PART OF Easter

29 Classic Easter Desserts

Don't overload on candy from your Easter basket; you'll want to save your sweet tooth for these holiday-ready cakes, tarts, pies, cookies and more.

Greek Easter Cookies

"Being Greek, I am critical of Greek recipes, but this cookie is nice for all occasions. The OJ really livens up the cookie."

-my2sun

White Chocolate Fruit Tart

"What I loved most about this recipe is how elegant it is without hardly any work. This is a delicious, no fuss, but company-worthy, tart."

-Dine & Dish

Danish Easter Cake (Paaske Kage)

This delicious and light cake will be a new tradition for your spring holidays.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Looking for a crowd-pleasing dessert? Make this simple and decadent six-ingredient pie to keep your guests happy.

Lemon Pound Cake

"This cake was awesome — not too sweet. I also added about a teaspoon of lemon extract to bring out more of the lemon flavor."

-amyandnip

Greek Easter Cookies

"Being Greek, I am critical of Greek recipes, but this cookie is nice for all occasions. The OJ really livens up the cookie."

-my2sun

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

"Wow, these are just like a slice of lemon heaven. I love that the recipe is simple and you can make them with basic pantry staples."

-Pumpkie

The Ultimate Lemon Meringue Pie

"The crust is a golden flaky treat and the lemon filling is tart, but still sweet enough to make you want another mouthful. Plus, the meringue crusted beautifully."

-rsarahl

Coconut Cream Pie

"This is beautiful. It's been said that this was 'restaurant quality.' It is that and then a lot more."

-Big D Texas

Strawberry Shortcake

"These were ginormous. You could definitely make them smaller, but these were delicious. These were very light, flaky and buttery."

-miraclelove77

Chocolate-Covered Easter Eggs

"These were so good. We cheated and made them in an egg-shaped deviled egg holder. They came out perfect."

-bugsbunnyfan

Angel Food Cake

"The directions were easy, and the cake turned out awesome. One trick: When trying to get the cake out of the pan, use a plastic spatula. It does wonders and won't wreck the cake."

-Brown2013

Coconut Cake

"This is one of the best homemade cakes I've ever eaten. I threw some in the freezer and it was even better frozen. It was super moist and not sickeningly sweet."

-Mehtalalady

Molten Chocolate Cherry Babycakes

"Gooey, decadent and delicious. I made them ahead of time and kept them refrigerated until ready to bake, and they turned out perfectly."

-May I Have That Recipe

Surprise Easter Cupcakes

"I made these for Easter and they were very good. This recipe was fast and easy to make, and I loved finding the treat in the middle."

-Whisper

Ultimate Carrot Cake

"I think I am a good judge of a quality cake, and this was outstanding. The frosting is insanely good. I think it would go good on anything: cake, scones, muffins, maybe even a steak."

-ROV Chef

Peach Cobbler

"I made this recipe twice in one week. It's recipes like this — quick, easy and delicious — that make me enjoy cooking."

-Marcey03

Easter Chocolate Brownies

"These brownies were nice and easy to make. The batter is incredibly thick and sticky, but it worked out beautifully."

-kitchen hexe

Easter Bunny Cake

"Don't be intimidated by the look of this cake. It takes time to make, but if you follow the diagram, you'll find out it's a lot of fun to make."

-May I Have That Recipe

Hummingbird Cake

"I made this for a bridal shower and it was a big hit. It's wonderfully moist with a chunky texture. Try toasting the pecans for added flavor."

-MilChef

Limoncello & Raspberry Mousse

"OMG, this is an amazing dessert. Plus, it's super quick and easy to pull together."

-Chicagoland Chef du Jour

Hot Milk Sponge Cake

"The cake was very tasty and sweet, and not dry at all. I made it into muffins, so they came out like sponge drops."

-daisy M

Easter Story Cookies

"I made these today for my students in Sunday school. I found that beating the eggs, vinegar and salt on high to soft peaks, then turning the mixer to low, while gradually adding in the sugar worked perfectly."

-Pam-I-Am

Orange Creamsicle Fudge

"These are so pretty and easy to make. It's a refreshing change from the more-expected flavors you tend to find in fudge."

-WeddingGirl

Old-Fashioned Banana Pudding

"This dessert requires a bit more effort than some similar banana puddings, but the result is worth it. This is a real show stopper."

-ttreber

Thumbprint Cookies

"I made a double batch of these for a party and they were gone in a hour. These had wonderful flavor and a beautiful presentation."

-AlexandriaAngel

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

"This is the most moist and delicious pineapple upside-down cake I've ever had. I substituted applesauce for the canola oil, and you would never know. Everyone who tried it loved it."

-Idealyst84

Strawberry & Cream Cheese Sandwich Cookies

"Everyone loved these. They are so easy and good. Plus, they look very pretty served on a glass platter."

-SteffofMS

Banana Cream Pie

"My family loved this! As for the bananas, I used the ones that were on the ripe end but still firm. It makes the pie taste more banana-ish."

-Arashijing

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

"Despite all the steps, this was pretty easy to make and looks gorgeous. I loved the taste — blueberry and lemon is a wonderful combination."

-Mimi Bobeck

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