Ten of the best:recipes for Easter

Celebrate Easter weekend in style with our selection of delicious recipes. From soft hot cross buns with lashings of butter, to a Mediterranean stuffed leg of lamb, entertaining a crowd has never been easier...

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Easter is early this year, with Good Friday falling on March 25, so it's not too early to start preparing for those large family gatherings or merely making a hearty but indulgent dinner for two.

We've put together a selection of simple starters, show-stopping main courses and delicious desserts. From a juicy roast leg of lamb to a fresh zesty sea bass, some recipes can be largely prepared the night before to ease the pressure if you're preparing lunch or dinner for the whole family.

Even if you're only hosting an Easter egg hunt, we've got two recipes for you to use to create your own indulgent chocolate eggs. 

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