These 50 Easter brunch ideas make time with family and friends even more memorable!
Because there’s really no better meal of the day than brunch, right?
It’s that perfect meal that allows you to combine all your breakfast and lunch favorites and throw in a ton of guilt-free sweets as well.
Easter is one of my favorite holidays, and brunch recipes are some of my favorite meals.
So, it just made sense to have a post dedicated to all the best Easter brunch ideas I could find.
Try them out for yourself and see which one is your favorite this Easter Sunday.
How to Plan the Perfect Easter Brunch
Timing Matters: Easter Brunch Serving Time
Decide on a brunch serving time that works for you and your guests. Late morning or early afternoon are both popular choices.
Plan Ahead: Preparing in Advance
Plan and prepare as much as possible in advance, so that you can enjoy the day with your guests.
This includes cleaning, setting the table, and prepping food.
Menu Magic: Crafting Your Easter Brunch
Choose a menu that balances sweet and savory dishes, and includes a mix of breakfast and lunch items.
Popular brunch options include quiche, deviled eggs, fruit salad, pastries, and mimosas.
Perfect Portions: Serving the Right Amount
Consider the size of your group and how much food you need to serve. A good rule of thumb is to have 2-3 dishes per person.
Easter Elegance: Adding Finishing Touches
Add some finishing touches to make your Easter brunch feel special!
This could include decorating the table with Easter-themed items, serving fresh flowers, and creating a festive cocktail or mocktail.
Fun Easter Brunch Ideas
Everyone knows that Cinnabon has the best cinnamon rolls around, but these copycat Cinnabon cinnamon rolls are hot on their heels.
With this spot-on sticky buns recipe, you can practically make your own Cinnabon cinnamon rolls from home, except you’ll get to make a dozen of them for about the price of two of the real things.
Plus, your kitchen will smell amazing!
You can never have too many sweet treats for brunch, and these Hot cross buns are an amazing addition to any brunch menu.
Smelling of cinnamon and tasting of sugar, oranges, apricots, and sultanas, the buns will have your guests drooling long before they ever reach the table.
They’re a sticky, sensational mess that everyone will love.
This delicious French toast casserole takes less than an hour to make and only seconds to devour. It has a delightfully crispy outside and a sweet, creamy inside.
It’s almost like eating a warm maple donut with sweet cream in the middle. In other words, it’s heavenly.
Or make something a little different and try this French toast bagel recipe.
If you’ve never had a buckle cake, you’re in for a treat. It has a soft, fluffy, cake-like middle, but the top is almost like a crumb cake.
The inside is full of your favorite fruit.
It’s light, not overly sweet, and has fruit in it, so you can absolutely justify it as healthy.
Easter bread is basically a lovely, seasonal-inspired version of brioche bread.
It shares the same great taste, but it’s pretty and Eastery enough to take the place of a centerpiece on the table.
Covered in pastel sprinkles with brightly colored Easter eggs in the center, this bread is a must-have for your spring brunch.
This is a classic French toast recipe with a brioche twist. If you can make French toast, you can make brioche French toast just as easily.
It’s best served with fruit, maple syrup, peanut butter, or powdered sugar.
If you want a more savory dish, top it with roasted nuts, sausages, fried or pached eggs, or ham instead.
Anyone who says casseroles are a dinnertime-only dish is flat-out wrong and has obviously never tried this scrumptious Bisquick breakfast casserole.
Containing cheese, Bisquick mix, hash browns, eggs, potatoes, and sausage, this casserole has all your morning favorites baked into one golden brown bake. It’s incredible.
Here’s more undeniable proof that casseroles aren’t just for dinner anymore.
However, since this one is full of sugar, cinnamon, blueberries, and streusel, it might be more of a dessert than a true casserole.
Don’t worry; we won’t tell if you won’t.
Pancakes are a brunch staple, and these are better than most.
They’re made of bananas, walnuts, and maple syrup, and are covered in whipped cream. Put simply, they’re perfect.
The best part is they take less than 10 minutes to cook!
You can’t have a proper brunch without having a few savory dishes on the table as well. This easy-to-make breakfast braid takes care of that.
