20 (Easy) Easter Dessert Recipes

Give your family a different experience next Easter with some of my favorite Easter dessert recipes. Easter is one of the holidays with some of the most vibrant colored snacks and treats. And I’ve put together the most flavorful desserts that are easy to make!

The list I’ve made is filled with delicious options that range from sweet, chocolatey desserts to fluffy cheesecakes. One thing is for sure; you are in for a treat!

So, let’s begin;

Carrot Cake

Carrot cakes are a favorite for many holidays, including Easter, and this recipe is the best so far. Made of three layers, each bursting with vibrant spices and carrot flavor.

It’s moist, thick, and crumbly- the perfect texture that pairs well with some cream cheese frosting. Each bite is not only enjoyable but memorable.

Your guests will be unable to resist a slice of this.

Strawberry Sheet Cake

The pink and white layers of this dessert are not only picturesque but also delicious together. Strawberries are always a great addition to every dessert and a fruity delight.

It’s made with tangy and sweet strawberry puree, white cake mix, sour cream, water, oil, and others. Each bite features strawberry and mildly flavored cream cheese frosting for the ultimate experience.

Top with strawberry slices for a refreshing flavor.

Chocolate Blueberry Cake

There’s no list of Easter desserts that is complete without chocolate. In this case, you have a beautiful flavor profile; chocolate and blueberries.

This dessert features homemade wild blueberry jam, blueberry Swiss meringue buttercream, and dark chocolate ganache. It’s thick, fudgy, and brimming with tasty blueberries; Plus, it’s easy to make!

For a beautiful presentation, decorate with chocolate-covered blueberries or flowers.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Nothing beats this cake’s fluffy and tender texture; you won’t know when you’ve eaten a lot! But the taste is worth it, so it’s perfectly fine.

This easy-to-make recipe contains lemon zest and some poppy seeds, full of lemon flavor and velvety cream cheese frosting. The seeds add a little crunch to your bite and taste, but you can always do without them.

The final result is delicious, and you can enjoy it all day.

Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

Staying on the theme is always fun, which makes these adorable Easter egg sugar cookies one of my kid’s favorites. Aside from how tasty these treats are, they’re also colorful and fun to bake.

They are soft, buttery, and pretty with pastel colors. Royal icing is the best type for these cookies because they are vibrant and will not melt as quickly as butter icing. You need to engage your inner child to mix colors and decorative patterns with these treats.

Each Easter egg sugar cookie is unique and perfect.

Hot Cross Buns

There’s a reason these buns were famous in a nursery rhyme (you have to teach kids about quality treats early! Lol).

Each sweet burn is tastefully spiced and contains butter, black currant/raisins, vanilla, brown sugar, and others. Soft and dense, you will find a traditional cross marking that represents the crucifix over each.

These markings are orange icing which gives the buns a citrusy taste. They are filling and delicious!

Easter Blondies

If you prefer snacks that are easy to pick from a tray, consider these tasty Blondies! They are fudgy, gooey, and everything you expect in the taste.

You can imagine how sweet these treats are with random Easter chocolates peeking through. They may look thick, but they are surprisingly light and delicious.

Decorate with crushed chocolates for the ultimate crunchy and gooey experience.

Vanilla Cake Pops

Say hello to your new favorite Easter dessert; these cake pops are so delicious, creative, and tasty! With a few ingredients in your kitchen, you can make them quickly.

These bite-sized treats are made of vanilla cake crumbs covered with white chocolate and finished with sprinkles. You can play around with colors or keep it simple with a specific color.

They’ll be a hit at your easter party thanks to how attractive and tasty they are.

Carrot Cake Muffins

Want everything in a carrot cake without the hassle of slicing? Try these crumbly carrot cake muffins.

Grab all of the ingredients you need for a regular carrot cake, add a hint of cinnamon, and make them into a muffin. They are soft, moist, fluffy, and insanely delicious.

Use the leftovers for tea the next day, even though the chances of this happening are low!

Easter Banana Bread (Vegan)

Who doesn’t love some tasty banana bread? This gluten-free recipe is always a hit, even for non-vegans.

The simplicity of banana bread is unmatched, mainly because it delivers a bright flavor of the ingredients. In this case, you have ripe bananas, delicious chocolate eggs, cubed marzipan, and many others.

Once your banana bread is ready, decorate with pieces of colorful chocolates and drizzle chocolate sauce.

Lemon Meringue Pie

Here’s a citrusy dessert you can enjoy during Easter and all year round. This delicious pie has a velvety, smooth filling with a sweet and tart taste that keeps you coming back for more.

