Category: Easter

Caramel Easter Friands

Caramel Easter Friands Makes 9 1/2 cup rice or plain flour 1/2 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup icing sugar 1/3 cup canola or light olive oil 1/3cup milk 6 small caramel Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 9 friand pans. Combine 1/2 cup...

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins Makes 12 2 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 12 small caramel-filled Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases. 2....

Chocolate Crackle Easter Eggs

Chocolate Crackle Easter Eggs 250g Copha 4 cups Rice Bubbles 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 3 Tbsp Bourneville cocoa 1 cup desiccated coconut Melt copha in a saucepan over low heat. Place all remaining ingredients in a bowl and stir together. Pour copha onto dry ingredients and mix well...

Chocolate Easter Crackles

Chocolate Easter Crackles 200g Mars bars, chopped 2 Tbsp thin cream 2 tsp cocoa powder, sifted 3 cups Rice Bubbles 20 small Easter eggs, to decorate Place the Mars bars, thin cream and cocoa in a heatproof bowl over simmering water (get an adult to help), making sure bowl...

Chocolate Easter Eggs

Chocolate Easter Eggs 6 teaspoons or 2 envelopes Davis gelatine 60ml hot water 60ml cold water 25g Cadbury Bourneville cocoa 125 ml condensed milk Add the gelatine to the hot water and stir briskly with a fork until dissolved. Make a paste with the cocoa and cold water. Add...

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup milk 1 cup choc-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) 80 small solid chocolate Easter eggs 1....

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns 2 tsp yeast 600gms bread flour 2 tsp bread improver 2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp caster sugar 2 Tbsp dutch cocoa 380ml-400ml warm milk 2 level Tbsp soft butter 1 1/2 cups choc bits Milk glaze: Mix 1 Tbsp milk with 1 Tbsp sugar Crosses:...

Deviled Chick Eggs

Photo by Kylie Evans Deviled Chick Eggs 6 eggs, hard-boiled and peeled 2 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp curry powder (optional) 1/4 tsp dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste raisins/olives/peppercorns for eyes carrot slither for nose 1. Cut the top off the hard-boiled egg and scoup the yolks out...

Double-Decker Mud Cake

Photo by Jox Double-Decker Mud Cake 250g butter, chopped 150g white chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 1 cup (250ml) milk 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, beaten lightly 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon sherry...

Easter Chocolates

Easter Chocolates You’ll need Easter chocolate moulds for this recipe. 375g packet milk, dark or white chocolate melts 1. Place melts into a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (make sure base of bowl doesn’t touch water). Heat, stirring with a metal spoon, until melted. 2. Spoon...

Gooey Caramel Chocolates

Gooey Caramel Chocolates 150g dark chocolate, melted 80g mars bar (chopped) 60ml cream 50g white chocolate, melted Combine mars bars and cream in a saucepan and melt over low heat until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool. Brush a thin layer of dark chocolate inside your...

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns 14g dry yeast OR 30g of fresh yeast 4 cups of gluten free baking flour 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp of mixed spice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 40g butter 1 1/4 cups sultanas Paste for Crosses: 1/4 cup rice flour 1/4 teaspoon caster sugar water...

Hot Cross Buns

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Hot Cross Buns 4 cups good quality plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons bread improver 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 15g dried yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 60g soft butter 1 egg 1 cup sultanas...

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns 4 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon, salt 60g butter, softened 1/2 cup currants 1/4 cup chopped mixed peel 30g compressed yeast or 1 sachet dried 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup lukewarm water 3/4 cup lukewarm milk 1...

Little Easter Biscuits (Koulourakia)

Little Easter Biscuits (Koulourakia) Cooking time: More than 1 hour 250g butter 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 2 1/2 cups (375g) plain flour 1 egg, extra 2...

Low Fat Hot Cross Buns

Low Fat Hot Cross Buns Makes 16 buns 14g dried yeast or 30g compressed yeast 1/2 cup castor sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups skim milk, warmed 4 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon allspice 60g praised reduced-fat margarine 1 egg beaten 1 cup sultanas Paste...

Mini Choc-Chip Hot Cross Buns

Mini Choc-Chip Hot Cross Buns Serving size: Serves 10 or more 150ml milk, warmed 8g sachet dry yeast 1 teaspoon caster sugar 2 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 50g butter, chopped 1 cup milk chocolate chips 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1 egg Crosses: 2 tablespoons plain flour...

Mini Easter Cheesecakes

Photo by Mem Mini Easter Cheesecakes Makes 8 2 Tablespoons boiling water 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 6 plain chocolate biscuits (eg. Choc Ripple) 20g butter, melted 250g cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 1/4 cup pure cream, lightly whipped 50g milk chocolate, melted 8 caramel-filled mini Easter eggs...