40+ Recipes For Easter (Brunch, Dinner, and Dessert!)

Whether you’re looking for quick and simple or all-out extravagant, we’ve got it all! We rounded up 40+ of our best recipes for your Easter celebrations. From deliciously easy breakfasts and brunches, to side dishes to serve alongside your Easter dinner, to rounding out the night with decadent desserts. You can even make your own candy! Trust me, if you’ve been searching for the best recipes to make this Easter, you’ve found them.

40+ easter recipes image collage with photos of coconut cake, hot cross buns, raspberry truffles, cupcakes, sweet potato casserole, and stacked slices of blueberry cake

– Easter Breakfast/Brunch –

Blueberry Buckle with Brown Sugar Crumble

A super simple cake with just the perfect amount of blueberries to create the ultimate blueberry buckle! SO. GOOD.

three stacked slices of blueberry buckle on white plate with flowers, glass of milk, and more cake behind

Traditional Hot Cross Buns

Soft, sweet, loaded with flavor, and so delicious! These Traditional Hot Cross Buns are the perfect pastry to make this Easter/Good Friday. A guaranteed crowd pleaser!

overhead shot of hot cross buns with top right bun missing a bite

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins are fluffy, super chocolate-y, and extremely delicious! Best eaten warm, right out oven while the chocolate is gooey and melty. SO GOOD!

chocolate chip muffins on cooling rack with white napkin and flowers

Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Strawberry Icing

Fruity, summery, and SO. GOOD. These Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Strawberry Icing are just the breakfast bake you’re looking for this summer!

strawberry rolls with strawberry icing on pink napkin with flowers, strawberries, and more rolls around

Sausage and Grits Casserole

Simple, easy, and delicious! This Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole is a southern staple for a reason. SO. GOOD.

sausage and grits casserole on a white plate with tomatoes on white plates and a bite taken out of it

Blackberry Apple Spice Cake

The perfect balance between sweetness and spice, every bite practically melts in your mouth. That’s the only way to describe this delicious Blackberry Apple Spice Cake!

sliced blackberry apple spice cake on white plate with blackberries, flowers, and a jar of honey

Healthier Baked Banana Nut Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze

Healthier Baked Banana Bread Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze…aka the perfect way to start the new year! Every bite is soft, perfectly sweet, full of banana flavor, and SO. GOOD.

overhead shot of doughnuts on wire cooling rack with three others around, banana chips, and spoon

Better Than a Bakery Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel

Moist, tender, and bursting with blueberries! These Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel are not only delicious, but so easy to make. They’re truly the perfect summertime treat!

blueberry muffins on wire cooling rack with flowers and more muffins behind

Quick and Easy Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon Icing (No Yeast!)

The quickest and most delicious No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls! They’re SO easy to make, very fluffy, tender, full of flavor, and SO. GOOD. There’s no better quick cinnamon roll for your holiday baking needs!

overhead shot of cinnamon rolls with two taken out of the oan

Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole

Buttery, cheesy, and oh so delicious! This Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole is the ultimate breakfast bake.

ham and cheese casserole with gold spoon and thyme sprigs

Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones

Flaky, buttery, and so good! These Bacon Cheddar and Chive Scones are the ultimate breakfast bake. Every bite is loaded with flavor and melt in your mouth delicious!

hand holding scone broken and half with more behind and butter bowl

Small Batch Lemon Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze

Bright, summery, extra lemon-y, perfectly sweet, and so delicious! That’s the perfect way to describe these easy Small Batch Lemon Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze.

overhead shot of lemon rolls in pie pan with a napkin, forks, lemons, flowers, lemon curd, and plates

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttery, fluffy, and oh so delicious. These Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes are the easy breakfast you’ve been looking for!

syrup being poured on stacked buttermilk pancakes

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Flakey, buttery, tender, and layered with deliciousness. These Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are the perfect addition to your breakfast table! SO. GOOD.

biscuits on an upside down sheet pan with crumbles and jar of honey

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

The absolute best way to start your mornings. This Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake is easy to make, moist, perfectly sweet, cinnamon-y, and just melt in your mouth delicious!

coffee cake on wire cooling rack with two slices in front with, flowers around, and a cup of coffee behind

Bourbon Bread Pudding with Bourbon Crème Anglaise

The perfect addition to your weekend breakfasts/brunch! This Bourbon Bread Pudding with Bourbon Crème Anglaise is soft, custard-y, sweet, with just the right amount of spice and bourbon. It’s really SO easy to make and oh so delicious.

angled photo of bread pudding with creme anglaise on top in white casserole with flowers, stack of plates, glass of bourbon, and bowl of cinnamon sticks

Lemon Blueberry Buttermilk Snack Cake

Lemon-y, sweet, and bursting with fresh blueberries! This Lemon Blueberry Buttermilk Snack Cake is the perfect addition to your weekend baking.

