Great Easter Baking Ideas!

Monday, 21 March 2016  |  Georgina@thevanillavalley
 
 
Patterned eggs, bunnies and chocolate are the order for the season. Easter is a great time for baking treats for grown ups as well as for the kids! Here's our round up of products and baking ideas for your Easter delights.
 
 
 

Easter cupcakes are a great way to get kids baking...

 

...and we love these cute little nests topped with mini eggs. Who could resist!

They're so easy too. Mix up your choice of sponge mix to bake, whether chocolate or vanilla, or try adding a flavour like orange or lemon. Then to decorate mix up some buttercream for piping and split it into two bowls to colour one green and one brown.

We'd recommend the excellent grass nozzle for the green buttercream and, as pictured here, for the nests you could either use your usual star tipped nozzle, or go for a writing tube for a more twiggy nest.

Easter nest cupcakes for baking with kids
 

 

For this bake we'd recommend...

 

PME Grass Piping Nozzles Sugarflair Pastel Food Colouring Paste in Spring Green
Sugarflair Spectral food colouring paste in Dark Brown The Vanilla Valley brown cupcakes cases pack of 180
 
 

 

 

One for the grown-ups!

 

Speckled egg easter cake

We love the popular speckled egg cakes and this would be a great alternative for adults to enjoy this Easter.

This cake recipe comes from The Cake Blog and there are a few others out there, but we love how simply the speckled technique is explained.

To mix it up a little, why not try a Sugar and Crumbs flavoured icing sugar for your buttercream for an extra special touch.

 

 

For this bake we recommend...

 
Renshaw Duck Egg Blue Ready to Roll icing Alphabet Moulds patterned eggs silicone mould
Sugar and Crumbs Jaffa Twist chocolate orange flavoured icing sugar PME Edible lustre spray
 
 
 
 
 

We have a huge range of Easter themed products collected together on our Easter Occasions page for you to browse all in one place! 

Don't forget we offer next day shipping on orders placed before 12pm so there's still time to get your supplies before the Easter weekend!

 
 
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