But what elevates the entire appeal of this dessert is the meringue topping- fluffy and toasted, it adds a nice touch to each slice. Overall, you can never miss this creamy and delicious lemon-filled dessert.

Banana Pudding

This deliciously creamy pudding is quick, simple, and utterly delicious. Layers of pudding, ripe bananas, whipped cream, and wafer cookies come together for a delightful experience.

Each bite delivers a sweet, crunchy taste that keeps you returning for more. The presentation and texture are second to none, so that you will have the best time enjoying this dessert.

Enjoy either cool or warm with cookies sprinkled over the top.

Roasted Almond & Caramel Cheesecake

Cheesecake is always welcome at any party, and Easter parties are not exempted. This deliciously creamy caramel cheesecake is so tasty, fluffy, and incredibly easy to make.

The toppings add an extra crunch and work perfectly with the soft filling. Aside from Easter, this dessert is also great for summer and spring.

Top with toasted almonds for a tasty finish.

Caramel Cheesecake Brownies

Everyone loves brownies, especially when they have some flavorful caramel addition. These thick, fudgy, and delicious brownies are so appealing that you want to grab one from the plate.

This method requires dark chocolate chips, instant espresso, and caramel chips for a delectable balance. Add in some granulated sugar, and your taste buds will be grateful.

Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks

For a nutty twist to your standard cookies, use peanut butter! Pillowy, soft, and delicious, you can never miss these cookies.

All you need are a single bowl, a few ingredients, a bowl, and a tray. Mix, bake, and they’ll be done in no time. Also, they don’t require time to cook down, so you can pass them around as soon as they’re done!

Easter-themed Cupcakes

These cupcakes are the perfect Easter dessert to capture everyone’s attention. First, it’s on theme with the bunny rabbit style, and second, the taste is incomparable.

The little bunny features and the smooth and delicious taste of vanilla frosting are delightful. Also, what’s great is that it takes less time to bake. They are sweet, soft, and fun!

Serve these to your guests and watch their faces light up with whimsical joy.

Chocolate Cake Pops

If you don’t like vanilla cake pops, chocolate is always an option. These cake pops are everything you expect- a delicious lollipop of chocolatey goodness.

Whether you’re using a fresh or stale chocolate cake, this recipe always tastes incredible. It’s also a hit at kid’s parties, so you can consider it a versatile Easter dessert recipe.

Vanilla Marble Cake

There’s something special about the dark and light colors in a beautifully baked vanilla marble cake. But more than that, the taste is incredible.

Moist, fluffy, and utterly delicious, this simple recipe features buttermilk, vanilla, chocolate, and others. Please put them in a pan, swirl the batter around with a knife, bake, and cool.

Top with a delicious ganache frosting and lightly dust cocoa powder over it.

Waffle Cookies

Try this traditional Italian snack called Pizzelles at your Easter party. They are light, thin, delicate, and have a beautiful flower or snowflake patterns.

The cookies are flavored with either lemon, almond, vanilla, or anise. Each cookie is crunchy and delicious. For extra flavor, make a creamy and tasty buttercream frosting.

Strawberry or vanilla frosting is easily the most common, but you can get creative.

Rainbow Meringue Sandwiches

Just have a look at these rainbow colors; refreshing and beautiful! These rainbow meringue sandwiches are soft, fluffy, and bursting with vanilla flavor.

Easy to make and insanely delicious, these sandwiches will be the rave of your Easter party.

20 easter dessert recipes

20 easter dessert recipes

Recipe by Brenda

If you’re in the mood for something fresh, Include some of these creative and delicious Easter dessert recipes in your easter menu!


  • Carrot Cake

  • Strawberry Sheet Cake

  • Chocolate Blueberry Cake

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

  • Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

  • Hot Cross Buns

  • Easter Blondies

  • Vanilla Cake Pops

  • Carrot Cake Muffins

  • Easter Banana Bread (Vegan)

  • Lemon Meringue Pie

  • Banana Pudding

  • Toasted Almonds & Caramel Cheesecake

  • Caramel Cheesecake Brownies

  • Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks

  • Easter-themed Cupcakes

  • Chocolate Cake Pops

  • Vanilla Marble Cake

  • Waffle Cookies

  • Rainbow Meringue Sandwiches


  • Select the recipe you prefer
  • Assemble all of the necessary ingredients
  • Whip up your favorite Easter dessert in 40 minutes or less!
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