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Easy Easter Recipes | Dessert and Baking Ideas

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Celebrate Easter with this sweet collection of baking and dessert recipes, including rocky road, chocolate Easter nests, tarts, cheesecake and more!


Chocolate and warm hot cross buns are a staple breakfast in our home at Easter time. Our house fills with smells of baking buns and spices and for that one day, calories don’t seem to matter! Some of our happiest memories have been made in the kitchen.


Whether you are entertaining a crowd or just spending the day at home, Easter is the perfect time to indulge your sweet tooth and make some showstopping sweet treats!


Not sure where to get started? That’s ok! Here are some delicious, party-worthy Easter dessert recipes for a blissfully sweet holiday.

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Chocolate Nests for Easter
Try this easy to follow chocolate Easter nest recipe!Made with only 4 basic ingredients, these simple chocolate birds’ nests make a fun kids Easter cooking activity and are the perfect no-bake dessert!
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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Butter
These crackly, chewy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Butter are simply irresistible! Festive and utterly delicious, they are perfect for Christmas baking (or any time of year!). With a crisp, crackled coating and a chewy, fudgy chocolate middle, these little cookies are enough to satisfy any chocolate lover!
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How to Make Rocky Road
Luscious milk chocolate,soft marshmallows and your favourite sweet ingredients combine to make this easy rocky road recipe, loved by kids and adults alike. Follow this easy recipe to learn how to make rocky road in only 10 minutes, with just 5 ingredients! Perfect for edible gifts, or a sweet afternoon treat to share with a cuppa.
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Homemade Hot Cross Buns
A family favourite, there is nothing better than fresh and fluffy hot cross buns straight from the oven, covered with butter. They are delightful any time of the year, but extra special at Easter time!
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Salted Chocolate Tart (No Bake!)
Rich, smooth and indulgent. This divine, no-bake salted chocolate tart is the perfect end to any dinner!
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Chocolate Mint Truffles
Chocolate + peppermint is such a delicious, classic flavour combination! If you are a lover of all things choc mint, then these decadent truffles are for you. Made using only four easy ingredients and just a microwave, these gorgeous chocolate mint truffles make the perfect after dinner or coffee treat. You can even box them up for holiday gifts!
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Oreo Balls Recipe 3 Ingredients
These no-bake oreo balls are a cookies and cream lover's dream! Made with only 3 simple ingredients, they make the best quick and easy dessert idea! Fun and foolproof, these dreamy bite sized Oreo truffles are perfect for an after dinner treat – or even as a gift over the holiday season!
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Triple Chocolate Easter Cheesecake
Celebrate Easter (or any time of year!) with this easy, no bake triple chocolate Easter cheesecake. With an Oreo biscuit base, a creamy chocolate filling and topped with Easter eggs, this recipe is sure to be a hit!
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Real Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon
Perfect with a side of hot cross buns or cookies, this real hot chocolate is the perfect Easter drink!
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Hot Cross Cookies
Perfectly spiced with cinnamon, lemon and nutmeg, these delicious cookies are like a hot cross bun, in cookie form!
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Chocolate and Salted Caramel Layer Cake
This luscious chocolate caramel cake is unbelievably moist, rich and utterly melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Three layers of soft chocolate cake are filled with buttercream frosting and lashings of salted caramel sauce – in a recipe that is both easy to make and spectacular to look at. Spoil your family and friends by making this for your next special occasion or party cake.
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Decorate these soft chocolate cupcakes with some chocolate Easter eggs for the perfect Easter cupcake!

A Chocolate Cupcake Recipe for Any Occasion
If you are looking for a chocolate cupcake recipe that is soft, fluffy and moist, then look no further! Made from scratch with cocoa powder and simple pantry ingredients, these chocolate cupcakes are so easy to make and are packed full of chocolate flavour! Whip up a batch for afternoon tea, a special party treat or “just because”!
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Thank you for reading! If you try any of these recipes, I’d love to hear about it. Feel free to leave a comment or review below, or send me a message. For more food inspiration, tips and to share your own recipes and creations, head over to my Facebook Recipe Group. 


For some more Easter inspiration and recipes, see my collection of Healthy Easter Recipes here.

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