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Hop into Spring with 8 Delightful Easter Baking Recipes

Easter is a time for joy, family, and of course, delicious food! And what better way to celebrate than with some sweet and festive treats? This year, why not ditch the store-bought goodies and get creative in the kitchen with some easy and fun Easter baking recipes?


But with so many recipes out there, where do you even begin? Don't worry, fellow baking enthusiast, because I've got you covered!


Best Easter Baking Recipes You Should Try


In this Easter extravaganza, I'm serving up a basketful of 8 delightful recipes that are easy enough for beginners, impressive enough for seasoned bakers, and delicious enough to satisfy even the pickiest bunnies. 


From classic Easter Simnel Cake to show-stopping bundt cakes, we've got something for everyone. To sweeten the deal, 6 of these recipes come from renowned food and baking bloggers, while the remaining 2 are exclusive gems from Copper Spoon Cakery's go-to Easter recipes (hint, hint, check out the links below!).


So, grab your whisks, preheat your ovens, and get ready to channel your inner baking bunny!


1. Individual Mini Egg Cheesecakes (Jane's Patisserie)


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Forget sharing – indulge in your own personal cheesecake heaven with these delightful bite-sized treats! 


Imagine a buttery, crumbly biscuit base cradling a smooth and creamy cheesecake filling studded with mini chocolate eggs. Each bite bursts with flavour and texture, and the adorable individual serving size makes them perfect for parties or a satisfying solo treat after a big Easter feast. 


Top with more mini eggs for a vibrant pop of colour and prepare for "egg"-static reactions from your loved ones. Find the recipe for Individual Mini Egg Cheesecakes here.


2. Easter Simnel Cake (The Boy Who Bakes) 


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This traditional Easter cake demands attention – in the best way possible! Imagine rich layers of fruitcake soaked in warming spices, interspersed with generous portions of marzipan and almond paste. Eleven marzipan balls, representing the apostles, adorn the top, adding a symbolic touch to this impressive bake. 


While it may look like a masterpiece reserved for professional kitchens, The Boy Who Bakes ensures this recipe is surprisingly achievable at home. Impress your guests with this stunning and flavourful Easter showstopper. Find the recipe for the Easter Simnel Cake here.


3. Easter Egg Rocky Road (Baking Mad)


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This quick and easy no-bake treat is perfect for those last-minute Easter cravings. 


Imagine a smooth and creamy melted chocolate base infused with the sweetness of golden syrup, generously packed with crunchy digestive biscuits, chewy mini marshmallows, and a delightful array of mini chocolate eggs for that signature Easter flair. 


Chopped nuts like peanuts add an extra textural dimension, while fudge pieces lend a rich and decadent touch. Find the recipe for Easter Egg Rocky Road here.


4. Easter Jam Sandwich Biscuits (Baking Martha)


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Unleash your inner child and create playful treats with these adorable Easter Jam Sandwich Biscuits! Simple ingredients like butter, flour, and jam transform into colourful discs, waiting to be decorated with your favourite Easter sprinkles. 


Baking Martha encourages engaging your little sous chefs in this fun activity, creating not just delicious cookies but also heartwarming memories in the kitchen. 


Let your creativity flow and design unique Easter egg-spert cookies that are sure to bring smiles to everyone's faces. Find the recipe for Easter Jam Sandwich Biscuits here.


5. Fitwaffles Easter Egg Chocolate Bark (The Happy Foodie)


Best Easter Baking Recipes For Easter

Indulge without compromising your health goals with this delicious and guilt-free bark by The Happy Foodie! Melted dark chocolate, a healthy alternative, embraces chopped Easter eggs, creating a sweet and crunchy treat perfect for satisfying cravings. 


This clever recipe gives leftover Easter chocolate a new life, transforming it into a delightful and nutritious snack. Enjoy a piece knowing you're making smart choices without sacrificing flavor. Find the recipe for Easter Egg Chocolate Bark here.


6. Hot Cross Scones (Delicious Magazine)


Best Easter Baking Recipes For Easter

No Easter brunch is complete without these warm and comforting Hot Cross Scones! Imagine soft, fluffy scones bursting with warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. The traditional cross topping adds a symbolic touch, and a light glaze drizzled over the top complements the flavors beautifully. 


Delicious Magazine ensures this recipe is simple to follow, allowing you to create homemade scones that will rival any bakery. Serve them warm with clotted cream and jam for a truly indulgent Easter breakfast or afternoon tea. Find the recipe for Hot Cross Scones here.


7. Creme Egg Salted Caramel Brownies (Copper Spoon Cake Courses)


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Brace yourself for pure chocolate decadence! These brownies are infused with the irresistible flavour of Creme Eggs and topped with a rich, gooey salted caramel sauce.


A true indulgence for chocolate lovers, this recipe is sure to become an Easter favourite. Find the recipe for Copper Spoon Cake Course's Creme Egg and Salted Caramel Brownies here.



8. Mini Easter Nest Bundt Cakes (Copper Spoon Cake Courses)


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These stunning bundt cakes are more than just dessert – they're a centrepiece! Moist and flavourful, the cake itself is a delight, but the real magic lies in the decoration. Chocolate eggs and edible "twigs" transform the cake into a festive Easter nest, guaranteed to wow your guests. Find the recipe for Copper Spoon Cake Course's Mini Easter Nest Bundt Cakes here.


Bonus Tip: Looking for more Easter baking inspiration? Check out the range of tried and tested baking recipes from Copper Spoon Cake Courses.


Want to take your baking up a notch and learn how to decorate a layer cake with super smooth, neat Swiss meringue buttercream? Our Buttercream Basics Online Course teaches you everything you need to know about Swiss meringue buttercream, how to layer and stack a celebration cake, plus any potential hurdles you may face and how to fix them! PLUS you'll receive bonus recipes and useful resources to get you started on your cake decorating journey.


If you've always loved the idea of creating fun, colourful celebration cakes our Buttercream & Design Masterclass Online Course is the perfect course for you. Learn how to paint with buttercream, create beautiful fresh flower arrangements and glitz up your cakes with edible gold.


With these Easter recipes and a little baking magic, you're sure to create a celebration that's both delicious and delightful! Remember, the most important ingredient is to have fun and enjoy the process. So, happy baking, and happy Easter!

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