10 Easter Recipes to Try this Long Weekend

We’ve got everything from homemade Easter eggs to hot cross buns. Take a look at our list of Easter recipes to try these holidays.

We spoke to a couple of our sister magazines to ask them what they’d be making this Easter and here’s what they’ve got cooking in their kitchens.

Looking to keep yourself and the kids busy over Easter? Here are 10 DIY projects to try.

Easter egg treats

What do you get when you combine Easter eggs with brownies? These delicious brownie-eggs by Vickie de Beer of rooi rose.

These Easter Egg brownies from Rooi Rose are on our list of Easter recipes
Brownie-eggs from rooi rose

We’ll never say no to a second serving of brownies, especially when they look as good as this batch from Your Family.

Another brownies Easter recipe we would like to try this weekend
Carrot patch brownies by Your Family

Take your garden-variety chocolate bunny to the next level with these Cinnabunnies from Food & Home Entertaining.

Try these Cinnabunnies from Food and Home Entertaining a favourite on our Easter recipes list
Cinnabunnies from Food & Home Entertaining

This rocky road recipe from the Essentials team is an easy treat you and the kids can whip up one afternoon over the long weekend.

This Rocky Road recipe from the Essentials team makes it onto our Easter recipes list
Easiest ever Easter-egg rocky road from Essentials

These chocolate nests only need four ingredients. Thanks for this easy recipe Essentials.

Easy chocolate nests for Easter from the Essentials team

Baked goods

Looking for a delicious hot cross bun recipe? This fool-proof recipe from Vickie de Beer at rooi rose is a sure winner.

This hot cross bun recipe from Rooi Rose is a winner which is why it is on our list of Easter recipes
Hot cross buns recipe from rooi rose

Not sure what to do with those leftover hot cross buns? Try chef Mynhardt Joubert’s bread and butter pudding recipe.

Chef Mynhardt Joubert shares his hot cross bun bread and butter pudding recipe with us
White chocolate and hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

How good do these lemony cheesecake birds’ nest slices look from Your Family? And the best part has to be the speckled eggs.

On our Easter recipes list is this lemony cheesecake recipe with birds nests from Your Family
Lemony cheesecake birds’ nest slices from Your Family

We’ll have a slice (or two) of this speckled vanilla cake with marshmallow Easter-egg filling. Thank you Katelyn Williams and Food & Home Entertaining for this amazing creation.

This speckled vanilla cake with marshmallow Easter-egg filling from Food and Home Entertaining had to make it onto our Easter recipes list
Speckled vanilla cake with marshmallow Easter-egg filling from Food & Home Entertaining

Home cooked meals

How does a serving of rabbit sound? Farmer’s Weekly have the perfect recipe for your Easter Sunday lunch – maybe just don’t tell the kids.

If you have ever wanted to know how to cook rabbit take a look at this Easter recipe from Farmers Weekly
How to cook rabbit meat from Farmer’s Weekly

Claire Ferrandi slow-roasted Easter leg of lamb featured in Food & Home Entertaining will be a hit with guests at Easter lunch.

Stay warm with this leg of lamb from Food and Home Entertaining another one of our favourite Easter recipes
Slow-roasted Easter leg of lamb with pomegranate and rosemary

Photography Lee Schwagele; Essentials; Rooi Rose; Supplied; Your Family; Katelyn Williams; David Basckin; Graeme Wyllie

Leigh Hermon

A journalist by trade, features writer on occasion and now the digital editor of SA Country Life. The first chance she gets, Leigh will tell you about a podcast she was recently listening to and how you simply have to make the move from radio. In a previous life, she once taught English on Jeju which left her with an insatiable craving for kimchi.

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