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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Coastal Coconut Cream Cake

4 reviews

This is my son's county fair cake. He was awarded a top-10 prize and auctioned his coconut cream cake off for big bucks! —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida

Spring Rhubarb Torte

1 review

This torte signals springtime at Audrey Groe's Lake Mills, Iowa home. "Our 40-year-old rhubarb plants provide the filling, and they're...


Pineapple Layer Cake

2 reviews

"My mother had a large family to care for and not a lot of spare time for fixing fancy desserts....


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

11 reviews

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

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...


Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...

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...


Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes

Defy wintry weather and transport your guests to the tropics with these beautiful, single-serving confections. Cake mix never tasted so...


Banana Pecan Torte

2 reviews

The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...


Orange Bonbon Cake

The sunshiny flavor in this cake's layers, filling and frosting reminds me of the cheerful lady who gave me the...

Layered Citrus Cake

I slightly simplified my mother-in-law's orange cake recipe to come up with this tall, beautiful version. Orange juice and lemon...


Easter Nest Torte

7 reviews

In this delectable dessert, a luscious cake layer nestles rich mousse and chocolate "twigs." Your guests won't be able to...


Fudge Fantasy Cake

You'll catch everyone's attention when you present this showstopping dessert. This exquisite chocolate cake will have your guests saying,"Wow!" —Jannine...


Lemonade Layer Cake

17 reviews

Lemonade concentrate gives both the cake and frosting fantastic flavor. I like to garnish this dessert with lemon slices and...


Raspberry Coconut Cake

9 reviews

This seemed like a festive dessert to fix for the holidays, so I decided to try it out on my...

Coffee Nut Torte

Every year at Bible school when I was growing up, we enjoyed this dessert as an extra-special treat. I still...


Lady Baltimore Cake

4 reviews

I first made this cake for my fathers' birthday and now it is the only cake that he requests. This...


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,...


Coconut Dream Cake

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


Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

15 reviews

I always requested banana cake with fudge frosting for my birthday. Mom’s recipe is attached to my fridge—and my heart....


Lemon-Lime Meringue Cake

4 reviews

We top a tender citrus curd-filled cake with lovely meringue for a mile-high masterpiece!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Colorful Easter Cake

Jelly beans and Fruit Roll-Ups offer a fun, festive touch for your creation. Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...

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White Chocolate Cake with Peaches

Topped with a to-die-for white chocolate frosting, this cake looks and tastes like a professional made it. I like to...


Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This lovely layered cake may not be made from scratch, but lemon curd filling and creamy frosting give it a...


Lemony Daffodil Cake

1 review

The lemony yellow color of a daffodil reminds us of springtime and new beginnings. My grandma used to make this...


Grapefruit Layer Cake

I grew up in Florida where we had 10 grapefruit trees and were constantly trying to use the fruit in...


Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

1 review

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices...


Holiday Walnut Torte

3 reviews

This torte is one of my grandma's best-loved recipes-tender layers of nut-filled cake put together with apricot glaze and cream...