Lemon Blueberry Snack Cake sliced with powdered sugar, fresh flowers, blueberries, and a glass of milk

Buttermilk Peach Cobbler Coffee Cake

A celebration of summer! This Buttermilk Peach Cobbler Coffee Cake is perfectly sweet, peach-y, and SO. GOOD. It makes for the perfect addition to your summer mornings.

peach coffee cake on white plate with two slices laying beside cake, one behind on white plate, with fresh berries, peach slices, and flowers

Sourdough Waffles

These Sourdough Waffles are buttery, crunchy exterior, soft and fluffy on the inside, easy to make, and SO GOOD.

two waffles on a white plate with whipped cream and blackberries and white flowers with two other plates of waffles behind it

Strawberry Buttermilk Snack Cake

The perfect bite! This Strawberry Buttermilk Snack Cake is fruity, moist, soft, and so delicious.

strawberry snack cake on a white plate with flowers, and strawberries

– Side Dishes For Easter Dinner –

Buttery Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls

Light, fluffy, tender, and extra buttery! These Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls are a necessity to have at the holiday dinner table. Every bite is just as delicious the last and just melts in your mouth! So. GOOD.

overhead shot of rolls on off-white plate with flowers, white napkin, roll on small grey plates, and casserole full of rolls

Shoepeg Corn and Green Bean Casserole

This Shoepeg Corn and Green Bean Casserole is the ultimate holiday dinner side dish! Creamy, buttery, loaded fresh vegetables, and absolutely delicious.

shoepeg corn and green bean casserole with two gold spoons and thyme

Homemade Cranberry Orange Sauce

Sweet, simple, and SO. GOOD. Skip the canned because this Homemade Cranberry Orange Sauce is everything you need this holiday season!

close up of cranberry sauce on marble plate with orange slices and two star anise pods

Buttery Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Creamy, buttery, smooth, and SO. GOOD. These Buttery Homemade Mashed Potatoes are the perfect compliment to any meal.

mashed potatoes in white palte with butter, thyme, a napkin, salt, and serving spoons

Crispy Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

These Roasted Brussel Sprouts are golden and crispy on the edges, but not dried out. They’re so easy to make, and a great side for any meal or just as a healthy and quick snack!

white cocotte with roasted brussel sprouts and a white napkin

Southern Cornbread Dressing

There is nothing better than this Southern Cornbread Dressing! It’s moist, full of flavor, easy to make, and SO. GOOD.

cornbread dressing with a slice sitting in the pan and two plates of dressing

Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Roasted Marshmallows

Sweet, bourbon-y, hinted throughout with vanilla, and SO. GOOD. This Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Roasted Marshmallows is the ultimate side for your holiday dinners!

overhead shot of sweet potato casserole with roasted marshmallows on a grey napkin with some on a plate and glass of bourbon

Easy Brown Butter Popovers

Easy, buttery, nutty, and so good! These Brown Butter Popovers are the perfect compliment to any meal.

brown butter pop over broken open and laying atop four other pop overs with a spoon and jar of brown butter

Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

These Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Potatoes are crispy, golden brown, and delicious! The perfect compliment to any meal. SO. GOOD.

roasted potatoes in a white serving bowl with a sprig of rosemary on a marble board with a grey napkin

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese

Simple, easy, and delicious! This creamy mac and cheese is seriously the only recipe you’ll ever need! With three cheeses and only four other ingredients, it comes together in 20 minutes or LESS!

a bowl of macaroni and cheese on a marble table with fresh parsley on top and a block of parmesan off to the side

– Easter Desserts –

Coconut Cake with Coconut Pastry Cream Filling and Vanilla Buttercream

This Coconut Cake is moist, fluffy, perfectly sweet, seriously delicious, and extra coconut-y! There is no better cake to bake for any and all occasions. It’s truly the perfect treat!

coconut cake with two slices behind, roses on top, and a bowl of coconut shreds

No Bake Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake Bars

Sweet, creamy, tangy, and exploding with flavor! These No Bake Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake Bars are the ultimate summertime treat.

