Easter is time to enjoy good food, both at home and around town. And while we can’t go out to eat this Easter, there are still plenty of delicious delicacies to enjoy.

EAT IN: Hot cross buffins
Leave it to Georgia from Well Nourished to come up with a way to make hot cross buns even more delicious! These hot cross ‘buffins’ combine – you guessed it – buns and muffins to create a gut-loving, taste-bug tingling twist on the classic Easter favourite.

TAKE OUT: Paddock Bakery’s semi-sourdough hot cross bun
Any Gold Coaster will agree that it just doesn’t feel like Easter without one of Paddock Bakery’s semi-sourdough hot cross buns. Crunchy, chewy and oh so cinnamon-y, they’re truly a delight – especially served with that cultured butter. Thankfully, we don’t need to miss out this year! Paddock is selling their hot cross buns to go, and they’re available for pre-order now.

EAT IN: Bunny cinnamon rolls
As if cinnamon buns aren’t delicious enough – now, they’re adorable too! These bunny cinnamon rolls are super easy to make and totally addictive, taking the sweet, cinnamon-y goodness of your classic cinnamon roll and adding even sweeter bunny ears. The best part? You can totally get away with eating them for breakfast. We won’t judge.

TAKE OUT: Cinnabon’s Easter CinnaPacks
When it comes to cinnamon bun flavours, which do you prefer: classic, pecan or fruit mince? If your answer is ‘all of the above,’ we’ve got great news for you – you can have your buns and eat them too! Cinnabon Toombul and Garden City bakeries are open for business and selling Easter CinnaPacks – and they’re even delivering to select locations in Brisbane, Logan and the Goldie. Suddenly, we’re thankful we can’t have guests over – more for us!

EAT IN: Egg sprinkle cookies
And the award for ‘Easiest and most beautiful Easter sugar cookie recipe’ goes to… these bad boys! With a little help from scalloped and egg-shaped cookie cutters, you’ll be well on your way to making batches and batches of these delicious, decadent sugar cookies. Just be sure to stock up on Hundreds and Thousands…

TAKE OUT: Cubby Bakehouse’s Easter cookies
Missing out on Cubby Bakehouse’s cookies for any longer than a week is a true tragedy, so we couldn’t be more excited that the team are offering take-home cookie dough packs! And while Cubby Bakehouse has Chinderah and the wider Tweed region sorted, their northern sister cafes Custard Canteen (Talle Creek) and Bam Bam Bakehouse (Mermaid) have the Gold Coast covered.



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