Last-Minute Easter Desserts
Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie
Recipe: Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie
Icebox pies are a smart idea when you’re short on time and need a dessert to feed a crowd. This one, with its creamy, light pink strawberry filling, will look right at home on your Easter table.
Coconut-Carrot Cake with Coconut Buttercream
This sheet cake still impresses in under 3 hours.
Recipe: Coconut-Banana Pudding
This big-batch recipe serves 16 people—perfect for a large Easter gathering, and can be made in advance. A touch of coconut extract in the homemade custard adds a tropical vibe to this classic Southern dessert.
Lemon Sherbet Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Cupcakes are a favorite for birthdays and other family celebrations and they work just as well for an Easter meal, when topped with lemony buttercream in pretty pastel shades.
Hummingbird Bundt Cake
Recipe: Hummingbird Bundt Cake
Want the drama of a cake without having to frost all those layers? Slice up this tempting bundt cake and enjoy the best of both worlds. We turned our legendary Hummingbird Cake into a easy-to-make bundt, complete with a rich cream cheese glaze.
Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake
Make the most of sweet spring strawberries with this slice-and-serve sheet cake. The cake is made with chopped berries (and strawberry-flavored gelatin, for that bold pink hue) and the creamy frosting is also full of sweet berries.
Recipe: Easter Cookies
These cute iced cookies might seem time-consuming but they couldn’t be easier to whip up and take about 15 minutes to bake. Older kids can even make this five-ingredient cookie dough and decorate the cookies.
Recipe: Icebox Cheesecake
This easy recipe is just as easy to make as those no-bake cheesecake box mixes, and tastes ten times as good. Top with fresh berries or your favorite sliced fruit.