Pick the perfect Easter menu for a stay-at-home celebration

Maple and cinnamon rolls

Easter is an occasion for eating great food with great company and while this year may be out of the ordinary, this doesn’t need to change. Providing that company only includes members of your household or perhaps enjoying the meal virtually with family and friends, it’s more important than ever this year to share a delicious home-cooked meal and take the time to enjoy yourself.

For the occasion we’ve picked these simple recipes that are ideal for celebrations at home and definitely pack a punch.

Maple and cinnamon rolls made with deliciously buttery pastry, a sweetened cinnamon filling and glazed with maple syrup make a delightful sweet treat to be enjoyed this Easter. Perfect for breakfast, brunch or even as an afternoon snack.

Stuffed chicken breasts with maple glaze is a perfect dish for Easter, filled with sweet pear and complemented by seasonal vegetables bursting with bright flavours.

Spice up a traditional lamb dinner with this Moroccan-style lamb with spiced chickpeas. Rich maple syrup is included in the spice rub, adding a sweetness to this moreish dish.

Why not try something different with this delicious herb and maple cured salmon – succulent fish, sweet maple and creamy dill mayonnaise are a consortium of taste. Finished with fresh lemon and sliced radish, this dish is perfectly on theme with the light flavours of spring.

Add this maple and citrus bulgur wheat salad with baby carrots and fennel to balance out the fish or the meat, full of goodness and perfectly composed with tones of sweet maple and sharp citrus. An elevated salad that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters at your table.

Finish the day with this deliciously zesty maple Bundt cake, with pure Canadian maple syrup  whisked into the cake batter and the icing making it the perfect sweet treat to polish off a delicious meal.

Feeling creative? Then why not have a go at making your own Easter egg! Take a look at master chocolatier William Curley’s maple filled Easter egg.

Pure Canadian maple syrup is a key ingredient that adds sumptuous flavour from savoury to sweet and is sure to make a delicious addition to any of your Easter dishes.

Did you know ?

Québec exports its maple products to more than 50 countries.

Everywhere it goes, consumers of all ages appreciate maple’s unique flavour.

Scientists are studying maple’s potential health benefits.

Studies now underway include those on the antioxidant properties of the polyphenols naturally present in maple syrup.

Maple syrup can be used as a sugar substitute in most recipes.

In cake and most dessert recipes, for each 250ml (1 cup) of syrup used, simply reduce the stipulated amount of liquid (water, milk, juice, etc.) by 60ml (1/4 cup).

A natural source of energy

Maple syrup is a natural source of energy. Check out our recipes for food and drinks before, during, and after exercise.