Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your Easter brunch?
Finding a good brunch idea for Easter morning can be tricky, but don’t worry – we’ve done all the hard work for you, and gathered 33 of the best Easter brunch ideas right here!
This list will take you through 33 easy brunch ideas for Easter that are sure to go down a treat at breakfast or brunch. From savory to sweet, there’s something here for everyone to love!
So let’s get started, shall we?
31 Easy Easter Brunch Ideas
One of the classics of breakfast and brunch, it’s hard to go wrong with a delicious stack of fluffy pancakes.
Taking just a few minutes to prepare and another few to cook, pancakes are a quick and easy brunch dish that are sure to go down a treat!
Serve with a generous drizzle of maple syrup and a chunk of butter, some whipped cream and berries, or whatever combination of toppings you prefer!
Another classic breakfast recipe that works just as well as part of a brunch, scrambled eggs are a light and delicious option packed with protein. They’re also quick to make, although getting the right texture can be tricky.
Keep the heat low to give the eggs a creamy, rich scramble that is just as delicious on its own as it is paired with toast or other recipe.
Thick, slightly sweet brioche makes the perfect vehicle for custardy eggs in this ultimate French toast recipe.
Adding a dash of vanilla essence to the eggs works great with the brioche bread, which is fried until a beautiful golden brown. Serve it with butter, maple syrup, and some fresh berries for a sweet, cake-like French toast.
No brunch is complete without some delicious pastries, and these buttery crescent rolls are a great choice! Rich, buttery, and flakey, these crescent rolls are delicious on their own, or can be sliced and filled with sweet or savory fillings.
Add cream and berries for a tasty dessert, or cream cheese and smoked salmon if you’re looking for a more sophisticated dish.
Italian Easter bread is a traditional Italian Easter treat. It’s similar to a brioche loaf, but with a slightly lighter and sweeter taste. It has brightly-colored eggs baked into it, and the top is covered in colorful sprinkles.
Whether you’re planning for Easter or looking for Mother’s Day special brunch recipes, Easter bread isn’t just a delicious brunch time dish; it also makes a great centerpiece for your table or Easter buffet.
A brunch classic, blueberry muffins are sweet and fluffy, with a nice moistness from the juicy berries baked into them.
Their delicate flavor is balanced by the slight tartness of the blueberries, while a dusting of icing sugar on top gives a hit of sweetness that ties the whole thing together.
It’s quick and easy to make a large batch of these tasty muffins, which use just a handful of ingredients, so they make a perfect Easter brunch treat on short notice!
It wouldn’t be brunch without a slice of avocado toast! One of the most popular brunch items out there, avocado toast is creamy, crunchy, and incredibly simple to make.
You can make a quick but delicious breakfast in just a few minutes by spreading mashed or sliced avocado over some fresh warm toast.
It’s also easy to customize – add a fried or poached egg on top for some extra protein and that gooey yolk, or sprinkle some green onion or diced tomato for an extra burst of flavor!
An iconic Southern dish, this peach cobbler is a delicious recipe that’s sure to get heads turning (and mouths watering!) at Easter brunch.
It’s ridiculously simple to make: just layer some sliced or cubed peaches in a baking dish, sprinkle some sugar and top with a crumbly dough topping before baking.
Gooey, sweet, and biscuity, this peach cobbler takes your brunch to a whole new level.
Everything bagels are a staple at breakfast and brunch, and are a great choice whether you want to keep brunch light or if you’re looking for a filling meal.
What’s more, the dough is incredibly simple, requiring just 5 ingredients; what makes these bagels special, however, is the tasty mix of toppings.
Poppy seeds, garlic salt, sesame seeds, and more, these bagels have a burst of flavor that is great toasted, loaded with ingredients, or simply plain!
10. Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are a delicious pastry that both kids and adults will love. Their light and fluffy pastry paired with the sticky cream cheese frosting and tasty cinnamon, these buns are a sweet treat perfect for Easter morning.
You also freeze the dough or finished cinnamon rolls for up to two months, meaning you can prepare them well in advance for a no-stress Easter morning treat.
11. Croque Madame
This tasty sandwich is nearly identical to a Croque Monsieur, but with the addition of a fried or poached egg on top.
