If you’re hosting Easter brunch for a group this year, you’ll want to think big. These crowd-pleasing Easter brunch recipes are sure to win over bunnies both large and small!

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The Best Easter Brunch Ideas

After the Easter egg hunt wraps up it’s time to relax and dig into a delicious brunch spread! Try making a mix of make-head dishes, like cheesy casseroles or decadent cinnamon rolls, to save time. Then, pair them with easy vegetable or fruit sides that you can put together on Easter morning. I’ve got you covered with lots of Easter brunch recipe options below.

Pancakes, Waffles, & More for Easter Brunch

1. Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate chip pancakes are always a good idea, especially when it comes to Easter brunch. To keep the pancakes warm, keep them on a sheet tray in the oven at a low temperature. That way, the chocolate will be perfectly gooey, and no one gets a cold, rubbery pancake on their plate.

Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Chocolate chip pancakes are always a family favorite! This recipe yields light, fluffy homemade pancakes stuffed with rich chocolate chips—and they come together in a matter of minutes!
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2. Perfect Homemade Waffle

Go the extra mile this Easter holiday and set up a full waffle station. Everyone — even the adults — will go wild for fresh waffles. Don’t forget the topping bar full of whipped cream and syrup, too!

waffle recipe on a plate with butter and syrup
Perfect Homemade Waffle Recipe
Homemade Waffle Recipe!   Made with simple ingredients – light and crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside – they’re perfect every time! 
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3. 3-Ingredient Bisquick Biscuits

Don’t let the addition of Sprite in these 3-ingredient Bisquick biscuits deter you from making them. The secret ingredient of the lemon-lime soda adds an unexpected taste in the best way possible!

3-Ingredient Sprite Biscuits
3-Ingredient Bisquick Biscuits
These 3-Ingredient Bisquick Biscuits are made with Sprite and are the easiest biscuits you’ll ever make!  They turn out perfect every time! 
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4. Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

Easter might be all about the bunnies, but there is always room for monkey bread! The sweet dough balls are a perfect sugary companion to the savory dishes on the table.

Easy Monkey Bread Recipe
For a no-fail recipe that’s easy to make and delicious to eat, try this Easy Monkey Bread Recipe! Your entire family will love it!
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5. Easy Cinnamon Roll Pancake

If you don’t have time to go all out with cinnamon rolls, do the next best thing. Make a few batches of these cinnamon roll pancakes for Easter brunch instead! The cinnamon pancakes are super fluffy and finished with a signature cream cheese drizzle, just like classic cinnamon rolls.

A stack of cinnamon roll pancakes topped with cream cheese frosting.
Easy Cinnamon Roll Pancake
These delicious, easy cinnamon roll pancakes are the perfect combination of two amazing breakfasts. Imagine fluffy pancakes paired with sweet cinnamon rolls, stacked high and finished with a drizzle of cream cheese icing!
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6. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemony poppy seed muffins are full of spring’s fresh flavors and have a nice crunch from the poppy seeds. They’re topped with a thick drizzle of sweet icing to seal the deal.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
It doesn't get better than starting your day off with a lemon poppy seed muffin. The sweet, citrus-flavored muffin is perfect for breakfast!
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7. Blueberry Muffins

A basket of sweet and juicy blueberry muffins definitely will make for happy guests. Our muffins are bursting with flavor and you can use either fresh or frozen blueberries in this recipe.

Blueberry Muffins
The Easiest Blueberry Muffins Recipe – moist, delicious, and bursting with flavor!  Use fresh or frozen blueberries for a healthy breakfast!
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8. Banana Muffins

A plate of tender, moist banana muffins will bring a delicious note of fruit flavor to your brunch menu. Plus, you can bake them the day before so you’ll have less to do the morning of serving.

banana muffins stacked served in a bowl
Banana Muffins
These classic Banana Muffins are moist, flavorful, and easy to customize with your favorite add-ins and toppings!
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9. Overnight Pancakes

Save yourself some time on Easter morning, and prep brunch the night before with these overnight pancakes. Don’t think the pancakes will be dull because they were made the night before! They’re actually super flavorful and extra fluffy thanks to the extra resting time!

