Easter is around the corner, and no matter how hard they try, our children just can’t hide their excitement. If you’re running out of ideas and want to whip up something quick without compromising your taste buds, we’ve got you covered.
Delicious Easter Recipes for Children to Make Your Celebration Extra Special
Here are 7 delicious recipes for children that will make Easter meals extra special.
1. Easter Chocolate Surprise
This recipe is loaded with the goodness of chocolate and is super easy to make. It’s also one of the best kid-friendly Easter treats.
- 3 milk chocolate bars (200 grams each)
- 2 packs of mini chocolate eggs (90 grams each)
- 1 teaspoon of heaped freeze-dried raspberries
- Break the chocolate bars into a heatproof bowl.
- Pour water in a pan and bring it to a simmer.
- Place the bowl in the pan, ensuring that water does not mix with the chocolate.
- Stir with a spatula and let the chocolate melt.
- Grease a 23×33 cm baking tray with parchment paper.
- Take 3/4 of the mini chocolate eggs and bash them using a rolling pin.
- Pour melted chocolate into the baking tray and tip it from side to side to level out.
- Scatter the mashed mini eggs and top the chocolate with raspberries.
- Let this set.
2. Hot Cross Cookies
These hot cross cookies will fire up the Easter tastebuds and make for one of the finest Easter snacks.
- Caster sugar (100 gms)
- Softened butter (200 gms)
- A whole egg
- Plain flour (250 gms)
- A teaspoon of cinnamon
- Two teaspoons of baking powder
- Sultanas (100gms)
- White chocolate chips (200gms)
- Beat the butter, sugar and egg in a big bowl.
- In a baking bowl, combine flour and cinnamon to make a dough.
- Add in a 100 grams of white chocolate with the sultanas.
- Shape the dough into balls and flatten them into cookies.
- Bake for about ten minutes.
- Melt the rest of the chocolate and drizzle it on top of the cookies.
- Serve immediately.
3. Mint and Chocolate Cheesecake
Did someone say cheesecake? Sign us up for that.
- Fourteen crushed milk chocolate digestive biscuits
- Melted butter (100 gms)
- Ricotta cheese (500 gms)
- 3 whole eggs (beaten)
- A teaspoon of vanilla extract
- Dark chocolate (200 gms, chopped)
- Icing sugar (125 gms)
- Work the biscuits through a food processor.
- Get a bowl and blend the butter and the crumbled biscuits.
- Move this mix into muffin tins and press into a solid base.
- Mix the ricotta cheese, vanilla extract, eggs and melted chocolate in a bowl using an electric beater.
- Add this mixture into the solid base as well.
- Bake for half an hour and cool down the cheesecake to room temperature.
- Serve fresh.
4. French Toast With a Spin
This delicious recipe is at the top of our Easter breakfast ideas for kids.
- 4 tablespoons of soft butter
- 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
- 2 whole eggs (beaten)
- Milk (100 ml)
- 4 halved hot-cross buns
- Vanilla ice cream (for serving)
- Add three tablespoons of butter to half a teaspoon of cinnamon.
- Beat milk and eggs in a bowl with the rest of the cinnamon.
- Layer the hot-cross buns with the cinnamon and butter blend.
- Heat the rest of the butter in a non-stick frying pan.
- Pour in the egg and milk mixture and cook for 1 to 2 minutes on both sides.
- Serve fresh with ice-cream.
5. Easter Cake
Here’s one of the best Easter cake recipes for kids that do not involve baking.
- One and a half cups of thick cream
- 12 ounces of soft cream cheese
- Half a cup of sugar
- A cup of crushed Robin’s eggs
- A quarter cup of milk powder
- The crust of a graham cracker
- Whisk the heavy cream in a mixer until you see peaks building up.
- Add in the cream cheese with sugar and blend until zero clumps remain.
- Add Robin’s eggs, stir, and blend with milk powder.
- Pour the resulting mix on the cracker’s crust and refrigerate overnight with a plastic wrap.
- You can use extra Robin’s eggs for garnishing.
- Serve fresh.
6. Choco Peanut Butter Eggs
One of our hit Easter dessert recipes; these choco peanut butter eggs will leave your kids craving for more.
- Half a cup of melted salted butter
- 4 cups of powdered sugar
- A cup of creamy peanut butter
- 4 crushed graham crackers
- 3 cups of semisweet chocolate chips
- A tablespoon of shortening
- One and a half cups of white chocolate chips
- Blend the butter, sugar, peanut butter and graham crackers in a big bowl.
- Transfer this blend onto two sheets of parchment paper and roll it so that it’s a quarter inch thick.
- Get an egg-shaped cookie cutter and cut the dough into egg shapes.
- Make the chocolate coating by melting the chocolate chips.
- Stir that well.
- Get the eggs out of the freezer.
- With a fork, dip the eggs into the chocolate coating gently and remove such that the layer drips off the eggs.
- Place the eggs on wax paper and repeat the coating step for the rest of the eggs.
- Let the eggs harden at room temperature for one to two hours.
- Melt the semisweet chocolate chips and drizzle them over the eggs to finish.
- Serve fresh.
7. Easter Fish Recipe
Easter is incomplete without this Easter fish recipe. Try it; it will bring your dinner tables to life.
- One fillet of Red Snapper
- Olive oil
- Half a litre of red wine
- Thyme sprigs
- A bay leaf
- A pinch of sugar
- A teaspoon of mustard sauce
- Two tablespoons of butter
- Balsamic vinegar (reduced by boiling)
- To marinate the fillet, mix in salt, pepper, and olive oil. Drizzle olive oil and pan fry for a minute on both sides.
- Take a pan and pour in the red wine. Combine thyme, bay leaf, sugar, and the mustard sauce, allowing it to cook and reduce.
- Add butter to this blend and whisk after reduction. Simmer for a while.
- Get a plate and lay out the fillets. Drizzle the wine sauce and balsamic vinegar on it.
- Serve immediately after garnishing with fresh thyme.
So there you have it – our top Easter recipes for kids. Enjoy them with your family and watch your child’s face light up as he digs in.