Easter might look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. Small can still mean special!
Our Easter Brunch isn’t quite as big as I’d planned but it’s still important for me to mark the occasion. A bright, spring-inspired dessert is just the thing to do it. After a meal full of ham, deviled eggs, and cheesy potatoes I think I’m going to FaceTime with family from afar while we enjoy dessert together!
Sure, we might not be at the same table. And it won’t be quite the same as having everyone under one roof, but we can still catch up while the kids run around in the background and enjoy a slice of pie, a piece of cake or a nice cup of coffee.
Whether your immediate family is big like mine or small, I’m certain you’ll find something on this list to please everyone – near or far.
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This creamy and luscious pie is a classic. It has all the components of sweet and tangy, creamy and crunchy. You're going to love it so much you'll want an extra slice!
If you're in a hurry, this comes together in about 25 minutes, which is fantastic when it comes to pie. For an extra crunch, save some of the crust and sprinkle it on top!
All the beloved flavor of vanilla cake is in every bite, but so is a little tang thanks to buttermilk! Top with fresh raspberries or strawberries if you have them on hand. If not, make a sauce out of frozen berries.
What really makes this tart shine is the candied citrus peel. You can skip this step if you'd like, but I highly recommend giving it a whirl!
Your taste buds will feel like they've been pampered once they’ve tried a bite of this pillowy sweet concoction. Serve it topped with berries, whipped cream, lemon curd, or all of the above!
Quite possibly one of the sweetest cakes in town. It's a richly spiced banana-pineapple cake with cream cheese frosting and crunchy pecans. Added bonus: You can easily turn this into cupcakes!
We take our carrot cake game up a notch by adding in coconut and pineapple. It also calls for raisins and nuts, but those are optional. The coconut and pineapple though? Definitely a must!
This pie will steal the show at any Easter gathering. It's creamy filling trumps anything you'll get from a box and we adore the addition of slices bananas!
This is the coconutty cousin of banana cream pie that you'll fall in love with after just one bite! It does take some time to prep, but it is completely worth it.
You'll get a double dose of lemon thanks to lemon zest in the batter and a smooth lemon curd on top. Added bonus: No water bath needed!
That's right, this is bursting with coconut flavor and we're not mad about it. It's light, sweet, and just what the Easter Bunny ordered.
Cupcakes are easy to bake and easy to frost, which means you can have an utterly delightful treat without a ton of stress! Toasted walnuts add an earthy flavor, cinnamon adds in some spice, and the flavors are all rounded out with a little zing from the orange zest.