Dessert Ideas for a Delicious Easter Brunch
Everyone has their own secrets for hosting the best brunch (we revealed our top tip in a previous blog post: How to Host the Best Easter Brunch Ever). Now, we would like to give some dessert ideas to make your brunch both delicious and unforgettable. Impress your friends—and your taste buds—at brunch this year with these recipes.
We love carrot cakes and we love cupcakes. Therefore, we love carrot cake cupcakes; there is no arguing with that simple logic. This particular recipe yields bright orange and perfectly decadent carrot cupcakes.
Get this recipe from Plated.
BA’S BEST STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
This recipe is part of “BA’s Best,” a collection of Bon Appetit’s essential recipes. Golden shortcakes, perfectly prepared strawberries, and cream that has been whipped to soft-peak perfection combine to make this dessert a delicious, decadent, and classic choice.
Get this recipe from Bon Appetit.
Speckled like a robin’s egg with nests of swirled chocolate buttercream, this lemon poppyseed cake is an Easter classic. This Easter cake is fairly simple and a perfect excuse to get messy in the kitchen. Little ones can help with the speckling and will love the opportunity to sneak a jelly bean or a lick of the frosting bowl.
Get this recipe from Wood & Spoon.
MINI ALMOND RASPBERRY CAKES
If a heavy buttercream icing isn't your thing, this small-batch recipe makes four beautiful cakes for you and your closest friends and family. Feel free to multiply the ingredients for larger recipe yields. And this is a recipe that would be good to keep in your arsenal for future gatherings after Easter.
Get this recipe from A Beautiful Plate.
SOY-FREE, GRAIN-FREE VEGAN CARROT CAKE
Everyone should be able to fully enjoy the delicious Easter festivities! This vegan carrot cake doesn't contain soy, grains, or gluten—just delicious flavorful cake, topped off with vegan cream cheese icing.
Get this recipe via From Jessica’s Kitchen.
If going out for Easter brunch is more your style, check out our post about Where to Get the Best Brunch in Orange County.
Above all, enjoy your time reuniting with family and friends over some delicious food and drinks. We hope this Easter holiday fills your home with peace, joy, and plenty of colorful Easter eggs.