Easter

  • Must-bake chocolate cakes for Easter

    Pull out all the stops this Easter Bank Holiday weekend with our selection of seriously tantalising chocolate cakes. From Tom Aikens' Divine chocolate fudge cake, to an indulgent raisin and...

  • 7 Easter main course recipe ideas

    Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb...

  • Rich marbled chocolate cake

    Serves 12Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 35 minutes, plus coolingUsing Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the rich...

  • Last-minute Easter days out in the UK

    If you still haven't made any plans for Easter, you're not alone. We've trawled the events calendars across the country in search of the best ways to enjoy a wonderful...

  • Top 10 Easter desserts

    Stars such as Cara Delevingne, Nicole Richie and even President Barack Obama shared snaps of their Easter celebrations last year. Katy Perry donned bunny ears and mums Jessica Alba and...

  • Easter shortbread bunnies and chicks

    Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 12 minutesMakes about 16 piecesIngredients100g Kerrygold unsalted butter50g caster sugar150g plain flour¼ tsp ground mixed spice1 egg yolk300g icing sugarFew drops of red and yellow...

  • Top 10 Easter eggs

    We never need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, but with Easter on 20 April we have an extra special reason. HELLO! Online have trawled the shops, walked up and...

  • Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw

    Makes: 10-12 mini burgersPreparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling timeCooking time: under 10 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb beef minceSalt and freshly milled black pepperGrated zest of 1 small lemon30ml/2 tbsp...

  • Open steak sandwiches

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak)Rare: 2½ minutes on each sideMedium: 4 minutes on each sideWell done: 6 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean...
  • Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely...
  • Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time:Rare: 2 minutes on each sideMedium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each sideMedium: 5-7 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean Flat iron steaksSalt and freshly milled...
  • Slow roast spring lamb with olives

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 2½ hoursIngredients 900g/2lb lean half leg lambSalt and freshly milled black pepper30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil6 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 sprigs...
  • Roasted lamb rump with potatoes, asparagus and mint dressing

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 40 minutesIngredients 1 lean lamb rump portion (weighing 225-375g/8-12oz)Salt and freshly milled black pepper5ml/1 tsp dried oregano400g/10oz baby new potatoes, thinly sliced45ml/3 tbsp rapeseed...
  • Quick Massaman curry

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil1 onion, peeled and sliced30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry paste400ml/14 fl oz can...
  • Vanilla Mini Egg cupcakes

    Simple cup cakes, decorated with a delicious swirl of butter icing and decorated with chocolate mini eggsMakes 12Preparation time 15 minutesCooking time 20-25 minutesIngredients220g butter or margarine, room temperature220g caster...
  • Treacle tart

    Dish type: DessertIngredients6oz shortcrust pastry125g/4oz golden syrup1 tablespoon lemon juice 75-125g/3-4oz fresh white or wholemeal bread crumbs Kelly's of Cornwall Clotted Cream Ice Cream Method1. Use 3/4 of the pastry...
  • Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar St Clement's cakes

    Dish type: CakeServes 6 Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesNutritional information: 183kcals per serving Ingredients1 large satsuma or tangerine175g self-raising flour25g ground almonds1/2 tsp baking powder5 tbsp Splenda Granulated1...