Easy Easter Dessert Recipes – I Heart Naptime

This list of simple Easter desserts contains all of my favorite recipes to make for your Easter celebration! With so many delicious treats to select from, it’s impossible to pick just one!

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Delicious and Easy Desserts for Easter

Easter is such a special holiday for me. Growing up, my family always had a lot of traditions for this time of the year and Trendy of them revolved around baking!

From hiding eggs, making Easter brunch, visiting the Easter bunny, and enjoying the fabulous Spring weather that accompanies the brisk winter, this special holiday is a time filled with fabulous memories and even better recipes!

Today I’ve rounded up my favorite Easter desserts to make each year. From Cadbury egg desserts, lemon treats, traditional cake and cupcakes, and fun decorative treats for kids, this list brings recipes that will make your friends and family swoon!

My Favorite Easter Dessert Ideas

These Easter dessert ideas below are simple, fast, kid-friendly, decorative and oh so delicious. There’s a small bit of everything on this list, whether you’re craving chocolate, lemon, cookies, cakes or bars. There are even some super Sweet Easter desserts that you can decorate together with the kids!

Carrot Cake

This carrot cake with cream cheese frosting in made in one bowl and only a wooden spoon is required! Super moist and has the great amount of sweetness. The top dessert to make for Easter Sunday or any celebration!

Total Time: 50 minutes

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Easter Cake Pops

These Easter cake pops are simply adorable, super tasty, and simple to whip up in time for this year’s Easter celebrations! A bouquet of cake pops would make an adorable centerpiece and an simple way for guests to grab one to go!

Total Time: 1 hour

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Lemon Poke Cake

This lemon poke cake is moist, light, airy, and exactly what you want to sink your fork into when Spring comes calling! Made with 5 ingredients, this simple-to-make cake is great for Easter, backyard parties, or as a weeknight dessert!

Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

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Easter Cupcakes

A wealthy chocolate cupcake filled with Cadbury eggs and topped with a creamy and delicious caramel frosting. These Cadbury Easter cupcakes are astonishing and one of my favorite Easter desserts!

Total Time: 50 minutes

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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

Easy lemon cake mix cookies made with just 5 simple ingredients. These delicious Spring cookies are bursting with fresh lemon flavor! 

Total Time: 20 minutes

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Easter Cake

A colorful vanilla cake topped with whipped buttercream and decorated with toasted coconut and mini Cadbury eggs. This Easter egg layered cake is the great showstopper for your Easter celebration!

Total Time: 2 hours

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Chocolate Egg Nest Treats

These chocolate egg nest treats are made with chocolate, butterscotch and mini Cadbury eggs. An adorable treat for Easter and Spring! These are no-bake and this recipe only take minutes to make!

Total Time: 20 minutes

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Delicious carrot cake cupcakes that are super wealthy, soft and topped with a smooth cream cheese frosting.  These adorable cupcakes make the great Easter treat!

Total Time: 40 minutes

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Lemon Bars

These lemon bars have the Trendy delicious buttery shortbread crust and a sweet lemon filling. This is the great dessert for lemon lovers!

Total Time: 55 minutes

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Cake Pop Bouquet

A cake pop bouquet is a simple and fun way to make an edible arrangement everyone will love! Cake pops are an simple no-bake dessert to make and the whole family can obtain involved in the kitchen!

Total Time: 1 hour

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Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Delicious lemon cupcakes topped with a fresh raspberry buttercream frosting. The easiest lemon cupcakes from cake mix that are great for spring and summer!

Total Time: 30 minutes

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Coconut Macaroons

Easy coconut macaroons that are soft, chewy and full of coconut flavor. So simple to make…you only need 6 ingredients and one bowl! You can make them plain or dip them in chocolate for an added touch. 

Total Time: 23 minutes

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

These lemon poppy seed cupcakes are light and fluffy, perfectly sweetened and full of flavor from the lemon zest and poppy seeds. Then topped with a light cream cheese frosting that tastes astonishing! 

Total Time: 45 minutes

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More Easter Recipes

If you need some inspiration for your Easter brunch or dinner menu, check out these classic recipes that are always a hit with the crowd!


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