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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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 always ready first thing in spring." she relates. "So it's a family tradition to bake it."—Audrey Groe, Lake Mills, Iowa

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...


Coffee Nut Torte

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


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

2 reviews

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

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,...


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...


Orange Bonbon Cake

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

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...


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...


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...


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

1 review

I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files. It was originally made with an orange filling, but...

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-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


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...


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...


Colorful Easter Cake

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


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...


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...


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...


Grandma’s Spring and Summer Torte

This easy-to-make torte is a wonderfully light dessert and its tart and sweet taste is delicious. I make it often...


Yum-Yum Cake

2 reviews

This cake has been a family favorite ever since my mom received the recipe from a neighbor. My husband's co-workers...


Hawaiian Sunset Cake

12 reviews

This three-layer orange cake is pretty enough for company, but it's so simple to fix that you'll find yourself making...


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...