies are so easy to make and these easter chick sugar cookies are not only simple but they taste delicious too. Not to mention how great they look. The kids will love helping you make these. 

Easter egg fudge

Fudge is so indulgent and is a sweet treat or snack that lasts a while. So you will definitely want to try this Easter egg fudge. It is a great way to use up that leftover Easter eggs when everyone has had a little too much. 

Easter Rice Krispie Treats

You can’t go wrong with a rice krispie treat and these are perfect to make with the kids. You can add crushed-up leftover easter eggs, or whatever you have to hand in the cupboards. The perfect Easter treats and snacks to enjoy. 

I hope you enjoy some of these delicious Easter recipes. 

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