20 Simple and Easy Easter Cake Recipes For Catholics

Cake is a must-have on your Easter dessert table. It just is. Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly treat that your little chicks will love or an Insta-worthy brunch finale, get inspiration from these seriously simple sheet, bundt, loaf, and layer cake recipes. And since most of these ideas incorporate candy and chocolate, you might as well stock up on our favourites ahead of time.

1. Robin’s Egg No-Bake Cheesecake

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Put all that Easter candy to good use with this easy-to-make, colorful cheesecake.

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2. Strawberry Rhubarb Layer Cake

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We just found your next family favorite cake thanks to juicy strawberries and sweet cream cheese frosting.

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3. Daisy Cake

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Fondant daisies add a springtime touch to this simple cake.

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4. Carrot Ribbon Cake

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Carrot cake wrapped in a carrot ribbon? Nothing says Easter more.

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5. Lemon Pudding Cake

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Add a bunny to the top by placing a rabbit-shaped cutout in the center and sprinkling with powdered sugar.

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6. Mini Meyer Lemon Pudding Cakes

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Raspberries and a tiny mint sprig make these refreshing lemon treats an extra-special bite-sized option for guests.

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7. Easy Lamb Cake

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Kids will delight in the adorable face on this precious lamb. The best part? It’s super simple to make!

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8. Tulip Cupcakes

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Tiny tulips sit atop these homemade cupcakes, which are great for serving a crowd.

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9. Vanilla Blossom Cake

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Ring in the spring season by decorating your cake with fresh blooms.

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10. Lemon-Maple Icebox Cake

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A Greek yogurt filling means you can enjoy this creamy treat guilt-free.

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11. Lemon-Coconut Cake With Mascarpone Frosting

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Pre-made fondant daisies add a sweet touch to this crowd-pleasing favorite.

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12. Carrot Bunny Cake

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Dress this carrot cake in its Sunday best with ribbon, food coloring, and fresh flowers.

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13. Almond Cake with Ombré Egg and Bunny Cookies

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This two-in-one dessert comes together with raspberry cream cheese icing.

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14. Coconut Cream Cake

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It’s coconut cake season! Celebrate with this elegant dessert.

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15. Bunny Mocha Swiss Roll

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Sweet little bunny stamps make this chocolate swiss roll cake an Easter go-to.

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16. Mini Lemon-Blueberry Bundt Cakes

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End your Easter brunch on a sweet note with these adorable bundts, which you can serve in mini or large sizes.

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17. Pink Ombré Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

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This colorful springtime cake will be a showstopper at your Easter feast.

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18. Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Strawberries

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With every bite you’ll taste punchy lemon zest, sweet strawberry jam, fresh and tart strawberries, and rich cake. Yum!

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19. Speckled Malted Coconut Cake

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This cake is almost too pretty to eat, but your guests will love every bite.

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20. Lemon Cakes

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Making these playful Easter treats can be an event in itself — get the kids to help decorate!

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