Layers of thick brioche or sourdough, thinly sliced ham, gooey gruyere cheese, and creamy bechamel sauce are assembled and cooked until crispy and golden, before being topped with a runny egg.
It’s everything you want from a brunch recipe, and more!
12. Baked Ham
If you’re looking for a more substantial meal from your Easter brunch, then a delicious glazed Easter ham is just what you need!
Though it’s typically reserved for Easter dinner, this can also make a great centerpiece for the brunch table or an Easter buffet.
This recipe uses Coca-Cola or Dr. Pepper in the glaze for a sweet and glossy coating that works perfectly with the salty ham and spicy cloves.
13. Spanish Omelet
Spanish omelet (also known as Spanish tortilla) is made with eggs, diced potatoes, and onion, with a sprinkling of seasonings.
It also takes hardly any time to cook, making it a simple and delicious recipe that’s perfect for serving a crowd.
Who doesn’t love light and crispy waffles? Coated in a generous drizzle of syrup and butter, or topped with whipped cream and juicy berries, these tasty treats are guaranteed to be a favorite at your Easter brunch!
They’re also super quick to make, use just a few ingredients, and can easily be whipped up in large batches to feed the whole family.
Quiche might just be the perfect brunch meal. Flaky pastry filled with custardy eggs and cheese, this delicious quiche recipe also includes earthy mushrooms and sweet caramelized onions for an even better taste.
Serve this at your Easter brunch for the perfect vegetarian option.
16. Mango Toast
This tasty recipe puts a tropical spin on avocado toast with slices of fresh, juicy mango. Perfect with a base of creamy avocado, nutty tahini, or smooth almond butter, mango adds a fruity kick to your brunch.
Sprinkle some flakes of salt and dried chili on top for a tasty hint of heat!
This sweeter option is great for people who aren’t the biggest fan of avocado, and the juicy mango slices go great with all sorts of other toppings.
This British recipe combines coffee and walnuts in a fluffy cake for a sweet and subtly nutty dessert that is right at home at an Easter brunch.
Topped with a thick coffee-flavored frosting and whole walnuts, this delicious cake is something that both kids and adults will love.
18. Breakfast Tacos
Give your brunch a Mexican-inspired twist with these delicious breakfast tacos! Stuff a soft taco shell with chorizo sausage, cheese, eggs, avocado, bacon, and any other breakfast food you want.
Top with hot sauce and chopped green onion for a tasty warm brunch meal packed with flavor.
Frittata (see also ‘16 Frittata Recipes For A Delicious Brunch‘) is a type of omelet that is fried before finishing in the oven.
This tasty vegetable frittata recipe is loaded with melted cheese and fresh veg like tomatoes, peppers, and zucchini for a bright and colorful dish that is sure to catch the eyes of vegetarians and meat eaters alike!
You can also easily add meat for even more flavor and protein, or mushrooms if you want to keep the recipe meat-free.
20. Lemon Loaf
Light, fluffy, and with a sweet citrus flavor, this tasty lemon cake is the perfect dessert to serve at an Easter brunch.
Made with real lemon zest and juice and taking less than an hour to make, this delicious cake is fluffy and full of lemony goodness. Pour some lemon icing over the top for a sweet and zesty finish.
It’s also easy to turn this recipe into delicious lemon muffins! All you need to change is separating the batter into a muffin tray and bake until they’ve risen, then add a dollop of the icing on top before serving.
These simple muffins are great for sharing with everyone, and are sure to go down a treat when feeding a crowd!
Smoked salmon and cream cheese is a match made in heaven, and the perfect accompaniment to a tasty bagel.
Simply spread some cream cheese onto a bagel, add some delicate strips of smoked salmon, and sprinkle on some salt and pepper to taste. Creamy, rich, and smoky, these are a perfect meal for an Easter brunch.
22. Quiche Lorraine
Quiche lorraine is a type of quiche that features salty bacon for a delicious meaty taste. With a flaky crust, melted gruyere cheese and rich eggs to go with the bacon, this version of a quiche is one of the best out there.
23. Fruit Tart
Fruit tarts are great for bringing a pop of color and some fresh flavors to your Easter brunch. A buttery shortbread crust is filled with smooth vanilla custard and topped with fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, kiwis, and mango.
