Celebrate Easter and usher in spring with these 27 Cozy Easter Brunch Ideas! Tuck into these easy recipes for savory breakfast casseroles, hot cross buns, pancakes, cocktails and more. Your Easter gathering just got a whole lot more delicious.
These comforting recipes are perfect for brunch, whether you’re feeding a family of four or an entire Easter crowd. No matter the size of your table, there will be no shortage of good cheer or full bellies with these recipes!
Savory Brunch Recipes
Savory, cozy brunch ideas that are easy to make (sometimes ahead!) and perfect for feeding an Easter crowd.
Pear Glazed Ham
A perfectly glazed Easter ham makes for an impressive centerpiece at any brunch table. And this easy roast ham recipe prepared with pears and warm spices is going the extra mile! The outside is perfectly crispy and the inside is baked to tender perfection.
Croque Madame Breakfast Casserole Recipe
A breakfast casserole is next on the list of ultimate Easter brunch ideas! This version is inspired by classic Croque Madame sandwich recipes. Full of flavor thanks to crusty French bread pieces baked with gruyere cheese, eggs and smoky ham in a creamy white sauce.
Eggs Benedict Casserole
A rich and hearty breakfast casserole filled with your favorite Eggs Benedict flavors! English muffins are layered with Canadian bacon and topped with Hollandaise sauce for an easy, creamy casserole that’s best whipped up the night before.
Gluten Free Cheesy Vegetarian Breakfast Bake
Easter is the perfect time to coax all your favorite spring vegetables out of hibernation! This cheesy and gluten-free breakfast bake is loaded with spinach, tender carrots and zucchini, for an easy vegetarian casserole.
Broccoli Cheddar Quiche with Bacon
Packed full of nutrient-rich broccoli florets and cheddar cheese, this easy quiche recipe definitely demands a spot at Easter brunch! Made with a fluffy, creamy egg base with crispy bacon, it’s a simple dish that won’t disappoint.
Spinach and Cheese Strata
When it comes to feeding an Easter crowd, nothing beats a breakfast casserole that you can make ahead the night before. This savory croissant strata is easy to assemble in advance and then bake the following day! A savory bread pudding-style recipe full of nutritious spinach, eggs, and flaky croissant dough.
Tuna Melt Bruschetta
Craving a break from all that Easter ham? Opt for this insanely easy bruschetta topped with tuna and cheese! A classic tuna melt in bite-sized form, loaded onto a crispy toasted slice of bread. The perfect little nibble as a side at brunch!
Sourdough Focaccia Art Bread
With spring blooms on the way, Easter is the perfect time to get on-theme when it comes to appetizers and sides. This recipe takes a fluffy, golden focaccia plus your favorite veggies and turns them into a work of art! Let your creativity run wild – this flatbread recipe is sure to be a “conversation piece” at the brunch table.
Brunch is where sweet and savory dishes thrive together! Here are the best breakfast and brunch recipes that will sweeten up your menu.
Giant Morning Bun Spiral Coffee Cake
Pull out all the stops with this glorious, jumbo-sized morning bun-style coffee cake! This is a gorgeous spiral coffee cake recipe like you’ve never had before – what better occasion to crack it out than on Easter? Topped with orange marmalade and crunchy nuts, and filled with cinnamon sugar.
Banana Bread Waffles (with Chocolate Chips)
Yes, banana bread waffles are just what you’re thinking: fluffy, airy waffles flavored like banana bread! This recipe is a sweet treat (including chocolate chips) that still happens to be healthy, so your brunch can be guilt-free this Easter!
Drop Scones (Scotch Pancakes)
Give your Easter brunch the (literal) Royal treatment with these simple drop scones! Passed on to America by none other than the Queen of England, this traditional recipe is easy to make with pantry ingredients. The end result is light and firm, airy biscuit-like drop scones that can be topped with syrup or smothered in butter. Is it a scone? Is it a flapjack? The truth is, it’s just delicious.
Homemade Carrot Cake Recipe
Who doesn’t love a homemade carrot cake? The light texture and warm flavors of this nutty, fruity carrot cake recipe are just so perfectly suited for Easter. Follow up your savory dishes with a little slice of cream cheese-frosted heaven!
Easy Brunch Cocktails
It wouldn’t be brunch without a cocktail or two, and Easter is no exception! Make these easy homemade cocktails with or without alcohol for something refreshing to sip on throughout the festivities.
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