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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Midsummer Sponge Cake

1 review

Guests at the bridal tea liked everything about this beautiful seasonal dessert - the tender cake layers, fluffy cream filling and glazed fresh fruit topping. Attached to ribbons beneath the cake were small Victorian charms for the bridesmaids to pull out and keep as remembrances.
-Robin Fuhrman, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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...


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,...


Banana Pecan Torte

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


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...

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...

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...


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...


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...


Lemon Coconut Cake

“If you’re pressed for time, use a white cake mix and dress it up with the filling and frosting from...

Coconut Cake

3 reviews

My grandmother and mother usually made this lovely layer cake for holidays and served it with scoops of homemade custard.


Nutty Poppy Seed Torte with Creamy Mocha Frosting

Mom’s attractive two-layer poppy seed cake has a sweet, nutty filling and a creamy mocha frosting. It takes a little...


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...


Pineapple Torte

This tall, two-layer cake makes quite an impression at the end of a holiday meal. A fluffy frosting is the...


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...


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...


Decadent Chocolate Crepe Cake

3 reviews

No other dessert has wowed family and friends the way this stunning crepe cake did the first time I made...


Cake with Peaches

23 reviews

This springtime layer cake is peachy and creamy. My mom gets requests for this cake from my brother for his...


Buttermilk Banana Cake

4 reviews

Meet the Cook: When I was a girl, this was my family's favorite Sunday cake. Since I'm "nuts" about nuts,...


Sunny Orange Layer Cake

If you like orange flavor, you'll love this made-from-scratch orange cake recipe. No one will ever believe that you use...


Lime Chiffon Cake

4 reviews

The next time you spot lovely little limes at the grocery store, pick some up and make this outstanding cake!...


Majestic Pecan Cake

This recipe truly lives up to its name. The pecan-dotted cake is stacked in three layers, and made-from-scratch frosting is...

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Lemon-Filled Coconut Cake

12 reviews

One of my coworkers brought this cake to a luncheon almost 40 years ago. It was so delicious that I...


Chocolate Carrot Cake

Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...


Hummingbird Cake

18 reviews

This impressive hummingbird cake is my dad’s favorite, so I always make it for his birthday. It makes a memorable...


Raspberry Lemon Cake

26 reviews

Want a change from chocolate cake? Try this elegant lemon cake...it's packed with refreshing lemon flavor, from the cake to...


Mom’s Favorite White Cake

20 reviews

I received this recipe as part of a wedding gift. I have made it for a couple of summer gatherings...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

10 reviews

My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans....