Need Easter Cake ideas for your holiday brunch? Whether you’re looking for something simple and classic or something more creative, this list of fun and Easter cakes has something for everyone. From chocolate recipes, fruity treats and Easter bunny-themed cakes, these cute Easter desserts will make your brunch feel festive and spring-inspired.
Easter Cakes to Add to Your Menu
These cute Easter cake ideas are totally inspiring. Whether you love to bake or save it for special occasions, this collection of recipes has so many great options.
Our Easter celebration usually has one show-stopper cake. It serves as a festive centerpiece (and Easter-decorated cake is perfect for this!) for the table and a delicious dessert to wrap up our Easter brunch.
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There are so many fun Easter-themed cakes to make and can be hard to know which to choose! The kids may look forward to the egg hunt, but I look forward to the cake!
Spring is the perfect time to make citrus or fruity cake. A cake with fruit in it is usually something that everyone finds enjoyable. Or try something full of chocolate flavor.
There is no wrong answer on this list! There are so many easy Easter cakes to choose from!
How I Chose the Recipes
I chose recipes for homemade Easter Cakes that suit all types of people. I consider myself a novice baker (I prefer Boxed Cake Mix Desserts) but I know some of you like to show off a little and have the skills to back it up.
So whether you're looking for something super cute and creative or something simple that tastes amazing, this list has you covered.
From Easter-themed to recipes that feature the best spring flavors, you can easily choose a delicious dish to make for the family.
Whether you set up a waffle bar for the kids to eat from, serve brunch family-style at the table or create one specialty dish (like these Monte Cristo Roll-Ups) one or a few of these Easter cakes is the perfect way to finish your meal.
Don't want to make a cake? Make a Panoramic Sugar Egg instead! They aren't edible but they are a cute centerpiece idea for your brunch table.
Cute Easter Cake Ideas to Try This Year
Make your Easter party extra festive with these cute Easter cake ideas! These easy spring inspired cakes are recipes that anyone can make. From fruity options, to decadent chocolate cakes and Easter bunny decorated treats, these cake pictures will help you plan your holiday celebrations. These make great centerpieces AND taste delicious!
Citrus Easter Cake Ideas
Is it even spring if you don't serve a citrus cake?! Growing up, my birthday cake of choice was always a tangy lemon cake, so these cakes sound AMAZING to me! Brighten up your Easter brunch with one of these easy recipes.
Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake Limoncello Glaze
I think Bundt cakes are so underrated. They look so pretty on a buffet and really don't take that much skill to make look pretty. I wouldn't be mad at this Limoncello glaze either...
Your New Favorite: Rosemary Lemon Bundt Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting
I love using fresh herbs in cakes and this Rosemary Lemon cake is right up my alley! This bundt cake is a great spring-time option!
Triple Layer Orange Upside Down Cake
An upside cake is always a winner in my book! Plus look how gorgeous the oranges look! It's all the decoration you need. A cute Easter cake can be dessert and a centerpiece!
Pastiera Napoletana 2.0
Italian inspired sweets tend to be a little more savory than I'm used to but they are always so delicious! This might be more pie than cake but I think this would be such a neat thing to serve when you want to try a totally new cake idea this Easter
Lemon Poppy Seed Low Carb Keto Pound Cake Recipe
I'm currently trying to do Keto so I love that this option is better suited to my diet (I've really been missing the sweets!) and who doesn't love a lemon poppy seed situation?!
Lemon Lavender Bundt Cake
Lavender in anything is my fave. Pair it with lemon and I wouldn't need to eat anything but this. It's a great spring-feeling Easter cake idea that I feel like would be super simple.
Easy Spring Sherbet Cake
How excited would the kids be with this fun and brightly colored sherbert cake! This is one of my favorite cute Easter cake ideas.
White Chocolate Orange Cream Filled Cake
Orange and chocolate are one of my favorite flavor combos. This white chocolate cake version seems perfectly springy and ready for Easter brunch.
Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake
If it's even remotely close to Starbucks lemon cake I would steal this whole loaf for myself and not share it. This yummy lemon pound cake is a great recipe to round out your Easter menu.
Chocolate Orange Easter Nest Cake
This yummy Easter cake idea would probably appeal to the chocolate lovers and the fruit lovers! That's one crowd-pleasing dessert!
Yogurt Cake with Marmalade Glaze
Yogurt would keep this cake super moist and marmalade is one of my favorite things that I don't eat very often. I bet it makes the glaze full of flavor and a little tart! It's a festive cake to welcome spring.
Fruity Easter Cake Ideas
Spring is my favorite season since so many different fruits are in season. Why not follow Mother Nature's lead and use the season's best flavors in your Easter Cakes!?
Vanilla Buttermilk Cake with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting!
Strawberry anything is fine by me. Plus strawberries generally appeal to the kids too. You can't go wrong with a strawberry buttercream!
Mango Tres Leches Cake
If you want to do something a little different, serve a Mango Tres Leches cake! Creamy and tart, this would be a delicious Easter brunch cake.