The bread is flaky and crunchy, and biting into the ham and cheddar cheese center is like biting into the best breakfast sandwich you’ve ever had.
Top it with parsley for a splash of color.
I know what you’re thinking, and, yes, a lot of Easter trifle recipes are served in huge glass bowls.
But you can just as easily make individual portions!
And what’s more bunny-friendly than carrot cake?
People often shy away from making frittatas because they feel like they’re too much work, but this recipe calls for the most basic ingredients, along with gouda, spinach, and half and half.
It also takes less than an hour to prep and cook, so if you’ve been aching to try your hand at frittata but have been too scared to do it, now’s your chance.
This is another excellent recipe for people who love to eat brunch but aren’t great at preparing it.
If you can toast bread, cut fruit, and add spread to bread, you can make any of these three easy mango toast recipes.
With only eight ingredients and five easy instructions, this might be the easiest quiche you’ll ever make. It’s also likely to be one of the most delicious.
All you’ll need is a refrigerated pie crust, eggs, milk, salt and pepper, green onions, shredded cheese, and chopped glazed ham.
In less than an hour, you’ll be enjoying a hearty, cheesy main dish.
You can also go crustless if you prefer.
Full of dates, almonds, honey, cinnamon, oats, bananas, Greek yogurt, sunflower seeds, and strawberries, these parfaits are packed full of vitamin C, potassium, and FLAVOR!
Plus, they make a lovely picture sitting there on the table for Sunday brunch.
Every good breakfast spread needs something spicy, herby, savory, and filling. That’s where Easter potato recipes come in.
You can whip these up in a skillet in about 20 minutes.
Aside from the hash potatoes, all you’ll really need are the seasonings – garlic, thyme, rosemary, paprika, onion powder, and cayenne.
Add a little butter and oil to cook them in, and you’re good to go.
This recipe is a very basic one for scones, but there are also plenty of options to add to jazz them up a little.
Whether you prefer chocolatey scones, zesty scones, fruity scones, nutty scones, or spicy scones, this recipe can accommodate you.
There’s nothing we love more than a good themed recipe, and these Bunny tail donut holes are delightfully perfect for Easter.
Not only are they adorable, but they also taste great, especially if you’re a fan of toasted coconut and vanilla.
They’ll have you aching to go hopping down the bunny trail.
Good biscuits are another essential brunch item, and these biscuits made from Cracker Barrel’s recipe are better than good; they’re spectacular.
In fact, we’d go so far as to say they taste better than the originals.
They’re both flaky and fluffy, and they have that classic buttermilk biscuit flavor we love. Best of all, they’re done in less than half an hour.
Crispy and golden brown on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside – if that’s not the perfect waffle, then there’s no such thing.
These waffles are super thick, and you can easily make them on a waffle iron in about 15 minutes.
You can top them with powdered sugar, berries, syrup, honey, or any of your other favorite toppings.
Because the recipe allows you to make ten waffles in 15 minutes, you can even make a whole waffle bar out of this recipe without much time or trouble.
These Mini blueberry beignets are the perfect treat for anyone looking to bring the taste of the Big Easy to their very own brunch this spring.
They have the perfect doughy shell, just the right amount of powdered sugar on the outside, and a filling that’s pure blueberry goodness.
No good brunch is complete without a delicious pick-me-up drink to help provide that extra needed boost of energy.
This recipe is for copycat McDonald’s iced coffee, and it’s fantastic.
This drink is sweet, icy cold, and so simple, you probably won’t even need to keep the recipe bookmarked.
One of the joys of cooking at home is that you can mix recipes from all your favorite restaurants.
In this case, nothing goes better with McDonald’s iced coffee than Starbucks’ lemon loaf.
Luckily, we have the recipes for both!
This loaf is a sweet, tangy, and zesty treat all in one small, lemon-glazed package.
Have it for brunch; have it for breakfast; have it for an after-dinner dessert. It’s good any time of the day.
This isn’t your mom’s old-fashioned omelette recipe, unless your mom happens to be a master of Spanish cuisine, of course.
For this omelet, you’ll need eggs, potatoes, onions, olive oil, salt, pepper, and parsley.
