20 Of The Best Easter Cake Recipes

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Looking for impressive Easter Cake Recipes that are sure to wow your guests? From bunny cakes to decadent layer cakes, these delicious creations look too pretty to eat…but we’re not letting that stop us!

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Originally published March 2016 – Updated March 2024

A collage of different cakes for Easter

Easy Easter Cake Ideas

Easter is right up there with Valentine’s Day and Christmas as one of my favorite holidays for baking, especially when it comes to adorable cakes. I love how many festive ways there are to decorate them, from bunnies to flowers and everything in between! The best part? These cute Easter cakes are not only delicious, they can double as a beautiful table centerpiece!   

From pretty pastels to rich and chocolatey recipes, you’ll find the perfect cake to add a finishing touch to your Easter festivities. The hardest part is deciding which one to make. Then again, who says you only have to make one?

Why We Love These Easter Cake Recipes

  • Irresistible flavors: These cakes are just downright delicious, with flavors that make perfect Easter treats.
  • Lots of variety: From classic coconut to a cake filled with Easter candies, these recipes cover all your cravings!
  • Family-fun: They’re fun to make and decorate with kids and a great way to get the whole family involved.

Best Easter Cakes

Easter Egg Cake Roll Recipe
Easter roll cake with icing and easter eggs on a plate.
This festive Easter egg cake roll is a sweet and fruity dessert filled with whipped cream and a surprise sprinkling of chocolate egg candies!
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Strawberry Lemon Cake with Spring Flowers
A pink cake on a white plate with flowers on it.
Celebrate with this delicious strawberry lemon cake topped with fresh-cut spring flowers! It’s ideal for a brunch, baby showers, and your Easter dessert table.
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Cadbury Creme Egg Poke Cake
Chocolate easter egg brownies on a plate.
This rich chocolate cake recipe is filled with sweet creme and topped with frosting and Cadbury eggs. It’s a delicious dessert whether you’re celebrating Easter or just craving a spring-themed treat.
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Easy Easter Kit Kat Cake
A chocolate cake decorated with easter peeps and bunnies.
Need to entertain the kids this Easter season? This fun and simple Easter Kit Kat Cake tutorial is a family activity that everyone will love! Plus, it looks amazing on your Easter table.
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Easter Cake Recipe
A white cake with colorful sprinkles on top.
This Easter cake recipe is easy to make, pretty to look at, and fun to eat! Covered with a fluffy vanilla bean frosting, it’s the best way to celebrate Easter.
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Chocolate Easter Bundt Cake with Bunnies
A chocolate cake decorated with easter eggs on a plate.
Have you started thinking about Easter dessert ideas yet? Decorated with chocolate Easter bunnies, this Easter chocolate cake is just irresistible!
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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Pineapple upside down cake on a baking sheet.
This Pineapple Upside Down Cake recipe features pineapple and maraschino cherries and transforms boxed cake into an easy and special treat!
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Mini Eggs Cake Recipe – Cadbury Easter Dessert!
Mini Eggs Cake Recipe - Cadbury Easter Dessert!
Cadbury mini eggs cake recipe is the perfect centerpiece for your Easter table. A fluffy vanilla cake adorned with sweet mini eggs, it’s both easy and delicious!
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Easter Bunny Cake
Easter Bunny Cake
Festive and fun, this Easter Bunny Cake is surprisingly easy to make with minimal equipment required! It’s a cute, delicious, and easy to make treat for any Easter gathering.
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Easter Speckled Egg Cake
Easter Speckled Egg Cake
This Easter speckled egg cake is a showstopper! Strawberry chocolate sponge cake is topped with a stunning homemade chocolate decoration and the perfect dessert to follow your Easter brunch or lunch.
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Easter Peep Cake With Multi-Colored Layers
Easter Peep Cake With Multi-Colored Layers
This adorable Easter Layer Cake decorated with Bunny Peeps, coconut grass and chocolate eggs is perfect for the holiday. Learn how to make this fun, colorful dessert with a few easy steps.
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Vanilla Olive Oil Cake
Vanilla Olive Oil Cake
This moist and fluffy, vanilla cake recipe is made with olive oil and will be your new go-to cake for holidays, birthdays and any other special occasion that comes along!
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Cake Painting Tutorial
Cake Painting Tutorial
This easy cake painting tutorial shows you how to hand paint art onto a cake using buttercream frosting, palette knives, and paintbrushes! It’s a beautiful cake that celebrates all things spring.
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Chocolate Swirl Easter Pound Cake
Chocolate Swirl Easter Pound Cake
This chocolate swirl Easter cake is super simple, delicious & has a nice surprise inside. Plus, you can make it in the food processor!
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Lemon Layer Cake with Blackberry Italian Meringue Buttercream
Lemon Layer Cake with Blackberry Italian Meringue Buttercream
This Lemon Layer Cake boasts 8 buttery layers of yellow cake doused in Limoncello, separated with lemon curd, and covered in a thick layer of blackberry. It makes one of the most beautiful Easter cakes, too.
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Blueberry Lavender Naked Cake with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream
Blueberry Lavender Naked Cake with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream
This gorgeous blueberry lavender naked cake is four layers of lightly sweet blueberry jam with whipped vanilla buttercream. It’s the perfect spring cake for any occasion!
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Robin’s Egg Cake And Cupcakes
Robin’s Egg Cake And Cupcakes
This tasty homemade Robin’s Egg Cake is easier than it looks, and the whole family will be excited to try it! This cake is the perfect dessert for any Easter celebration.
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Easter Coconut Cake Recipe
Easter Coconut Cake Recipe
Everyone loves good coconut cake, and Easter is the perfect time to make it. It is a classic cake recipe with a fun and festive Easter twist.
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Easter Ombré Pinata Cake
Easter Ombré Pinata Cake
This Easter Ombré Pinata Cake tastes as good as it looks. It’s a perfect recipe to impress guests after Easter dinner or any special occasion.
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Easter Bunny Sheet Cake
Easter Bunny Sheet Cake
This cute Easter Bunny cake is easy to make using a 9×13 sheet cake, a printable bunny template, and some fluffy white, pink & blue frosting.
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Classic Carrot Cake Recipe
Classic Carrot Cake Recipe
A Classic Carrot Cake is a must-have in every home cook’s baking repertoire! It's a lightly spiced, moist cake with cream cheese frosting.
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A collage of different cakes for Easter
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Easter Cakes


