12 Easter Brunch Recipes To Start Off Your Day Of Egg-Hunting On The Right Foot

Easter can mean many wonderful things — egg hunts, chocolate rabbits, bonnets, and perhaps best of all, Easter brunch. While it may be tempting to stuff your face with candy when you wake up to find your Easter basket filled with Cadbury eggs and jelly beans, there's nothing quite like a spring-inspired gourmet meal. Whether you prefer your morning meal savory or sweet, there are countless ways to start your Easter off with a delicious dish.

With options like pancakes, frittatas, and crepes, you can forget the hard boiled eggs. These 12 recipes will give your Easter morning a decadent touch.

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by Rebecca Deczynski

Lemon Ricotta-Stuffed French Toast Crepes

Why choose between crepes and French toast when you can have both? Half Baked Harvest stuffs sweetly soaked crepes with citrusy ricotta.

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Savory Baked Pancake With Spring Greens

For a super healthy brunch that’s still comforting, try out Green Kitchen Stories’ savory baked pancake. You can easily fill it with as many veggies as you want.

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Strawberry Shortcake Donuts

Who among us can resist a delicious homemade donut? A Beautiful Mess’ strawberry shortcake version is filled with Cool Whip for a sweet bite.

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Huevos Rancheros With Avocado Salsa Verde

Give brunch a restaurant-ready taste with Cookie and Kate’s huevos rancheros, topped with the creamiest salsa verde ever.

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Whole Wheat Vegan Waffles

Yes, it is possible to have an eggless Easter — Love and Lemons’ fluffy whole wheat waffles are perfectly vegan.

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Easy Kale Quiche

A quiche can easily be prepared ahead of time, so you can just pop it in the oven when you’re ready to eat. A Beautiful Mess’ kale quiche is just about foolproof — and super savory.

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Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes

Think like a bunny and get your carrot fix. Cookie and Kate’s carrot cake pancakes help you eat your veggies in the sweetest way possible.

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Broccoli, Potato, and Bacon Hash

A hearty hash starts your day off on a satisfying note. Steamy Kitchen combines vegetables with carbs and bacon to get all your bases covered.

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Spring Onion Frittata

Dig into some spring produce with Love and Lemons’ seasonally-inspired egg dish. It’s healthy and incredibly easy to make.

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Coconut Honey Crepes With Blood Orange Compote

Blood oranges are so much more than simple snacks. Half Baked Harvest transforms the fruit into the most tantalizing compote to top dessert-like coconut honey crepes.

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Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Oatmeal doesn’t have to be drab. Green Kitchen Stories makes a carrot cake-inspired dish that’s also a make-ahead meal.

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Asparagus, Peas, and Smoked Gouda Frittata

We all know that adding soft, melted cheese to any dish makes it instantly better, so it’s no wonder Averie Cooks’ frittata is such a crowd-pleaser.

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