We may be spending the Easter Bank Holiday indoors, but there’s no reason we all can’t still enjoy the festivities from the comfort of our living rooms (or gardens, if we’re lucky!). Baking delicious Easter treats is a great way to keep our spirits high and entertain the kids this weekend, so we’ve found some tasty recipes made up of 5 simple ingredients or less, many of which you may already have tucked away in the cupboard!
Image: Easter Nests
Just three household ingredients are needed to get these eggs nesting. A classic combo of melted chocolate and crushed shredded wheat will make the basis of your nest, then just pop in some mini eggs to complete the trio. And voilà, you’re an eggspert! See the full recipe here.
Lemony Easter Chicks
Image: Easter Chicks
Embrace wildlife in the comfort of your home with these adorable Easter Chicks! Whisk egg whites with caster sugar, adding cornflower, lemon juice and some zest to give it that extra flavour. Gently pipe the meringues and bake for half an hour. Then get the kids decorating with icing pens to make their very own little chicks.
Image: Choc-egg Lollies
Get festive with these glitzy egg-shaped lollipops! Transform ready-made brownies or chocolate sponge into treats for your kids, following this simple recipe. For extra sparkle, why not get your little ones to coat the lollies in sprinkles or edible glitter.
Image: Easter Biscuits
These colourful Easter biscuits are as easy as they come. Simply combine flour, caster sugar, butter and eggs and you’ll have the perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cuppa. You can choose from two options to decorate – icing sugar or apricot jam. Check out the full recipe and get cracking!
Chocolate Truffle Egg Box
Image: Chocolate Truffles
There’s nothing better than the taste of a truffle melting in your mouth after a jam-packed day of Easter egg hunting. These creamy chocolate truffles are the perfect treat for young and old alike. Just make sure you don’t eat them all in one go.
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