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Deliciously Festive: Easter-Themed Food Ideas to Brighten Your Celebration!

easter bunny pancakes

Hot cross buns are still a sure fire favourite when it comes to Easter eats in aged care. But sometimes all it takes is a small spin on a traditional recipe to create a memorable festive themed meal that's outside the box.

Whether you want to add more festive foods to the menu for breakfast, dinner or snacks in between, we have some Easter-themed food ideas that will have residents going back for more.

  1. Easter Bunny Pancakes: Make pancakes in the shape of Easter bunnies by pouring the batter into a bunny-shaped mould. Add chocolate chips for eyes and a nose, and whipped cream or yogurt for the tail.

  2. Easter Egg Salad Sandwiches: Make egg salad sandwiches using hard-boiled eggs and shape them into egg-shaped sandwiches. Use cookie cutters to cut the bread into egg shapes for added fun.

  3. Bunny-Shaped Carrot Snacks: Cut carrots into small sticks and arrange them to resemble bunny ears. Serve them with a dip like hummus or ranch dressing.

  4. Easter Nest Salad: Serve a salad in individual nests made from shredded lettuce or cabbage. Top the nests with colourful vegetables like cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and capsicum strips.

  5. Vegetable Tart: Create a colourful tart filled with vegetables like asparagus, peas, and cherry tomatoes. Arrange the vegetables in a pattern to resemble a flower garden.

  6. Fruit Platter: Arrange a variety of seasonal fruits on a platter. Use cookie cutters to cut the fruit into flower or bunny shapes for added visual appeal.

  7. Easter Egg Rice Bubble Treats: Make rice bubble treats and shape them into eggs using egg-shaped moulds. Decorate the eggs with colourful icing or sprinkles.

  8. Easter Bunny Veggie Platter: Arrange a variety of fresh vegetables like cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and baby carrots on a platter to resemble a bunny's face. Use sliced olives for eyes, a cherry tomato for the nose, and carrot sticks for whiskers.

  9. Easter-themed Cupcakes: Bake cupcakes and decorate them with pastel-coloured icing, sprinkles, and edible decorations like chocolate eggs or marshmallow chicks.

  10. Easter Egg Cheese Ball: Make a cheese ball in the shape of an egg and roll it in chopped nuts or herbs for texture. Serve with crackers or breadsticks for dipping.

Have any more recipes to add to the list? Snap a photo and hashtag it #soupeduprecipes. We love to see your creations on Instagram and Facebook!


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