Looking for showstopper Easter dishes to share with your family and loved ones? This compilation of 44 best Easter Recipes is all you need! This is a collection of tried and true, easy to follow and absolutely delicious recipes by four of your favorite food bloggers and real-life blogger besties has everything you are looking for!
Britney Brown-Chamberlain of Britney Breaks Bread, Cheryl Norris of Bakes by Brown Sugar, Shani Whisonant of Begin with Butter and Anina Belle Giannini of Le Chef’s Wife bring you 44 of their favorite Easter dishes, everything you need to fill a memorable Easter table.
Let's get cooking!
Spring Asparagus with a Champagne Citrus Vinaigrette
This French Asparagus with a Champagne Citrus Vinaigrette is simple and flavorful. The bright flavors of citrus and the pop of champagne pair beautifully with fresh spring Asparagus, cooked to perfection. Did we mention that it is a vegan recipe, too?
Looking for a classic party appetizer? Look no further than this baked brie in puff pastry recipe! This easy baked brie, or brie en croute, is topped with caramelized onions, prosciutto, apricot jam, and rosemary and baked in flaky puff pastry for the ultimate dish. Minimal effort with maximum flavor - bookmark this recipe for your next gathering!
Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Bundles
These Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Bundles are the perfect appetizers for Brunch or any party! Asparagus, prosciutto, and cheese wrapped together inside of a puff pastry and cooked until perfectly golden - you can't go wrong. They're easy to make, quick, and so delicious!
These cheesy light bites are the perfect way to start the meal or give your friends and family something to snack on before the main course. Gougeres (aka French cheese puffs) can be made two days in advance and then rewarmed in the oven right before serving. Serve with your favorite soft cheese or fruit for a delicious welcoming bite.
La Salade Mentonnaise is a delicious fennel, orange and artichoke salad with pine nuts, topped with lemon zest and a tangy orange vinaigrette.
This Shrimp Remoulade Recipe is a classic New Orleans style appetizer that's as easy as it is delicious! Shrimp pan seared in butter and tossed in zesty homemade remoulade sauce that's finger lickin good! Serve with fresh lettuce and French bread for the ultimate seafood appetizer!
Easter Main Courses
This simple recipe for a roast rack of lamb and potatoes makes for a luxurious and delicious dish that is always impressive to serve and yet surprisingly easy to cook! The fragrance of rosemary, thyme and garlic cooked with the lamb is absolutely irresistible. Your guests will know they are in for a treat the moment they catch the scents wafting from the kitchen.
If you're looking for a show-stopping dish for your dinner table, this Smoked Leg of Lamb Recipe is it! It's tender, juicy, and surprisingly easy to make! It's seasoned with a homemade dry rub with fresh herbs and flavorful garlic for maximum flavor in every bite. Save this impressive dish for holiday meals or any special occasion for an easy recipe that everyone will love!
Bavette steak is a mouth-watering juicy steak that's flavorful, versatile, and easy to make. It's marinated in a dijon sauce and topped with a creamy garlic butter sauce for a show-stopping dish that's perfect for every occasion.
Mediterranean Branzino, or "Loup de la Mediterranée", in French, is one my go-to dishes to serve for a special Brunch/Lunch or when we have friends over. Branzino, as it is known in English, has a very delicate taste that pairs beautifully with the zing of a beautifully balanced Vierge Sauce. Juicy cherry tomatoes, rich black olives, basil and pine nuts with a zest of lemon give a Provençal twist to your dish.
This Lemon and Thyme French Roast Chicken Recipe (Poulet Rôti au thym et citron) with Roasted Garlic is one of our family's favorite dishes. The meat is juicy and tender with the delicate perfume from the lemons, garlic and thyme. The skin is crispy and flavorful. Simply exquisite as well as super easy to make!
This Easy Mississippi Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots is the slow cooker pot roast of your dreams! With only 3 steps and a few simple ingredients, you'll have a flavorful hearty meal with meat so tender you can cut it with a spoon! Make this on Sunday and reheat on busy weeknights for a delicious dinner all week long!
Cajun Seafood Boil with Garlic Butter Sauce
This Cajun Seafood Boil with Garlic Butter Sauce is a flavorful feast of fresh shrimp, crab, lobster tails, mussels, clams, smoky sausage, and tender potatoes. Best part, it's prepared in under an hour! This easy seafood boil recipe is the perfect meal for entertaining guests!
Sautéed Haricots Verts (French Green Beans) are a great side dish. So good that they deserve to be the star attraction! The melt in your mouth texture, the tang of the garlic butter and the zest of fresh herbs make sautéed haricots verts a dinner time favorite.
