Posts Tagged easter

 Hot Cross Strawberry Chocolate Chip Buns

Hot Cross Strawberry Chocolate Chip Buns

Light hot cross buns with vanilla beans and chocolate chips.A sweet balsamic strawberry reduction floods the palette as you bite through. From the original site: Having studied in convents all my life, I’ve been charmed by hot cross buns for long, long, but never baked a batch. Maybe this was the time! Soon enough, the sweet aroma of Hot Cross Strawberry Chocolate Chip Buns wafted gently through the house…

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Here comes Peter Cottontail

This cake holds so many memories for me.  As a child, we made a version of this every year at Easter.  What I love about it is the simplicity of the design – even a child can pull this off.  You don’t have to be a professional to make this simple little bunny shaped cake, you just need a couple of 8-inch round cake pans and a knife. Usually you see this cake frosted and dusted with coconut.  My husband an…

Homemade Sweets: Cute Bunny Treats

Homemade Sweets: Cute Bunny Treats

If your kids are like mine, one of their main driving forces in life is the pursuit of dessert. They’re gonna ask for candy, so might as well give ‘em homemade sweet treats. These cute bunnies are quick and simple, and a great project to make with your kids. Ingredients: 1 cup white candy melts 1 cup coconut Goldfish S’mores Crackers Chocolate chips Heart-shaped sprinkles How to make the…

Cute!  Mock Sushi Eggs

Cute! Mock Sushi Eggs

Hopefully you’ve used up all your leftover easter eggs by now, but if not, this is a cute idea! Did you know you can reshape a boiled egg in an egg mold (even after it’s been used as an Easter egg)? Over at Hapa Bento, Debra explains how! And here are some she reshaped in a fish shaped mold to make faux sushi. (Dot loves any kind of faux sushi!) Okey dokey! I’m out of leftover Easter eggs so this will be th…

Simple and Delish: Easter Oreos

Simple and Delish: Easter Oreos

We don’t always have time to prepare a from scratch perfect treat… Here’s a fun and simple Easter goodie that looks as good as it tastes.  Because really, can you go wrong with Oreos? From The Picky Palate: These colorful Easter Oreos are a must for your Easter table if you ask me!!  When I was thinking of this idea, I knew they would be cute, but I love them even more than I thought I would. I wa…

How to make Cake Eggs!

How to make Cake Eggs!

Easter is around the corner!  How about something really different and special this year?  Cakes, baked in eggshells! These are easy and fun to make (though a little time consuming), and would be a great project to do with the kids.  They would also make an impressive addition to a fancy brunch.  Or a clever surprise in the Easter Basket! Cake Filled Eggshells: You’ll need:  Eggshells, Cake Batter (…

Birds Nest Macaroons for Easter!

Birds Nest Macaroons for Easter!

I love this simple idea for an Easter or Spring themed sweet treat from Sunday Hotpants!  Something a little unusual, and tasty too…  (Sigh, I don’t like coconut… I wonder if anything else could be substituted and still get the same effect?) She writes: I’m not very good at getting things posted for the holidays, they usually come and go and I’m left thinking ” oh yes… that’s right .. I for…

Easter Cupcake Inspirations

Easter Cupcake Inspirations

We’ve scoured flickr.com to find some cute ideas for Easter Cupcakes…  From easy to complex, check out these cute bunnies, chicks, eggs, and more Easter Related  themes.  (Are you on flickr?  Add your foodie photos to the Foodwhirl Flickr group!) (Links are below the large mosaic photo) 1. Bunny Cupcakes, 2. Easter Bunny Cupcakes, 3. Springtime Cupcakes: Chicks Roundup, 4. easter cupcak…

Spotlight: Hen and Chicks Boiled Eggs

Spotlight: Hen and Chicks Boiled Eggs

OK, St Pat’s is over, and it’s time to start thinking Easter!  This is SUCH a cute idea for Easter, from one of my favorite new food blog finds, Eye Candy Food Blog!  (thanks Niki for the pointer!) Are you looking for Easter dishes that are easy and fun to make? If yes, then these “newly hatched chicks” made from hard-boiled eggs are perfect for you (along with chicken mommy, of course). You can off…

 

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