It’s that time of year again, the sun is rising a little earlier, the birds are starting to sing and the flowers are just beginning to bloom: Spring’s here and Easter’s right around the corner and to get you ready we’ve compiled a list of the best recipes of Easter desserts from every corner of the web. Whether you’re hosting yourself or just want to contribute a yummy dessert to wherever you’re going we have the recipe for you. So get your apron on and get ready to starting cooking some delicious treats that are sure to impress your friends and family alike:
1) Carrot Cake
Nothing goes better with the Easter Bunny than a delicious cake made from carrots, every bunny’s favorite treat! This simple but scrumptious Easter dessert recipe will have everyone hopping for second helpings with it’s perfect combination of flavors that include carrots, cinnamon, pineapple, pecans and vanilla. As if that weren’t enough, the cake features a gorgeous homemade white frosting whose velvety finish really stands out against the bright orange interior, it’s an elegant look that goes will is the perfect compliment to anyone’s Easter decor.
2) Lemon Tart
This citrusy treat is the perfect Easter dessert to light up your taste buds and give you a little taste of spring at this year’s get together. The ingredients in this recipe are easy to find and all natural which means that you can enjoy every last bite without having to worry about weird and unpronounceable preservatives. The best part about this recipe is that you have two choices when it comes to making it: you can choose to buy a premed pastry crust that you fill with the homemade lemon tart itself or you can go for 100% made from scratch with your own homemade pastry crust, the instructions for which are also included with the recipe.
3) Lady Grey Cupcakes with Orange Zest Frosting
Cupcakes are super in right now and why wouldn’t they be? When you eat a cupcake it’s like you have your own personal sized dessert just for you. This recipe puts a playful spin on the traditional vanilla cupcake by infusing it with a homemade Earl Grey tea syrup that gives the cupcakes a really unique flavor that puts an extra kick in your step. Speaking of kick, this recipe also includes a homemade orange zest frosting recipe to top off your all of that Earl Grey goodness. These make a great Easter dessert trey item that can easily be served and passed around without any kind of cutting which means less of a mess and less of a cleanup.
4) Easter Cookie Pops
This unique recipe combines Easter with cookies and lollipops for an unforgettable Easter dessert that your guests won’t soon forget. The recipe starts off with the cute idea of making egg shaped cookies that you can decorate with a whole multitude of colors that will rival any real life painted egg. The recipe goes a step further however by incorporating wooden sticks that turn these delectable frosted cookies into little lollipops to be admired and enjoyed without having to mess up the decorations with your fingers. As an added bonus these can easily be wrapped in plastic and be given as gifts or included in the Easter egg hunt for the kids.