Easter Recipes

I am sharing the BEST EASTER RECIPES. Are you wondering what to serve on Easter? Here are 80 Easter Recipes from Easter Breakfast and Brunch to Easter Side Dishes to Easter Dinner Recipes to Easter Dessert Recipes. I have you covered!

I am sharing the BEST EASTER RECIPES. Are you wondering what to serve on Easter? Here are 80 Easter Recipes from Easter Breakfast and Brunch to Easter Side Dishes to Easter Dinner Recipes to Easter Dessert Recipes. I have you covered!

Easter Brunch and Breakfast

Easter Sunday brunch is one of our favorite family traditions! That Sunday morning can be slow, focused on food and family. I put together all of the BEST recipes so that you can plan the perfect Easter brunch menu! Watch out for my recipes that can be made the night before, they really help to simplify the morning.

  • Goldie’s Best Buttermilk Pancakes: This is the only pancake recipe you will ever need. Tender texture, light and fluffy, they’ll melt in your mouth!
  • Creme Brûlée French Toast: An easy overnight french toast with thick bread in a buttery sugar glaze and soaked with a sweet custard.
  • Orange Rolls: Sweet homemade orange rolls with fresh orange zest and topped with an orange cream cheese frosting
  • Homemade crepes: An easy recipe made with simple ingredients — milk, flour, eggs, sugar, water, and butter. Simple 6-ingredient crepe recipe
  • Dutch Baby Puff Pancake: A baked vanilla custard-like pancake that miraculously puffs up when baked in the oven. It has a creamy souffle texture and makes whipping up breakfast on the weekend so easy! 
  • Best French Toast Recipe: I am sharing all of the secrets for making the best french toast.
  • Vanilla French Toast: Sweet brioche bread dipped in a homemade custard batter and cooked until golden brown. Served with fresh berries, maple syrup, and whipped cream.
  • Sheet Pan French Toast: Easy Sheet Pan French Toast is made by dipping the bread into a custard batter and baking it on a sheet pan in the oven.

I also shared how to make a beautiful Easter Brunch Spread with recipe ideas, tablescapes, florals, and more.

Dinners and Side Dishes

Whether you want the traditional Easter dinner or are just looking for some Easter meal ideas, I’ve got you covered! The fun thing about Easter dinner is that there are plenty of side dishes that can be out on the table, and there are really no strict rules. We mix it up a bit each year! Here are some easy Easter dinner ideas, or some side dishes for you to try out this year. Don’t miss the pretty spring charcuterie board, it’s seriously the PERFECT appetizer as you’re waiting to dive into the main meal!

  • Crescent Rolls: The most perfect buttery, light, and fluffy homemade roll recipe. Easy homemade rolls made from scratch!
  • Knotted Rolls: Buttery, fluffy homemade rolls tied in knot and brushed with butter. The perfect knotted rolls recipe!
  • Homemade Dinner Rolls: These homemade rolls are made with only 8 ingredients and are so easy, light, and fluffy!
  • Best Parker House Rolls: How to make the famous Boston Parker House Rolls with a secret ingredient.

