Easter Brunch Recipes
Put a little spring in everyone’s step on Sunday morning with these delicious Easter brunch recipes. We’ve rounded up our favorite frittatas, muffins, cocktails and more!
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Classic Cinnamon Rolls
These classic rolls are way better than anything the Easter bunny is bringing — we promise. Cinnamon roll dough needs to rest overnight, so start making these a day before you want to serve them.
Get the Recipe: Classic Cinnamon Rolls
Carrot Hash with Eggs and Pesto
Molly uses every part of the carrot in her easy brunch dish. The carrot itself forms the base of the egg cups, while the tops are mixed into a bright and flavorful pesto.
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Sticky Monkey Bread
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Ricotta, thyme and zucchini add fresh pops of color to this beautiful frittata.
Get the Recipe: Spring Frittata
How beautiful is Trisha’s bloody Mary bar? She serves her cocktails with an array of garnishes including pickles, celery, cherry peppers and more.
Get the Recipe: Bloody Mary
Asparagus and Cheese Tart
Take advantage of fresh asparagus by making this impressive springtime tart.
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Zucchini Bread Waffles
Love zucchini bread but hate how long you have to wait until it's baked to perfection? These zucchini bread waffles are just what you need. They're made with grated zucchini and spiced with the cinnamon and nutmeg you crave — and they're ready in only a half-hour.
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Hot Cross Buns
Make these fresh sweet buns part of your Easter tradition. Plumped currants and lemon zest-spiked glaze dress these up for the holiday.
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Herb Melon Salad
Giada takes fruit salad to the next level by incorporating fresh herbs, like basil and mint, and a tangy champagne syrup.
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Make this airy bread the day before, and if you have any left over, make amazing French toast with it the day after.
Get the Recipe: Easter Bread
Ricotta, Ham and Scallion Tart
This simple brunch-perfect tart starts with a store-bought pizza crust. Fill it with creamy ricotta, ham, egg and scallions.
Get the Recipe: Ricotta, Ham and Scallion Tart
Lemon Blueberry French Toast Bake
The best part about Jeff’s five-star French toast? You can prepare and refrigerate it the night before, so come Easter morning all you need to do is bake and eat!
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Potato Nests with Peas, Ham and Cream Cheese
This elegant appetizer comes together easily with simple, time-saving ingredients. Frozen hash browns are pressed into mini muffin tins and baked into crispy nests filled with ham, lemony cream cheese, and peas.
Get the Recipe: Potato Nests with Peas, Ham and Cream Cheese
Bobby's Carrot-Orange Mimosas
Take a page from Bobby's brunch playbook and serve this sweet take on a classic mimosa. To make it, Bobby mixes carrot and fresh orange juice with chilled champagne. For even more whimsy, top each flute with carrot greens. Who knows, maybe the Easter bunny will stop by for one, too!
Get the Recipe: Carrot-Orange Mimosas
French Toast Casserole with Brown Sugar-Walnut Crumble
This is a glorious dish to make for brunch guests: You soak the bread in eggs overnight, so the next morning all you have to do is top the casserole with streusel and bake. The overnight soak makes the finished French toast almost like a custardy souffle.
Get the Recipe: French Toast Casserole with Brown Sugar-Walnut Crumble
Use the first strawberries of the season in Ina's super-easy muffins.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Muffins
Frittata with Asparagus, Tomato, and Fontina
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Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Your brunch spread isn't complete without this cozy coffee cake. Sour cream may seem like a strange addition, but it ensures the end product is super moist.
Get the Recipe: Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Eat the rainbow with this colorful dish. Though we love radishes, carrots, onions and asparagus, they can easily be substituted by whatever produce you have on hand.
Get the Recipe: Crop Tart
Banana Crunch Muffins
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Bunny Butt Carrot Cake Pancakes
These pancakes incorporate all of the familiar flavors of carrot cake, including cream cheese frosting, into one adorable breakfast. We like them best with honey, but you may also serve them with maple syrup.
Get the Recipe: Bunny Butt Carrot Cake Pancakes
Mushroom Dutch Baby with Chorizo Potatoes
Spicy chorizo, crisp potatoes and tender mushrooms put a savory twist on this puffy pancake.
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A Bloody Caesar is a slight variation on the traditional Bloody Mary. It's made with Clamato juice instead of the usual tomato juice.
Get the Recipe: Bloody Caesars
Giada adds lemon and ricotta to buttermilk pancakes for a tangy burst of fresh flavor in everyone's favorite breakfast dish.
Get the Recipe: Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes
Biscuits With Cream Gravy, Sausage and Scrambled Eggs
If you're craving a scratch-made all-American breakfast, Bobby's recipe will hit the spot. We're pretty sure you're never going back to store-bought breakfast sausage once you try this version.
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Radish and Smoked Salmon Tart
Guests are sure to be in awe when they lay eyes on this colorful spring tart. To make the eye-catching filling, toss and coat your salmon and radishes in vinegar, tarragon, parsley and garlic-herb cheese spread. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt and dig right in.
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"Everything" Savory Potato Waffles with Smoked Salmon
Inspired by the classic bagel combo, Valerie’s waffles put a savory spin on brunch. She flavors potato waffles with "everything" seasoning, then tops the dish with crème fraiche, smoked salmon, capers and dills.
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Grilled Asparagus with Poached Egg, Parmigiano and Lemon Zest
Although it may not seem like it, poached eggs are the perfect make-ahead brunch. You cook them just enough to set ahead of time and store in cold water. When it's time to eat, you (gently) drop them back in simmering water to warm through and breakfast is served.
Get the Recipe: Grilled Asparagus with Poached Egg, Parmigiano and Lemon Zest
Trisha prefers sweet options for brunch, like these decadent cinnamon-orange rolls. For a bold citrus flavor, she incorporates orange juice into both the dough and glaze of her sticky-sweet dish.
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon-Orange Rolls
Spiced Avocado Toast with Citrus-Cured Salmon and Poached Egg
Spice-poached eggs, citrus-cured salmon, everything spice and a homemade arugula pesto make this avocado toast fancy enough for Easter brunch.
Get the Recipe: Spiced Avocado Toast with Citrus-Cured Salmon and Poached Egg