10 of the Best Easter Recipes for Kids to Guarantee Empty Plates


Are you looking for crackin’ good Easter recipes you can cook with the kids? From hot cross buns to chickie eggs here’s 10 of the best Easter recipes for Kids to guarantee empty plates and big smiles!

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#1. Chick Macaroons

These cute Easter Chick Macaroons would make a beautiful gift or Easter dessert. If the kids are struggling to make the macaroons, you could buy pre-made lemon ones and let them decorate them.

Easter Chick Macaroons

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#2. Hummus with Carrots

This is a quick and easy hummus recipe is whizzed together in one bowl with a hand blender, making it an ideal recipe for kids. Serve it in clay pots with spring carrots sticking out the top for fun Easter lunchtime snack.

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#3. Easter Biscuits

This easy biscuit recipe makes dough that can be easily rolled and cut into Easter Shapes using cookie cutters or simply let the kids make their own shapes using a blunt knife. Decorate them how you wish before you cook them or after they come out of the oven.

Easter Cookies

#4. Boiled Egg Chicks

This is a really simple lunch recipe to transform the humble boiled egg into chickie eggs with just sesame seeds and a carrot!

chickie eggs

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#5. Easter Cupcakes

We love these Easter cupcakes recipe where one cupcake recipe is used to make three cute Easter cupcakes – bunny cupcakes, chick cupcakes & nest cupcakes. You can make the cupcakes using her recipe, or buy pre-made cupcakes, and then follow her instructions for decorating.


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#6. Easter Chocolate Cake

This Easter Chocolate Cake would be make a yummy and indulgent Easter dessert idea. It is simply a chocolate cake recipe, that is transformed into an Easter cake, by some clever decorating by a very talented young chef (check out the video of the 7yr old in action)!

The top of the cake is covered with melted chocolate/double cream and then topped with mini-eggs to make the cake festive.

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Easter Chocolate Cake

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#7. Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday. I used this Hot Cross Buns recipe from master baker Paul Hollywood that I found on the BBC Good Food website. The kids loved helping with the kneading as well as eating the final product hot from the oven!

Hot Cross Buns

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8. Bunny Pancakes

These little fellows would make a super cute Easter breakfast. With a few carefully placed bananas, raisins, & whipped cream you have bunny pancakes.

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9. Cute Easter Marshmallow Chicks

The kids will love making these super easy Easter marshmallow chicks, and these would also be perfect if you’re hosting an Easter party.



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10. Building Site Chocolate Cake

This is a great recipe to use up leftover Easter egg chocolate, This Building Site Chocolate Biscuit Cake, from Catriona at Wholesome Ireland, is a great recipe to use up leftover Easter egg chocolate and is seriously easy. If you can’t use the surplus chocolate straight away, remove all the packaging and freeze the chocolate until you can make this cake. Would also make a fun birthday cake idea.

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Building Site Chocolate Biscuit Cake

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Over to you! Share your favourite Easter recipe in the comments below.

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