13 Easter Brunch Ideas That'll Impress Your Guests

Updated 04/29/19

As hard as it is to believe, April is right around the corner. For anyone who celebrates , that means there are a few weeks to prepare the brunch menu before it sneaks up on us. If you're attending a potluck, treating your family to an intimate gathering, or hosting a ton of guests, it's always a good idea to get a head start on planning. As such, we rounded up 13 delicious Easter brunch ideas. And if you're reading this at the last minute, that's okay too—we made sure to include some quick and easy brunch recipes for anyone short on time.

Complete with over a dozen sweet and savory recipes as well as pastel plating options to give your  a fresh feel, these Easter brunch ideas are your guide to a stress-free and, more importantly, thoroughly delicious holiday morning. Scroll through below to pick your favorite Easter brunch ideas from our menu, and then just add Bellinis or mimosas. 

Cream Cheese–Stuffed Brioche French Toast

Easter Brunch Ideas
Half Baked Harvest

Let's start on a strong note with this whipped cream cheese–stuffed French toast topped with raspberries, brought to us by . Baked like a casserole, this recipe is a guaranteed hit whether you're cooking for one or 100. Take your pick between challah or brioche. 

Art Glaze Pasta Bowl
Royal Crown Derby Art Glaze Pasta Bowl $39

Chocolate-brown plating will give your meal a warm, rich backdrop. 

Smashed Pea and Avocado Bruschetta

Easy Brunch Recipes
Salt and Wind

This smashed spicy pea bruschetta with pickled radishes and mint leaves from  is like your everyday avocado toast all dressed up. The best part is that it only takes about 30 minutes to whip up. 

Chardon Dinner Plate
Jars Chardon Dinner Plate $46

There's nothing like a periwinkle plate to dress up your brunch creations.

Classic Berry Parfait

Healthy Breakfast Recipes
Hello Glow

This super-easy parfait recipe from  is ideal for a quick weekday breakfast as well as a more extravagant brunch. With coconut milk yogurt, sunflower seeds, shredded coconut, berries, and a dash of cinnamon, this mineral-, antioxidant-, and protein-rich parfait will be a healthy addition to the Easter brunch lineup. 

Golden Forest Salad/Dessert plate
Dibbern Golden Forest Salad/Dessert Plate $78

You'll want to bring out these upscale yet simple plates for every holiday and special occasion. 

Asparagus and Prosciutto Egg Tart

Spring Brunch Recpies
Stuck in the Kitchen

April is the peak season for asparagus, so take advantage with this asparagus, egg, and prosciutto tart recipe, brought to us by . It delivers nutritional value while also letting you indulge in some buttery, flaky crust for the holiday. 

ABC Carpet & Home Mystic Venus Plates $38

Play up your sunny-side-up eggs with this cheerful yellow dish. 

Meyer Lemon and Ricotta Crêpes

Easy Crepe Recipes
Spoon Fork Bacon

Light and fluffy yet scrumptiously sweet, these Meyer lemon– and ricotta-stuffed crêpes from  are the perfect Easter brunch recipe for anyone who loves their sweets with a side of tanginess.  

Splatter-Painted Square Plate
Richard Ginori Splatter-Painted Square Plate $68

Lay your crêpes diagonally across this artsy square plate for Instagram-worthy presentation.  

Grilled Veggie and Fruit Skewers

Vegan Brunch Recipes
The First Mess

If you're cooking for any vegans or you're looking for plant-based recipes, try these veggie and tofu skewers with blueberry barbecue sauce from . With onions, peaches, tofu, zucchini, and hints of ginger and maple syrup, the balance of flavors is a perfect way to usher in the new season. 

Flowers Dinner Plate
Missoni Flowers Dinner Plate $99

The purple trimming will give your spring and summer meals a burst of optimism without looking overly playful. 

Vegan Toasted Coconut Granola

Vegan Easter Brunch Recipes
Minimalist Baker

For a slightly fancier granola recipe, try this vegan-friendly and gluten-free option from . The crispy, coconut-toasted, baked oatmeal pairs perfectly with coconut whipped cream and sliced figs.  

Margherita Purple Dinner Plate
Missoni Margherita Purple Dinner Plate $99

Highlight the natural beauty of your figs with this eye-catching magenta plate. 

Huevos Rancheros With Mango Salsa

Huevos Rancheros Recipes
Half Baked Harvest

Sunny-side-up eggs, crispy tortillas, refried beans, mango salsa—what else could we ask for? This chipotle huevos rancheros recipe from  is what brunch dreams are made of. 

West Elm Reactive Glaze Dinner Plates (Set of 4) $40

Time to bring out all your beautiful robin's-egg blue tabletop items. 

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread Recipes
Chelsea's Messy Apron

When you have a sweet tooth, this cinnamon roll monkey bread will hit the spot every time. Rich, gooey, and perfectly decadent, it only requires a slow cooker and 15 minutes of prep time.

West Elm Spotted Dinner Plates (Set of 4) $40

Graphic black spots will add an edge to your Easter brunch spread. 

Ham and Hashbrown Quiche

Easter Quiche Recipe
Chelsea's Messy Apron

If you're looking for a traditional Easter recipe, look no further than this quiche recipe from . Aside from being homemade and seasonally on point, it's also a really simple recipe to follow since it's all baked in one pan and the crust only requires a mixture of three ingredients. 

Oscar de la Renta Carolina Dinner Plates $152

Bring out the floral motifs to usher in the spring season. 

Dutch Pancake With Caramelized Persimmons

Dutch Pancake Recipes
Salt and Wind

If you've never indulged in a Dutch baby pancake, now is the time to try one, and this one from is the perfect inaugural recipe. You and your guests will savor every bit of this soufflé pancake topped with caramelized persimmons. In even better news, it only requires five minutes of hands-on time.

CB2 Reveal Pink Dinnerware $6

Serve it in the skillet or dress up each slice of your Dutch pancake with a pretty pastel pink plate.  

Fried Mozzarella and Nectarine Caprese Salad

Easter Salad Recipes
Half Baked Harvest

A good salad is an Easter-brunch must, and this recipe from  is as good as it gets. With fried mozzarella, sliced nectarines, cherry figs, arugula, and basil, this is not your standard caprese salad. In fact, it's even better thanks to the creative and spring-ready ingredients. It only takes 20 minutes total, too.

CB2 Swoon Smoke Grey Glass Dinnerware $8

With this smoke gray and artfully designed plate, who says you can't serve your Easter goodies on something a little moodier?

Classic Vanilla French Toast

French Toast Recipes
Melanie Makes

Since there's no such thing as too much French toast, we had to include two. This delicious French toast recipe topped with meringue and strawberry from  is beyond enticing and perfect for anyone who loves vanilla. Made with sweet French bread, it calls for vanilla paste and extract for an aromatic flavor.

ABC Carpet & Home Ripple Plates $45

For timeless yet on-trend plating that'll impress guests year-round, opt for this matte black style. 

For more Easter brunch ideas, check out these delicious , and then start planning the .

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