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Easy Easter baking ideas from the Australian Women's Weekly

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By The Australian Women's Weekly staff
While Easter is one of the few time we can get away with snacking on a ridiculous amount of chocolate, other sweets can go down a treat at the dinner table, too.
Here, we've gathered our favourite easy baking recipes that are perfect for Easter celebrations. There's everything from traditional simnel cakes, beautiful bundt cakes and cute cupcakes and meringues the kids will love.
Happy Easter!

Mini meringue nests

Put an Easter spin on this popular dessert, whipping up these sweet and cream-filled moulds ready to house sugar-coated eggs. Learn how to make Mini meringue nests.

Orange buttermilk syrup cake

This orange buttermilk syrup cake will be an absolute win for everyone in the family. The tangy citrus taste paired with the tart buttermilk will please Easter crowds of any age. Learn how to make this scrumptious orange buttermilk syrup cake.

Simnel cake

Packed with fruit, spices and marzipan, Simnel Cake is an Easter tradition. We've made ours with chunks of marzipan and decorated it with pretty flowers. Learn how to make this delicious Easter simnel cake.

Chocolate ginger Easter cookies

Chocolate - is there anything more Easter appropriate than that? These chocolate and ginger Easter egg cookies are just as fun to make as they are to eat. Learn how to make Chocolate ginger easter eggs.

Quick-mix chocolate cupcakes

Quick-mix chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate Ganache are enough to get us drooling - they're even suitable to microwave which means you can have them warm. Learn how to make quick-mix chocolate cupcakes.

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