52 Delicious Easter Brunch Recipes to Make This Year
Blueberry and Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast Casserole
This year, turn your Easter bread baguette into something a little more decadent: stuffed French toast! Filled with blueberries and ultra-creamy mascarpone cheese, this is hands down one of our best Easter brunch casserole recipes yet. Pure maple syrup takes each slice over the top.
Spiced Roasted Fruit
Serve up a build-your-own breakfast parfait station starring juicy roasted fruit. Toss your favorite fresh fruit (we used grapes, berries, and pears) with a sweet brown sugar and cardamom glaze. A quick cook in a hot oven yields syrupy fruit that's best served with creamy yogurt and homemade granola.
Skillet-Baked Eggs and Ham
A sizzling breakfast skillet is one of our go-to Easter brunch ideas. This protein-packed take is loaded with chopped ham, eggs, and shredded Gruyere cheese. Just before serving, top with fresh basil and plenty of freshly ground black pepper.
Test Kitchen Tip: Serving a crowd for Easter breakfast? Double the recipe and cook it in a 12-inch skillet instead.
Chive Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon
Egg and Sausage Bread Bakes
Instead of playing short-order cook on Easter morning, serve a crowd with this easy bread bake. To make, hollow out a loaf of French bread and fill it with breakfast favorites like eggs, sausage, and cheese. Slice and serve this Easter brunch recipe right from the oven.
Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad
Burrata puts a playful spin on classic Caprese salad. Incorporate it into your Easter brunch menu as a simple side salad. Pair it with juicy heirloom tomatoes and edible flowers for a show-stopping dish.
Slow Cooker Banana Bread
Avocado Egg Bake
Rose Spring Rolls
What’s more perfect for an Easter breakfast than spring rolls? These bright-hued beauties call for in-season produce and culinary rose petals. A DIY rose dipping sauce ensure they stay extra garden-fresh.
Bagel & Lox Skillet Strata
Turn your usual Sunday lox bagel into something a little more celebration-worthy: A strata! Crème fraîche, fresh dill, and feta help make one of our favorite Easter brunch strata recipes yet.
Upside-Down Waffle and Egg Cups
You’d never guess these adorable egg cups were made with frozen mini waffles! Pop them into individual muffin tins then pile on the goods like sausage, egg, and cheese for a kid-friendly Easter brunch recipe.
Orange Easter Bunny Rolls
These sweet orange rolls will be the cutest part of your Easter brunch. A simple rolling and twisting technique is all it takes to create the shapes. Finish the baked bunnies with a sticky-sweet marmalade glaze. We think this Easter bread recipe is best served warm.
Roasted Leg of Lamb
Veggie Skillet Biscuits
Satisfyingly crunchy on the bottom yet buttery and moist at the core, these cheddar-spiked biscuits bake right in a cast-iron skillet. Slice in half and stuff with ham for a handheld Easter brunch idea.
Baked Oatmeal with Fresh Fruit
Olive Oil Cake with Roasted Citrus
Mini Cinnamon-Sugar Donuts
Start your morning on a sweet note by setting out a plate of itty-bitty donuts as an appetizer. Because they're baked instead of fried, you won't feel weighed down before the main course.
Zucchini-Banana Flaxseed Muffins
Pair any savory Easter brunch recipe ideas with these skinny zucchini muffins. The entire recipe contains less than half a cup of brown sugar, but the banana ensures these muffins are still plenty sweet.
Southwestern Bean and Andouille Frittata
Bust out your cast-iron pan (or any broiler-proof skillet) and spice things up with an unique south-of-the-border egg recipe. Top the finished dish with fresh tomato and avocado slices!
Nutty Honey Mini Rolls
Mushroom and Cheese Sourdough Toasts
Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Bits and Raspberries
When you think of Easter brunch buffet recipes, homemade pancakes might not jump to the top of your list, but these stacks of chocolaty flapjacks topped with fresh berries are sure to be a hit.
Test Kitchen Tip: For pancakes that stay warm without getting soggy, keep them in the oven on low.
Egg and Veggie Casserole
Chocolate Waffles with Mocha Syrup
Rethink a breakfast classic with help from rich melted chocolate in the batter. Each fluffy waffle is drizzled with our decadent coffee liqueur-laced syrup for an irresistible Easter brunch treat.
Test Kitchen Tip: Leave out the liqueur for a family-friendly version of the tasty chocolate waffles.
Garlic and Pineapple Glazed Ham
Our Easter ham recipe will steal the show! Slightly sweet, with honey and pineapple, and slightly spicy, courtesy of crushed red pepper and garlic, this glazed ham tastes much more complex than it actually is to prepare. Round out your Easter menu with an assortment of muffins, fruit, and juice.
Eggs Benedict Bake
Eggs Benedict is a classic Easter brunch recipe, and with our breakfast casserole version, you can feed your whole crowd at once! Your breakfast guests will love feeling spoiled by the indulgent recipe; you'll love how it takes less than a half-hour to bake and can be prepped the day before.
