1 April 2019 | Written by Lydia Twohill

Top 15 Indulgent Easter Recipes 2019!

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Recipes For Celebrating Easter – In The Most Decadent Of Manners!

With the smell of fresh hot cross buns and spices filling the air, eggs of every size and flavour to be found scattered throughout the supermarkets & the slightly cooler snap in the air – we’ve got our minds on Easter! No doubt your family has some Easter traditions, likely including a few treats here and there.

We’ve rounded up our top 15 indulgent recipes to help inspire your Easter menu. What better way to sweeten your getaway than with some delicious treats!

P.s – Find our Top 15 Indulgent Easter Recipes for 2018 here.


1. Italian Easter Tart With Pears & White Chocolate Sauce

Photo credit: Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif

This traditional Italian Easter tart recipe tastes as good as it looks! Enjoy chilled or gently warmed – perfect for catering to autumn’s unpredictable weather. Yum!

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2. A Couple of Tarts

Photo credit: Sarah Tuck

A couple of variations of tarts perfect for a picnic over the Easter break or a tasty lunch! The first is a mushroom, pancetta and red onion and the second; asparagus, feta and tomato with garlicky, herby pesto. Delicious!

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3. Hot Cross Buns From Ima Cuisine

Photo credit: Ima Cuisine

World famous in Auckland – Yael Schochat shares her famed hot cross buns recipe! Best served toasted with lashings of butter of course.

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4. Honey Roast Pumpkin With Prosciutto, Sage, Blue Cheese & walnuts

Photo credit: Sarah Tuck

A fabulously comforting side for a roast dinner! Tender pumpkin wedges roasted with honey, sage, sea salt and black pepper, finished off with melted blue cheese, crispy prosciutto and a crumbling of crunchy walnuts. What a medley of flavours and textures!

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5. Self-Saucing Easter Egg Choc Pudding

Photo credit: Nici Wickes

Chocolate pudding is always bound to be a crowd pleaser! Why not try scattering mini Easter eggs into the recipe, so that they soften and melt as it cooks, making this one glorious dessert! Serve hot with vanilla bean ice cream… mmmm.

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6. Stuffed Leg Of Lamb With Prunes & Almonds

Photo credit: Babiche Martens

A hearty dinner dish that can be altered to your taste – feel free to use apricots and pistachios for the stuffing, or just keep it nutty.

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7. Fejoa Friands

Photo credit: Annabel Langbein

These delicious little morsels are made even better by the fact they’re deceivingly simple to bake – no mixer needed, just a bowl and a spoon. If it’s not feijoa season, simply swap out the fruit for a seasonal option.

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8. Tomato & Smoked Cheese Tart

Photo credit: Nici Wikes

Smoked cheese adds the most wonderful and subtle flavour to this tart. Tuck in for a brunch or for an easy to assemble lunch – either with store-bought pastry or this tasty homemade recipe.

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9. No-bake Nutella Choc Cheesecake

Photo credit: Sarah Tuck

We’re absolutely sold on this decadent dish. The allure of Nutella and the ease of making a cheesecake with no baking required ticks the boxes! An impressive looking creation – you’re sure to receive a few compliments to the chef for plating up this luscious beauty.

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10. Creamy chicken & Basil Macaroni Cheese

Photo credit: Chelsea Winter

A bit of a twist on the classic macaroni; Chelsea Winter has added chicken, parmesan, basil and garlic for a lovely Italian vibe. Sneaking in loads of spinach and peas turns the dish into a complete meal! If your budget permits, Chelsea suggests adding the likes of chopped fried bacon pieces, or chopped salami.

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11. Strawberry & Rhubarb Shortcake

Photo credit: Nici Wickes

Nici Wickes shares her nana’s shortcake recipe that has been passed down through her family, making it extra special. Perfect served warm or cooled with whipped cream, the combo of strawberry and rhubarb is drool-worthy!

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12. Pumpkin, Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

Photo credit: Ashlee DeCaires

This quirky looking dish uses the pumpkin as cannelloni tubes which means it’s gluten-free, perfect for catering for a range of guests dietary requirements. Combining the magical pairing of spinach and ricotta makes this an ideal meal to enjoy as a family dinner on a cooler evening. Serve with a little extra shaved Parmesan cheese because yum!

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13. Rich Easter Crown

Photo credit: Babiche Martens

Best eaten warm, straight out from the oven with a good drop of coffee. Push a few coloured Easter eggs into the dough just before cooking to create a colourful crown effect.

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14. Nici Wickes’ Best Potatoes Ever

Photo credit: Nici Wickes

This is the type of dish that provides the ultimate comfort, especially on a cooler night! Feel free to make this delicious potato dish ahead of time and reheat, especially when planning for a dinner party.

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15. Almond Fudge

Photo credit: Julia and Libby

Smooth, creamy and ridiculously easy chocolate almond fudge using just six ingredients and ready in minutes! This Almond Fudge is Julia and Libby’s family favourite. If you prefer peanut butter, you can swap it out for the almond butter, and the almonds can be swapped with peanuts or cashews – get creative. This fudge will simply melt in your mouth! Yum!

View the full recipe here



Over to you…

Do you have any egg-cellent recipes for Easter that everyone should know about? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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