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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 –

Blackberry Turnovers

Flakey, buttery, and loaded with jam! These Blackberry Turnovers with rough puff pastry are the perfect treat. Great for breakfast, a quick snack, summer picnics, or even dessert!

two blackberry turnover halves stacked on a white wood board with four more turnovers behind, a bowl of jam beside, with fresh berries, purple and white flowers around, glass of milk, and glass of antique utensils behind

Strawberry Brioche Doughnuts

The perfect treat to make for breakfast, brunch, or even dessert! These Strawberry Jam Filled Brioche Doughnuts with Strawberry Sugar are sweet, buttery, fruity, and SO. GOOD. Every bite just melts in your mouth!

flat lay of strawberry filled doughnuts in white casserole on a white cheese cloth with freeze dried strawberries and fresh strawberries around

Banana Nut Bread

This easy homemade banana nut bread is a delicious breakfast or snack! Loaded with lots of bananas and pecans, there’s no way to not love this loaf!

slices of banana bread on white board with crumbs, knife, book pages, flowers, and glasses

Blueberry Buckle

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

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

Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding

Buttery, perfectly sweet, and SO DELICIOUS! This Vanilla Bean Croissant Bread Pudding is a delicious combination of classic flavors to create a dessert that will have everyone asking for more.

overhead image of vanilla croissant bread pudding on top of a white napkin with forks and flowers around.

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

Strawberries & Cream Dutch Baby

Make your summer breakfast/brunch more delicious with this Strawberries and Cream Dutch Baby! A tender, fluffy pancake, topped with mascarpone whipped cream, and tender sautéed strawberries. Every bite is creamy, sweet, and bursting with juicy strawberries!

overhead shot of strawberries and cream dutch baby in cast iron skillet with piece missing and fork stuck into pancake with chamomile flowers on top, white flowers around, fresh strawberries, and cake knife on marble surface.

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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

No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

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

Strawberries & Cream Scones

Light, fluffy, creamy, and perfectly sweet! These Strawberries and Cream Scones with Vanilla Icing are made without any butter or eggs, are simple and quick to make, and truly the perfect way to start your mornings this summer. SO GOOD!

two scones on white plate with bowl of freeze dried strawberries beside and spoon, creamer, fresh strawberries, and more scones around

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

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Fluffy, sweet, lemon-y, and SO. GOOD. These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are guaranteed to become your new go-to breakfast treat all spring and summer long!

angled close up of five stacked lemon ricotta pancakes with piped whipped cream, lemon zest, and powdered sugar on top, lemon slices beside, and two forks

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

The perfect addition to your weekend 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

Bacon Cheddar 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
Bacon Cheddar and Chive Scones

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

Homemade Belgian Waffles

The ultimate breakfast treat! These Homemade Belgian Waffles are crunchy, lightly sweetened, fluffy, and SO much better than traditional waffles.

waffles on white plate on top of a white cheesecloth with maple syrup being poured onto one waffle, with white flowers, a mug, and two empty glasses behind.

Giant Cinnamon Roll

Soft, gooey, and melt in your mouth delicious. This GIANT Cinnamon Roll is the perfect sweet treat to enjoy all year long! Enjoy warm, right out of the oven, with a drizzle of sweet vanilla icing for an indulgent breakfast the whole family will love.

overhead image of iced cinnamon roll in skillet with white flowers, cinnamon sticks, and a white cheesecloth around.

– 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

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

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 on white platter with spoon and fresh rosemary sprigs.

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!

bowl of mac and cheese on marble surface with two forks, thyme sprigs, bowl of cheese, and white flowers around

– Easter Desserts –

Spiced Carrot Cake

The perfect cake to make for Easter! This delicious and moist Spiced Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is easy, full of flavor, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Bonus? This cake is made in two bowls, ready in about 1 hour, and tastes SO. GOOD.

cut carrot cake on marble cake stand with yellow flowers and eucalyptus stems on top, with glasses behind, white flower around, a white cheese cloth beside, and a plate with yellow flowers in front.

Strawberries & 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

Blackberry Lavender Cupcakes

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

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

Sweeten your day with this Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting! Three layers of moist and tender lemon sponge, bursting with fresh blueberries, and sandwiches between the creamiest lemon frosting. Every bite is perfectly sweet, full of flavor, and SO. GOOD.

pulled back front shot of frosted lemon blueberry layer cake with flowers on top and slice of cake on stack of three plates behind, fresh blueberries in a glass jar, and a lemon half behind with more blueberries round, a small white bowl, and a white cheesecloth on marble surface.

Goat Cheese & Honey Cheesecake

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

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

Coconut Cake with Coconut Pastry Cream

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

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

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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

Chocolate Malt Robins Egg Cake

The perfect Easter cake! This Chocolate Malt Robins Egg Cake with Malted Vanilla Buttercream is simple to make, but oh so delicious. Every bite is the perfect balance between chocolate and malt, while being perfectly sweet. SO. GOOD.

sliced malted chocolate robins egg cake on white cake plate with slice behind

Easter M&M Sugar Cookies

Easy to make, requires no refrigeration, and ready in less than an hour! These Chewy Easter M&M Sugar Cookies are the perfect treat to bake this Spring/Easter.

cookies on oval platter with two measuring cups of pastel M&M's, with more cookies around, two empty glasses, and a white cheesecloth on marble surface.

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

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

Banana Pudding Cups

The perfect nostalgic dessert for any and all occasions! These super simple homemade Banana Pudding Cups are sweet, creamy, and melt in your mouth delicious.

glasses of banana pudding with two spoons beside, vanilla wafers and flowers around on marble surface.

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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