These fabulous Easter Food ideas cater for all tastes, they are extremely delicious and easy to make. From appetizers, to main courses, side dishes and desserts, there are recipes for everyone to enjoy.
Easter is fast approaching, where has the time gone? Was it not the New Year just a few days ago? I can’t complain though, this is my favourite time of the year, with Spring in full bloom and lovely bright sunny days. Ah, what a joy! It is high time we rolled up our sleeves and got the cooking and baking going, there is no time to spare.
Not quite sure how to impress your loved ones and guests on the big day? Not to worry, here are a few recipes for you to enjoy. Just click on each link to go the the original post for the full recipe.
Painting eggs for Easter is a tradition in Romania, we just cannot imagine Easter Sunday without these lovely (usually) red eggs on the table. No need to buy egg paint though, you can easily do it at home using red onion skins.
A delicious low-carb, gluten-free, high-protein, and ridiculously easy to make recipe to lick your fingers clean. Healthy, packed with amazing flavours, this meatloaf is the very best you can get.
A super easy tuna dip recipe with cream cheese, spring onions, and a lemon kick. It’s ready in less than 5 minutes, and can be served either with crackers, or as a spread with crostini or a simple toast. Quick, tasty, perfect for a hungry crowd.
A lovely appetizer that will make you lick your fingers clean. It might be a simple recipe, but it is so yummy! You can never go wrong with it.
Delicious and filling, bursting with amazing flavours, this is a recipe you really must give a go. Guests will love you forever for this. Plus, it’s healthy, and goes amazingly well with any main dish.
A brilliantly healthy appetizer that even kids will love, this is such a treat before all those sugary desserts to come.
Asparagus, Mushroom and Leek Quiche, a delicious vegetarian Spring dish that uses fresh seasonal produce. It’s a great Easter recipe that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
A colourful dish that goes down a treat with kids and grown-ups alike, this potato quiche is such a treat. You can enjoy it either hot or cold; and it’s better than any ready-made quiche.
Deviled egg potato salad with salmon, dill and spring onions, a recipe to please a crowd. Great choice for Easter, or any party, picnic or family gathering. Easy to put together, gone from the plate in seconds.
Easter Main Courses
Not quite a fan of lamb? Me neither. Why not have a fantastic chicken roast instead? Those veggies are scrumptious too. And that gravy…yum
Juicy, melting in your mouth, and a nice crispy skin, this turkey crown is a great option if you are not cooking for a large number of people, and don’t need a whole turkey. Plus, it’s so easy to make, and ready in about 2 hours.
As delicious as the whole roasted chicken, but cooked in way under an hour. The perfect roast for the whole family, this is a straightforward recipe that goes down well no matter the occasion.
I can’t think of a better roast this Easter. The crackling is out of this world, and it’s so easy to make every single time. A great alternative to the roast lamb, or even better.
Achieving perfection is pretty easy when you have a simple recipe to follow. This roast beef is so easy to make, and it can be the centerpiece of your Easter menu.
Fish pie with mashed potato topping, an all-time favourite classic British recipe that brings all the family together around the table. A creamy, salmon and veggies filling topped with cheesy mashed potatoes, and baked until golden, this is what comfort food looks like.
Simply delicious, a classic pie l can never have enough of. And so easy to make at home with real ingredients that won’t break your bank. Delicious food doesn’t have to be fancy, easy can be the winner here.
Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce and Asparagus, a healthy and delicious low-calorie and low-carb dinner that is ready in well under 15 minutes. Super easy to make, this easy salmon fillet recipe is a great addition to your Easter menu.
Salmon Wellington or Salmon en Croute, a gourmet dish with a festive touch. Take your dinner to the very next level, and impress your party guests this Easter with this restaurant-style salmon recipe.
Sheet Pan Spanish Chicken with Chorizo plus lots of vegetables, a complete meal that bursts with amazing flavours. With minimum preparation you get to feed the whole family.
Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce, a delicious dish that takes comfort food to a whole new level. Super easy to make, big on flavours, and a favourite with little and big tummies. A great family dinner recipe.
A comfort food no matter the season, it is usually served with gravy and vegetables for the perfect family meal. So easy, and delicious, and made with a few simple ingredients!
Easter Side Dishes
These cheesy scalloped potatoes make a delicious side dish for any roast. Very easy to make, rich and flavourful, they are a great alternative to the traditional roasted potatoes for your Easter meal.
Classic roast potatoes that are crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside, a side dish after my own heart. Are you looking for the best side dishes for your Easter meal? Well, here you have one of them.
Cheesy Ham Broccoli Casserole with eggs, a healthy, low carb and keto recipe for a delicious brunch. It’s light, but filling, jam-packed with fantastic flavours, the perfect recipe after an epic feast like Easter. The ham can be replaced with turkey, chicken or beef, or omitted, for a vegetarian version. This broccoli bake is my absolute favourite side dish.
Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan, the best side dish you could possibly ask for. Velvety, smooth, seasoned to perfection, the ideal side for your Easter roast. Comfort food at its best!
Soy Honey Glazed Baby Carrots, a delicios side dish that is ready in about 15 minutes. It goes wonderfully well with any roast, and will surely be everybody’s favourite dish.
Garlic Smashed Potatoes with parsley and butter, an incredibly delicious side dish that makes a great alternative to the good old roast potatoes. Crispy, heavenly flavourful, and sinfully golden, these smashed potatoes are my new favourite side dish.
Golden brown fluffy baby potatoes with an epic parmesan and garlic crust, this is the best side for any roast, be it a Sunday Roast, the Easter Sunday, or any other celebration.
If you like the classic recipe, you will love the addition of bacon. Such a treat on its own or as an accompaniment to any Easter roast.
Creamy Celeriac Gratin with Bacon and Leeks, a delicious low-carb side dish that screams comfort food. It’s the perfect side for any roast, and makes a great choice for your Easter menu, or any other celebration.
This is seriously one yummy dessert! Kids will have fun trying to get to the hidden egg inside each cupcake. Rich, decadent, hard to resist not having one too many.
A delicious twist on the classic Easter cake recipe, but so much quicker and easier to make. A light sponge packed with dried fruit and hidden marzipan eggs, and topped with a layer of marzipan and marzipan balls- this really is the ultimate Spring treat.
Rich and decadent, a delicious Easter dessert for all the chocolate lovers. It’s a simple dessert that can be ready in about half an hour, and that from scratch. No need for the box stuff, these are scrumptious brownies that taste like heaven.
Carrot cake with walnuts and a scrumptious vanilla cream cheese icing, a family-favourite dessert not only for Easter, but also all year round. It is beautifully moist, with a dense texture and a magnificent blend of spices that works very well with the sweetness of the cream cheese icing.
Chocolate rice krispie Easter egg nests, the sweetest Easter treat for kids. What a fun way of using up chocolate Easter eggs, and keeping everyone entertained. Only 5 ingredients needed, just try not to eat too many chocolate eggs at once, as the Easter menu can be rather generous.
Classic lemon drizzle cake, one of the most loved cake recipes. And most probably the easiest one to whip up. It might not look as posh as other luscious cream cakes, but the flavour is definitely the winner here. Tangy, yet sweet, moist and gorgeously golden, this cake is pure heaven.
Hot cross buns are traditionally served on Good Friday and are extremely popular in the UK. Sweet, lightly spiced and containing either currants, raisins or sultanas, they can be easily recognised by the cross on top, which symbolizes the crucifixion of Jesus.
Meringue nests with lemon curd, a fantastic treat for your Easter dessert menu. Nothing beats a homemade lemon curd and some scrumptious meringue nests that are crunchy on the outside, but soft and chewy on the inside.
My mini lemon cheesecakes with Easter eggs are the best dessert for Easter. The bite-size treat has such a mixed range of textures and tastes. The base is crunchy, yet crumbly at the same time, while the cream cheese filling is rich, soft and sweet, and the lemon curd brings sharpness and freshness. And then you have the chocolaty mini eggs.
Key lime pie with condensed milk and whipped cream, a gorgeous dessert with a silky filling and a crumbly biscuit crust. Serve it chilled from the fridge, and you’ve got the ultimate treat for a lovely warm day.
Moist Lemon Drizzle Muffins with Lemon Curd Filling, a little treat for Easter. If you like the classic lemon drizzle cake, you will absolutely love these little beauties. Super easy to make, great for kids and grown-ups alike.
Romanian Easter Cake or Pasca is a traditional dessert eaten on Easter Day. There are many variations recipes for Pasca across the country, with different regions having their own traditional Easter Cake. This recipe, however, is really easy to make and very tasty.
Lemon Curd Pavlova with Mini Chocolate Eggs, a delicious dessert for your Easter menu. It’s crunchy and crisp on the outside, and soft, marshmallow-like inside, so light and delicate, perfect to impress your guests.
If you like the classic carrot cake, you will love these delicious muffins. They are a great hit with big and little tummies, and are out of the oven in no time.
Made with puff pastry and lemon custard filling, a super easy dessert to make at home without the horn moulds. It’s quick and the lemon kick makes this dessert perfect for Easter too.
- Gingerbread Easter Eggs
The same delicious gingerbreads, but cut into an egg shape, and decorated with icing and sprinkles, a fantastic dessert for the kids, who would love to get their hands messy too.
I wish you all a Happy Easter, I hope you will have fantastic sunny day with lots of fun! Enjoy the recipes!
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