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If You Can’t Get Enough Mini Eggs, These Mouthwatering Easter Desserts Are a Must

Sweet treats from Cake & Loaf Gatherings, the new cookbook from best-selling Canadian bakers Nickey Miller and Josie Rudderham.

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Mini Egg Shortbread CookiesCourtesy Penguin Random House

Mini Egg Shortbread

These melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies make beautiful (and tasty) Easter treats for everyone to enjoy. They’re great for dessert or added to a platter for some extra colour. As an added bonus, they can be prepared up to two weeks in advance of your gathering and will still taste freshly baked.

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Chocolate Mini Egg SconesCourtesy Penguin Random House

Chocolate Mini Egg Scones

Super chocolatey and moist, these Chocolate Mini Egg Scones have an extra-crunchy exterior and sweeter flavour than traditional scones. Their cake-like texture is best served with some butter or whipped cream.

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Lavender Earl Grey Shorties RecipeCourtesy Penguin Random House

Lavender Earl Grey Shorties

These light and delicious spring treats pair perfectly with tea or coffee. Prepare them using your favourite Lavender Earl Grey tea and drizzle with tempered milk chocolate for an extra-sweet finish.

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Excerpted from Cake & Loaf Gatherings: Sweet and Savoury Recipes to Celebrate Every Occasion by Nickey Miller and Josie Rudderham. Copyright © 2023 Nickey Miller and Josie Rudderham. Photography and illustrations by Nickey Miller. Published by Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.

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