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International Desserts For Easter

Rana Ragab - Apr 2020

There’s more to it that just chocolate eggs, bunnies, marshmallows and sweet bread. Easter is a worldwide celebration and food is an essential part of it, people gather to eat and enjoy the company of spring.


Lots of savouries and sweets are served with happiness, but what really happens to stand out is the unusual and mouth-watering desserts that Easter brings along for families and friends to enjoy. 


People from different cultural and religious backgrounds celebrate differently, this includes a wide variety of traditions, customs and dishes. There are so many recipes which are very indulging, with a focus on colourful decorations that express the festive season. 

Here are a few of many delicious desserts made to perfection in different parts of the world. Those in which make Easter an extra special time of the year. 


Floral Spring Cake

A beautiful cake inspired by the Netherlands, the land of beauty, the land of flowers! It’s sweet tasting and colourful decoration makes Easter brighter and more cheerful. 

Polish Chalka 

A sweet braided egg bread made in Poland. This is a fun choice to bake with common ingredients such as yeast, flour, warm milk, butter, eggs, sugar and a bunch of raisins. The golden loaf looks and tastes incredible, it is one of the all time Easter favourites.

Italian Pizzelle Cookies

A very scrumptious and crispy snack, much like an ice-cream waffle. Children love these, especially when filled with custard, ice-cream or fruit. They can be made in a variety of flavours like chocolate, almond, vanilla or orange. 

Avocado Tartlets 

This is a healthier dessert option which you will not regret, very easy to bake and are simply delicious. Ingredients are full of nutrients from coconut flakes, honey, lemon juice and topped with berries for a perfect finish. 


In other words, it’s a popular German cheesecake. They taste very creamy and are often topped with a raspberry for a tangy sensation, these super cute cakes are often created in miniature size and served as a light snack. 

Lebanese Maamouls 

Those are similar to shortbread cookies but have date paste in the middle. They are mostly made in Middle Eastern regions given that dates are a religious preference for muslim communities. Nothing beats these cookies with a cup of milk tea or coffee! 

Carrot Cake

You can’t go wrong with this one, a moist a heart-warming cake that has a twist of sweet and spicy. It’s one of the best topped with a cream cheese frosting and some pecans for some crunch! 

Hot Cross Buns

Another mixture of sweet and spicy bread that is commonly found in England, Australia and Ireland. These adorable buns are decorated with white icing and often filled with dried fruit, raisins or choc chips that make them super yummy. 

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