Discover our best Easter dinner recipes—from ham to lamb—as well as Easter breads, deviled egg appetizers, seasonal sides (from asparagus tart to carrot puff), and Easter cakes (from carrot cake to lovely lemon). You’ll also find delicious Easter brunch ideas!
Did you know that Easter is called a “moveable feast”? This is because the date of Easter can change by up to a month. See our “When is Easter” page to learn more.
Easter Dinner Recipes
For many people, Easter weekend centers around a large dinner. This mix of Easter dinner recipes includes everything from rosemary-dressed lamb to traditional Easter bread, and is sure to impress your hungry guests.
Classic Deviled Eggs | Photo Credit: Elena Shashkina/Shutterstock
Carrot Puff | Photo Credit: Elzbieta Sekowska/Shutterstock
Lambropsomo | Photo Credit: Pasta/Shutterstock
Easter Dessert Recipes
The only thing better than Easter dinner is the dessert that comes after it! Here are a few of our favorite Easter dessert recipes.
- Love’s Lemon Cake
- Fruit Salad With Maple Mint Dressing
- Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake
- Best Ever Carrot Cake
Best Ever Carrot Cake | Photo Credit: Charles Brutlag/Shutterstock
- Prize Coconut Cake
- Kourambiedes (Shortbread-like cookies)
- Carrot Cupcakes With Cream-Cheese Frosting
- Easter Bread (An Italian Sweet Bread)
Easter Brunch Recipes
Eggs are a symbol of fertility and spring renewal across many cultures. Enjoy these egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas.
Asparagus Frittata | Photo Credit: zi3000/Shutterstock
Glazed Lemon-Coconut Loaf | Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner
- Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart
- Sugar-on-Snow Party Pancakes
- Leek and Herb Quiche
- Fancy Crepes With Berries in Grand Marnier Syrup
Fancy Crepes | Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner
Dyeing Easter Eggs
To make easy (and edible) Easter decorations, consider dyeing eggs with ingredients from the pantry!
Dyed Easter Egg
If you make any of these Easter recipes, let us know how they turn out! Happy Easter!