21 Delightful Easter Bread Recipes

Easter Bread Recipes
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Easter is the springtime Christmas at my house, and I always seek ways to come up with new ideas and new twists to my Easter menu. So, over the years, I have enriched each Easter food category with more than a few great recipes. In this article, I will share 21 fabulous Easter bread recipes. 

Meyer Lemon Loaf 

This is a delightful twist on traditional Easter bread, charming you with the fresh, zesty flavor of Meyer lemons. This tasty loaf is the way to go if you want a warm and festive Easter morning.

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Loaf Cake
This moist and flavorful glazed lemon loaf is made with extra virgin olive oil and Meyer lemons for a unique flavor, moist texture and gorgeous golden yellow color. Winter is citrus season, and Meyer lemons (a cross between lemon and mandarin oranges) are one of the creator's favorites.
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Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Loaf Cake

Sweet Italian Easter Bread

This sweet Italian Easter bread with beautiful wreaths, eggs, and sprinkles is what Easter is all about- sharing creativity and love with your closest ones. It is as sweet for the eyes as it is for the palate. 

Traditional Italian Easter Bread
This Traditional Italian Easter Bread is a soft sweet brioche dough formed into wreaths or braided. Coloured eggs are baked into the bread and the bread is sprinkled with lots of nonpareils. Festive and bright for the Easter Holiday.
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Traditional Italian Easter Bread

Polish Easter Bread

Paska is a classic Polish Easter bread famous for its rich texture and beautiful braided design. It will decorate your Easter table, especially if you are a fan of the holiday’s more traditional side.

Traditional Paska Bread
Learn how to make this soft and sweet paska bread for your Easter celebrations. A tender sweet bread, studded with raisins is the perfect addition to your holiday meals.
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Traditional Paska Bread

Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Tsoureki is a traditional Greek Easter bread that will fill your house with aromas of spices and delight your palate with a unique taste you won’t forget easily. 

Tsoureki Recipe
A traditional Greek Easter Bread (tsoureki) recipe! Making your own tsoureki can be challenging even for the experienced cooks, but experience has shown me, that it’s all about having the right recipe. Go ahead, find out all the secrets to make it to perfection! – mygreekdish.com
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Tsoureki Recipe

Ukrainian Easter Bread

Ukrainian Easter bread is known for its braids and religious symbols, which you don’t have to make, but if you want to, they will make this bread not just food but also a piece of art. 

Ukrainian Paska
Paska is the traditional Easter bread made in many Eastern European countries. It is enriched with eggs, butter and sugar. Sometimes it is flavored with vanilla or saffron and contains raisins and nuts as well.
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Ukrainian Paska

Yeast Easter Bread

If you like working with yeast, like I do, there are numerous options. This delicious, rich, and tender bread will decorate and enrich your Easter table. 

Easter Bread Recipe
It’s the perfect (edible) centerpiece.
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Easter Bread Recipe

Bread Machine Easter Bread

If you have a bread machine, now is the time to start cracking. Sweet and easy, this bread will impress your guests without you even breaking a sweat. 

Easter Bread in the Bread Machine
Great breakfast idea with anise seeds!
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Easter Bread in the Bread Machine

Easter Bunny Rolls

Easter Bunny Rolls will add a fun and whimsical touch to your holiday table, especially if you have kiddos present. 

Homemade Easter Bunny Rolls
Easter Bunny Rolls are easy to make and perfect for brunch or dinner! Made with yeast dough, these dinner rolls are so buttery and fluffy.
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Homemade Easter Bunny Rolls

Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns 

These Easter pastries give you a sweet, citrusy, and chocolatey flavor that perfectly complements the holiday’s cheerful atmosphere. 

Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns
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Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns

Small Easter Wreaths

These pastries are perfect for individual servings, making them the best option if you plan an Easter cocktail instead of a traditional Easter dinner. 

Small Easter Wreaths
These little Easter wreaths are a little snack around Easter time. You can spice up the wreaths with a little rum – or simply leave them out for children. A colorful egg, preferably painted by yourself, makes the little wreaths a visual highlight.
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Small Easter Wreaths

German Rosinenbrot

German Rosinenbrot is a delicious twist to the Easter bread, giving it extra texture and flavor thanks to the resins. You can pair it with both sweet and savory foods!

