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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

How cute are these?! Image: AWW
Put an Easter spin on this popular dessert, whipping up these sweet and cream-filled moulds ready to house sugar-coated eggs.

Orange buttermilk syrup cake

This cake is a perfect alternative to classic chocolate. Image: AWW
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.

Simnel cake

This is a traditional Easter cake recipe. Image: AWW
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.

Chocolate ginger Easter cookies

Make the most of your time at home with the family and bake these delicious cookies. Image: AWW
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.

Quick-mix chocolate cupcakes

These are super quick and easy. Image: AWW
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.
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