A stack of overnight pancakes topped with butter and syrup.
Overnight Pancakes
Overnight pancakes are the fluffiest, most flavorful pancakes you will ever make. Everything is mixed together the night before and cooked in the morning!
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10. Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Soft fluffy dough filled with swirls of buttery brown sugar and cinnamon and topped with a tangy cream cheese glaze—oh yes. My overnight cinnamon rolls will disappear fast. You can start them the night before and bake them fresh in the morning.

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls
These overnight cinnamon rolls pair soft, fluffy dough with swirls of buttery brown sugar and cinnamon and tangy cream cheese glaze. Start them the night before and bake them up in the morning!
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11. Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Another take on cinnamon rolls, these crave-worthy caramel pecan cinnamon rolls are totally irresistible! It features a sticky caramel pecan layer on the bottom and lots of pecans and caramel stuffed into a brioche dough. Then, the whole thing is topped with maple pecan icing. This Easter brunch recipe may be your new favorite way to make cinnamon rolls.

Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
These Cinnamon Rolls are oh so delicious! Made with a brioche style dough and stuffed with a caramel pecan filling they also have a thick and sticky caramel pecan layer on the bottom. Totally delicious as is or served with a maple pecan icing frosting or traditional icing.
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12. Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are a traditional Easter pastry, and they are so good homemade. Our recipe takes sweet yeast dough and fills it with orange zest and currants. Then, we top the with a sweet frosting that will have you licking your fingers.

Hot Cross Buns
Homemade hot cross buns are an Easter tradition! This hot cross bun recipe pairs spiced yeast bread with orange zest, currants, and sweet frosting for a tasty treat.
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Casserole Recipes for Easter Brunch

13. Eggs Benedict Casserole

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to making fresh eggs benedict for brunch. Instead of poaching eggs to order, make this eggs benedict casserole. It has all of the fixings of classic eggs benedict, all wrapped up in an easy-to-make casserole form.

A dish of baked Eggs Benedict casserole.
Eggs Benedict Casserole
Eggs Benedict Casserole layers Canadian bacon, toasted and chopped English muffins, shredded cheese, and a creamy egg mixture. Topped with a Hollandaise-like sauce, it's a scrumptious breakfast for holidays, special occasions, or any day of the week!
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14. Asparagus Casserole

Asparagus is so good in the spring, and it will be a welcome addition to your brunch menu. This creamy, cheesy asparagus casserole makes the most of fresh asparagus. It’s a veggie-filled dish even the pickiest eaters love.

A spoon lifting a bite of cheesy asparagus casserole from a baking dish.
Asparagus Casserole
This creamy, cheesy asparagus casserole is the best way to use fresh springtime asparagus! You’ll love it as an Easter side dish, but it’s just as good for a Sunday dinner.
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15. Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits

All the good stuff is crammed into this casserole! Loaded with sausage, eggs, and cheese, it’s topped with fluffy buttermilk biscuits made from a can for easier prep. Hearty, savory, and oh-so-filling, it’s the best way to satisfy a crowd.

Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits
This Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits is a complete breakfast all in a single casserole dish! It’s always a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for a casual weekend breakfast or big brunch get-together.
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16. Easy Homemade Cinnamon French Toast Casserole

Another cinnamon-laden make-ahead dish, this cinnamon French toast casserole recipe is perfect to serve at an Easter brunch. You’ll use pre-made dough to keep things simple to prepare.

A casserole dish with cinnamon roll French toast casserole.
Easy Homemade Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole
Just 7 simple ingredients are needed to make this homemade Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole. Simple breakfast recipe with premade dough!
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17. Farmer’s Breakfast Casserole

A lot is going on when it comes to Easter, which makes this farmer’s breakfast casserole a must-serve recipe. It is super hearty, as it is loaded with eggs, hash browns, veggies, and cheese, which ensures you stay full for the full day of activities ahead.

