Easter is quickly approaching! April 16 to be exact and I am very excited. To me, Easter is all about family and enjoying delicious food, especially dessert! Usually I’m in charge of making dessert so I thought I would share my inspiration for this years treats that I’ve found online from my favorite websites! What are some of your favorite Easter traditions and desserts? Share with us!
Malted Vanilla Cake from Better Homes and Gardens: Yummy vanilla cake perfect with an Easter flare! The thought of this homemade buttercream frosting makes my sugar levels go up! I love the cotton candy and malted eggs to tie it all together. This one would be a hit with my mother-in-law!
Best-Loved Carrot Cake from Better Homes and Gardens: My mom LOVES carrot cake and I’m thinking of baking this one for her. I love the simplicity of this cake and the sprinkled chopped pecans on top makes it to elegant to eat!
Easter Chocolate Nest Mini Egg Cupcakes from Taming Twins: I’ve made cupcakes similar to this in years past and they were a huge hit! Cupcakes are so fun and versatile, which makes them one of my favorite desserts to bake and eat! How cute are these Easter Nests? The little chicks in your life will love these cute cupcakes.
Chick Sugar Cookies by Cookie Classy: Some decorated Easter cookies look daunting to create but these are beautifully simple and easy to make! Step up your Easter brunch which your best chicks with these cute sugar cookies! Cuteness overload!
Lemon Bars by Real Simple: Lemon Bars are always a crowd favorite with my fiancé’s family. Whenever I bring them to family events their gone in a second! These homemade lemon bars are perfect for Easter and Spring time. Be sure to save a few for yourself!
Deep-Dish Peach and Berry Pie by Country Living: If I don’t make a pie this Easter I will have one very sad fiancé! My fiancé always prefers pie over cake, so this deep dish peach and berry pie is perfect for him! I especially love the peek-a-boo crust, it will definitely leave everyone salivating through dinner!
Homemade Reese’s Eggs by OMG Chocolate Desserts: My brother’s favorite candy? Reese’s! He would be over the moon if he found these homemade Reese’s eggs made just for him in his basket! This dessert is no bake and a perfect treat to whip up for all the chocolate lovers in your life.
Easter Blossom Sugar Cookies by My Kitchen Craze: I make peanut butter and kisses at least five times a year. These are my go to cookie for dinner parties and events I’m invited to. I always have to make a little extra for my dad as well, because he loves them! These Easter blossom cookies take the classic kiss cookies and add some Easter flare with colored sugar sprinkles instead of regular white sugar. Perfect spin to one of my all time faves!
Spring Flower Cake by Go Go Go Gourmet: I love the possibilities of cake decorating during easter! There are so many different flower designs you can create with this easy to make Spring Flower Cake. You can choose any flavor cake you’d like too! I think I would choose funfetti. I am also in love with the beautiful light teal frosting!
Easy M&Ms Easter Individual Parfaits by Life Currents: These M&M parfaits will make your easter celebration classy and fun! These parfaits are perfect for all ages and will be enjoyed by all your guests! Bonus: they include everyone’s favorites chocolate candy!
Enjoy these beautiful and delicious dessert recipes this Easter! Have a blessed Easter weekend with family and friends!