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These seven sweet and savoury treats will elevate your Easter lunch to new heights

Hop to the kitchen to whip up these delights.
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Cook up a storm this Easter with our favourite recipes that are so good you will want to bake them more than once.

But beware, you will be loosening your belt notch to enjoy all the sweet treats this Easter long weekend has to offer as we kick back and enjoy our deserved break.

It’s not all about chocolate eggs and Easter bunny rabbits. From breads to chocolate crackles, enjoy making this delish collection of easy Easter recipes including Easter bread, Easter egg rocky road and an easy hot cross buns recipe.

Keep scrolling and get baking, we have treats to be eaten up pronto!

Hot cross buns

Chocolate hot cross buns

These traditional Good Friday hot cross buns taste extra special with the addition of chocolate. Give as Easter gifts or serve to the family for morning or afternoon tea.

This recipe has been triple-tested by our Women’s Weekly test kitchen.

The best tried and tested hot cross bun

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! The classic and traditional hot cross bun recipe is our most popular, and it’s perfect to attempt on a cool autumn weekend.

The video below shows The Weekly’s Food Director Fran giving you step-by-step instructions so you can perfect the batch.

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Chocolate surprise Easter buns

This sweet and fun twist on the classic hot cross buns will delight kids and adults alike. The addition of decadent pink icing and chocolatey Easter eggs will have people reaching for more.

Easter bread

Traditional Greek Easter bread

Slightly sweet and rich with eggs, you can have this Easter treat on the table in less than an hour.

This is an Orthodox Easter recipe.

Easter bread with dyed eggs

Bake this sweet and zesty Easter bread then gather the kids and decorate your Easter eggs with bright colours.

The kids will have so much fun decorating this!

Easter treats for kids (and big kids too)

Easter egg cake pops

Brighten up the family Easter celebration and engage the kids with these zesty, creative lollipop-style cakes.

Cake pops are always guaranteed to please.

Easter egg rocky road

This easy rocky road recipe will help keep the kids occupied over the Easter long weekend. With marshmallows, Turkish delight and biscuits this treat makes good use of any leftover eggs the Easter Bunny left lying around.

Taste and looks good!

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