Easter Breads

With a little planning, you can enjoy Easter morning with bread fresh from the oven. Whether you're in the mood for hot cross buns, braided bread, cinnamon rolls, kolaches, muffins, or more, you'll find plenty of tasty Easter recipes here.

Aunt Deia's Easter Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

This tube-shaped yeast bread has a sunny citrus flavor, perfect for Easter brunch.

Cardamom-Orange Bunnies

Better Homes and Gardens

With their lovable shape, these yeast rolls, may easily become an Easter brunch tradition. The golden-tailed hares are enhanced with a bit of cardamom.

Orange-Raisin Brunch Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

This yeast bread recipe, also called a brioche, has a lightly sweet and rich flavor. Braided and shaped, it encircles fruit or a container of spread when served.

Banana Crunch Muffins

Family Circle

These banana muffins are gently spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. Pecans in the topping provide the crunch.

mixed citrus marmalade

Family Circle

The tart citrusy flavor of this marmalade comes from a mix oranges and grapefruit. Spread the golden marmalade on an English muffin or toast for a great wake-me-up breakfast.

Zucchini Nut Chocolate Muffins

Family Circle

Zucchini and chocolate pair up to make these muffins moist and delicious. With pretty packaging, these sweet treats make great food gifts for family and friends.

Herb Crescents


Parmesan cheese and herbs added to refrigerated crescent rolls makes an easy side recipe for casseroles, soups, or salads.

Penny Rolls

Midwest Living

These sweet yeast rolls are rich, yet light, thanks to the mashed potatoes. Serve them with the butterscotch topping for a sweet treat at breakfast.

Lemon Thyme Tea Bread

Midwest Living

Lemon thyme, a tiny-leafed herb with an intense flavor, teams up with lemon peel to give this sweet quick bread its fresh flavor.

Creamy Butter-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls with Chocolate

Midwest Living

This easy sticky roll recipe uses frozen bread dough, brown sugar, cinnamon, pecans, and chocolate chips. When you turn it out, it makes its own gooey topping.

Sticky Apple-Cinnamon Rolls

Midwest Living

These giant sticky buns are bursting with chopped apples and pecans. The rolls bake in a sweet caramel syrup. Serve them for breakfast or as a dessert at brunch.

Blueberry-Almond Streusel Muffins

Midwest Living

Light ricotta cheese and whole wheat flour cut fat and add fiber to these muffins from Covered Bridge Farm in Forest Lake, Minnesota.

Honey-Cinnamon Twists

Family Circle

These yeast bread twists are just sweet enough to nibble while you sip your morning coffee. The honey-sweetened dough rises overnight, so bake them in the morning for a fresh-from-the-oven treat.

Sugar Doughnuts

Family Circle

Be sure to coat the doughnuts with the cinnamon and sugar mixture while they are still warm.

Bread Machine Rabbits for 14

Better Homes and Gardens

These bunny-shaped rolls are a fun bread to serve for Easter. They also make a special treat for kids the rest of the year.

Winter Wake-Up Muffins

Midwest Living

These savory fruit-and-vegetable muffins are delicious served warm with eggs and bacon at breakfast or brunch.

Apricot Almond Muffins

Midwest Living

Fruit and nuts pack these muffins with lots of flavor and texture. Serve them warm for breakfast or brunch or with a pork or chicken dinner.

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