A slice of farmer's breakfast casserole on a plate.
Farmer’s Breakfast Casserole
This Farmer's Breakfast Casserole is hearty, filling, and just what you need to carry you through the day! Crispy hash browns are combined with a rich egg filling and lots of melted cheese for a delicious breakfast.
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18. Breakfast Croissant Casserole

I love make-ahead dishes when I’m serving a big brunch, and this breakfast croissant casserole fits the bill. It has chopped ham, spinach, and baked croissants for yummy flavor, texture, and sneaky nutrients.

A serving of breakfast croissant casserole on a plate.
Breakfast Croissant Casserole
This easy Breakfast Croissant Casserole is a little bit sweet and a little bit savory. With chopped ham, spinach, eggs, and fluffy baked croissants, it is the perfect breakfast for any time of year.
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19. Brioche French Toast Casserole

This rich, buttery French toast casserole is made with brioche, and it’s perfect for a crowd. We’ll call this more of a dessert than a main dish, and it’s sure to please.

A slice of Brioche French toast casserole on a plate.
Brioche French Toast Casserole
This buttery, rich brioche French toast casserole is the perfect way to start your morning. It's also an easy and delicious way to serve a crowd!
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20. Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

A complete breakfast in a dish, this tater tot breakfast casserole is a guaranteed winner! It’s filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and tater tots. What more could you want in a breakfast or brunch?

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
This comforting Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole recipe is filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and of course Tater Tots!  This breakfast casserole recipe will be a welcome addition to your mornings! 
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21. Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole

Take a soft and puffy crescent roll crust, and top it with a layer of cheesy eggs and sausage for this crescent roll breakfast casserole recipe. Then, add your favorite add-ins and toppings to make this Easter brunch recipe extra special.

Crescent roll breakfast casserole in a baking dish.
Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole
This easy crescent roll breakfast casserole has a soft, puffy crescent roll crust, topped with a layer of cheesy eggs and sausage. Customize it with your favorite add-ins and toppings for a perfect brunch recipe!
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22. Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon

Whether you are hosting brunch or going to a family and friend’s house, this Bisquick breakfast casserole with bacon deserves to be on the menu. It comes together in one dish, making it easy to serve whether you are bringing it to the table or transporting it in the car.

Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon
Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon is a complete breakfast in a single baking dish! With crispy bacon, hash browns, eggs, and plenty of cheese, it’s always a hit for potluck brunches.
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23. Hashbrown Casserole

If you are short on time and need to add one more dish to your Easter brunch, go with this hashbrown casserole. It takes just about five minutes to prep and bakes in no time.

Hashbrown Casserole
This Easy Hashbrown Casserole is the perfect Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole copycat! With only 5 minutes of prep is a perfect breakfast casserole for delicious breakfast or brunch.
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24. Easy Breakfast Casserole

Want to make the easiest breakfast casserole? Try this recipe, which starts with frozen hashbrown potatoes and layers in eggs, sausage, and cheese. It’s one of my family’s favorite Easter brunch recipes!

Easy Breakfast Casserole
This Easy Breakfast Casserole comes together in no time for a weekend breakfast! Combine eggs with sausage, frozen hashbrown potatoes, and cheese for the ultimate easy breakfast or brunch casserole! 
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25. Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

You could also tuck your traditional Easter ham into a casserole! This ham and cheese breakfast casserole with ham, cheese, eggs, and bread will be the star of your table.

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is made with ham, cheese, eggs, bread, and more – is so easy to make either in advance or the day of!
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Easter Brunch Recipes for a Crowd

26. Ham and Cheese Quiche

Ham and cheese quiche has all the flavors of Easter! Even better, it’s another make-ahead dish perfect to serve as an Easter brunch recipe.

This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
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27. Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze

Don’t forget the ham, another Easter tradition! In this easy crock pot ham recipe, we glaze ham with maple and brown sugar for a sweet, savory flavor. You’ll cook it in the crock pot so your hands are free to take care of the rest of the menu.

Crock Pot Ham with two pieces sliced.
Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze
This Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze is quick, easy, and will make for a show-stopping Christmas or Easter Meal!
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28. Oven-Cooked Bacon

Bacon is always welcome at the brunch table. Check out my simple recipe for how to cook bacon in the oven. You’ll never go back to stovetop options again!

