Easter recipes to wow your guests, including Easter starters, roast lamb recipes and impressive Easter cakes. Easter Sunday is on 5 April 2015 so make sure you have your Easter menu planned by then so you can relax and enjoy the bank holiday weekend, whether you're hosting a family gathering or entertaining friends.
Find your perfect roast lamb recipe with all the trimmings, whether it’s boned spring lamb with herb and pine nut stuffing or an up-to-date take on the traditional roast with slow-cooked lamb shoulder with spiced Middle Eastern rub. Then pick trimmings that will make the most of seasonal ingredients, including the sweetest new potatoes and leeks. Your Easter Sunday lunch will be real crowdpleaser.
Next up, choose your Easter dessert, whether it’s a light and zesty syllabub or a rich chocolate mousse. Pick from our impressive Easter cake recipes, including traditional simnel cake made with rich fruit cake and topped with 12 marzipan balls and a chocolate Easter celebration cake, made with four layers of sponge and chocolate and topped with a mix of chocolate eggs.
It’s not Easter without hot cross buns, but why not try a new version this year? Our mini chocolate and orange hot cross buns make a more interesting version, which will be perfect for afternoon tea over the Easter weekend. Or go for Easter biscuits to share, especially if you’re going to have kids visiting.
Looking for the best Easter eggs in the shops this year? Take a look at our Easter egg taste test 2017 for inspiration, as we’ve done all the hard work for you and tried the lot… It’s hard work, but someone’s got to do it!
Get it right this Easter and impress your guests with our wonderful Easter recipes that’ll take you from starter through to dessert.
Delicious Easter recipes
We’ve made a big savoury version of a hot cross bun, or wreath in this case! The perfect tear and share dish to enjoy with the family this Easter
You'll love this delicious round up of the very best Easter treats...
It’s hard to better a classic brûlée but we’re loving this fruity Easter version!
This slow-roasted lamb shoulder is flavoured with garlic, rosemary and wine, and takes just 15 minutes to prepare
Slow-cooked lamb delicately flavoured with za'atar, works perfectly with our low-carb cauliflower couscous
This sour cream cake with lavender yields a moist bake that will tantalise the taste buds toped with lavender icing and sparkles
Your guests will be in for a treat when you serve them tender, slow-roasted lamb, flavoured with camomile and honey
How do you like your roast lamb? We asked TV chef Tom Kerridge how he makes the perfect roast lamb and what he said made us very hungry indeed
Melanie Wood's Earl Grey cake is delicately flavoured with ground tea leaves and liberally drizzled with an Earl Grey and lemon icing
An indulgent lemon and herb stuffed shoulder of lamb roast, perfect for entertaining
Easter recipe collections
Find spring dessert recipes that are full of clean, fresh flavours as well as lighter - just in time for longer days and sunshine
Easter cake recipes to indulge in over the bank holiday, including a classic chocolate Easter celebration cake and traditional simnel cake