square slices of cheesecake on parchment with strawberries and flowers

Raspberry White Chocolate Truffles

Sweet, fruity, and so easy to make! These Raspberry White Chocolate Truffles are the perfect treat to make during the holiday’s. The best part? They’re naturally gluten-free and just melt in your mouth with every bite. SO. GOOD.

cut open truffles on wire serving dry with crushed freeze dried raspberries

Vanilla Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam Filling and Lavender Frosting

Sweet, floral, jammy, and oh so delicious! These Vanilla Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam Filling and Lavender Frosting are everything you need for Spring.

cupcakes on marble serving board with blackberries, lavender, white flowers, and a spoon

French Silk Pie

A rich, luscious, and extra chocolate-y! Yep. That’s the perfect way to describe this decadent French Silk Pie. Every bite is truly melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The best part? This recipe contains NO raw eggs!

french silk pie on marble counter with cake server, stack of plates, small vase, and plate full of chocolate curls

Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake

The perfect cake for Spring! This Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake is light, fluffy, full of the best spring/summer flavors, is perfectly sweet, and just SO. GOOD. There is no cake out there that embodies the warmer days ahead like this delicious cake.

slice of strawberry shortcake layer cake being cut into with fork, full cake behind with jar of flowers

Homemade Snickers Candy Bars

So much better than store-bought! These Homemade Snickers Candy Bars are creamy, perfectly sweet, chewy, nutty, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

three stacked snickers with more around and hydrangeas behind

Goat Cheese and Honey Cheesecake with Honey Whipped Cream

Rich, silky smooth, tangy, and perfectly sweet. This Goat Cheese and Honey Cheesecake with Honey Whipped Cream is the perfect dessert to make all year long! Bonus? This cheesecake is ready in about 5 hours. SO. GOOD.

honey being drizzled over sheet cheesecake with two forks, jar of honey, fresh figs, and flowers around

Coconut Custard with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Luscious, silky smooth, and so good. This Coconut Custard with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote is the perfect simple dessert when you’re craving something sweet this spring and summer! Every bite is perfectly sweet, coconut-y, and has a bright pop of flavor from the compote. Simply delicious!

four glasses of custard with compote, two spoons, flowers, and glass vase behind

No-Fail Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust

Silky, tart, perfectly sweet, and extra summery. These No-Fail Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust are a must-bake any time of year, but especially during the summer months!

lemon bars on parchment paper with forks, flowers, and lemon slices

Slice and Bake Key Lime Shortbread Cookies

The perfect cookie to enjoy spring and summer! Every bite of one of these super simple Slice and Bake Key Lime Shortbread Cookies is buttery, perfectly sweet, and extra citrusy.

stacked key lime cookies on upside down sheet pan with more cookies behind, key limes, and white flowers on marble surface

Homemade Twix Bars

A soft and buttery cookie topped with a homemade chewy salted caramel, finished with a semi-sweet chocolate coating. Every bite of one of these Homemade Twix Bars is perfect sweet, chewy, and just SO. GOOD.

four twix bars on wire cooling rack with one stacked on top and cut open

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Simple, easy to make, moist, delicious spices, and seriously addicting! These Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are absolutely the best. Perfect for Easter, or any day of the week. SO. GOOD.

a cupcake on a marble coaster with greenery and a fork with cupcakes in the background

Matcha White Chocolate Tart

Simple, deliciously sweet, and so full of flavor! This Matcha White Chocolate Tart is the perfect dessert for any and every occasion.

matcha tart with piece missing on a white plate with mint leaves and fresh flowers around

Homemade Almond Joy

Coconut-y, chocolate-y, and melt in your mouth delicious! These Homemade Almond Joys are perfect for any occasion and are so easy to make.

almond joys on parchment with almonds and chocolate chips

The Ultimate Dark Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Dark Chocolate Ganache

Every bite of this Dark Chocolate Layer Cake is rich, decadent, moist, perfectly sweet, and extra chocolate-y. It’s truly SO. GOOD. With double the chocolate, there’s definitely a reason that this cake is the ultimate dark chocolate cake!

chocolate cake on upside down white plate with parchment paper, chocolate curls and empty glasses behind

Did You Make Any of These Easter Recipes?

If so, be sure to to leave a comment below and let us know! Also, be sure to tag us on social media and remember to leave a star rating on the recipe you made. Happy Easter!

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