Pulling out your best Easter recipes often means you’ll be preparing an Easter brunch for the ones you love. This very special time of year brings people together over great spring recipes, indulgent flavors and the chance to celebrate grace.
Nobody has time to waste searching for the perfect dish and hoping that it’s up to par when it’s time to put it on the table. I’ve gathered my best brunch recipes here in one place to eliminate that stress from your holiday. Scan the list, choose your favorites and spend your time on what really matters.
These 5-star recipes use familiar ingredients and take minimal time to throw together. Their decadent disposition satisfies hungry souls around the table. Here are the 13 best Easter brunch recipes:
1. Breakfast Casserole
Who says breakfast is an early morning meal? This delightful breakfast casserole is a buttery blend of ciabatta, prosciutto, fresh herbs and so much more. Layer it up and toss it in the oven for miles of cheesy smiles in less than an hour.
2. Tater Tot Casserole
Whipping up a decadent tater tot casserole is another easy way to treat the FAM. This mom-loved and a kid-approved blend of breakfast favorites only require a few minutes of your time. The result is a warm, cheesy bubbly myriad of the best breakfast flavors they can’t wait to dig into!
3. Bisquick Quiche
This savory Bisquick quiche is only 6 simple ingredients to a polished spread that pleases the palate and fuels the fam for the afternoon. Serve this solid crowd-pleaser as-is or pair it with a little fruit for a balanced meal that comes together over coffee and idle chit-chat.
4. Hashbrown Casserole
As far as I’m concerned, rich cheesy hashbrown casserole is one of the things that makes brunch so enjoyable. This flawless recipe rivals anything you can get in a restaurant and it only takes 10 minutes to get it into the oven. Take any meal to the next decadent level with this cheesy beauty.
5. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Because who doesn’t like muffins? These delicate lemon poppy seed muffins are studded and drizzled with everything that makes you want more. These crave-worthy little gems have a moist sweet disposition and a tangy lemon flavor.
They’re finished with a sticky sweet lemon glaze for a polished presentation that’s hard to beat and impossible to resist.
6. Pineapple Casserole
No – It’s not a typo! Pineapple casserole is a sweet and sour dish that’ll steal the show every time! It’s got all the good stuff. Sweet cheesy crunch and a burst of sunshine in every bite. Love knows no bounds like this zesty little gem that’s ready in just over half an hour.
7. Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Tasting happiness is so easy with this incredible strawberry pretzel salad. No greens here! Just ripe luscious strawberries crowned in sweet strawberry Jello on a bed of indulgent no-bake cheesecake. Crunchy little pretzel pieces make the perfect crust for this gorgeous little dish that tastes as awesome as it looks.
8. Watergate Salad
Watergate salad is a nostalgic blend of fruity flavors that’ll take your taste buds on a trip down memory lane and captivate the kiddos at the same time. Dress up your Easter brunch with this little beauty in 5 minutes or less. Make it a side or a dessert. This stuff is sooo good it should come with a warning!
9. Strawberry Spinach Salad
Pretty, fruity, nutritious. Strawberry spinach salad is a sophisticated blend of beauty that’s as delicious as it looks. The tangy vinaigrette delivers a zesty balance of flavors that blend all the different textures into one cohesive dish. Every single bite delivers a happy party in your mouth and boatloads of nutrition to boot! Just 10 minutes to done!!
10. Bisquick Drop Biscuits
Dress up your brunch with these warm fluffy doughy little babies. Bisquick drop biscuits are ready in 20 minutes flat and they’ll fill your kitchen with the comforting aroma of homemade biscuits.
Grab the jelly, grab the honey or make some breakfast sandwich biscuits with a little bit of everything. Watch the fam drift in one by one as you pull these little gems out of the oven.
11. Strawberry Cheesecake Salad
Enjoy the sweet succulence of strawberry cheesecake salad and share it with the ones you love. Ripe luscious strawberries paired with sweet bananas bathing in a delicate cool whip and cheesecake cloud are topped with a sugary buttery crumble. It takes less than half an hour to jazz up your brunch with one of the best fruit salads ever! YUM is an understatement!
12. Blueberry Coffee Cake
Blueberry coffee cake is a subtle beauty that’ll draw them in and satisfy those intense cravings for a sweet’n’friendly partner to that morning cup of joe. Brown sugar blueberry and cinnamon undertones baked into a moist bundt cake with a sweet glaze dressing dolloped like a crown jewel turn your brunch into a 5-star meal.
13. Strawberry Pound Cake
Serving up strawberry pound cake is sweet labor of love that hungry tummies will totally appreciate. This little jewel is bursting with sweet ripe strawberries settled into a moist buttery pound cake that’ll dress up your easter and send your taste buds into overdrive. They say you taste with your eyes first and this little beauty will bring your strawberry fantasies to life.
These Easter brunch recipes are decadent and beautiful and most of them are very forgiving so you can put your own twist on them. Ripe spring fruit and simple convenience items give these dishes an air of simplicity that’s hard to find and a polished presentation that makes them totally irresistible.
When baking cakes and sweets it typically helps to start with room temperature ingredients (between 65-70 degrees Fahrenheit) so they behave like you want them to. Also, make sure to adequately preheat your oven to ensure the proper cooking time.
Most of these lovely Easter brunch recipes are ready in under an hour and some can be made a day ahead for convenience. The goal is to spend minimal time in the kitchen so you can focus on enjoying the fruits of your labor with the ones you love.
This special time of year reminds us what’s most important in our lives and these indulgent recipes come together fast so we can take care of people and participate in the celebration fellowship.
Forget sifting through endless pages of internet chatter to find the yummy dishes you want for your Easter brunch. We’ve got everything you need right here, from sweet and savory to crisp and crunchy.
Fill hungry tummies, jazz up your celebration, be real and stay out of the kitchen with these tried and true beauties that will make you look like a superstar and feel like Martha Stewart.