It’s cooked in a tortilla and will put you in mind of the yummiest tapas you’ve ever eaten.
If you like your morning omelettes to be a little garlicky, throw some garlic powder in the mix as the eggs are cooking.
If you’re looking for fantastic finger foods for the fruit fanatics in your life, these breakfast fruit tarts are ideal.
They have crisp and crunchy granola tart shells and a filling made of Greek yogurt and lemon curd.
You can buy the lemon curd or use the provided recipe to make your own if you want to go all out.
Then you top them with whatever your favorite fruits are – blackberries, strawberries, kiwi, banana slices.
Whatever you want to stuff in there, go for it. The more fruit, the better!
Nothing proves the saying, “Imitation is the highest form of flattery,” more correct than my love of Starbucks copycat recipes.
This recipe will show you how to make their fantastic chai tea lattes.
They’re spicy; they’re sweet, and they’re full of that get-up-and-go that makes us love Starbucks so very much.
Even better, you can whip them up in no time and be out the door and on your way.
Is there anything cuter on Easter than little bunnies? Of course not! That’s what makes these Easter bunny pancakes so perfectly adorable.
The homemade pancakes are delicious when stacked in a half-stack.
However, once you add in some chocolate chips for toes, banana slices for footpads, a marshmallow for a tail, and some shredded coconut for hair, you have an Easter treat that can’t be beat!
This is another Starbucks recipe, and it’s just as yummy as all the others.
These muffins are moist and fluffy, and the butter gives them a deliciously decadent, sweet flavor that the blueberries’ tartness balances out perfectly.
This recipe makes a dozen muffins in about half an hour. If you need to make more, feel free. You can freeze the leftovers for up to 6 months!
Crescent rolls are a family favorite for families worldwide, and they tend to pop up on every major holiday. These crescent rolls, though, are better than most.
The rolls themselves are Pillsbury. Just stop by the store and buy a couple of cans. What makes them so amazing is the honey butter glaze.
Once you drizzle that over the top of the rolls, they go from delicious to drool-worthy.
If you love Starbucks’ banana bread, you’re in luck because this is, once again, a Starbucks copycat recipe, and it’s perfect.
Unlike many banana bread recipes that cause the bread to come out dry and crumbly, this recipe leaves the bread soft and moist.
It’s also bursting with flavor thanks to the bananas and walnuts.
It takes about an hour to fix this yummy bread, but be sure not to overcook it.
When cooked right, it finds the perfect balance between crispy crust and a bouncy, light middle.
Bisquick coffee cake is an absolute delight for any occasion, but especially perfect for Easter!
With the fluffy cake base and deliciously crumbly topping, it’s a treat that’s hard to resist.
Plus, with Bisquick as the base, you don’t have to worry about measuring out all the ingredients – it’s already done for you.
This Italian sausage casserole is loaded with hearty broccoli and ooey-gooey cheese, swirled together in a delightful herbed egg mixture.
It’s like a party in your mouth, with the sausage bringing the sass, the broccoli bringing the bulk, and the cheese bringing the gooey goodness.
It’s the perfect blend of flavors and textures, and it’s sure to leave you feeling satisfied.
Hop into Easter brunch with some fluffy, golden, buttermilk pancakes!
These beauties are the perfect addition to your festive table, with their creamy tanginess and pillowy goodness.
Dressed up with your favorite sweet toppings like berries, whipped cream, or maple syrup, these pancakes will make your taste buds sing with joy.
Rise and shine to the sweet aroma of warm, fluffy waffles infused with juicy, succulent strawberries!
These irresistible strawberry waffles are the perfect choice for your brunch spread, boasting a burst of fruity goodness in every bite.
Top them off with whipped cream, powdered sugar, or chocolate sauce, and enjoy.
Biscuit and gravy is a heavenly dish that combines fluffy, buttery biscuits with a savory, creamy gravy made from sausage and spices.
It’s the ultimate comfort food sure to leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
And what’s a better time than Easter brunch to indulge in the comfort of a Southern classic?
Get ready to be blown away by this cream cheese coffee cake!
Every bite is a heavenly combination of moist, buttery cake, tangy cream cheese filling, and a delectable pecan topping.
