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25 Crowd-Pleasing Easter Desserts

These Easter dessert recipes are sure to please! Find just the right dessert for your holiday meal with a variety of cakes, pies, cheesecakes, and more.

Crowd-Pleasing Easter Desserts

Dessert Recipes for Easter

Easter is a time for gathering with loved ones and indulging in delicious treats. Whether you’re hosting a large family gathering or just looking for some fun and easy desserts to enjoy at home, I’ve got you covered.

My preferences for Easter desserts tend toward flavors like berries and coconut and citrus. Of course, I’ve sprinkled in a couple of chocolate options, too, for those of us who just can’t resist it.

In this collection of Easter dessert recipes, you’ll find some crowd-pleasing favorites that are not only delicious but also easy to make. From classic coconut cake to fruity desserts, these desserts are sure to impress your guests!

I hope these wonderful desserts will inspire your Easter menu. No matter what you serve, I hope you all have a happy Easter filled with sweet things.

Happy baking! And happy Easter!

How Much Dessert Should I Make for Easter?

Every group is different, so this answer can vary depending on your crowd. If you’re hosting a familiar group, then you likely know how many will want just a small serving dessert and how many will want a little bit of everything.

At a minimum, count on one serving per person. I usually plan for two servings per person so I make sure everyone is happily satisfied. If you don’t want the leftovers, no doubt one of your guests will be happy to take them!

Tips for Planning Your Easter Dessert Menu

Any time you’re hosting a meal, there are things to keep in mind to make things as smooth and stress-free as possible!

  • Plan ahead. Know what you’re going to make in plenty of time to get all your ingredients and plan when you’ll bake.
  • Know your guests. Make sure you’re aware of any dietary restrictions and adjust accordingly.
  • Focus on seasonal flavors. Many people associate Easter with the arrival of spring, so offer desserts that reflect the season.
  • Choose make-ahead desserts. All of these desserts can be made at least a day in advance to ease the Easter Sunday rush.
  • Make it pretty! We eat with our eyes, so take care to make your desserts look their best. And if you have pretty serving pieces and dessert plates, use those to make the occasion even more special.

Favorite Easter Dessert Recipes

Whether you're hosting a big Easter gathering or a more intimate affair, these Easter desserts are perfect additions to your dessert table. With cakes, pies, cheesecakes, and more, there's sure to be something here for everyone!

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