65 Easter Dessert Recipes {Spring Treats & Holiday Breads} – Saturday Inspiration and Ideas

With Easter right around the corner, I found it only fitting to share some tasty treats this week as a sweet tribute to the beautiful holiday upon us.
Whether your looking for a spring dessert that is traditional, something simple, or just playful and fun – this round up of 65 Easter Dessert Recipes packs inspiration and ideas to satisfy all types of taste buds.

p.s. if you are planning to dye and decorate eggs this week be sure to check out last years post ~ 50 Easter Egg Ideas and Inspiration

Coconut Nest Baby Blue Bird Cupcakes via Martha Stewart

Pineapple-Coconut Cupcakes with Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting
via Southern Living

Easter Egg Cupcakes {baked in real egg shells} via Cupcake Project

Carrot Cake Cupcakes {with rolled fruit snack carrots} via Betty Crocker

Lollipop Spring Flower Cupcakes via Martha Stewart

Spring Lollipop Flower Lemon Cupcakes via Delish

Spring Flower Cupcakes {sprinkles & jellied citrus slices} via Martha Stewart

Pretzel Winged Butterfly Cupcakes via Martha Stewart

Beehive Cupcakes {jellybean bees & snicker surprise} via Bright Ideas

Easter Basket Cupcakes via Betty Crocker

Sweety Twinkie Birds {in chocolate coconut nests} via Disney Family Fun

Spring Chick Cakes {coconut feathers & nut beaks} via Martha Stewart

Bunny Butt Cake via Betty Crocker

Chocolate Cake with Crepe Paper Flowers and a Phyllo Nest
via Martha Stewart

Rich Chocolate Cake with Ganache Frosting and Truffle-Egg Nest
via Martha Stewart

Best Carrot Cake via Southern Living

Individual Mini Carrot Cakes via Woman’s Day

Strawberry Angel Cake via Cooking Light

Heavenly Angel Food Cake {with lemon lovers icing} via Southern Living

Angel Food Cake with Fresh Citrus Sauce via Duncan Hines

Pineapple Upside Down Cake via Betty Crocker

Rhubarb Upside Down Cake via Martha Stewart

Strawberry Mousse Cake via Southern Living

Lemon Filled Coconut Cake via Taste of Home

Ultimate Coconut Cake via Martha Stewart

Lemon Dome Cake {yellow box cake drizzled with lemonade}
via Real Simple

Lemon-Curd Cakes with Poppy Seeds via Food & Wine

Lemon Cream Rolled Cake via Better Crocker

Carrot Patch Cake Roll via Woman’s Day

Hummingbird Bundt Cake {pineapple & cream cheese} via Southern Living

Coconut Pound Cake {made with french vanilla cake mix} via Duncan Hines

Lemon and Orange Glazed Pound Cake via Food & Wine

Lemon Meringue Cake via Martha Stewart

Grasshopper Cake {chocolate and mint} via Good Housekeeping

Strawberry Shortcake with Basil via Martha Stewart

Italian Easter Pie {phyllo sheets stuffed with ricotta cheese & rice}
via Giada De Laurentiis, Food network

Grandma’s Strawberry Rhubarb Pie via Food Network

Coconut Key Lime Pie {coconut milk filing} via Martha Stewart

Marshmallow Almond Key Lime Pie via Taste of Home

Lemon Lime Meringue Pie via Fine Cooking

Orange Cheese Cake Pie {made with yogurt, cream cheese and orange juice}
via Pillsbury

Carrot Cheesecake via Martha Stewart

Fiadone {ricotta cheese dessert} via Tartelette

Baklava via The Pioneer Woman

Colomba Pasquale {Italian Easter dove bread} via King Arthur Flour

Babka {sweet bread made with eggs, butter, and raisins} via Country Living

Easter Kulich {sweet bread with raisins, almonds and candied orange peels}
via Southern Living

Italian Easter Bread via The Italian Dish

Hot Cross Buns via The Pioneer Woman

Bunny Puffs {chocolate peanut butter candies wrapped in crescent roll dough}
via Betty Crocker

Meringue Nests via Disney Family Fun

Chocolate Wonton Noodle Nests via Better Homes and Gardens

Hidden Surprise Rice Krispies Egg Treats via Kellogg’s

Berry Cookie Tarts {chocolate chip cookies topped with cheesecake filling}
via Keebler

Carrot Patch Cookies {sugar wafer cookies, chocolate cookie crumbs & mike & ike carrots}
via Disney Family Fun

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies via Jell-o

Ambrosia {orange, pineapple, coconut & cherries} via Food Network

Shortbread Tiramisu via Country Living

Nutter Butter Banana Pudding Trifle via Southern Living

Vanilla Custard served in Eggshells via Martha Stewart

Little Lemon Souffles via Martha Stewart

Cracked Egg Sorbet {mango sorbet in chocolate shells} via Martha Stewart

Cookie and Ice Cream Easter Eggs via Disney Family Fun

Sprinkly Ice Cream Bites {made with Pop Tarts} via Kelloggs

Chocolate Easter Eggs {in real egg shells} via Gourmeted

and if you are looking for a gluten free- wheat free -dairy free treat to serve
these chocolate nests and egg cakes are a fun and easy too!

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend ~ enjoy.



  1. HI there! Love your share about Easter treats! Thanks!! Sunny109

  2. Oh my I just gained 10 lbs reading this post- it would have been more but I lost some weight with all the drooling I was doing!!!

  3. You have collected some fantastic recipes and ideas here. I love the little carrots made out of fruit roll-up. I may have to make something like that for our Easter dinner. Very cute!

  4. Incredible….Thanks for posting A.L.L. these recipes.

  5. Here i am trying to loose some weight.. and how am I going to stop thinking about these delicious recipes! ha..haa.. Love the post and love all the creations!

  6. WOW!

    They look fantastic!

  7. What a wonderful resource of Easter yumminess!! Thank you! Have a wonderful weekend.

  8. My mouth was really watering after viewing all of these desserts. Thanks for sharing. Have a great Sunday.

  9. Yum! You have definitely given me some great ideas for my holiday dessert :)

  10. Awesome, thanks for sharing!

  11. Hi Stephanie! I don’t know if I should thank you or run the other way! It all looks SOOO GOOOD!! Oh my poor hips….;)

  12. Thank you for the Easter dessert inspiration!

  13. Thank you so much. Now I just have to decide which one to make for Easter dinner… definitely at least one from this list!


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