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Posts for the Easter Category

The Great Easter ‘Hot Cross Buns Recipe’ Challenge


There’s nothing more traditional for Easter than a Hot Cross Bun, at least in the UK anyway! It’s at it’s best when served warm with more than enough butter. There are plenty of great recipes out there by food bloggers and TV chefs that we could mention. However, when it comes down to it, there’s […]

Enjoy Easter With A ‘Hot Cross Bun Mug Cake’ From Farmersgirl Kitchen!


We know that you can make all sorts of yummy things with a mug and a microwave. We’ve proved it in the past with  ‘One Mug, One Microwave And A Whole Bunch Of Great Recipes!‘ and ‘Microwave Meals In Mugs!‘. Considering that Easter is coming up this weekend, I thought I should mention yet another microwave recipe – […]

A Delicious Twist on Easter Dessert: German Apple Bundt Cake


Another holiday is upon us! Many of us with families will be participating in Easter egg hunts, dying eggs, and possibly taking unwilling children to take photos with the Easter bunny for our own enjoyment. I, myself, will be taking my cat this year. Again, completely for my enjoyment. But one thing that everyone will […]

Maple Roasted Carrots – The Perfect Easter Side


Remember a few weeks ago I was telling you I was starting the mad dash of “to-make” and “to-do” lists in preparation for Easter (I rambled on a bit in my Roasted Strawberry Lemon Loaf post)… well it’s almost here! A mere 5 days away… and that means one thing: more coffee getting my menu […]

Thinking Ahead For Easter, Roasted Strawberry Lemon Loaf


Easter is coming up in a few weeks, and that typically means I will spend the next couple of days writing a million and one lists out with what to serve, my grocery list, and overdose on coffee trying to make sure I have everything planned. It’s not a system I would recommend for the faint […]

Five Great Recipe Ideas That You Can Make And Serve This Easter


Easter is coming and if you are looking for some great ideas then this is the post for you. Some of our favourite food bloggers have been really creative and have agreed to share their ideas with you. From Easter Egg desserts to lamb shanks, there’s something here that I am sure you will love. […]

Smoked Haddock Stew with Peas and New Potatoes


It is traditional to eat fish on Good Friday so I thought I’d share this recipe I’ve found for smoked haddock stew with peas and new potatoes. It also uses sugar snap peas and asparagus so a delicious way to incorporate vegetables into the dish. A little history on why it is traditional to eat […]

Something Different Yet Special For Easter – Hot Cross Bun Brownie


Top chocolatier Paul A Young has created an Easter treat – a mix of a hot cross bun and a brownie recipe. The result is something yummy and yet very suitable for the coming weekend – Hot Cross Bun Brownie! The recipe, which comes via Great British Chefs, makes use of mincemeat and Ruby Port, so you can be […]

Hot Cross Muffin Buns


I have been thinking about what recipe I could share to celebrate our 450th blog post…maybe a recipe for under 450 calories, 450 ways to decorate a cake?! The possibilities are endless. However, it’s nearly Easter so let’s celebrate with this recipe for yummy hot cross muffin buns! A slight twist on the traditional hot […]

Easter eggs, decorating and leftovers


Today is Easter Monday, as well as April 1St. But don’t worry, this is not our April fools day joke. Actually we want to talk about one of the many traditions of Easter, egg decorating. When I was at middle school, one of the things we did before Easter was to decorate eggs as a […]