Hot Cross Buns are traditionally served on Good Friday.
A Hot Cross Bun is rich, spiced tea cake.
Hot Cross Buns
Easter day, like Christmas day, is also associated with special food.
Boiled eggs are traditionally served at breakfast.
Roast lamb, which is the main dish at Jewish Passover, is the traditional meat for the main meal on Easter Day.
Simnel cake is baked for tea.
The Simnel cake is a fruit cake with a flat layer of marzipan (sugar almond paste) on top and decorated with 11 marzipan balls representing the 12 apostles minus Judas, who betrayed Christ.
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Originally the simnel cake was a gift to mothers on Mothering Sunday in Mid Lent.
Easter Biscuits are sometimes called "Cakes", and are eaten on Easter Sunday. They contain spices, currants and sometimes grated lemon rind.
Read about Easter Day in the UK