Easter Recipes

Spring into Easter with our complete guide to the holiday. We’ve rounded up the best party planning tips, family activities (hello, dyed eggs!) and Easter recipes that’ll have you covered from brunch to dinner to dessert.

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Blackberry Buttercream

1 review

Juicy blackberry buttercream frosting has a stunning color and sophisticated flavor. This frosting works especially well on rich, decadent chocolate cake. —Jocelyn Delk Adams, GrandBaby-Cakes.com

Raspberry Moscow Mule Cake

5 reviews

This Moscow mule cake is my favorite cake I've ever made from scratch. It's so moist and flavorful, and it...


Margarita Cake

3 reviews

This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...


Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

2 reviews

Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....


Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

8 reviews

My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...

Strawberry Balsamic Filled Cupcakes

Here's a twist on Grandma's strawberry shortcake. This combination of classic and sophisticated flavors is a perfect pairing for the...


Orange Cream Chiffon Cake

4 reviews

Light and luscious, this sponge cake is bursting with orange flavor. It’s the perfect dessert to serve after a filling...

Glazed Lemon Tube Cake

36 reviews

This easy lemon cake recipe is just the dessert to brighten up a gray winter day (or any day). Lemon...


Midsummer Sponge Cake

1 review

Guests at the bridal tea liked everything about this beautiful seasonal dessert - the tender cake layers, fluffy cream filling...


Pineapple Carrot Cake

10 reviews

This moist cake with cream cheese frosting is the best I've ever eaten. It's so simple, too, because it uses...


Confetti Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

5 reviews

This simple and tender cake has been celebrated in my family for years. Dressed up with tinted frosting and confetti,...

Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake

3 reviews

Angel food cake is everyone’s favorite blank slate for making awesome desserts. Serve it with a simple glaze or pile...


Pineapple & Macadamia Nut Cake

This delicious cake is one of my own invention. It's been a huge hit among family and friends and even...


Easy Pineapple Coconut Cake

11 reviews

Pairing pineapple with coconut lent a tropical flavor to the dessert served as the finale to our theme party. Shared...


Orange Buttercream Frosting

10 reviews

Our Test Kitchen gave simple buttercream frosting a tangy twist by adding a splash of orange juice. It goes wonderfully...


Coconut Dream Cake

My friends and family love this beautiful cake. I keep it refrigerated before serving to keep it moist and sweet....

Lemon Orange Cake

9 reviews

I like to bake this lovely three-layer lemon and orange cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It...


Melt-In-Your-Mouth Lemon Cutouts

3 reviews

Full of lemony flavor, these cookies are great for any time of year and always popular with family and friends.—Patricia...


Pineapple Cake

21 reviews

"I often prepare this moist golden cake at Easter, but it's wonderful just about any time of year," relates Linda...


Layered Carrot Cake

15 reviews

I never liked carrot cake until I tried this one. The rich, moist cake with orange-flavored frosting is now a...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Angel Food Cake

9 reviews

When I take this different kind of angel food cake to church bake sales, it goes before I can get...


Chocolate Angel Cake

26 reviews

When I was married in 1944, I could barely boil water. My dear mother-in-law taught me her specialty—making the lightest...


Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

My husband adores coconut but not so much cake. When I take this beauty to family potlucks, he gets his...


Cake with Buttercream Decorating Frosting

3 reviews

This sweet creamy frosting made with real butter is easy to blend together and holds its shape nicely when used...

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Mother’s Walnut Cake

9 reviews

Even though Mother baked this tall, beautiful cake often when I was growing up, it was a real treat every...


Mini Blueberry Bundt Cakes

5 reviews

These pretty berry cakes from Cathy Isaak of Rivers, Manitoba are topped with a yummy lemon-flavored glaze.


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Raspberry Streusel Coffee Cake

24 reviews

One of my mother's friends used to bring this over at the holidays, and it never lasted long. With tangy...


Lemon Bundt Cake

6 reviews

Convenient lemon cake and pudding mixes hurry along this moist glazed cake shared by Ann Anderson of Andrews, North Carolina.


Amaretto Butter Frosting

5 reviews

Put the crowning touch on cupcakes with this rich and buttery Amaretto topper. —Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta


Blueberry Brunch Loaf

1 review

I like to make special breakfasts on the weekend for my husband and children. This recipe's sweet frosting really makes...