5-Ingredient Pineapple Cake
My kids don't love fresh pineapple but they go crazy for it in baked goods! This cake would be full of flavor and has just 5 ingredients!
Stacked Strawberry and Coconut Mini Cakes
There is nothing better than coconut cake. Paired with the season's best strawberries, you've got the makings for my new favorite dessert.
Real Food Hummingbird Cake :: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free!
Hummingbird cakes are not something you see every day! It's a nostalgic cake idea with nuts and pineapple that I want in my mouth right now.
Candy Cakes to Make for Easter
I think these candy cakes would be a total hit with all the kids in your family. Whenever you pair two kinds of sweets it creates magic in my opinion. I have a wicked sweet tooth so I fully approve of adding seasonal candy to a cake!
Peeps Easter Garden Poke Cake
No matter how gross you think Peeps are, you get them every year. And by you, I mean me. But they really do look cute on this cake!
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cake
We have a peanut butter allergy in the house so we could never make this cake but I will dream about it.
Easter Kit Kat Cake
There's something about those Kit Kats all lined up perfectly that makes me want to not eat this but just stare at it. But I know that would last for about a minute and then I'd tear it apart.
Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake
I am a little bit challenged in the cake decorating department so I love this simple idea of using store-bought chocolate bunnies to decorate! Still no idea how I'd make the grass actually look like grass though...
Giant Twinkie Bundt Cake
Ew. But you've gotta try it. Right?! Twinkies are one of those things that are so bad they are good!
PEEPS Easter Cake
Another one with cute bunnies! I love the Jelly Beans as Easter Eggs on top!
Slow Cooker Creme Egg Chocolate Cake
My family LOVES Cadbury Creme Eggs and I love a crockpot cake so this might be on my menu this year.
Easter Creme Egg Icebox Cake
Icebox cakes are my jam! They remind me of the 70's and taste so yummy! I definitely want to give this one a try!
Sunflower Peeps Cake Recipe with Homemade Chocolate Frosting
This one wins for the most creative use of Peeps. Sunflowers are so 90's and perfectly on-trend for this spring.
Super Cute Cakes for Your Easter Parties
I'll be honest, I would never even attempt to make most of these cakes. You've got to know your limits and I just don't have the skill for shaped cakes with extra special decorating. But they are so cute! So I may suggest one of these to another family member who is MUCH better at things like this! It doesn't hurt to ask, right?!
Gluten free and Paleo Lamb Cake
That sweet little face! I might have trouble sticking a knife in to this one...
Easter Garden Patch Dirt Cake
A cute little bunny bum. Absolutely adorable!
Easter JELLO Poke Cake
I love the bright colors in this cake and think this poke cake is more my speed. How jazzed would the kids be when this one is cut into and there are all kinds of colors!
Bunny Butt Cheesecake
Another bunny butt, but this time over a cheesecake!
Easter Cake with a surprise inside is a favorite holiday recipe.
I love Pinata cakes and this one uses another chocolate bunny as the main focal point. So simple and so cute.
Easy Easter Bunny Cake Made with 2 Round Pans
Coconut. Yum. Plus the decorating is more my suited for my beginner baker skills.
Vegan Funfetti Bunny Cake
I wanted to make sure to include a vegan cake since I remember how hard it was to find yummy recipes for my food allergic son! Funfetti is a great choice for an Easter cake and I love how they made the face on the side of the cake and added ears!
Personalized Easter Hunt Puzzle and Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake
Green coconut. It's the secret to making edible grass for those of us that can't decorate well.
How to make an Easter Bunny Cake
Another cute little bunny! Will anyone in your family fight over those licorice eyes?
A Cake Perfect for Special Diets
Whether you have allergies in the family or are watching your weight for your spring break trip, this cake idea is a great alternative!
How to Make a Layered Watermelon Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting
Fresh fruit and a little whipped topping is a light, sweet treat that requires no baking or decorating skills.
With so many delicious and cute Easter Cake Ideas there’s no excuse not to get creative when planning your holiday brunch menu and the desserts you'll serve!
More recipes to serve at Easter
- These Pinata Cupcakes are filled with Easter sprinkles for a fun surprise!
- This no-bake Cream Cheese Dessert Dip for Cookies is a perfect Easter recipe that takes just minutes to make!
- Serve a store-bought Italian Easter Cake to round out your brunch menu.
- Make a Pie Cake - yes, a pie inside a cake! This showstopping dessert is easier than you think!
- This Sherry Wine cake is the perfect cake to serve at breakfast! And is full of nutmeg flavor and white wine.
- A Chocolate Truffle Cake looks delicious, and tastes delicious but can be made by even beginning bakers.
- Sugar Cookie Berry Bruschetta is a great spring dessert idea that starts with store-bought sugar cookies!
- Kombucha Mimosas are the perfect brunch cocktail.
- A Corpse Reviver Number 2 is light, refreshing, unique and a great cocktail idea.
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