The Best Easter Baking Ideas

Our editors have gathered a basket full of the best Easter baking ideas to delight your family and friends. After all, everybunny enjoys a sweet treat on special occasions.

If you’re looking for Easter baking ideas for your annual gathering, the kids’ Sunday school party or the neighbourhood egg hunt, Walmart has delicious recipe ideas as well as the baking ingredients and bakeware you need to make them yourself. Hop over to Walmart.ca, shop and click to get ready for Easter!

Best Easter Baking Ideas:

  • Strawberries & Cream Bars
  • Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars
  • Dark Chocolate Mint Mason Jar Cakes
  • JELL-O Meringue Poppers
  • Honey Oatmeal Raisin Scones
  • Buttermilk Cheddar-Bacon Bread
  • Cupcake Scoops
  • Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Super Moist Chocolate Cake
  • Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Strawberries & Cream Bars
Prep time: 20 min
Cooking time: 55 min
Serving size: 24

Strawberries & Cream Bars

This treat could become one of your go-to baking ideas when you’ve volunteered to make and take something to Easter teas or social functions. The combination of fresh berries and cream cheese is irresistible—especially after sprinkling with icing sugar by Redpath. These yummy dessert bars are easy to prepare and travel well.

Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars
Prep time: 20 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serving size: 24

Chocolate-caramel Cookie Bars

You’ll want to give these cookie bars a try if you love the sweet surprise of finding a chocolate Easter egg filled with creamy caramel! They’re a triple treat offering the decadent flavour combination of devil’s food cake by Betty CrockerKraft candy caramels and peanut butter.

Dark Chocolate Mint Mason Jar Cakes
Prep time: 30 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serving size: 12

Dark Chocolate Mint Mason Jar Cakes

Here’s one of our favourite baking ideas! This dessert is fun to make for your office Easter social, a children’s party or when you have friends over for a casual get-together during the holiday. These individual cakes are baked and served in mason jars. You can get creative by adorning your single-portion desserts with icing and cake decorations. Complete the look with a pretty ribbon to make each treat look like a yummy little Easter basket.

JELL-O Meringue Poppers
Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serving size: 18

JELL-O Meringue Poppers

After the kiddies have stampeded through the house on their quest to complete the Easter egg hunt, whip up a batch of airy meringues in pastel spring hues. Create a variety of flavours and colours by simply beating egg whites with sugar and different kinds of JELL-O powder.

Honey Oatmeal Raisin Scones
Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serving size: 12

Honey Oatmeal Raisin Scones

These scones would be tasty to serve with coffee or tea at an Easter Bunny breakfast or while the grownups oversee the traditional egg hunt. This Scottish quick bread is spiced with cinnamon by Great Value and sweetened with honey and plump raisins.

Buttermilk Cheddar-Bacon Bread
Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 50 min
Serving size: 12

Buttermilk Cheddar-Bacon Bread

This buttermilk bread would be delicious served with your favourite egg dishes during Easter brunch. Cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon by Hormel and chopped chives give it lots of wonderful flavours. This homemade loaf freezes well too; in case you want to make it ahead of time.

 

 


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Cupcake Scoops
Prep time: 30 min
Cooking time: 0 min
Serving size: 12

Cupcake Scoops

Here’s a no-bake dessert using your favourite ice cream that would be fun for a kids’ Easter party! Create cute miniature Easter baskets or bird nests by decorating chocolate dessert cups with jelly beans or tiny Eggies by Hershey’s.

Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep time: 25 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serving size: 12

Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Imagine the oohs and ahhs when you bring out a homemade carrot cake for dessert after the big feast! Spicy layer cakes topped with rich cream cheese icing can make this classic the perfect finishing touch after your Easter dinner. It’s Mr. E. Bunny approved!

Super Moist Chocolate Cake
Prep time: 20 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serving size: 12

Super Moist Chocolate Cake

What goes over well at any gathering or special occasion? Chocolate cake, right? You could decorate this rich dessert with colourful mini eggs by Cadbury to make it especially festive.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Prep time: 0 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serving size: 14

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Mom used to make this, so I love the fruity goodness that compliments this cake. It’s simple to make and can serve as the classic complement to your succulent Easter ham. This scrumptious, pretty dessert has a layer of sweet, juicy pineapple rings and maraschino cherries. You can bake it in the microwave oven and, in just a few shakes of Peter Rabbit’s cotton tail, your upside-down cake will be ready. Delicious served warm or cold!

Look at that! You’re ahead of the game with our best Easter baking ideas and everything you need to make them at Walmart.ca. Prepare to amaze all your honey bunnies and peeps this Easter by serving delicious desserts and tantalizing treats. Happy Easter and happy eating!

See also: Easter Decoration Ideas for the Hoppenin’ Home

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Kelli Rickard lives just east of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a senior copywriter and former radio announcer, she’s a seasoned communicator who has written about everything from kitchen spatulas to rock stars to news stories for nearly 30 years. Kelli is a proud Maritimer who loves cooking healthy meals and puttering around the house as her tuxedo-wearing cat supervises. When not perfecting the art of being a homebody, she enjoys trips to nearby beaches and distant shores with her husband, working out, and catching up with friends over great food and wine.