The sweet and tangy flavors dance together in perfect harmony, creating a rich, indulgent, and utterly irresistible treat.
I’m pretty sure you’ll go bananas for these monkey bread muffins.
These little bites of heaven are outrageously soft, pillowy, and buttery, with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar coating on top.
Plus, they’re a breeze to make, with no need to fuss over bread dough from scratch. Thank goodness for refrigerated biscuit dough!
Here’s a fun fact about chocolate babka: it’s the greatest indulgence for chocoholics!
This delectable pastry is a work of art, with layers of rich chocolate woven into a buttery, pillowy dough that’s almost too good to be true.
And yes, you can totally serve it for Easter brunch.
The beauty of this egg salad lies in its simplicity.
With just a few ingredients like boiled eggs, mayonnaise, and mustard, it’s easy to make, yet it’s absolutely delicious.
It’s a classic dish perfect for Easter brunch, and the creamy, savory flavors are always satisfying.
Plus, it’s a great way to use up leftover hard-boiled eggs from your egg hunt!
Ina Garten’s potato salad is the bomb dot com. Period.
The spuds are tender, the dressing is creamy and tangy, and the herbs give it a fresh kick.
And, you can totally jazz it up with bacon bits, diced pickles, or whatever toppings tickle your fancy.
Ham, egg, and cheese casserole is a brunch masterpiece that will make your mouth water with just one whiff.
The combination of cubed glazed ham, creamy cheese, and fluffy eggs together in one delicious bake is pure magic.
It’s a hearty meal perfect for feeding a crowd, and the leftovers are just as tasty the next day.
These orange muffins are so cute, they’re practically begging to be eaten!
But they’re not just adorable, they’re also super delicious. The orange zest gives them a fresh and zesty flavor that’ll wake up your taste buds.
The sweet batter is also perfect for adding in tasty extras like chocolate chips, berries, and raisins.
What’s an Easter brunch without mimosas? It’s like a party without music or a brunch without bacon!
So if you’re having people over, make sure you whip up a pitcher (or five) of this drink.
With just some sparkling wine, orange juice, and a splash of triple sec, you’ll have a fun and refreshing cocktail for your guests.
Whoever said no to a tater tot casserole clearly hasn’t tried one.
I mean, come on, it’s tater tots, ground beef, and cheese all baked into one glorious dish.
And don’t forget the veggies and creamy mushroom sauce, because balance is key, people!
This casserole is perfect for an Easter brunch – it’s easy to make, feeds a crowd, and is simply irresistible.
This potato galette with smoked salmon is the brunch dish of your dreams!
The buttery and golden crust, filled with layers of thin potatoes, is the perfect canvas for the salty smoked salmon.
This dish is the perfect balance of comfort and elegance, making your brunch spread a hit.
Why make Eggs Benedict for Easter brunch? Well, because it’s like a fancy breakfast hug on a plate!
You’ve got perfectly poached eggs, nestled on top of crispy English muffins, and smothered in a rich and buttery hollandaise sauce.
It’s a brunch indulgence fit for a special occasion like Easter.
Dessert for spring brunch? It’s gotta be this carrot cake!
Moist, spiced, and loaded with carrots, this cake is the perfect way to end your brunch on a sweet note.
And let’s not forget the star of the show: the cream cheese frosting. Tangy, sweet, and creamy, it’s the perfect partner for a moist carrot cake.
These orange rolls are like cinnamon rolls’ sunny and citrusy cousin!
These sticky buns are soft, fluffy, and loaded with bright and zesty orange flavor.
Plus, when they’re fresh out of the oven and slathered with a sweet and tangy cream cheese glaze, they’re practically irresistible.
What’s so great about deviled eggs? Oh, just everything!
These creamy and tangy bites are like a delicious blast from the past, bringing back memories of picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings.
So if you still don’t know what to do with all those leftover hard-boiled Easter eggs, now you do.
Bursting with kiwi, bananas, oranges, pineapple, and strawberries, this fresh fruit salad is like a ray of sunshine in a bowl.
Not only is it healthy and refreshing, but it’s also a beautiful and delicious addition to your spring brunch spread.
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