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Easy Easter brunch recipes we love!

By Lizzy Drewett - 25 March 2021

If the past year has taught us anything, it's how to appreciate the simple things in life. With our social lives restricted and our favourite restaurants remaining closed, we know many people have discovered the joy in home cooking, trying new recipes and making the most of their environment.

While we're at home again this Easter, why not treat yourself to a delicious brunch which is easy to whip up for all the family? Take a look at some of our best loved brunch recipes below!

Berry tasty hot cross buns

This is a super simple bite to eat and could even be an entree to a more substantial brunch.

Simply slice and toast your hot cross buns until they're golden-brown, top with butter and a jam of your choice and accompany with blueberries, raspberries and chopped strawberries! 

Banana Bunny Pancakes

This recipe is not only simple and delicious but is bound to put a smile on your little ones faces as you hop into the long Easter weekend!

Ingredients: 

2 ripe large bananas
3 large eggs
100g self-rising flour

Toppings/garnish:

Whipped cream for the tail and feet
Chocolate eggs to accompany! 

Method: 

Mash with a fork or blend the banana in a smoothie maker.

Add the eggs and mix or blend until combined.

Fold in the flour. 

Lightly grease a frying pan.

Pour 60ml batter into the pan for the bunny's body

Cook pancakes for 2 to 3 minutes until edges look dry. With a spatula, flip the pancake and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more until the other side is golden brown.

Do the same with 2 tablespoons of batter for the head, 1 tablespoon of batter in an oval shape for each foot and 1 tablespoon of batter in an elongated shape for each ear. 

Assemble the bunny on your plate and enjoy!

Sundried tomato, hummus and avocado on sourdough

Fuss free and extra tasty! This is a quick and easy brunch and an explosion of flavour! 

Ingredients:

Sourdough bread, toasted

Hummus

Avocado 

Sundried Tomatoes 

Pumpkin seeds

Olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Cut open your avocado length ways, discard the seed and scoop out the avocado from the skin. 

Mash with a fork in a bowl.

Toast your sourdough and top with hummus. 

On top of the hummus, spread the mashed avocado then top with sundried tomatoes and a sprinkle of the seeds.

To finish, drizzle olive oil and season with salt and pepper and voila! A fancy brunch made in under 10 minutes!

Potato, chorizo and egg bake

This hearty potato, chorizo and egg bake is the perfect sharing dish for your Easter breakie!

Ingredients:

1 large onion
1 clove of garlic
120g chorizo
2-3 cooked potatoes
1/2 bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley
olive oil
2 large eggs

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/gas 4.

Finely chop the onion and garlic, chop the chorizo and dice the cooked potatoes. Finely chop the parsely. 

Fry the onion and garlic in olive oil until soft in an oven proof pan. Add the chorizo to the pan and fry for another 2-3 minutes.

Add the potatoes and cook for 5 minutes more then rack the eggs on top then add the pan to the oven and bake for around 8 minutes, or until the egg white looks cooked but the yolk still runny. 

Season with salt and black pepper and add the parsley to serve.