Like most holidays, Easter has its own traditional foods – with menus typically featuring hot cross buns, fish, lamb, and eggs aplenty. This wonderful time of year also has a celebratory tone, which is often reflected in decadent desserts oozing with chocolate and other richly sweet flavours. Gather friends and family for a feast and try some of our deliciously Easter-appropriate favourites below!
This loaf is a delightful twist on hot cross buns! Any leftovers can be turned into a delicious bread and butter pudding to enjoy on Easter Monday.
Making your own pickled fish is so much easier than you think. This recipe is accompanied by spicy warm roti and delicious sides, great for a lazy long weekend lunch.
This deliciously fragrant variation of a Sunday lunch classic is perfect for special occasions like Easter, too. Serve straight from the roasting dish with a luxuriously thick gravy.
Filled with veggie goodness and delicious Parmesan cheese, this garden vegetable pie is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The whimsical stoneware Pie Bunny adds an Easter twist, while also preventing the pie from becoming soggy, and the filling from boiling over.
A rich spicy mixture of butter, sugar and cinnamon makes these decadently sticky treats completely irresistible. Tear into single spirals to serve.
What would Easter be without chocolate? Surprise loved ones by making these Easter eggs filled with semifreddo – a soft ice cream for a special treat.
Hummingbird cake is similar to carrot cake, but made with bananas and pineapple. Traditionally topped with cream cheese frosting and pecan nuts, this version has an Easter twist and is topped with chocolate Easter eggs, edible flowers and micro herbs.
This rich chocolate Easter cake is the perfect alternative celebration cake for non-fruit lovers. Baked in the cast iron casserole, layered and topped with a chocolate ganache frosting and homemade chocolate marzipan.
This light, soft, butter-enriched bread is a French classic. The loaf has a luxurious chocolate praline filling and is finished with a drizzle of chocolate and sprinkling of toasted hazelnuts.
Almond and orange cake is a classic Easter dessert in the Mediterranean region, drawing on the Sephardic traditions of the surrounding areas. Serve individual portions with a dollop of whipped vanilla cream.
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