17 egg-cellent ideas for Easter cakes, bakes and dessertsPublished on February 1, 2022 4 min read
Bouncing bunnies, spring flowers and chocolate eggs can only mean one thing – Easter is coming! Celebrate with sweet treats with our roundup of the best Easter baking ideas. From easy Easter desserts to simple springtime cakes, we’ve got all the inspiration you need to bake up a storm!
Carrot cake donuts
They might look like classic donuts, but these tasty treats have a carrot cake base. Covered with tangy cream cheese frosting and finished with cute carrots, this is an Easter bake you’ll want to eat all year round!
Sweet spring roll cake
Roll up, roll up! This sophisticated spring roll cake makes the perfect Easter dessert! This simple bake is finished with perfectly piped spring flowers for an impressive centerpiece dessert.
Easter egg cake pops
Kids are sure to adore these fun little Easter egg cake pops! These would make an excellent alternative to chocolate eggs in an Easter egg hunt, or wrapped up in cellophane with a bow as a sweet Easter present for a loved one.
Periwinkle bunny cake
This cake might look mega impressive, but it couldn’t be easier to recreate. You don’t need to be a piping pro to work out how to create these bouncing bunnies! Practice on a sheet of greaseproof paper before piping onto your cake.
Golden egg cake
We love the simplicity of this spectacular Easter cake. Color buttercream with subtle pastel spring shades and pipe a bright border around the top in contrast. Finish with a display of three chocolate eggs, sprayed gold for the ultimate luxury effect!
Floral lamb cake
This fun lamb cake is absolutely baaa-eutiful! Start off by baking your favorite cake recipe in a 3D lamb cake tin, then cover it with beautiful buttercream roses, daisies, drop flowers and stars. This cake is a blooming beauty!
Chocolate biscuit bunny hutch
Kids will love this fun take on a classic gingerbread house. Chocolate biscuits replace classic gingerbread in this bake which is decorated as the prettiest little rabbit hutch – fit for Peter Rabbit himself!
These delightful carrot cookies make a brilliant addition to an Easter treat table! Covered with bright orange royal icing, these cookies are a great excuse to practice your fine piping skills.
Bunny cookie pops
Kids will absolutely love searching for these hidden bunny cookie pops instead of eggs on this year’s Easter egg hunt! The sticks make it easy to hide them in all sorts of creative places.
Egg nest Easter donuts
Nothing smells quite as good as freshly-baked donuts! If you’re searching for a fun alternative Easter bake, these cute egg nest donuts are the perfect choice.
Little lamb cookies
You don’t need any specialist cookie cutters to make these extra cute lamb cookies. Layer a round cookie on top of a flower shaped one and pipe this delicate royal icing character.
Floppy ears bunny cake
We love this fun bunny Easter cake! The ears are molded from fondant and gum paste and need two days to dry, but the cake itself can be whipped up in no time at all!
If you’re hosting an Easter party, these beautiful little brownies make the perfect addition to your treat table. Bake your favorite brownie recipe and smother them in sumptuous buttercream before creating classic Easter characters. Chicks, bunnies, Easter eggs and flowers are all easy to create with a little imagination!
Easter bunny face cake
A fun bunny cake tin makes the base of this simple sponge cake. You can use the shape of the cake to guide you in decorating with simple stars of yummy buttercream.
Easter egg cake
Transform your go-to cake recipe into an Easter delight! Cover the cake in a generous layer of buttercream until smooth and finish with pastel-colored chocolate eggs and beautiful piped flowers.
Spring sugar cookies
The ornate decoration on these beautiful cookies is guaranteed to impress! These cookies would make a brilliant Easter gift for friends and family – simply wrap them up in cellophane with a pretty ribbon, or pop them in their own presentation box.
Surprise inside Easter cake
Kids will go crazy for this Easter piñata cake! Cut into this buttercream-topped wonder to uncover a bursting center filled with chocolate eggs and sprinkles.