Thanks to Andrew and Julia Clarke's

, Easter cannot come soon enough.

This baked Alaska and Kathy's open fruit tart will make your Easter weekend a sweet one. Photo / Bite magazine
This baked Alaska and Kathy's open fruit tart will make your Easter weekend a sweet one. Photo / Bite magazine

Then I can indulge in all that meringue, icecream and cake (that conveniently uses up five or six of those bananas that are over-ripe the minute you put them in the fruitbowl at this time of year). I am not sure I can resist Shaun Clouson's

with chocolate caramel either and think they will make a great alternative to chocolate eggs, wrapped individually and gifted. Then there's Warren Elwins

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, Kathy Paterson's

and Peter Gordon's

. . . it's gonna be a sweet one.

Also in Bite this week

Weeknight winner: Tomatoes with pasta, rocket and clams

An Easter Sunday roast beef and Yorkshire puddings

4 ways to use up hot cross buns

Mikki Williden feeds the gut

Try this delicious Easter treat: hot cross bun, butter and banana pudding. Photo / Bite magazine
Try this delicious Easter treat: hot cross bun, butter and banana pudding. Photo / Bite magazine

- nzherald.co.nz