More Than 37 Scrumptious Jamaican Easter Recipes


It’s Easter time again, and we know that family gatherings are the order of the day. This year, spend some time creating memories in the kitchen with your loved ones whipping up recipes from The Gleaner‘s cookbooks. Here’s the 2014 Easter Cookbook and the 2016 Easter Cookbook.

Some of the recipes found here include:

Easter Morning Breakfast

  • Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Bits
  • Bacon-and-egg Muffins
  • Devilled Eggs
  • Saltfish Balls
  • Mackerel Fritters (Stamp and Go)
  • Tastee Cheese Breakfast Fritters


  • Cheesy Vegetable Chowder
  • Okra Soup
  • Split Pea Soup
  • Fish Soup with Shrimp and Lobster


  • Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
  • Easter Special Chicken Salad
  • Black Bean and Corn Salad
  • Broccoli Pasta Salad


  • Curried Fish Quiche
  • Stuffed Plantains
  • Rainforest Seafoods Authentic Curried Snapper
  • Miracle Stuffed Jerked Fish
  • Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries
  • Thai Fishcake
  • Best Dressed Roast Chicken
  • Shrimp Crepes
  • Tofu Callaloo Lasagna

Easter Buns

  • JF Mills Easter Bun
  • Nestlé Betty Easter Bun
  • Traditional Jamaican Easter Bun
  • Benjamins Easter Bun


  • Nestlé Betty Bread Pudding
  • Banana Buns
  • Mango-Carrot Cake
  • Fruity Shortcake
  • Pineapple-Raisin Hot Cross Buns
  • McLas Old Fashioned Bread Pudding with McLas Vanilla-Rum Sauce


  • Orange Cream Mimosa
  • Golden Easter Punch
  • Pronto Cornmeal Punch
  • Stout Float