The best recipes to serve up this Anzac Day

Whether you're waking up early for the dawn service or having a family BBQ, these recipes are the perfect accompaniments to this important day of remembrance.

Gather your friends and family and enjoy a sausage roll, lamington and a chinwag to celebrate the memory of our brave fallen soldiers.


The recipe for lamingtons is practically written into the Australian constitution. Do your civic duty and whip some up for your nearest and dearest.

Classic lamingtons with a lemon twist

Lamington trifle

Meat pies

The humble meat pie is an Aussie tuck-shop staple, but a home-made meat pie will taste even better.

Simple beef pie

Beef in red wine pot pie

Anzac biscuits

Making biscuits to commemorate 25 April has become a tradition for many Australians. Every family has their own special recipe and there are passionate debates about whether Anzac biscuits should be served crunchy or soft - decide for yourself with these easy recipes.

Merle Parrish's Anzac biscuits

Classic Anzac biscuits


Pavlova is Australia's unofficial national dessert and there are plenty of twists of this classic sweet treat, but we think passionfruit is non-negotiable.

Donna Hay's perfect pavlova

Merle Parrish's pavlova

Aussie Pav with boozy summer fruits


Serve up some of Australia's freshest and most delicious seafood this Anzac Day.

Seacuterie board

Prawns with mango salsa

Aussie nostalgia

Try these modern takes on retro recipes, including a cheeky remake of the classic Chiko Roll - this one's made with meat you can actually identify.

Prawn cocktail three-ways

Paul West's cheeky 'Chiko Roll'

Sausage Rolls

A crowd-pleasing staple at any BBQ or party, these sausage roll recipes are perfect for your Anzac Day event.

Classic sausage rolls

Claudia Anton's pork and apple sausage rolls

BBQ recipes

We'll be keeping our fingers crossed for sunny skies come 25 April so you can get the barbie fired up and cook up a storm in the great outdoors - don't forget the potato salad!

Donna Hay's barbecued lamb with eggplant and halloumi

BBQ barramundi in a Thai marinade

BBQ vegetable skewers with vegemite mustard

Creamy zesty potato salad

Hardcore coleslaw

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