Make a batch of smaller tarts or combine your ingredients into one giant tart for sharing!
Is there anything that potatoes can’t do? These diced potatoes are coated in oil and seasonings before baking in the oven.
They’re left with a perfectly crispy outside and a fluffy interior, and are coated with a delicious crust of garlic salt, smokey paprika, and Italian herbs.
They’re warming, filling, and melt in your mouth – what more could you ask for?
25. Carrot Cake
Carrot cake is moist, fluffy, and rich, as well as being super easy to make!
Cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract work perfectly with the carrot and give the cake a lightly spiced flavor, while chopped walnuts pack even more taste and some texture.
This cake isn’t just a healthier alternative to other desserts on this list, but it’s also 100% vegan while still tasting incredible!
A brunch classic, the eggs Benedict, is given a new life in this tasty casserole that is great for feeding a crowd. Cubes of Canadian bacon and English muffins are layered in a casserole dish and coated in egg before being baked.
Coat with a cheesy Hollandaise sauce and serve.
Pro tip: add an extra coating of gruyere to the top of the casserole before baking to create a crispy golden layer of cheesy goodness.
Banana bread is a delicious and versatile brunch dish to begin with, but this recipe includes sweet maple syrup and nutty pecans for some extra flavor.
The sweet and nutty banana bread is only improved by a generous drizzle of maple syrup and some chopped or whole roasted pecans. Moist, sweet, and delicious!
Breakfast tacos aren’t the only way to give your Easter brunch a Mexican influence.
These breakfast burritos are packed with everything a good brunch needs – bacon, eggs, cheese, avocado, and hash browns, all wrapped neatly in a warm tortilla.
Season with a sprinkle of salt, pepper, and paprika to taste, and add a splash of hot sauce before wrapping for a spicy kick.
While omelets are usually made on the stovetop, this simple recipe cooks them in the oven. Despite how simple this recipe is, it’s incredibly tasty and cooks in no time at all!
With tons of gooey melted cheese and a dash of sour cream for a more complex flavor, this omelet is best served with a sprinkle of salt and pepper and some chopped fresh green onion.
Originally a British recipe, scones are a staple of breakfasts and brunches in the US as well. These sweet, buttery scones are dense and crumbly.
While you can eat them on their own with a cup of coffee or sweet tea, they’re at their best when filled with something else.
Slather on some whipped cream and fresh fruit, or a layer of jelly or marmalade.
Simple, yet delicious!
31. Glazed Salmon
This tender, delicately flavored salmon is a great choice for Easter brunches. Light yet packed with flavor, this tasty recipe involves coating fresh filets of salmon with a zesty and sweet honey garlic glaze.
Cook the salmon until a deep golden brown, before slathering in a honey, soy sauce, and lemon juice mixture to create a sticky and gently sweet glaze that pairs perfectly with the delicate salmon.
Serve with a lemon wedge and some fresh parsley for an added burst of flavor.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Any Of These Recipes Vegetarian?
There are plenty of options here for vegetarians and vegans, so don’t worry! In fact, most of these recipes are at least meat-free.
Maple pecan banana bread, scrambled eggs, peach cobbler, and caramelized onion and mushroom quiche are all delicious vegetarian recipes; meanwhile, breakfast potatoes and mango toast are 100% vegan, and most vegetarian (and many non-vegetarian) recipes can be altered to use vegan substitutes!
What Are Some Healthy Brunch Options?
If you’re looking for something light, then something like avocado toast or scrambled eggs will pack a lot of healthy nutrients into a small portion.
While they are more filling, recipes such as frittata, everything bagels, and glazed salmon are also healthier and are filled with healthy protein and vitamins.
When Should I Serve Easter Brunch?
The timing for your Easter brunch will obviously depend on your schedule, but the best time is typically between 9 am to 11 am.
This is perfect timing for after a morning service and leaves plenty of time to prepare Easter dinner. Any later than this and you might as well just serve lunch!
And there you are – 33 of the best Easter brunch ideas out there! All of these recipes are a great choice for serving at Easter brunch, and with so many things to choose from you’re sure to find something that everyone loves!
So now that you know what the best recipes are for serving at brunch on Easter morning, all you have to do is choose which ones you’re going to make. No matter what you choose, your brunch is sure to go down a treat.á