Easter dessert – several recipes and ideas to surprise your guests

Ah, the feast of Easter! … Another great opportunity to reunite your family around a magnificent Easter meal. You probably plan to prepare a multitude of tasty dishes but the Easter dessert will certainly be the star of your menu… Or as we often say – the icing on the cake. To help you give your loved ones a moment of pleasure, we are going to present you with several recipes and ideas for a finger-licking dessert. So stay with us cause it’s definitely worth it.

When it comes to Easter meals, everyone imagines themed dishes. Thus, many are the desserts that take the form of Easter symbols – eggs, rabbit, nest, chicks, carrots, flowers … Shortbread and cookies, for example, are very easy to shape. Chocolate is omnipresent and is an integral part of many recipes. We advise you to also take advantage of seasonal fruits, of which strawberries and raspberries are the queens. Arrange them on a chocolate cake for a culinary masterpiece. For lovers of tradition, we recommend the Easter nest, which has turned into a true symbol of the holiday. The latter presents a wide range of interpretations, each more brilliant than the next.

But without further ado, we will proceed to the presentation of our first irresistible Easter braided brioche recipe..

Braided brioche recipe – a traditional Italian Easter cake

Ingredients :

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 150 ml hot milk
  • 35 g melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
  • 7 g of yeast
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 70 g of raisins

Photo of necessary ingredients

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Preperation :

  1. Put the eggs and the cane sugar in a fairly large bowl and whisk.
  2. Pour the mixture of hot milk and melted butter into the bowl.
  3. Add the lemon zest and yeast and beat with an electric hand mixer.
  4. Then add the two cups of sifted flour and the raisins. Mix with a whisk.
  5. Transport the mixture to a floured surface. Knead, incorporating a little flour until you obtain a brioche dough.
  6. Return to the bowl, cover with a cloth towel and let sit and swell for an hour.
  7. Divide the dough into four balls and make a strand in each of them.
  8. Make a braid from two of the four strands, then another with the rest of the strands.
  9. Tie the two braids at the ends to make two crowns and transport in a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  10. Place a colored hard-boiled egg in the center of each crown and bake for 20 minutes at 170 ° C.
  11. Let cool on a wire rack and enjoy.

Prepare the mixture of eggs, sugar, milk and butter

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Add the lemon zest and yeast

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To beat

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Add the sifted flour …

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… and raisins

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Take out of the bowl and knead again

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Cover and let bubble

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And an hour later …

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Divide into four balls

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Make the strands for the braids

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And let the braiding begin …

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Tie the braids at their ends to make a crown

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And here is our Easter cake with hard-boiled eggs in the center

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A great Easter dessert idea – tulip-shaped frozen Easter shortbread

Ingredients :

To prepare the shortbread …

  • 1 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup of icing sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups flour

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Preperation :

Using an electric mixer, beat together butter, sugar and salt in a bowl until creamy. Add vanilla and beat again to mix the ingredients well. Then gradually add the flour, while continuing to beat the mixture at low speed again until the ingredients are completely incorporated..

Divide the mixture into two equal portions and cover each with plastic wrap. Smooth to stand for 2 to 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 °. Roll out the dough on a well floured work surface using a rolling pin. Then cut your shortbread using cookie cutters. Arrange them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Bake for 14 to 17 minutes until the crust is lightly golden. Leave to rest for about 5 minutes on the baking paper and then remove and let cool on a metal grid for about 30 minutes.

For the icing …

  • 6 cups of icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered meringue
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • food paint

Whisk the first 3 ingredients together with 6 to 8 tablespoons of water until combined. Divide the mixture into 5, 6 cups and add the desired paint color. Mix well and then coat the shortbread with icing.

Very original Easter dessert recipe – strawberry trifle

Ingredients : 

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of pound cake cut up
  • 2 cups sliced ​​strawberries

Preperation : 

Beat cream and sugar in a bowl until the mixture thickens (this will take you at least 5 minutes). Add the vanilla and mix. Pour into a pastry bag. Then, take a glass jar and place a layer of pound cake, then a layer of cream and finally the slices of strawberries. Repeat the operation again to fill the pot.

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The famous Easter nest – an Easter dessert to surprise loved ones and guests with a real chocolate delight

For the cake:

  1. dark chocolate – 250 g
  2. butter – 125 g
  3. 6 eggs
  4. Castor sugar – 175 g
  5. vanilla extract – 1 tbsp

For the topping:

  • dark chocolate – 125 g
  • heavy cream – 250 g
  • vanilla extract – a tablespoon
  • a packet of sweet eggs

Preperation : 

Preheat the oven to 180 and place baking paper in a 23 cm deep dish. Melt the chocolate with the butter in a double boiler. Smooth to cool slowly. Whisk 4 egg whites to the snow and then gradually add the sugar, continuing to whisk until stiff peaks form.

In another bowl, whisk 2 eggs with the egg yolks and sugar that you have left over from the previous step. Stir in the vanilla extract and melted chocolate. Add a tablespoon of the egg white mixture and whisk vigorously. Then gradually whisk in the rest of the egg white mixture. Pour the mixture into the cake pan and cook for 35-40 minutes. Let the cake cool on the wire rack. However, the cake will sag in the middle.

To prepare the topping, melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Then beat the cream until it thickens well – it should be easy to coat on the cake. Add the vanilla extract and chocolate and mix well. Cover the cake with the chocolate cream and garnish with the small sweet eggs so as to obtain a kind of nest.

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We continue with a few more shortbread ideas to serve as an Easter dessert.

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Frozen Easter cookies in the shape of colored Easter eggs. Store them in a basket and you have a fantastic Easter gift

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An Easter dessert that will amuse the little ones – frozen cookies with paschal patterns

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Idea how to make icing to decorate your Easter cookies. Easy Easter recipe

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And here is also a video that will introduce you to the tips of chocolate icing

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Coconut Easter nest cupcakes. A center of milk chocolate and sweet eggs

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Macaroons inspired by the theme of Easter chicks and bunnies. A nice Easter dessert idea

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Buttercream Brownie Cupcakes are a great Easter cake to have on your table

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Little cupcakes in the shape of Easter nests … it makes your mouth water, no?

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An extremely delicious Easter recipe – orange cream meringue

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A mixture of milk chocolate and cereals poured into muffin tins – a very simple Easter recipe

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An example of an excellent Easter cake – white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake

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A mix of oreo cookies, vanilla pudding and cream cheese – no-bake easter dessert idea

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“Pavlova” Easter cake with seasonal fruits … yum, yum!

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Tartalette or fresh fruit tart – both are very suitable as an Easter dessert

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Cake for Easter decorated with Kit Kat bars – a wonderful dessert idea

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Want to bake an Easter nest cake with chocolate and colored sugar eggs? This is the best recipe …

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A very easy Easter dessert – chocolate glazed strawberries 

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