  • Deviled Eggs: These easy deviled eggs are made with hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, pickle juice, and sprinkled with paprika.
  • Spring Charcuterie Board: Fresh ripe fruits, creamy cheeses, cured meats, crackers, French baguette slices, honeycomb, macarons, and edible flowers.
  • Crudite Platter: All of my favorite veggie dip recipes, what vegetables to put on a veggie tray, and how to arrange one.
  • Creamed Corn with Bacon: This homemade creamed corn with crispy bacon is perfect and easy! The first vegetable side dish to be finished. 
  • Fruit Salad: A vibrant and colorful salad with a honey lime dressing. So fresh!
  • Pimento Cheese Dip: It’s famous in the South for good reason. Made with cream cheese, mayonnaise, two types of cheddar cheeses, chopped pimentos, cayenne pepper, and a touch of salt. 
  • Cold Spinach Dip: This easy spinach dip is made with spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, ranch powder, and water chestnuts
  • Fruit Dip: Creamy, fluffy fruit dip made with cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, homemade whipped cream, and a touch of cherry juice. 
  • Perfect Creamy Mashed Potatoes: Simple, foolproof, creamy classic mashed potatoes recipe. The best mashed potatoes that everyone will love!
  • Southwest Creamed Corn: made with white corn, sautéed with jalapeños and onions, and cooked with heavy cream and pepper jack cheese
  • Cheesy Garlic Biscuits: Light, fluffy, buttery homemade biscuits with cheddar cheese and garlic. These are the perfect homemade biscuit!
  • Loaded Mashed Potatoes: Creamy buttery mashed potatoes with sour cream, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and green onions.
  • Not Yo Mama’s Potato Salad: A lighter, fresher potato salad recipe! Made with olive oil and vinegar, topped with bacon and green onion.
  • Broccoli Salad: Crunchy broccoli salad with crispy bacon, sweet dried cranberries, onion, nuts, tossed in a sweet and tangy dressing.
  • Macaroni Salad: The best creamy macaroni salad recipe made with pasta, vegetables, and a creamy homemade sweet and tangy dressing.
  • Loaded Potato Salad: The perfect baked potato salad recipe is perfect for your next party, potluck, or as a BBQ side dish.

Best Potato Salad: This is hands down the best potato salad recipe! I am sharing all of the tips and tricks for making the perfect potato salad.

Italian Pasta Salad: Best Italian pasta salad with Italian meats, cheese, pasta, and vegetables, all tossed with a homemade creamy red wine vinaigrette

Pesto Caprese Salad: Fresh cherry or grape tomatoes, vibrant pesto sauce, creamy fresh mozzarella balls, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze, basil, and spices.

Greek Salad: This simple Greek Salad is made with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, kalamata olives, feta cheese, and all tossed with a homemade tangy Greek dressing. 

Easter Desserts

Here are all of my fun Easter dessert ideas! We LOVE having Easter cakes (it’s fun to decorate them with flowers and beautiful colors!), Easter cheesecakes, or any other easy Easter dessert! I’ve included plenty of fruity and fresh sweets that everybody will love. Plus, there are more traditional Easter desserts such as carrot cake or easy coconut cream pie. You really can’t go wrong!

  • Coconut Cake: A moist, light, and fluffy coconut cake with sweet cream cheese frosting.
  • Carrot Cake Blondies Bars: These are soft and chewy (they have almost a brownie-like texture) and topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting!
  • Lemon Cream Pie: A simple creamy lemon cream pie with fresh lemon zest in a buttery graham cracker crust with sweetened whipped cream
  • Fruit Tart with Vanilla Cream: This French fruit tart is made with a flaky, buttery pie crust, filled with homemade vanilla bean pastry cream, and topped with fresh fruit.
  • Lemon Brownies: Fresh lemon flavor paired with butter for richness and just the right amount of sweetness to balance out the tangy lemon in a chewy bar!
  • Key Lime Cake: Moist key lime cake with sweet cream cheese frosting. A light and fluffy citrus lime cake with the perfect lime buttercream frosting!
  • Cadbury Egg Cookies: Soft and chewy centers with crispy edges. Filled with mini Cadbury eggs and white chocolate chips. A perfect Easter cookie!
  • Banana Cream Pie: Creamy sweet vanilla filling with fresh bananas and handcrafted whipped cream in a buttery pie crust.
  • Hummingbird Cake: This moist cake is made with pineapple, bananas, pecans, and a sweet cream cheese frosting. A classic Southern dessert!
  • Frosted Coconut Lime Cookies: Chewy lime cookies with creamy coconut lime frosting. It’s a fresh and unique cookie that’s perfect for spring time!
  • Lemon Bars: Sweet and tangy lemon curd filling on a homemade buttery shortbread crust sprinkled with powdered sugar.
  • Citrus Sheet Cake: made with fresh-squeezed orange, lemon, and lime juices in a moist, fluffy cake and topped with silky cream cheese frosting.

