18 Dessert Recipes To Make Easter a Little Sweeter

Easter dessert recipes

In some households, the holiday meal is the highlight of the day. But in others, the dessert table is the real star. If that’s the case in your house, you’re in luck. We’re sharing an assortment of recipes so there is something for everyone. Carrot cake a must-have? You’ll find an addictive one, plus a recipe for carrot cake whoopie pies. An old-fashioned coconut cream pie that’s more your speed? We’ve got one that’s creamy and delicious. Plus, there are a few non-traditional ones that will have the kids putting down their Easter basket to ask for a slice. Any of these 18 desserts will make your Easter a little sweeter.

Lizzie's Coconut Custard Pie

Lizzie's Coconut Custard Pie

"This was one of Grandma's holiday pies. I loved it!" - Kathie
Addictive Carrot Cake

Addictive Carrot Cake

"My mom has been making this cake since I can remember and it's always a special treat. I rarely eat cake but I cannot stop eating this cake when she makes it." - Amanda
Blue Ribbon Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blue Ribbon Blueberry Coffee Cake

"The cake is not overly sweet. It's soft, tender, and melts in your mouth. There is the perfect amount of blueberries in the cake that you get one in each bite. Sugar sprinkled on top crisps in the baking process and adds a nice touch of sweetness." - The Kitchen Crew
Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

"Lemon Cake is a tender white cake filled with tart lemon curd and covered with a fluffy whipped cream frosting." - Paula
Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie

"This is another Easter dessert tradition. 'Rigat' pie! (An Italian NY'er pronunciation of ricotta - haha) I believe this was my mom's favorite. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!" - Jessica
Easter Knot Cookies

Easter Knot Cookies

"We make these delicious cookies every Easter. You can keep the icing white if you want, but we use food coloring to make the cookies all different pastel colors." - Lisa
Black Forest Cake - My Way

Black Forest Cake - My Way

"I have always had a love for the Black Forest Cake but as I tried it many times through the years, it just wasn't quite hitting that scrumptious point. I knew by deconstructing the cake I could make the best Black Forest Cake by using my own recipes for the components of this famous cake. And, I did." - Nancy
Easter Cupcakes

Easter Cupcakes

"When I see peeps they just make me happy and I know Easter is near. I will be honest here, I am not a fan of eating them but they are just so darn cute I love using them. Making these Easter Cupcakes was so fun, if you like peeps then your decorations are edible. When I made these cupcakes I used the combination of my Lemon Cupcake and my Strawberry Frosting. The combination of the two flavors is very spring-like and yummy." - Debbie
Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

"Any carrot cake fans in the house? Us too! These carrot cake whoopie pies have all the flavor of traditional carrot cake but no plate and fork needed. The cookie is tender and full of carrot cake flavor. The cream cheese filling is sweet and creamy. It brings all the carrot cake flavors together." - The Kitchen Crew
Coconut Cloud Cake

Coconut Cloud Cake

"Sometimes you just want a cake that is light, yet flavorful. I was in such a mood recently and made this cake for my family, who loved it. We call it Coconut Cloud Cake as it is light and fluffy. The blend of a classic white cake, infused with coconut and topped with a delicious whipped cream frosting and crowned with sweet coconut, how could it get any better?" - Kathy
Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

"This chocolate cream pie is an old-fashioned recipe just like grandma used to make. It's made with simple ingredients and very easy to prepare." - The Kitchen Crew
Secret Ingredient Black Bean Brownies

Secret Ingredient Black Bean Brownies

"Wondering how to incorporate legumes into a classic chocolate dessert? (of course, you are) The answer is Secret Ingredient Black Bean Brownies! The beans will go unnoticed and nobody will suspect your secret ingredient." - Nicole
Apricot Bars

Apricot Bars

"Want an easy dessert recipe? Try making these apricot bars. They're unique and filled with apricot flavor. Pineapple chunks and raisins are throughout the bar and pair well with the apricots. These bars remind us of a fruit-flavored blondie." - The Kitchen Crew
Lemon New York Style Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Lemon New York Style Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

"A bright summery intensely lemon flavour New York style cheesecake that is decadently smooth and creamy." - Kevin
Banana Pudding Roll

Banana Pudding Roll

"This recipe is very easy and makes a great dessert for company or family. It works out great frozen. Also, it's delicious served with chocolate, caramel, or strawberry sauce and whipped cream on top of each serving." - Pat
Sinful Chocolate Mousse

Sinful Chocolate Mousse

"Even in restaurants, chocolate mousse seems to be nothing more than chocolate pudding. This recipe is the real thing. It is not difficult to make but your taste buds will be delighted with a melange of flavors - chocolate, coffee, and citrus. And what an aftertaste!" - Bill
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake With Oreo Crust

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake With Oreo Crust

"So creamy, it melts in your mouth!" - Ilean
Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

"This no-fuss cake is rich, moist, fudgy, and SUPER chocolatey. Whenever I make it, no one can tell it's vegan unless I tell them!" - Shikha