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Easy Easter Desserts

This list of easy Easter desserts contains all of my favorite recipes to make for your Easter celebration! With so many delicious treats to choose from, it’s impossible to pick just one!

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Delicious and Easy Desserts for Easter

Easter is such a special holiday for me. Growing up, my family always had a lot of traditions for this time of the year and most of them revolved around baking!

From hiding eggs, making Easter brunch, visiting the Easter bunny, and enjoying the wonderful Spring weather that accompanies the brisk winter, this special holiday is a time filled with wonderful memories and even better recipes!

Today I’ve rounded up my favorite Easter desserts to make each year. From Cadbury egg desserts, lemon treats, traditional cake and cupcakes, and fun decorative treats for kids, this list brings recipes that will make your friends and family swoon!

My Favorite Easter Dessert Ideas

These Easter dessert ideas below are easy, quick, kid-friendly, decorative and oh so delicious. There’s a little bit of everything on this list, whether you’re craving chocolate, lemon, cookies, cakes or bars. There are even some super cute Easter desserts that you can decorate together with the kids!

best carrot cake with toasted coconut
Carrot Cake
This carrot cake with cream cheese frosting in made in one bowl and only a wooden spoon is required! Super moist and has the perfect amount of sweetness. The best dessert to make for Easter Sunday or any celebration!
Total Time: 50 minutes
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close up of easter cake pops
Easter Cake Pops
These Easter cake pops are simply adorable, super tasty, and easy to whip up in time for this year's Easter celebrations! A bouquet of cake pops would make an adorable centerpiece and an easy way for guests to grab one to go!
Total Time: 1 hour
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slice of lemon cake with fork
Lemon Poke Cake
This lemon poke cake is easy to make with lemon cake mix and lemon jello then topped with whipped cream. It's a moist dessert with a refreshing and flavorful taste for spring or summer!
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
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Cadbury Cupcakes Recipe with Caramel Frosting - a rich chocolate cake filled with Cadbury eggs and topped with a creamy and delicious caramel frosting. These are amazing!
Easter Cupcakes
A rich chocolate cupcake filled with Cadbury eggs and topped with a creamy and delicious caramel frosting. These Cadbury Easter cupcakes are amazing and one of my favorite Easter desserts!
Total Time: 50 minutes
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lemon cake mix cookies on pan
Lemon Cake Mix Cookies
Easy lemon cake mix cookies made with just 5 simple ingredients. These delicious Spring cookies are bursting with fresh lemon flavor! 
Total Time: 20 minutes
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Easter cake with eggs on top.
Easter Cake
This layered Easter cake is made with three layers of vanilla cake topped with whipped buttercream and decorated with toasted coconut and mini Cadbury eggs.
Total Time: 2 hours
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chocolate egg nest
Chocolate Egg Nest Treats
These chocolate egg nest treats are made with chocolate, butterscotch and mini Cadbury eggs. An adorable treat for Easter and Spring! These are no-bake and this recipe only take minutes to make!
Total Time: 20 minutes
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bite taken from carrot cupcake
Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Delicious carrot cake cupcakes that are super rich, soft and topped with a smooth cream cheese frosting.  These adorable cupcakes make the perfect Easter treat!
Total Time: 40 minutes
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Fruit tart in a white dish.
Fruit Tart Recipe
Each bite of this fresh fruit tart is a mix of crumbly sweet crust, smooth and decadent custard and juicy fresh berries! This is the perfect refreshing treat for warmer weather!
Total Time: 3 hours
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lemon bars recipe
The Best Lemon Bars
These lemon bars have the most delicious buttery shortbread crust and a sweet lemon filling. This is the perfect dessert for lemon lovers!
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
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Cake Pop Bouquet
A cake pop bouquet is a simple and fun way to make an edible arrangement everyone will love! Cake pops are an easy no-bake dessert to make and the whole family can get involved in the kitchen!
Total Time: 1 hour
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lemon raspberry cupcakes on cooling rack
Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes
Delicious lemon cupcakes topped with a fresh raspberry buttercream frosting. The easiest lemon cupcakes from cake mix that are perfect for spring and summer!
Total Time: 30 minutes
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COCONUT MACAROONS -one of the easiest cookies to make! You only 6 ingredients and one bowl!
Coconut Macaroons
Easy coconut macaroons are made in minutes with only 6 ingredients! They are soft and chewy and satisfy any sweet tooth craving especially when dipped in chocolate.
Total Time: 23 minutes
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frosted lemon poppy seed cupcakes on a white cake stand
Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes
These lemon poppy seed cupcakes are light and fluffy, perfectly sweetened and full of flavor from the lemon zest and poppy seeds. Then topped with a light cream cheese frosting that tastes amazing! 
Total Time: 45 minutes
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mini fruit tart recipe
Mini Fruit Tarts
Delicious mini fruit tarts made with a buttery shortbread crust, creamy vanilla custard and topped with fresh fruit. The perfect bite-sized sweet treat for spring and summer! 
Total Time: 1 hour
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stacked lemon bars on white plate
Lemon Coconut Bars
These lemon coconut bars are the ultimate Spring dessert! With layers of buttery shortbread crust, tangy lemon filling and toasted coconut, each bite is absolute perfection!
Total Time: 55 minutes
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bite taken out of coconut cupcakes
Coconut Cupcakes
These coconut cupcakes are unbelievably moist and delicious! They are adorned with a crown of creamy coconut frosting sprinkled with sweetened coconut on top!
Total Time: 1 hour
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stack of rainbow jello on plate
Rainbow Layered Jello
This rainbow jello is a bright and colorful layered jello dessert! Everyone loves this fun finger jello that tastes like the rainbow and is a crowd-pleasing treat at parties!
Total Time: 4 hours
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Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes
Moist and tender lemon cupcakes filled with fresh, juicy blueberries and topped with a bright lemon cream cheese frosting. These lemon blueberry cupcakes will become your new favorite Spring dessert!
Total Time: 45 minutes
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More Easter Recipes

If you need some inspiration for your Easter brunch or dinner menu, check out these classic recipes that are always a hit with the crowd!


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