How to Host a Charming Easter Brunch

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In need of some Easter brunch ideas? Look no further! We’re saring our favorite brunch recipes, the best brunch cocktails, decor and charming ideas for hosting a fabulous Easter brunch!

Table setting for Easter with a How to Host an Easter Brunch graphic over the photo.

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate… probably because I loved spring candy and the beautiful Easter baskets my mom made us. These days, I’m more excited about hosting a beautiful brunch, putting together baskets for my boys and dying eggs.

I get so much joy creating these memories for my family. Below is a guide for creating your own Easter brunch and wonderful memories for your family and friends.

Beautiful table setting for an Easter brunch with blue dishes, glasses and flowers.

How to Create a Charming Easter Brunch

Easter brunch table setting with napkin and gold silverware.

How to set a charming Easter table

Creating a beautiful table setting is an important part of hosting an Easter brunch. You can use what you have, like white dishes and gold flatware. Add a table runner and spring flowers down the center.

Here’s a guide for setting a modern table and below we’ve created a shopping guide with links to all of the items used on our Easter table!

Overhead of an Easter brunch table setting with ham and food.

What should I serve for Easter?

A main dish like a baked ham is great for Easter. Then choose one to two side dishes to accompany the ham. Here are a few of our favorite Easter brunch recipes. We made the baked ham and chorizo quiche for this brunch and it was the perfect combo!

Here are our favorite Easter brunch recipes:

Honey Baked Ham

Chorizo Quiche

Salad the Goes with Everything

Hard Boiled Egg Crostini

Overnight Brown Butter Waffles

Spring Coffee Cake

The Best Frittata Recipe EVER

Monkey Bread and Monkey Bread Muffins

The Best Banana Bread

Fluffy Pancakes

The best quiche recipe for Easter brunch.

I also love adding a grapefruit cut in half with a little sugar on it. It gives the table more color, charm and fresh grapefruit taste so good!

Grapefruit cut in half with a gold spoon.

What to Serve For Easter Dessert

Oh how we love spring desserts! From fresh citrus pies to the cutest bunny cookies… here is a list of our favorite Easter desserts!

Easter Candy Platter

Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies

Blood Orange Cheesecake

Lemon Elderflower Cake

Coconut Macadamia Nut Pie

Classic Banana Cake 

Old Fashioned Easter Candy Tray

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Stunning flowers on a table setting for Easter brunch.

How to Make an Easter Easy Candy Tray

Chose your favorite Easter candy like chocolate eggs, cute chocolate tulips, fluffy marshmallows, malt balls, jelly beans. Everyone, including adults, love a little nostalgic Easter candy! I buy most of my candy at Target, World Market and Williams Sonoma.

Tray of Easter candy on a marble table.
Easter candy on a tray
Eden Passante pouring coffee into a coffee mug.

What drinks should I serve for Easter brunch?

For Easter brunch, it’s fun to serve a punch, mimosas, sparkling water and coffee. Just make sure cocktails and coffee are ready to serve when guests arrive. Here are a few of our favorite recipes.

Eden Passante adding a blood orange slice into a blood orange mimosa.

Blood orange mimosas are so easy to make. Serve your favorite champagne and add about 1/4 cup fresh blood orange juice in each glass.

Coffee and mimosas on a wooden table.

Flowers in a vase.

How to Make an Easter Flower Arrangement

Spring flowers are a must for an Easter brunch! You don’t have to be a skilled florist to create a beautiful display. Instead, pick up some spring blooms at your local grocery store or farmers market and place them individually in small glass vases. Line them up down the center of the table for a pop of color!

Classic and charming table setting for Easter brunch.
Flowers in mini vases.

We hope you’re inspired to host an Easter brunch gathering. If you have kiddos coming, you can do an egg hunt or color Easter eggs. There are so many fun spring games to do outside too or download our pin the tail on the Easter bunny poster!

Easter Brunch Shopping Guide

Easter brunch shopping guide with graphics.
Eden Passante setting flowers down on an Easter table setting

Tips for Hosting Easter Brunch

Make and prepare as much as you can ahead of time.

Set the table the night before.

For brunch, serve a savory main dish and a sweet side dish like waffles or french toast puffs.

If you don’t have time to make a dessert, Easter candy is always good and pretty on a platter.

Flowers in a wooden table,

Let us know if you make any of these recipes and leave a comment below! We love to see what you all make and what you’re inspired by in this post.

I hope you all having a wonderful Easter!!

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blood orange mimosa

Easter Brunch – Blood Orange Mimosa

Serve super easy blood orange mimosas for Easter!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Brunch, Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 131kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a Champagne flute or coupe, pour in the blood orange juice.
  • Top it off with sparkling white wine.
  • Add a slice of blood orange to garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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