Old Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes are a classic soul food dish. Melt-in-your-mouth sweet potatoes baked in a buttery brown sugar glaze with warm spices and vanilla make this great recipe unforgettable! With the caramel notes and luscious texture, this dish is a must for holiday dinners.
Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon
Spicy deviled eggs with candied bacon have a creamy filling and are topped with a sprinkle of chives, and a drizzle of sriracha! It's the perfect amount of heat mixed with a bit of sweetness for a deliciously balanced take on a classic appetizer. Save this spicy twist for your next party for a fun take on traditional deviled eggs!
Fried Cabbage with Bacon and Onions
Fried Cabbage with Onions and Bacon is a delicious side dish and classic southern recipe. Tender cabbage with crispy bacon, topped with red pepper flakes for a bit of heat - this simple side dish comes together in just 30 minutes!
Decadent, buttery, restaurant-worthy mashed potatoes are simpler than you think to make. Le Chef's Mashed Potatoes are the perfect side to soak up the delicious gravy and sauces.
Ratatouille is a delicious & healthy vegan side dish from Provence made of baked eggplant, zucchinis, peppers, tomatoes, garlic and onions, seasoned with fragrant Herbes de Provence. The vegetables are robust in flavor, each distinctly seasoned. Each velvety forkful melts in your mouth, offering the beauty of Provence in each bite. If you are looking for an authentic ratatouille recipe that everyone will ask you the recipe for - you have come to the right place!
Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Carrots
These brown sugar honey glazed carrots are the perfect side dish for any meal! You only need 5 ingredients and 30 minutes to prepare this deliciously sweet and savory dish that will make your holiday meal even sweeter!
This easy slow cooker collard greens recipe is a family favorite! Slow-cooker collard greens are a classic soul food dish consisting of smoked meat and bunches of collards cooked in a delicious savory broth. This easy recipe is a delicious side dish during the holidays and perfect for family dinners.
Old Fashioned Baked Mac and Cheese
This five cheese creamy baked mac and cheese is the BEST old fashioned baked macaroni and cheese you'll ever have. It's easy to make and comes together in under an hour. If you love a cheesy, easy, and incredibly flavorful mac and cheese, this recipe is for you!
Easter Desserts (because you can NEVER have too many desserts at Easter!)
If you love coconut desserts you're going to love these classic Coconut Cupcakes. These cupcakes, made with coconut milk, are soft, moist, buttery, and full of delicious coconut flavor. They’re topped with a soft, creamy coconut frosting for a double dose of coconut. They're the perfect addition to your holiday dessert table.
This soft, moist almond cake is perfect for anyone at your table who is gluten-free or dairy-free. The cake is made with almond flour and topped with even more almonds so it has a delicious nutty flavor. The layer of strawberries on top add a delicious fruity and tart finish to every bit.
Lemon bundt cake is a southern classic and should be full of flavor, moist, tender, and extra tart and this cake does not disapppoint. This is the recipe that I learned from my aunt, the best baker in the family. Once your family tries this cake you'll be the star of the show.
Nothing will impress your family more than this chocolatey, ooey-gooey straight from the oven skillet chocolate chip cookie. Place it in the center of the table, serve with big scoops of ice cream and let your guests dig in. I guarantee that there will be nothing left.
This is the cake when you’re ready to arrest everyone's attention this Easter. This beautifully-spiced carrot cake features macerated currants and is a centerpiece-worthy addition to any table.
This decadent, airy coconut cake is perfect for your Easter table. Filled with a decadent raspberry sauce, this coconut cake is also an incredibly worthy dessert for holidays, birthdays, and special Sunday dinners. With coconut in every layer and a special raspberry sauce inside, it's sure to impress your guests!
Philadelphia No Bake Cheesecake
If you're looking for a delicious dessert, look no further than this Philadelphia No Bake Cheesecake recipe! It has a delightfully fluffy and light cheesecake filling that's encased in a homemade graham cracker crust. I took it up a notch and added a delicious graham cracker layer in the middle that really elevates this easy cheesecake recipe!
This delicious peach cobbler pound cake recipe is a show stopper! It's a brown sugar pound cake with a cinnamon swirl topped with a brown butter glaze and juicy roasted cinnamon peaches. If you're a peach lover, this recipe is for you!
With Easter coming up, what better way to celebrate than to enjoy these Mini Egg Brownies?! They're rich, super chocolatey, and fudgy with crisp edges with bits of candied cadbury eggs in every bite. Use up those leftover cadbury eggs and make these gooey Easter Brownies!
Moist lemon cupcakes, raspberry frosting made with fresh raspberries - this lemon raspberry cupcake recipe is the best! The fluffy lemon cupcakes are citrusy and light while the luscious raspberry buttercream on top compliments it perfectly and adds a touch of fruity decadence. Make this recipe, you deserve it!
