Easter… It honestly might be our favourite holiday of the year. Christmas-fiends, chill, if you think about it, Easter is pretty much the festive season’s stress-free sister. There’s no pressure to buy presents or squeeze in way too many social sessions before the break. It’s all about slowing down, spending quality time with family and friends, and most importantly, digging into a delicious Easter spread.
To help make your long weekend one to remember, we’ve served up our go-to crowd pleaser recipes:
1. Hot Cross Buns
If the thought of baking your own Hot Cross Buns from scratch overwhelms you, this is the recipe for you. We’ve just dropped a step-by-step guide to the most delicious Hot Cross Buns, guaranteed to impress this Easter. You will need to set aside a few hours, but don’t let this put you off – it’s all about leaving the dough to rise to create these perfectly fluffy Hot Cross Buns.
2. Creamy Easy Caesar Salad
The trusty Caeser Salad has made a come back in our kitchens. This recipe is packed with all the classics – tender chicken, crispy bacon and crusty bread, all tossed in a creamy, dreamy dressing. The perfect recipe to whip up in less than 30 minutes when you’re told to bring a salad or side.
3. Easy Rocky Road
The name says it all – this Rocky Road recipe is so simple to whip up. With a combo of coconut, peanut butter, pistachio and marshmallows, this dish is popping with colour and flavour. Get bougie and garnish with edible flowers – totally optional if you can’t get your hands some. Cool in the fridge for an hour then slice and serve.
4. Pumpkin & Zucchini Tart
Take your Easter spread to the next level with this tasty veggie tart. Learn how to make your own buttery gluten-free pastry, then pack it full of protein and sprinkle with parsley, thyme and feta. Left-overs are perfect for lunch the next day!
5. Asian Atlantic Salmon Salad
For those wanting to keep it traditional, this fish dish will go down a treat. Prepare in advance and keep chilled, or serve up the salmon straight out of the oven – choose your own adventure, either way it’s so damn delicious.
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