Apricot-Raisin Hot Cross Buns
No need to reserve buns from the bakery. You can make your own at home, complete with an apricot twist. The lightly sweet rolls pair perfectly with more savory breakfast recipes.
Test Kitchen Tip: Remaining hot cross buns can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups
Berry Breakfast Pizzas
If you're searching for new Easter brunch recipe ideas, look no further. This berry-topped breakfast pizza recipe is equal parts yummy and easy. You can even create a make-your-own station, which young guests are sure to love.
Steak and Egg Breakfast Pizza
It's dinner for breakfast! Give classic breakfast pizza a modern upgrade with thinly sliced steak, kale, and goat cheese. Top the pizza with freshly cracked eggs and cook until the whites are set. Serve it on your Easter brunch buffet with a fresh fruit salad.
Sunshine Toast with Bacon and Tomatoes
Add a little sunshine to your morning with a bright and cheery twist on the classic egg sandwich, courtesy of sun-shape cookie cutters. Not only does the easy breakfast recipe come together in just 20 minutes, but all your Easter guests (kids and adults alike!) will love the fun and tasty toast.
Strawberries and Cream Cheese Waffle Sandwiches
These "waffles" are actually whole grain sandwich bread, making these scrumptious sammies an even simpler brunch recipe. Fill each sandwich with strawberries and cream cheese, and toast them in the waffle maker.
Test Kitchen Tip: Add sunflower seeds and granola to the cream cheese mixture for a sweet snack that packs a crunch.
Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Our Best Donuts
Homemade donuts are a great addition to any breakfast. Make the dough the night before and chill in the refrigerator to save time. Let guests choose their topping: powdered sugar, cinnamon-sugar, or melted chocolate.
Bacon is a brunch requirement, but who says it has to be bacon as usual? Three extra ingredients (maple syrup, pecans, and black pepper) turn plain ol' bacon into a unique Easter brunch recipe idea.
Crème fraîche Pancakes
Crème fraîche and sour cream combine with traditional pancake mix for a finished flapjack that's fluffy and rich. For an easy Easter brunch, start flipping after your guests arrive so the pancakes stay fresh.
Don't reserve morning salmon for bagels only. This egg hash is an ideal vehicle for omega-3-rich seafood.
Test Kitchen Tip: If you don't have bread stuffing handy, use diced potatoes as the starch instead.
Strawberry Shortcake Scones
Pair your morning tea with strawberry shortcake scones. Three parts ricotta to one part whipping cream make these beauties extra tender and moist. Pinkies up!
Apple-Bourbon Monkey Bread
Pressure Cooker Bacon Deviled Eggs
Lemon-Raspberry Coffee Cake
Radishes with Crispy Prosciutto
It's easy for your Easter guests to get their veggie fix when said produce tastes this amazing! Salty, crispy prosciutto makes a pan full of radishes, leafy greens, and shallots seem like a splurge.
People-Pleasing Cinnamon Rolls
Stuffed with chopped nuts, chocolate pieces, and raisins, these sweet and sticky cinnamon rolls are always a hit. The recipe makes 16 servings, so you'll have enough to go around if you're hosting a crowd.
Vanilla French Toast
If you're a last-minute chef, make this French toast for brunch. The classic recipe, dolled up with vanilla, takes just 14 minutes to make.
Honey-infused mascarpone cheese is the starring ingredient in these light lemon crepes. Round out your Easter brunch menu with the berries that look best in your supermarket this week.
Berry-Orange Coffee Cakes
These scrumptious mini cakes are bursting with flavor thanks to ingredients like ricotta, fresh cranberries, crystallized ginger, and toasted walnuts. Bake the Easter brunch bread in a muffin tin for a grab-and-go Easter treat.
Test Kitchen Tip: Substitute cranberries for fresh strawberries or another in-season fruit for spring flavor.
Basic Chia Pudding
A batch of homemade chia pudding is the start of these top-your-own breakfast bowls. Perfect for a casual morning meal, serve the honey and vanilla pudding with fresh fruit, granola, toasted nuts, and coconut.
Sheet-Pan Greens and Feta Frittata
This easy sheet-pan breakfast serves a crowd! Whip up a classic frittata mix with eggs, cheese, and vegetables then bake it in the oven for 10-serving dish that's sure to wow. Top the finished egg breakfast recipe with roasted tomatoes and fresh parsley.
Test Kitchen Tip: Use any leftover frittata to make homemade breakfast sandwiches.
Chilaquiles Breakfast Casserole
Spice up your Easter breakfast with our take on classic chilaquiles. Made with Mexican favorites like tortillas, tomatoes, chipotle peppers, and eggs, this make-ahead brunch casserole is ideal for entertaining. Let your guests customize their servings with diced avocado, fresh herbs, and Cotija cheese.