German Rosinenbrot (Raisin Bread)
A deliciously soft Raisin Bread (Rosinenbrot) from Luisa Weiss’ “Classic German Baking”. The perfect loaf of bread to serve for breakfast on Easter!
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German Rosinenbrot (Raisin Bread)

Easter Dove Bread

Easter Dove Bread symbolizes rebirth and life, giving your Easter a deeper meaning. Light and fluffy, with a citrus note, this bread is perfect for a more traditional Easter gathering. 

Colomba Pasquale (Easter Dove Bread)
Studded with citrus peel or the dried fruits of your choice, sprinkled with almonds, and gilded with a shiny coat of sugar syrup and coarse sugar, this is wonderful fresh, and makes delicious toast.
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Colomba Pasquale (Easter Dove Bread)

Cardamom Chocolate Babka

Cardamom Chocolate Babka blends the rich, spicy, and chocolaty tones, enchanting your entire house. This is the way to go if you are a chocolate lover. 

Chocolate Babka Recipe with Orange and Cardamom
This buttery, soft, and fluffy Babka recipe is a decadent cross between enriched bread and cake with a luscious chocolate swirl.
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Chocolate Babka Recipe with Orange and Cardamom

Mini Individual Easter Buns

One more great idea for individual servings. I love these buns because I always have just enough, so I don’t run out or have too many leftovers. 

Mini Easter Buns
Some say the bigger the better but after trying these Mini Easter Buns you’ll agree that good things come in small packages. I’ll keep this short and sweet these Mini Easter Buns are almost exactly like my original easter bun recipe which you can find here, the main and significant difference is that they are miniature (insert eye roll). – onelovecooking.com
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Mini Easter Buns

Glazed Easter Bread

If you get carried away by the Easter magic and feel creative, this is the bread for you. Delicious and elegant-looking, you will love how it fancies your Easter table!

Easter Holiday Sweet Bread
This favorite Italian Easter bread is braided, glazed, and has simple flavors, perfect for brunch or a cup of coffee. A gorgeous, versatile sweet dough that’s easy to make and great to work with.
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Easter Holiday Sweet Bread

Easter Almond Orange Sweet Bread

This Easter pastry combines the zesty orange tones with the complex richness of almonds. I usually serve it as an after-dinner snack. 

Easter Bread (Orange Almond Sweet Bread) Recipe
This Easter Bread is so fun and festive! This simple sweet almond bread recipe is filled with flavor, and topped with sprinkles.
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Easter Bread (Orange Almond Sweet Bread) Recipe

Coconut Lime Zucchini Bread

This delicious bread will give your Easter table a tropical twist. If you like experimenting with flavors and styles, this is your time to shine!

Lime Coconut Zucchini Bread Recipe
This homemade Lime Coconut Zucchini Bread recipe is a moist zucchini quick bread recipe topped with a lime glaze and toasted coconut.
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Lime Coconut Zucchini Bread Recipe

Armenian Easter Bread

Armenian Easter bread, or Choereg, is a brioche-like delicacy featuring traditional spices. If you love baking, this bread will be a delight to make and enjoy with your festive food.

Chorek / Choreg (Armenian Sweet Bread)
Chorek (choreg) is a very traditional Armenian sweet bread that is typically made around Easter and even Christmas. It is enriched with eggs, butter, milk, and sugar to make it slightly sweet, rich, and tender-crumbed.
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Chorek / Choreg (Armenian Sweet Bread)

Sweet Braided Czech Bread with Almonds and Raisins

This Easter pastry is filled with almonds and raisins, bursting with flavors and textures. If you like bread-breading, this is your chance to unleash your creative side. 

Sweet Braided Czech Bread with Almonds and Raisins
The Sweet Braided Czech Bread, adorned with almonds and raisins, is a quintessential Easter bread recipe, embodying the spirit of renewal and festivity with its rich, intertwined textures and the symbolic braiding representing unity and growth.
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Kozunak (Bulgarian Easter Bread)

Famous not only in Bulgaria but worldwide, this bread is a sweet and rich delight that will impress your guests and create a warm holiday atmosphere on your table. 

Bulgarian Sweet Easter Bread Kozunak
Traditional Balkan Easter Bread is a beautifully soft, rich and sweet bread, an important part of the Balkan Easter celebration menu.
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Bulgarian Sweet Easter Bread Kozunak

Crescia al Formaggio 

Savory and rich, this cheese bread is the perfect addition to any Easter table. A meal in itself, it pairs perfectly with celebratory holiday food. 

Crescia al Formaggio: A Bread for Easter
Crescia al Formaggio, a savory Easter bread. It’s name meaning “to rise” in Italian.
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Crescia al Formaggio: A Bread for Easter

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