26 Easter Brunch Favorites

Who says candy-filled baskets have to be the only surprise on Easter morning? Get your Sunday off to a celebratory start with these dressed-up recipes.

Baked Eggs in Bacon Wraps

"I was a bit skeptical about these, but they were delicious."

-charlie #5

Chicken & Asparagus Salad

"This salad was incredible — a perfect lunch on a warm spring day."

-BethanyRenae

Danish Easter Cake (Paaske Kage)

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

Easter Hot Cross Buns

"These are fabulous and the only thing wrong with them is that they are so delightful you may end up eating too many."

-wedrinktea'ere

Southern Sweet Iced Tea

"I'm in love with this recipe. Talk about an iced tea that hits the spot! I wouldn't change a thing."

-Chef Treenie

Mini Frittatas

"These were very easy to make — and easy to eat! It's like a gourmet mini quiche without the guilt."

-Bonita Chef

Italian Easter Ham Pie

"This has been a tradition in our family since my great grandparents came from Italy. It is our most loved pie, and we make it for every occasion we can."

-The Miserable Gourmet

Easy Salmon Patties

"I loved these. My dad used to make salmon patties when I was a kid, and these almost taste just like them. So yummy!"

-Chef #1802385542

Easy Crepes

Keep it simple with these quick and fluffy lower-fat crepes. They're perfect for sweet or savory toppings.

Peach Bellini

"I added a couple of splashes of rum to intensify the flavor and garnished with peaches and maraschino cherries. I think this might be my new favorite drink!"

-Mel T

Easter Breakfast Casserole

"I made this for Easter brunch and it was a hit! I used sharp cheddar cheese to give it more flavor. This was so good with the leftover chunks of ham."

-heather_werner

Pancakes from Scratch

"This is a terrific recipe! It's hard to imagine how such big, hearty pancakes can taste so light and fluffy."

-loof

Au Gratin Potatoes with Ham

"I made this recipe as directed, but with more ham. My daughter begged me for the leftovers!"

-chef/nurse

Waldorf Salad

"I made this for Easter, and it's the best Waldorf salad! It's so easy to prepare. Everyone wanted the recipe."

-Chef #481799

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

"I have been making scones for years, but I've never made scones as good as these. The texture is incredible, and the flavor is almost unbearably good."

-Karen=^..^=

Breakfast Strata

"A really good and easy breakfast. I used french bread instead of white bread and I think it gave the strata a perfect texture."

-jeffwc

Easter Bread

"The citrus and cardamom in this recipe work beautifully together. So delicious!"

-duonyte

Zucchini Frittata

"What a great twist on an omelet! I added a little basil to the dish, and it turned out delicious."

-Debbwl

Easy Breakfast Casserole

"This is my new favorite breakfast casserole. The possibilities are endless. It's wonderful!"

-Chef #1119525

Perfect Poached Eggs

"I tried poached eggs for the first time, and all I can say is — the title says it all — perfect! This recipe also has instructions that are easy to follow."

-funthymecookin'

Easter Fruit Salad

"I loved this recipe, and so did everyone else who had it on Easter. I used both the grapes and strawberries, and I followed the other directions exactly."

-Indiana Debbie

Incredible Lemon Cake

"I've been looking for the perfect dessert to serve at Easter, and this is it! This cake has a moist texture and an exquisite fresh lemon flavor."

-Pilar2

Cinnamon Rolls

"These were so very soft and just wonderful. I've always made my cinnamon rolls much gooier, but I like these, as they're not as sticky. They're definitely magic rolls because they disappeared pretty darn quickly."

-Just_Ducky!!

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

"These are wonderful — soft, tender, full of flavor and easy to make. I really enjoyed the combination of garlic salt and dill in the cream cheese mixture."

-Baby Kato

Vanilla-Glazed Blueberry Coffee Cake

"This is delicious. The cake itself is so moist with a great understated sweetness. The glaze pushes it into sweet cake land — yummy!"

-Pink Kitchenaid Lover

Easter Bunny Pancakes

Put a little hippity-hop in your holiday morning with a plate of these colorful (and delicious) Easter-approved pancakes.

Bonus: How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

"These are so easy to make. The eggs come out with beautiful yolks. This is the only recipe I'll use from now on."

-nemokitty