27 March 2020 | Written by Lydia Twohill

7 Easter treats to enjoy at home!

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7 Easter treats to enjoy at home!

No doubt you’ll be spending this Easter at home and with your loved ones. We reckon Easter paired with more time at home together, makes for the perfect excuse to indulge in some decadent baking! Why not get your household kitted up and into the kitchen and in no time the house will smell of warm spices and fresh baking. We can guarantee each of these recipes scores at least a 10/10 on the drool-worthy scale. If you’re wanting more inspiration, check out our Top 15 Indulgent Easter Recipes of 2019!

Sweeten your staycation with these 7 delicious Easter recipes…

1. Brown butter, blueberry and salted dark chocolate banana bread

Photo credit: Georgia McDermott

Although there are millions of banana bread recipes floating around the internet and throughout recipe books, we couldn’t agree more with Georgia McDermott that the limit simply does not exist! Beautiful toasted and served with lashings of butter, or simply as is. It also happens to be GF, nut free and FODMAP friendly. A winner. View the recipe here.

2. Hot Cross Buns from Ima Cuisine

Photo credit: Ima Cuisine

It would be rude not include hot cross buns in the lineup, and boy do we have a treat for you. Yael Schochat of Ima Cuisine has shared her world-FAMOUS-in-Auckland recipe. It wouldn’t be Easter without these warming, aromatic doughy buns of happiness! Prepare your appetite and get baking.

3. Caramel Brownie

Photo credit: Whittaker’s

All hail Whittaker’s. A Kiwi chocolate institution, and for good reason! Our team is obsessed with anything Whittaker’s so we may be slightly bias, but we can’t fault this rich and soul warming treat. Find this recipe and many more that will tickle any chocolate lovers’ taste buds here!

4. The Ultimate Ginger Crunch

Photo credit: Annabel Langbein 

The perfect accompaniment to your cup of tea or coffee. Thus seriously sweet and crunchy square will fulfil all your sweet cravings. Better yet, these will keep for up to a week in a sealed container – the gift that keeps on giving! Indulge here.

5. Feijoa 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. Prepare to fall in love here.

6. Brown Butter & Vanilla Fudge With Popcorn Topping

Photo credit: Eleanor Ozich

Eleanor Ozich has aced it with this deliciously creamy, silky and sophisticated (thanks to the popcorn topping) fudge. Even more satisfying, is that this toffee-like fudge can be made in less than ten minutes. Sign us up! Find the recipe here.

7. Chocolate Dog Slice

Photo credit: Babiche Martens

This one is for sure a crowd pleaser! Get the kids involved and task them with crushing the biscuits and breaking up the chocolate. You can also stash this treasure in your freezer, to have on hand for an afternoon pick me up. Find this well-loved chocolate sensation here.

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