15 Perfect Easter Cake and Cupcake Recipes

With Easter coming up, it’s time to think cake. What kind of cake do you like to serve with Easter dinner? We like to keep it very family-friendly which is why lamb cake or bunny cupcakes are personal favorites. To help you find some great family-friendly Easter cupcakes, we thought it would be fun to round-up a few of our favorites. These are all easy to make in your own kitchen and are fun projects with kids. Check out these favorite Easter cakes and cupcakes and serve some up for your holiday.

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  • Easter Tie-Dye Cake in a Jar 1 of 15
    Easter Tie-Dye Cake in Jar

    This adorable cake is so sweet for Easter and is a blast to make with kids! Choose any color combination you want to bake it up for a crowd or the school classroom.

    Make Easter tie-dye cake in a jar

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Carrot Cake in a Jar 2 of 15
    Carrot Cake in a Jar

    Carrot cake is perfect for the little bunnies in your household. Set it at their place setting with a place card attached!

    Make carrot cake in a jar

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Easter Bunny Cupcakes 3 of 15
    Easter Bunny Cupcakes

    These sweet cupcakes will put a smile on everyone's face this Easter. Make them with kids for a fun project!

    Make Easter bunny cupcakes

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Vegan Lamb Cake 4 of 15
    Vegan Lamb Cake

    This sweet lamb cake is completely vegan. Let your kids decorate it and make it the centerpiece of your table. Fancy it up a bit with candy and sprinkles!

    Make a vegan lamb cake

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Easter Lamb Cupcakes 5 of 15
    Easter Lamb Cupcakes

    These adorable lamb cupcakes are so sweet and fun to make with kids. The fluffy lamb faces are perfect for spring!

    Make Easter lamb cupcakes

    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Peep Sunflower Cake 6 of 15
    Peep Sunflower Cake

    This adorable Easter cake is a pretty sunflower that doubles as a kid-friendly dessert. To liven it up, use multicolor Peeps!

    Make a Peep sunflower cake

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Strawberries and Cream Cake 7 of 15
    Strawberries Cream Cake

    A delicious strawberry and cream cake is perfect for spring. It is full of fresh fruity flavor and looks bright and cheery on any Easter table.

    Make strawberry and cream cake

    Photo: Cupcakes & Kale Chips

  • White Chocolate Easter Cake 8 of 15
    White Chocolate Easter Cake

    This festive white cake is perfect for the season. It is decadent and creamy and full of white chocolate. For Easter be sure to shower it with lots of pretty sprinkles!

    Make white chocolate Easter cake

    Photo: The Kitchen Is My Playground

  • No-Bake Coconut Funfetti Cake 9 of 15
    No Bake Funfetti Cake

    When you want to get the kids involved in something that is so much fun to make for Easter, make this cake! They can decorate it any way they want and enjoy eating it just as much!

    Make no-bake coconut Funfetti cake

    Photo: Back for Seconds

  • Cadbury Creme Cupcakes 10 of 15
    Cadbury Creme Cupcakes

    For fantastic cupcakes that please both the kids and adults, get out the Cadbury Creme Eggs! These amazing treats are perfect for any Easter party and will be a hit with everyone at the table.

    Make Cadbury Creme Egg cupcakes

    Photo: Domestic Rebel

  • To-Die-For Carrot Cake 11 of 15
    To Die For Carrot Cake

    A rich carrot cake is always a favorite seasonal dessert for Easter. This all-out recipe is perfect for the true carrot cake fan. It plays up all the best parts about carrot cake: the rich cake, luscious frosting, and crunchy topping.

    Make to-die-for carrot cake

    Photo: Mom On Time Out

  • Mini Peeps Cakes 12 of 15
    Mini Peeps Cakes

    These look like Peeps but they are actually cake! Yes, these adorable creatures would be perfect for any Easter celebration and also would be fantastic for school.

    Make mini-Peeps cakes

    Photo: Bake Love Give

  • Chocolate Cake with Truffle Eggs 13 of 15
    Chocolate Cake with Truffle Eggs

    This gorgeous Easter cake has the ultimate topping — truffle eggs! You'll love the rich chocolate flavor, and it's perfect for the ultimate Easter dessert. Be sure to have plenty of vanilla ice cream alongside.

    Make chocolate cake with truffle eggs

    Photo: Courtney Champion

  • Surprise Bunny Inside Cupcakes 14 of 15
    Surprise Bunny Inside Cupcakes

    Can you believe these cupcakes? They are perfect for Easter! The trick is a simple technique for putting a little bunny profile inside. Make them with your kids and serve them up at class today!

    Make surprise-inside bunny cupcakes

    Photo: The Cupcake Project

  • A Lamb Cake 15 of 15
    A Lamb Cake

    This sweet lamb cake is perfect for serving up at Easter dinner. Decorate it with lots of fluffy frosting and add Peeps alongside for a pretty touch!

    Make a lamb cake

    Photo: Homemaking Hacks

 

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