Things you can bake with 5 ingredients or less this Easter

Minimum ingredients, maximum cakes

Written by Liv Grady

March 29, 2020

5 ingredients or less cakes

Bored of seeing banana bread on your feed? Mix it up a little with these easy baking recipes using 5 ingredients or less. Whether you’re a novice chef or a star baker, these quick tasty treats use ingredients you will have lying around your house. Try your hand at these bakes to cure the lockdown boredom (and the lockdown hunger).

Cakes and cookies using 5 ingredients or less

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Slabs

Nothing hits the spot like melt-in-the-mouth shortbread. Add chocolate chips, smarties, fruit or whatever you have lying around in the cupboard. All you need is butter, flour, vanilla extract, sugar and chocolate! Get the full recipe here.

5 ingredients shortbread

Peanut Butter Cornflake Crunch Bars

All you need to make these vegan cereal treats are a box of cornflakes, maple syrup and peanut butter. You can also add a drizzle of chocolate or some Reeses Pieces if you’re feeling fancy. To make this recipe even easier, you don’t even need to turn the oven on, just pop them in the fridge to set. Get the full recipe here.

5 ingredients cornflakes

Cake Mix Bars

There’s nothing better than cake mix or cookie dough straight out of the bowl, so why not turn your favourite guilty pleasure into a tray bake? Add smarties, honeycomb or your favourite fillings. Get the full recipe here.

Smarties cake bars

Nutella Brownies

What’s the one thing better than gooey brownies? Gooey Nutella brownies of course. You’ll need 5 ingredients: hazelnuts, (optional) Nutella, eggs, self raising flour and chocolate (white, milk or dark depending on your preference). You can see the full recipe here.

Nutella brownies

If you’re in the mood for baking, take a look at Nelly London’s Creme Egg Brownies for the ultimate indulgent treat.

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