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Spring Sweets: Easter Cake Ideas

After a delightful Easter brunch with family and friends. Bellies filled with mouthwatering dishes and beloved sides. It won’t be long before the children sneak away to eagerly unwrap candy from their Easter egg treasures. But what about the grown-ups? A great meal deserves a sweet finale. Hence why, we’ve curated a selection of our top Easter cake ideas, guaranteed to delight your guests.

Let’s explore Easter cake ideas that span from the fresh and zesty tastes of spring, to luxurious and indulgent desserts. These Easter cake inspirations cater to a variety of preferences. Discover our compilation of easy-to-make, festive cakes that serve as stunning centerpieces for your Easter celebration!

Easter cake ideas for your easter celebrations.

What Cake is Traditionally Eaten at Easter?

Easter is celebrated with a variety of flavors, including aromatic spices, nutty marzipan, and the season’s first fruits and vegetables. Among these, the Simnel cake emerges as the quintessential Easter dessert. Loaded with dried fruits, spices, and mixed peel, it offers a rich tapestry of tastes. Traditionally, it’s adorned with eleven marzipan balls representing the apostles, minus Judas. For the final touch, it’s tradition to lightly toast the marzipan balls to give them a golden hue.

The tradition of the Simnel cake at Easter has its roots in Mothering Sunday. Originally associated with this mid-Lenten celebration, it provided a brief respite from the austerity of Lent. Falling on the fourth Sunday of Lent, Mothering Sunday was a day for family reunions and a break from the 40-day fast. Over time, the Simnel cake transitioned from a Mothering Sunday specialty to a traditional Easter dessert.

Simnel Cake is one of our favorite easter cakes ideas.

Our Favorite Easter Cake Ideas 

This Easter, dazzle your loved ones with a cake that travels across borders, bringing joy to every bite, even overseas. Discover an array of international Easter cake ideas that cater to every palate, from the creamy delights of cheesecakes to the rich layers of layer cakes, and the dense, moist goodness of pound cakes. 

Our selection is perfect for enhancing every moment of your Easter celebrations, from brunch to the concluding dinner, adding a uniquely sweet flourish to your Sunday festivities. Explore over Easter cake ideas and recipes that promise to be the highlight of your Easter table.

Easter Cake Ideas to Celebrate Spring

Carrot Cake Cream Cheese Frosting

A perfect blend of spicy carrot cake and creamy cheesecake, adorned with a lush cream cheese frosting. Our Delightfully Delicious Carrot Cake is the best of both worlds, made with grated carrots, coconut, raisins, walnuts and spicy cinnamon, making it a delectable treat for Easter celebrations. 

Coconut Cream Cake

Bring the tropics to your Easter table with layers of moist coconut cake bursting with creamy coconut mousse and topped with toasted coconut flakes. It’s a nod to spring’s refreshing ambiance! 

Almond Tart

Dive into Easter with an Almond Tart that promises smiles and satisfied palates. Encased in a buttery cookie tart shell, it’s brimming with a crunchy almond filling. Crowned with seedless raspberry jam and adorned with a beautifully swirled glaze, it’s a masterpiece of flavors and textures.

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake

A delightful fusion of layers of light sponge cake, creamy cheesecake, and fresh strawberries..This New York style cheesecake is topped with all the strawberries you could possibly want! Give your loved ones the gift of summer sweetness with Sweet Strawberry Cheesecake today.

Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake

For those who love a hint of chocolate in their Easter feast, this cake combines the richness of chocolate with the zesty flavor of orange, all in a beautifully shaped Bundt presentation.

Raspberry Lemonade Layer Cake

A playful and pretty cake that combines the tartness of lemon and the sweet, fruity flavor of raspberries. Its layers are a delightful surprise, mirroring the joyful spirit of Easter.

Each of these Easter cake ideas brings a unique flavor and international twist to the traditional Easter celebration, ensuring that your holiday table is as memorable as it is delicious.

Easter Cake Idea: Easter Chocolate Cake Recipe

This Easter Chocolate Cake is simple to make and incredibly fun. The perfect Easter activity to do with children, mostly because it’s very hard to go wrong with chocolate! This sheer chocolate indulgence guarantees to be a hit amongst the Easter crowd this year!

Chocolate cake for Easter cake ideas

Ingredients You Will Need

  • 250 grams plain flour
  • 300 grams caster sugar
  • 50 grams cocoa
  • 2 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 100 grams stork or likewise
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 mls milk
  • 120 mls boiling water

Chocolate Icing

  • 150 grams unsalted butter soft
  • 100 grams dark chocolate melted
  • 200 grams icing sugar

Chocolate Eggs

  • 296 grams mini eggs family bag
  • 3 chocolate creme/caramel eggs split in half fridge cold


  1. Preheat your oven to 170 C. Put all the dry ingredients in  a large mixing bowl. Give them a stir. Add the butter. In a jug whisk the eggs and milk and vanilla extract together and pour in the bowl.
  2. Mix well with an electric whisk until the batter is smooth. Add the boiled water and mix again on a slower speed.
  3. Pour into your lined tins. You can weigh them to get roughly the same amount of mixture in each one.
  4. Bake for 35/40 minutes. Use a skewer to test the cake at 35 minutes.
  5. Let them cool in the tins for five minutes before gently removing. Run a blunt knife around the edges to loosen them first. Let them cool on the wire rack.
  6. Mix the icing ingredients together. Use a food processor for easiness but you can use an electric hand held whisk or even a wooden spoon.
  7. When completely cool ice the top of the first sponge and place the second sponge on top. Ice again and then decorate as you will with mini eggs etc. Fulfill all your chocolate easter egg dreams.
  8. Stuff your face with chocolate cake.

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