How To Cook Bacon In The Oven
My ultra-simple method for cooking bacon in the oven rather than on the stove.
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29. Breakfast Potatoes

This savory side takes frozen hashbrowns and fries them with onions and spices until they are browned and crispy. It’s quick and easy to prepare!

Breakfast Potatoes
Breakfast potatoes are the perfect savory side dish for pairing with all your morning favorites! Frozen hash browns are pan-fried with onions and spices until perfectly browned and crispy.
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30. Million Dollar Bacon

Feel like a million bucks on Easter morning with this million dollar bacon on your plate. Not your typical bacon recipe, this version is coated in maple syrup, brown sugar, and a blend of spices. Crisp, salty, and sweet, it’s sure to become a staple in your Easter brunch menu.

A plate of Million Dollar Bacon.
Million Dollar Bacon
This Million Dollar Bacon, also known as millionaire bacon, gets its name for a reason! Coated in maple syrup, brown sugar, and my secret blend of spices, it's the perfect blend of sweet and salty with a touch of heat.
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31. Roasted Asparagus

You might like to add a simple and light vegetable dish to your brunch menu. This roasted asparagus recipe is easily doubled or tripled, and it’s full of bright lemon flavor to satify your tastebuds.

Roasted Asparagus
Roasted asparagus is the best way to enjoy fresh spring asparagus! With Parmesan, lemon, and cracked black pepper, this is going to be your go-to asparagus recipe.
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32. Waldorf Salad

Waldorf salad is a vibrant dish made with lots of sweet fruit like apples, grapes, and raisins. It’s a wonderful addition to the heavier casserole dishes on the table. Make a big batch to bring some crunch and freshness to your Easter brunch!

Waldorf Salad
Waldorf salad is a traditional favorite made with sweet fruits like apples, grapes, and raisins. Add chopped grilled chicken for a light meal.
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Dessert Recipes for Easter Brunch

33. Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

On the dessert side, homemade carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are always a crowd-pleasing Easter brunch recipe. Carrot cake is wonderful at Easter, and these cupcakes are cute and perfect for single servings.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Guaranteed to be moist and delicious, this homemade from scratch Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is sure to be a winner!
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34. Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Egg Treats

These adorable Rice Krispies “eggs” are perfect for an Easter brunch! They’re stuffed with pastel chocolates and will make for a fun Easter dessert.

Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Egg Treats
These sweet Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Easter Egg Treats are part craft, part yummy Easter treat! Get the kids involved to make these cute and fun cookie-candy bites.
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35. Coconut Macaroon Nests

Another cute crowd-pleaser, coconut macaroon nests are a festive and unique Easter brunch recipe idea. Macaroon cookies are baked into nest shapes, filled with dark chocolate, and topped with mini Cadbury eggs.

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Coconut Macaroon Nests
If you're looking for a wonderful Easter treat, these Coconut Macaroon Nests are easy and adorable! These little bites are filled with dark chocolate and topped with mini eggs.
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36. Easter Poke Cake

It wouldn’t be an Easter brunch without my beautiful Easter poke cake full of pastel colors. You can cut slices in advance for ease of serving. This will be one of your new favorite Easter brunch recipes!

A slice of Easter poke cake topped with sprinkles on a plate.
Easter Poke Cake
This Easter Poke Cake is an easy Easter dessert that will wow your guests! It’s moist, delicious, and full of pretty pastel colors.
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What is a good menu for Easter brunch?

There is no wrong menu for Easter brunch, but keeping your options sweet and savory will always be a good idea. If having a lot of people, stick to dishes that are casserole-based or that can be made the night before. That way you’re not scrambling in the kitchen on Easter morning!

What is Easter brunch tradition?

There are no official Easter brunch traditions, but many believe having a baked ham is a must when it comes to planning an Easter brunch menu. However, you can plan the menu any way you want with casseroles, cinnamon rolls, eggs, or pancakes.

What should a brunch menu include?

A good brunch menu should include a variety of dishes. Popular brunch menus often have both sweet and savory, along with breakfast, lunch, and sweet dishes. The meal is all about combining different elements of breakfast and lunch with an addition of dessert.

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