These classic (and XL) Hot Cross Buns are an Easter must-have. Spiced, sweet, and delicious, they are sure to please you and your most discerning guests, whether they're 8 or 80. Enjoy these classic buns!
This is the best quick, easy French Baguette recipe ever! Want to learn how to make the most beautiful, crusty French Baguettes even if you are a complete beginner at baking? This French Baguette recipe will immediately add a "je ne sais quoi" to your meal.
My grandma’s buttermilk cornbread recipe is a moist and fluffy cornbread that literally melts in your mouth. It's filled with buttery vanilla flavor and sweet corn taste for the perfect side dish to any meal!
These flaky biscuits are addicting! They're buttery, soft, and have tons of flaky layers! This Easy Homemade Biscuit recipe is perfect for family dinners, holidays, and is the best side dish to just about any comfort food. Bonus? You only need 7 basic ingredients. This is the best biscuit recipe ever!
Rosemary Dinner Rolls with Garlic Butter
Soft and pillowy dinner rolls that have bits of freshly chopped rosemary topped with a melted garlic butter. Sounds delicious right?! Look no further than these rosemary dinner rolls. You'll be making these for Sunday dinner every week.
Brioche Dinner Rolls are soft, pillowy mounds of rich, slightly sweet bread and they are the perfect appetizer, side dish, or snack. You won't want to pass these brioche rolls at the dinner table because you'll be too busy hogging them!
A refreshing citrusy drink that is tart with the perfect level of sweetness, allowing the lemon flavor to shine through. If you're a lemon lover or love anything with citrus then you’ll love this homemade lemon soda.
The Kir Royale Cocktail is chic and refreshing. My favorite cocktail, made with crème de cassis and champagne, as seen on the latest season of Emily in Paris.
Tangy, tart, and sweet - this Bourbon Smash is the perfect drink no matter what time of year. It's made with muddled lemons, fresh mint leaves, and a tiny bit of honey for a cool and crisp drink.
Bahama Mama is a fun, fruity rum-based cocktail made with tropical flavors like coconut, pineapples, and orange, with a splash of grenadine. You may not be on an island but after one sip of this sweet punch, you will be in tropical bliss!
It's time to sip on something floral and fun! This Lavender Cocktail is refreshing and light with subtle floral notes that will appeal to all of your senses. It's a fancy cocktail that's easy to make and only calls for five ingredients - gin, lavender simple syrup, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and bubbly prosecco for a nice fizz. Garnish with fresh lavender sprigs for the most beautiful cocktails ever.
Mango Mojitos are a refreshing remix of the classic mojito cocktail. They're made with sweet mango nectar, fresh mint leaves, limes, white rum, and a little honey.
We hope you will enjoy our 45 favorite Easter recipes to share with your family and friends. We would love to hear from you if you do!
About the authors
Britney Brown- Chamberlain
Britney Breaks Bread began with a passion for food, love of family, and the yearning to create fun and flavorful recipes for everyone to enjoy! I am also an avid traveler and draw inspiration from the foods I've eaten all across the world in my own kitchen. My mission is to bring approachable, impressive, and delicious recipes to the dinner table, no matter how experienced the cook!
Since I began my blog in October 2019, I have worked with brands such as Food52, Duluth Trading Company, Sur La Table, and have been featured in The Washington Post, The Pioneer Woman, Buzzfeed and many more!
Hello Everyone! My name is Cheryl and I’m the owner and creator of the food blog, Bakes by Brown Sugar. I being this blog out my passion and love for baking and my desire to share recipes with others. My goal is to educate and inspire you with beautiful and tasty baking recipes and to make sure you’re successful in the kitchen. You’ll find everything from a simple buttery shortbread cookie to a beautiful orange tart.
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Hello My Friends! My name is Shani, and I’m the Chief Butter Ambassador and Owner at Begin with Butter and the Begin with Butter Home Baking Academy. It’s my mission to help people become better bakers, whether they’re making one of my recipes or one of the recipes of my esteemed friends! To that end, I’ve created the Begin with Butter Home Baking Academy, where you can learn baking techniques that will help you become a better, more confident baker and have an amazing time! There’s also tons of free content on my blog, beginwithbutter.com. Feel free to get cozy with a cup of tea and check it out!
My absolute favorite social circle is on Instagram, but you can find me on YouTube and Facebook as well!
Anina Belle Giannini
Bonjour! I am Anina Belle. I translate the fancy cooking of my Michelin-star trained French Chef Husband, Le Chef, into easy to make dishes that busy people with no culinary training (like me!) can make at home. We have two young kids (5 and 2) and I have a full time job in hospitality in addition to this blog. I strongly believe that busy people deserve to eat well at home.
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