Want impressive Easter Cakes that are sure to wow your guests? From bunny cakes to decadent layer cakes, these delicious creations look too pretty to eat…but we're not letting that stop us!

Ingredients
 

  • Easter Egg Cake Roll Recipe
  • Cadbury Creme Egg Poke Cake
  • Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
  • Strawberry Lemon Cake with Spring Flowers
  • Easy Easter Kit Kat Cake
  • Easter Cake Recipe
  • Chocolate Easter Bundt Cake with Bunnies
  • Mini Eggs Cake Recipe – Cadbury Easter Dessert!
  • Easter Bunny Cake
  • Easter Speckled Egg Cake
  • Easter Peep Cake With Multi-Colored Layers
  • Vanilla Olive Oil Cake
  • Cake Painting Tutorial
  • Chocolate Swirl Easter Pound Cake
  • Lemon Layer Cake with Blackberry Italian Meringue Buttercream

Instructions

  • Choose your favorite Easter cake.
  • Gather up the ingredients needed to make it.
  • Bake, serve and enjoy!
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17 Comments

    1. Thanks so much! It was a fun collection to put together…I’m in awe of some of these people! xoxo

  1. These are all so gorgeous!! I want to make them all!! 🙂

  2. OMG, they all look so good. I have suddenly found myself hosting Easter this year so I’ll have to check out some good dessert options. Visiting from Wine’d Down Wednesday.

    1. I don’t usually make a cake for Easter but I’m with you…I want to make one now! If you make one from this list, you’ll have to share 🙂
      xoxo

  3. OHMYGOODNESS – seriously?! I’m supposed to pick ONE of those? OK, that chocolate bird nest appears to have stolen my heart…but they are ALL so beautiful!
    Thanks for sharing some Easter inspiration at Coffee & Conversation today 🙂
    Have an amazing week!!

  4. I adore the ombre pinata cake! And the rice krispies one is just so unique!

    1. I know…isn’t it beautiful? I’d try to make it but I’m pretty sure mine wouldn’t look like that when I was finished…LOL! xoxo

  5. What a great selection of cakes for Easter! They are all so pretty! Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle Sunday. Pinned and Tweeted.

    1. I did too after putting this roundup together (still do!) xoxo

  6. I LOVE the Easter Polka Dot Cake. It looks pretty but simple enough that I could make it. Thanks for sharing with Small Victories Sunday Linkup!

  7. That Rice Krispies cake made my mouth water! I have such a love/hate relationship with Rice Krispies treats (I love them, the scale not so much) that this just blew my mind away! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Friday Funday Blog Hop! #FFBH

    1. Thanks! That was one of my favorites too! Thanks so much for hosting each week! xoxo

  8. The whole St. Patrick’s Day/Easter being so close together has really messed me up, too! I feel like I have more time to get ready for Easter…how is it nearly here already?

    These cakes are beautiful! So springy.

  9. How cute! All of these cakes look oh so yummy and they are absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing! #SmallVictories

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