Desserts, Vegetarian

Chocolate Easter Egg Loaf

Cooking method:

Food Processor
  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Total time: 1h 20 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 10 people

Chocolate Easter Egg Loaf

A recipe that is fun to bake with your children. A simple, rich, chocolatey loaf decorated with a thick and creamy buttercream, decorated with Cadbury’s mini eggs. You will simply love this one.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk, Dairy


For the chocolate loaf

  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 200g white sugar
  • 200g butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs

For the buttercream

  • 75g unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 150g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75g Cadburys mini eggs

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  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven at 170°F/340°C.

  • Step 2

    Using the bowl of your Ninja Kitchen food processor along with the plastic dough blade, add the flour and cocoa powder and pulse for a few seconds to remove lumps. Add the white sugar, butter, vanilla extract and the eggs and select low for approximately 15 seconds.

  • Step 3

    Prepare a loaf tin by adding greaseproof paper inside it, pour the batter in the tin and place in the oven and bake for approximately 30-40 minutes. Pierce to check the loaf has bake through.

  • Step 4

    Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for approximately 15 minutes, then remove and let it cool on a wire rack.

  • Step 5

    Prepare the butter cream by placing the butter in a mixing bowl and whisk using and electric whisk, whisk for approximately 5-10 minutes (you will notice the butter becoming whiter).

  • Step 6

    Add half of the sugar and whisk until fully combined, then add the remaining sugar along with milk and vanilla extract and whisk again until you achieve a creamy buttercream.

  • Step 7

    Spread the buttercream on the loaf and decorate with mini-eggs.