Have An Eco-Easter With These Sustainable Treats

by Tefal Team on 11 April 2022
  • Watch your waste this Easter with our top tips on how to enjoy eco-friendly festivities. From making your own eggs to DIY decorations and more, get the whole family involved in some egg-cellent Easter fun…

  • Cut it out

    In the weeks running up to Easter, supermarket shelves are lined with row upon row of chocolate eggs, treats, decorations and associated paraphernalia. It’s big business and accounts for an estimated 8,000 tonnes of waste.

    While many manufacturers are moving away from plastic, Easter treats still equal a lot of packaging. So instead of buying in your Easter goodies, avoid the surplus wrapping and get stuck into making some of your own.

  • DIY eggs-travaganza!

    Plastic and cardboard packaging can make up over a quarter of the total weight of our favourite chocolate eggs – yikes! Making your own is a good way to cut out all this excess and it’s not as hard as you might think.

    This step-by-step guide will help you create stunning striped eggs with kit that can be used year after year. If you want to go extra, try these next-level decorating ideas.

  • Great cakes

    Simnel cake, a light, almondy fruitcake topped with a layer and 11 balls of marzipan, is the traditional Easter offering. It’s a fun bake and offers delicious results; give it a go with this recipe.

    This almond cake with eggnog icing is topped with a chocolate egg-filled nest. Pop the batter in the Cake Factory following the app instructions and prepare for perfect results (no app? Download it here).

    Choose this show-stopping rhubarb and custard cake.

    to enjoy seasonal rhubarb or a beautifully moist vegan carrot cake fit for the Easter bunny.

  • Seasonal treats

    If you’ve never made hot crossed buns before, then this quick and easy recipe is about to change all that, while these sticky iced buns trump shop-bought ones with their amazing blood orange icing.

    These egg-shaped Easter biscuits are a super cute treat to offer instead of chocolate. Expertly baked in the Cake Factory, mango jam makes the perfect egg yolk.

    Create your own chocolate lollipops, decorated just the way you like them. Sprinkles, nuts, icing, edible petals – be as out there as you dare!

  • Cracking decorations

    There’s no need to shell out on Easter decorations. Get crafting this holiday (fun for kids and adults alike) and create adornments you’ll keep for years to come.

    Dress your door with a homemade Easter wreath, have a go at painting eggs or make this simple but effective bunny bunting.

    Hosting an Easter get together? Throw together a spring sharing board, make an easy egg-shaped pinata and put on a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt to keep everyone entertained.

    With these brilliant homemade treats, you’re all set for an eco-Easter!

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