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More Easter recipes with puddings, cakes, salads and more. Have a healthy yummy Easter with these recipes. They are easy to prepare and look and taste great. Check for yourself.

Easter Almond Pudding | Chocolate Cream Easter Eggs | Bunny Cake | Bird's Nests Carrot Salad | chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs

Easter Almond Pudding (Serves 4 to 6)

Ingredients :
1 oz. Unsalted Butter
1 cup Milk
1 cup Heavy Cream
1 blade of Mace
1 piece of Cinnamon Stick
Grated Rind of 1 Lemon
3 oz. Caster Sugar
6 oz. fine Breadcrumbs
4 oz. Almond Biscuits (Cookies), crushed
4 oz. ground Almonds
½ tsp. Nutmeg
Pinch of Salt
4 Eggs, slightly beaten
1 to 2 Tbs. Candied Peel
1 to 2 Tbs. Currants

Easter Almond Pudding

Preparation :
Pre-heat oven to 375-F or 190-C degrees, Gas Mark 5. Lightly butter a gratin or glass casserole dish and reserve. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the milk and cream to the boil. Reduce the heat and add the mace, cinnamon, lemon rind, and sugar; stir well and simmer for about 10 minutes. Place the breadcrumbs and the crushed almond cookies in a mixing bowl. Pour the milk mixture through a sieve and stir in the ground almonds. Mix thoroughly. Leave the mixture to cool a bit, then add the nutmeg and salt. Combine a few tablespoons of the mixture with the slightly beaten eggs to temper and add to the mixture along with the candied peel and currants; blend well. Bake for about 45 minutes. Let cool before serving with cream. Refrigerate any remaining pudding.

Chocolate Cream Easter Eggs

Ingredients :
1 package white frosting mix
5 tablespoons soft butter
3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons hot water
Chocolate cream easter egg 1/2 cup chopped candied fruit or 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 package chocolate fudge frosting mix

Preparation :
Combine frosting mix with soft butter, flour, water and if desired, chopped fruit or nuts. Knead 20-30 times on board lightly dusted with confectioners sugar. Divide and shape into 8 eggs; chill. Coat eggs with Chocolate Fudge Frosting mix by dipping egg into frosting, ending with a swirl on top. Keep frosting mix over hot water while dipping the eggs. Decorate with white frosting mix tinted with pastel colors.

BUNNY CAKE

Ingredients :
cake mix; baked to form two circular cakes
frosting
Licorice for whiskers; M&M's for decoration

Bunny Cake

Preparation :
You have two circular cakes, as though each would normally be one layer of a birthday cake. One is the head. The other is used the make ears and a bow tie. Cut the two ears out of either side of the circular cake, and then the center becomes a bow tie. Assemble the pieces, put frosting on it, and decorate it, making a face on it, etc. Use white frosting for most of it, and pink frosting for the center of the ears. Use licorice for whiskers, and put M&Ms all over the bow tie.

BIRD'S NESTS

Ingredients :
1 (10 ounce) Reeses peanut butter chips
1 tablespoon solid shortening
1 (5 ounce) can thin chow mien noodles
1 bag pastel colored M&M peanut candy

Bird's Nest

Preparation :
Melt entire bag of chips and 1 tablespoon of shortening slowly in microwave or in double boiler on stove top. If using microwave, heat full power in intervals of 30 seconds at a time and then less as chips begin to melt. You want the chips and shortening to be well blended and creamy and hot. DO NOT OVERCOOK!!! Immediately pour the can of chow mien noodles into the peanut butter mixture and toss lightly to coat noodles. Avoid crunching noodles. Using a spatula can help. Do this quickly, making sure the noodles are evenly coated. Drop by spoonfuls onto WAX PAPER and gently form into the shape of a nest, leaving a hollowed area in the center in which you immediately place three M&M peanut candies for the "birds eggs". Each batch makes approximately 14 nests.

CARROT SALAD (Serves 4)

Ingredients :
1 1/2 lb. Carrots
1 Tbs. Olive Oil
1/2 Tbs. Red Wine Vinegar
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 clove of Garlic, finely chopped
Pinch of Black Pepper
Pinch of Paprika
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 Tbs. fresh Parsley, chopped

Carrot Salad

Preparation :
Cut the carrots lengthwise into four quartered sections. If they're very long, cut across so that you get eight pieces from each carrot. Put the carrots into lightly salted boiling water and cook for about 5 minutes, until they're starting to become tender but are still crisp. Drain the carrots. Mix the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, pepper, and paprika together in the saucepan, which has been washed and dried. Add the carrot segments and the salt and turn over a very low heat for about 5 minutes, until the flavors are all impregnated into the carrots. Remove, pile into a dish, and sprinkle with the parsley. Leave to cool before serving.

CHOCOLATE COVERED MARSHMALLOW EGGS

Ingredients :
flour
hard boiled egg
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 tablespoon cold water
1 cup boiling water
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 box vanilla wafers
2 (8 ounce) chocolate bars and half a stick paraffin or dipping chocolate

CHOCOLATE COVERED MARSHMALLOW EGGS

Preparation :
Fill four 9 x 13 inch pans with flour and use the egg to make egg impressions in the flour. Dissolve gelatin in cold water (to soften) then stir in boiling water. Add 2 cups sugar and vanilla; whisk until soft peaks form. Spoon immediately into egg impressions and lay a vanilla wafer on top (curved side down). Let set. Melt chocolate and wax. Shake flour from marshmallow egg and dip in chocolate. Lay on waxed paper. Allow to set. Decorate with colored frosting if desired.

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