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Looking for Easter dessert inspiration? We’ve rounded up over 35 of our favorite Easter cake recipes, dessert ideas, and decorating inspiration, to make your Easter celebration extra-sweet.
These delicious cake recipes include all kinds of classic Easter cake ideas, like Easter bunny cakes, Easter egg cakes, flower cakes, lamb cakes, and much more – you’re guaranteed to find a cake you love!
Easter Nest Cake
This Easter Nest Cake is a cute and easy Easter dessert recipe! It’s baked right in a bowl–no special pan required–and is decorated with chocolate frosting to look like a sweet little bird’s nest, complete with your favorite Easter egg candies.
Looking for a knockout Easter cake? Try this Sugar Easter Egg Cake! The look is based on old-fashioned panoramic sugar eggs, but it's made out of CAKE! And unlike those classic sugar eggs, this dessert is entirely edible! It's a showstopping way to end an Easter feast.
It just wouldn’t be Easter without at least one adorable bunny-themed treat, and this Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake delivers! Moist chocolate cake, smooth buttercream, and lots of mini fondant decorations on top make this bunny cake a favorite the whole family will love.
Looking for the perfect bundt cake? Try this Strawberry Swirl Bundt Cake – a moist vanilla cake with a strawberry swirl inside, topped with fresh berries and beautiful buttercream flowers! This is a gorgeous choice for Easter brunch or dessert.
This Spring In Bloom Layer Cake is an extra-tall spring cake COVERED with gorgeous buttercream flowers! It’s filled with lemon curd and raspberry jam, and bursting with bright and colorful buttercream blooms. It looks and tastes like spring!
These Hydrangea Cakes are gorgeous miniature cakes that look like hydrangea flowers! You’ll be surprised to learn how easy it is to make the pretty, colorful blossom design on the outside. The inside is beautiful, too, with swirls of multicolored cake!
Delicate painted buttercream flowers are perfect for Easter! This easy cake painting tutorial shows you how to hand paint beautiful floral art onto a cake using buttercream frosting, food coloring, palette knives, and paint brushes. (via partylicious)
This Easter Loaf Cake is so much fun. The chocolate sponge is rich and tender, while the vanilla buttercream grass, fondant bunny butt, icing carrots and crunchy Mini Eggs come together to make the perfect spring scene. (via amummytoo)
Regular pound cakes just can’t compete with this clever Easter version. This Surprise Easter Bunny Cake has a blue velvet bunny nested inside a flavorful lemon cake. It’s surprise fun for everyone! (via all-thats-jas)
Speckled egg cakes are an Easter classic, and this Speckled White Chocolate Easter Cake is perfection! A white chocolate layer cake is decorated with delicate green peppermint buttercream. The best part? It’s topped with mini eggs, flowers, and decorative egg shells. (via littlesugarsnaps)
This delicious no-bake Vegan Creme Egg Cheesecake pulls out all the stops! With a creamy tangy dairy-free vanilla filling on a cookie crust, stuffed with butterscotch sauce and topped with homemade vegan creme eggs. (via addictedtodates)
This Mini Egg Easter Drip Cake is just what you need to bring family and friends together this Easter! A beautiful buttercream cake is decorated with a chocolate drip, buttercream swirls, and Cadbury mini eggs. (via simshomekitchen)
This Speckled Egg Cake features sponge cake with layers of strawberry compote and ruby chocolate whipped ganache frosting. It’s topped with a beautiful chocolate nest that’s filled with egg-shaped candy! (via spatuladesserts)
This tried and true Easter Lamb Cake recipe has been passed down for generations. The rich and buttery pound cake recipe is paired with a sweet frosting that has a hint of orange. (via threesnackateers)
This Easter Piñata Cake has a surprise inside and is super easy to make. People will be mystified how you did it! It’s a box mix hack so any type of cake can be used (regular, gluten-free, allergy-friendly, etc)! (via boulderlocavore)
This Mini Egg Cake is for serious Cadbury mini egg lovers. Soft milk chocolate cake layers are covered with mini egg buttercream and covered with chocolate drip, bright confetti sprinkles and more mini eggs! (via cakedbykatie)
Decorating an Easter cake doesn’t have to be difficult. This Coconut Cake has spongy layers of coconut flavored cake and mascarpone buttercream. I’ll provide you with a few basic decorating tips to help you create a beautiful holiday cake! (via askchefdennis)
This Neapolitan Cake is a three-layer queen! It has the traditional flavors of chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla bean, and is covered in graham bunnies. It’s an Easter crowd pleaser! (via livetosweet)
This creamy no-bake Swirled Mini Egg Cheesecake is a simple cake with a colorful cheesecake filling, and a graham cracker crust packed with mini chocolate eggs. The top is decorated with an easy-to-make rich, chocolatey nest! (via flouringkitchen)
This Tall Easter Layer Cake gets its height from layers of spongy homemade yellow cake, sweet almond buttercream, and surprise peeps inside. Decorate the sides of the cake with blue speckles, then top it all off with candy eggs for a deliciously cute holiday indulgence! (via atablefullofjoy)
A fun and beautiful Multi-Colored Easter Peeps Cake is so easy to make when the decorations are made out of candy! It has vibrant multi-colored layers and an Easter theme; it’s perfect for holiday celebrations this spring. (via littlesunnykitchen)
Why have plain cheesecake when you can have an Egg-Shaped Easter Cheesecake?! Half of a large chocolate Easter egg is filled with creamy chocolate cheesecake filling that hides a crumbly cookie base below. Drizzle chocolate on top and it’s heavenly! (via amummytoo)
This Old Fashioned Carrot Cake with Pineapple is guaranteed to be the best carrot cake you’ve ever made! It’s a super moist carrot cake with pineapple, coconut and walnuts. Bake as a delicious layer cake, bundt cake, or even carrot cake cupcakes. (via waitingforblancmange)
Love poke cakes? You’ve gotta try this Easter version! It’s poked with flavorful Jell-O, topped with a fun whipped “grass” frosting and decorated with bunny Peeps and jelly beans or chocolate eggs. A fun, flavorful Easter cake! (via thecountrycook)
This Bunny-Shaped Easter Carrot Cake will be the showstopper cake on your Easter table. This carrot cake starts with a simple sheet cake, topped with fluffy cream cheese mousse frosting shaped into a super cute bunny head – no special mold needed! (via spatuladesserts)
This Easter Cake Roll is a sweet and delicious Easter cake filled with a surprise sprinkling of mini egg chocolate candies! Make this bright and festive Easter cake in just 30 minutes by using a strawberry boxed cake mix as your base. (via crayonsandcravings)
Lemon Easter Cake with Zesty Cream Cheese Frosting
This easy Lemon Easter Cake with Zesty Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect dessert to enjoy after Easter dinner. Made with lots of fresh lemons and decorated with fresh flowers and Easter bunnies – it is both delicious and oh-so-pretty. (via baking-ginger)
When it comes to sweet treats, they just don’t get any better than a White Chocolate Easter Egg Cheesecake. Just imagine… scrumptious, melt-in-your-mouth white chocolate mixed into a delectable cream cheese filling, spooned on top of a buttery Oreo base and topped with delicious filled Easter eggs. (via greedygourmet)