Easter

  • 1 10 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 with Jewelled Rice Stuffing to Spiced...

  • 2 Rich marbled chocolate cake
    Serves 12 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes, plus cooling Using Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the...

  • 3 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 Kourtney...

  • 4 Easter shortbread bunnies and chicks
    Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes Makes about 16 pieces Ingredients 100g Kerrygold unsalted butter 50g caster sugar 150g plain flour ¼ tsp ground mixed spice 1 egg yolk 300g...

  • 5 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 down the supermarket aisles and checked...

  • 6 Roasted lamb rump with potatoes, asparagus and mint dressing
    Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients  1 lean lamb rump portion (weighing 225-375g/8-12oz) Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1 tsp dried oregano 400g/10oz...

  • 7 Slow roast spring lamb with olives
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 2½ hours Ingredients  900g/2lb lean half leg lamb Salt and freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 6 garlic cloves,...

  • 8 Quick Massaman curry
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips 15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 1 onion, peeled and sliced 30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry...

  • 9 Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw
    Makes: 10-12 mini burgers Preparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling time Cooking time: under 10 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb beef mince Salt and freshly milled black pepper Grated zest...

  • 10 Open steak sandwiches
    Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak) Rare: 2½ minutes on each side Medium: 4 minutes on each side Well done: 6 minutes on each side Ingredients  2...

  • 11 Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans
    Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops 5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves 1 large garlic clove,...

  • 12 Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise
    Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: Rare: 2 minutes on each side Medium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side Medium: 5-7 minutes on each side Ingredients   2 lean Flat iron steaks Salt...

  • 13 Vanilla Mini Egg cupcakes
    Simple cup cakes, decorated with a delicious swirl of butter icing and decorated with chocolate mini eggs Makes 12 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 20-25 minutes Ingredients 220g butter or margarine,...

  • 14 Treacle tart
    Dish type: Dessert Ingredients 6oz shortcrust pastry 125g/4oz golden syrup 1 tablespoon lemon juice 75-125g/3-4oz fresh white or wholemeal bread crumbs Kelly's of Cornwall Clotted Cream Ice Cream Method 1....

  • 15 Jamie Oliver shares an Easter treat with Twitter fans
    British chef Jamie Oliver showed that he was preparing for the Easter weekend on Tuesday when he shared a picture of himself on Twitter dressed up as an Easter chicken. And it seems that the tousle-haired...

  • 16 Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar hot cross buns
    Dish type: Baking Although easy to make, you’ll need to allow plenty of time to prove these spicy buns – they’re made using a rich, fruity bread dough which takes longer to rise than...

  • 17 Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar St Clement's cakes
    Dish type: Cake Serves 6 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Nutritional information: 183kcals per serving Ingredients 1 large satsuma or tangerine 175g self-raising flour 25g ground almonds 1/2...

  • 18 Dairy-free chocolate and mini egg masterpiece
    Dish type: Dessert Super simple and very impressive, this is the perfect Easter indulgence! Preparation time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: none Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 x Alpro soya Desserts - chocolate...

  • 19 Gluten-free Easter simnel cake
    Dish type: Cake This Simnel cake recipe, from Doves Farm, uses gluten-free flour but no eggs, milk or dairy products. A traditional part of the traditional Easter celebration, Simnel cakes are a spicy...

  • 20 Celebrate Easter with healthier versions of classic recipes
    Following a healthy diet doesn't have to mean missing out on treats over the Easter weekend. Whether you're looking to keep sugar to minimum or cut back on gluten, we have a delicious tea time recipe for...



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