21 Easter Recipes to Brighten Up Your Next Brunch

There are few things we love more than a long, lazy Sunday brunch. This year we’re looking forward to dressing up in bright sundresses, gifting beautiful indoor plants, and enjoying some seriously delicious food with loved ones—courtesy of these delightful Easter recipes. While we’ll never tire of our beloved avocado toast, the ultimate Easter brunch calls for something a little more elevated and with a nod to tradition.

Whether you’ll be with family at your place for the festivities or planning on spending all day outside enjoying the springtime vibes, I’d encourage you to adopt my Easter motto: you’re never too old for an egg hunt! If ever there were a time to celebrate the little things, it’s now. Spice up your everyday lunch with one of these special, yet simple, Easter recipes.

Don’t be intimidated by the thought of making crepe batter, it may sound complicated but it’s really quite simple. Topped with beautiful berries, some ricotta cheese, and a dusting of powdered sugar, they are guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.

Bust out the ramekins for these baked eggs, it’ll be worth it. This savory brunch dish couldn’t be easier to whip together and the fragrant fresh herbs will have your whole house smelling like the epitome of spring.

This salad somehow pulls off the hat trick of being filling while still remaining light. A salmon-filled take on the traditional Niçoise could best be described as spring in a bowl. It’s sure to become a staple among your go-to Easter recipes for years to come.

Frittatas are always a fan fave at brunch, and with good reason. It’s warm and cozy, easy to throw together, and always looks as pretty as it is delicious.

The nice thing about a tartine is that you can mix and match the spring flavors that most speak to you and your loved ones. You could even have the family assemble their own for a little bonding time before settling down to eat. Isn’t it lovely?

If you’re a sweet brunch kind of person but don’t want to end up deep in a sugar coma before the Easter egg hunt even begins, take a look at these delectable muffins.

Don’t forget to add drinks to your Easter recipe collection. Make the occasion feel extra celebratory with a special cocktail to jazz up your meal. It’s delicious, refreshing, and works just as well as a mocktail as it does as a boozy cocktail.

If you’re the kind of person who can make a whole meal out of appetizer look no further than this radiant beet hummus. Use it as a dip, grain bowl topping, sandwich spread, and so much more.

It doesn’t get much more light and easy than this cucumber and feta salad. The fresh dill gives it a zesty kick and elevates it from your everyday lunchtime salad. What could easily be lost as a side dish becomes a total show stopper.

Dive right into stone fruit season with this crisp and delicious take on a Caprese. The bright colors and bold flavors are a winning combination every time.

Bring on all the prosciutto and melon! Even your youngest family members can help to assemble these delicious skewers. They’re sure to be absolute hits.

Not content to simply be ordinary muffins, these gluten-free beauties are filled with a jam of your choice. They’re a healthy alternative for those with dietary restrictions and delicious enough that those without won’t even notice.

It’s time to get a little decadent because these waffles are not playing around. The addition of cornmeal to the batter adds a little something special to your everyday waffle experience. Add your favorite sweet breakfast toppings and you’re in business.

Need a little more skewer inspiration? Look no further than these colorful and delectable beauties. They’re a little sweet, a little tart, and extremely tasty.

DIY a scrumptious little parfait with this homemade granola mix topped with seasonal berries. There’s just nothing better than that little sweet, salty, and crunchy combo.

Add a bit of pizzazz to your everyday toast with this beautifully bright Easter recipe. These toasts are easy to assemble but chock-full of flavor and look magnificent.

Throw together a seasonal crutidé that is sure to be a feast for the senses whether it’s an appetizer or the main event.

You’ll be surprised how filling a flatbread can be once you try this sneakily hearty Easter recipe. The roasted garlic gives it an unexpected punch of flavor and the broccoli rabe gives it that fresh taste of spring.

Few things say spring quite like roasted carrots—the bright hues, sweetly crisp taste, and satisfying crunch are evocative of the season. Everybunny will be asking for seconds, no matter how old they are.

There’s something a bit dreamy and retro about shortcakes, no? This peach and lavender confection perfectly captures the essence of the changing of the season, and all the sweet hopes that go along with it. There’s no better addition to your Easter recipe repertoire.

Is there anything cuter than a bite-sized frittata? Just because these come in miniature form doesn’t mean they’re missing out on flavor. They’re the perfect casual-yet-elevated Easter brunch treat.

This post was originally published on April 15, 2019, and has since been updated.


Camille Styles

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