It’s time to get baking!
Ready to get baking this spring? Wanting to be inspired to use fresh, seasonal ingredients to create delicious treats? It’s time to pre-heat the oven and line the baking trays – here are 6 Spring Baking Ideas you MUST try this season!
As the weather starts to heat up it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy the much-needed sunshine! After a wet winter and plenty of days spent staying warm inside, now is your chance to get back into the kitchen, let in some fresh spring air, and get creative with in-season produce. Whether you head down to the local farmers market to find inspiration or scroll through Pinterest endlessly to seek the perfect spring treat – we have taken the hard work out and found six recipes that are perfect for this time of year.
Think picnics outside, afternoon tea in the sun, and dinner parties with friends – these recipes are sure to transport you to spring perfection! Using the best of seasonal produce is key to creating the most delicious treats that are fresh and full of flavour. Avocado, asparagus, peas, beetroot, and strawberries all make up your basket of spring essentials, and feature in the recipes below!
Get ready to start baking with these spring ideas you MUST try! We have searched far and wide for the best kept recipes and flavours to make gorgeous creations for this time of year. Follow along for the ultimate spring inspiration!
1. Asparagus Tart with Chives, Tarragon, & Gruyere
Starting off with this gorgeous tart that will not just taste delicious, but also look incredible! With all your classic seasonal spring flavours, this is sure to be a hit at any spring event. Flaky puff pastry crust, and plenty of flavour in the filling – you’ll be whipping this up every chance you get!
2. Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf
Deliciously zesty and full of flavour – this Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf is the perfect pleaser for afternoon tea this spring. Drizzled with a lemony glaze and those classic fresh spring tastes, this will sure be a fan-favourite.
3. Bacon Broccoli & Potato Frittata
An easy dinner idea and even better lunchbox favourite the next day – this frittata is the perfect mix of light spring flavours and comfort food for the soul. The best part about this recipe is how you can customise it to your favourite ingredients, or the seasonal produce on sale for the week! Mix it up with cheeses, different meats, and veggies of your choosing – giving you so much versatility to enjoy frittata’s all spring!
4. Spring Flower Sugar Cookies
The most beautiful of all our spring baking inspiration, these sugar cookies are sure to impress and make you seem like a chef extraordinaire! A relatively basic sugar cookie base with the delicate edible flowers makes for a stand-out treat at your next garden party. You can’t go wrong with these ones!
5. Easy Spinach & Ricotta Muffins
This easy-make combo of spinach and ricotta will be your go-to for a quick breakfast, afternoon pick-me-up, or lunchbox filler. These are also freezer-friendly so you can load up the freezer and enjoy these delicious muffins on-demand for the whole season.
6. Strawberry & Rhubarb Galettes
Expand your baking skills with these delicious galettes. Stunningly beautiful and filled with those classic rich spring flavours – this recipe is for our more experienced bakers looking for inspiration or those that love a challenge! Fear not – at the end you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your incredible creations that you worked hard for!
So now it’s time to put your baking skills to the test! Which creation will you be trying out first? Something sweet or something savoury? The choice is yours! You’ll have everyone requesting a baking creation at your next spring social event!
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