Easter ideas for your home including flowers, tree and chocolate cake

Easter ideas for your home

Easter is the perfect time to gather with friends and family for sweet treats, fun activities and to get creative. If you are looking for ideas to spruce up your home and cook up some delicious bakes in the run up to this festive holiday, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve hatched up some simple recipes for both adults and the little ones in your life, as well as ways you can brighten up your home.

Egg-cellent bakes

For adults – Cranberry, pecan and honey hot cross buns
Create a twist on the traditional hot cross bun with the soft texture of cranberry and crunch of pecan nuts. This fruit and nut combination also includes the sweetness of honey and cinnamon spice packing the buns with plenty of flavour to impress your guests over Easter. The scent of these beautiful bakes will also fill your kitchen with an inviting Easter aroma to get taste buds watering.
Click here for the recipe.

Hot cross buns on cooling tray

For kids – Chick biscuits
To make a change from all the chocolate consumed over Easter try these cheerful chick biscuits to brighten things up. The simple recipe makes them easy to bake, although a steady hand is needed for the pipe work if you are looking for perfection. Visually exciting, these yellow chick biscuits will be a firm favourite for kids, and adults alike.
Click here for the recipe.

Bright yellow Easter chick biscuits on cooling tray

 

For all the family – Crème Egg Brownies
Combining Cadbury’s popular crème Eggs with a chocolate cake is a no brainer if you love chocolate! This easy choc-tastic traybake takes little preparation and is ready within the hour. Cut into 12 slices and serve to the chocoholics in your family.
For the recipe click here.

Creme egg on brownie tray bake with chocolate drizzle

Easter décor

For the table
If you are looking for a cute addition to your dining table this Easter then why not create some bunny place cards for your guests. Simply cut a circle out of card and write the name of your guest, stick a pom-pom bunny on the card and fix two dried flowers (bunny tail flowers work perfectly) criss-crossed behind the card for the bunny ears.
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Easter bunny placecards on dining table

Island centrepiece
To add a feature in your kitchen, why not create an Easter tree to transform your kitchen island or dining table. The perfect centrepiece, all you need is some branches, a sturdy vase, decorative eggs and ribbon. Let your kids join in the fun by decorating their own eggs and hanging on the tree.
For tree inspiration click here.

Easter tree with eggs hanging from branches on a kitchen table

Spring florals
Nothing says Spring like daffodils which can instantly brighten your home for Easter. Handpicked or shop bought, daffodils are a cost-effective way to decorate your living spaces.  Use old jam jars for mini daffodils placed on shelves and kitchen worktops or larger vases for standard size daffodils to display on tables and window shelves to create a sunny disposition.

Easter table setting in a kitchen with a daffodil centrepiece

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