Pavlova: A stunning and elegant dessert with a crisp, crunchy outer shell with a soft, marshmallow-like center and topped with fresh whipped cream and fresh fruit. 

Raspberry Cream Pie: This no-bake cheesecake with fresh raspberry sauce and whipped cream is a raspberry lover’s dream.

Lemon Blueberry Cake: This moist, tender lemon cake with fresh blueberries and frosted with homemade lemon cream cheese frosting.

White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies: White chocolate cookies with freeze dried raspberries.

  • Ambrosia Salad: A classic and nostalgic dessert (or side dish!) made with tropical fruits, marshmallows, and whipped cream.
  • Strawberry Cream Crunch Cake: strawberry cake soaked with sweetened condensed milk after baking and topped with whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and crushed golden Oreos for crunch.
  • Lemon Cupcakes: Light, fluffy homemade lemon cupcakes with fresh lemon frosting are the perfect dessert for lemon lovers.
  • Passion Fruit Pie: Made with a graham cracker crust, creamy passion fruit custard filling, and topped with billowy sweet whipped cream.
  • The Best Carrot Cake Recipe: A moist, tender carrot cake covered in a sweet cream cheese frosting. The perfect carrot cake recipe!
  • Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart: Made with a buttery tart crust, sweet vanilla cream cheese filling, and fresh strawberries with a shiny glaze
  • Lemon Sugar Cookies: A light and fresh lemon cookie that’s soft, chewy, and sweet. It’s the best lemon sugar cookie!
  • Coconut Cupcakes: Flavorful and sweet coconut cupcakes with a tangy cream cheese frosting and shredded coconut flakes.
  • Lemon Olive Oil Cake: A melt-in-your-mouth lemon cake that’s not only super tender, fluffy, and moist but has a heavenly fresh lemon flavor as well.
  • Key Lime Pie: The best creamy key lime pie in a buttery graham cracker crust with fresh sweetened whipped cream. 
  • Vanilla Cheesecake: How to make the creamiest, dreamiest, richest vanilla cheesecake with a buttery graham cracker crust
  • French Macarons: Macarons can be intimidating, but this recipe is a simple step by step guide to help you get beautiful and delicious macarons!
  • Berry Chantilly Cake: Homemade moist yellow cake layered with fluffy cream cheese whipped cream frosting and fresh berries.
  • Lemon Bundt Cake: Moist, flavorful lemon bundt cake with a fresh cream cheese lemon glaze. Tips and tricks for making the perfect lemon bundt cake.
  • Orange Cream Cookies: A zesty orange cookie (with a touch of sour cream!) topped with a sweet orange cream cheese frosting.
  • Strawberry Shortcake: The best strawberry shortcake with homemade sweet biscuits, sliced strawberries, and sweetened whipped cream.
  • Lemon Raspberry Cake: A light and fluffy lemon cake with fresh raspberries and a lemon cream cheese frosting. A sweet and tangy lemon berry cake!
  • Easy Coconut Cream Pie: Made with pudding mix, sweetened condensed milk, whipped cream, and sweetened shredded coconut
  • Vanilla Cake: The best homemade vanilla cake recipe with vanilla bean buttercream frosting. 
  • Lemon Crinkle Cookies: Soft chewy lemon cookies with fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, and lemon extract to give them the extra lemon tang
  • Lemon Cream Filled Fruit Tart: Homemade buttery crust with a lemon cream and topped with berries, mangoes, peaches, and any other fruit you want!
  • Orange Cake: A moist, tender fresh orange cake with a sweet orange cream cheese frosting. The BEST orange cake!
  • Lemon Cupcakes with Ricotta Cream: a light, moist cake, bursting with fresh squeezed lemon juice and topped with a sweet ricotta cream cheese frosting.
  • Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie: A buttery cookie crust with a sweet cream cheese filling and topped with glazed strawberries.

I hope that this helps! Let me know what you end up making, I love hearing from you. Happy Easter!

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