Top 10 Sweet Treats for Easter and Passover
We know that the best part of any holiday meal is dessert, and these treats are all sweet, colorful, and just plain adorable. The recipes below are perfect for making with the little ones at home or for extra goodies to add to their Easter baskets or as a Passover reward for finding the afikoman.
[Easter Egg Cupcakes
Creating a textured bed of grass with icing is easy if you have the right decorators tip for your pastry bag. Try your skills out on these beautiful cupcakes!
[Homemade Marshmallow Peeps
Peeps are definitely the most fun of all the candies to make. You can use colored decorators sugar, or mix regular granulated sugar with a bit of food coloring.
[Orange Bunny Buns
These bunny shaped rolls are as cute as can be. For the eyes, you can use chocolate sprinkles (jimmies) or a bit of melted chocolate.
[Peanut Butter Eggs
There is something about those Reese's eggs that is better than any other form of peanut butter cup and these homemade ones definitely rival the packaged variety.
[Braided Easter Bread
This traditional sweet Italian Easter bread has a dyed Easter egg in the center!
[Peeps Sunflower Cake
This is the perfect spring cake for any Easter celebration. Who knew that peeps could look like flower petals and chocolate chips could be sunflower seeds?
[Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam and Lemon Glaze
No one will be able to resist these beautiful flourless cupcakes with berry jam and lemon glaze.
[Chocolate Covered Toffee Matzo
This toffee Matzo and many other candies are very simple and inherently kosher for Passover.
[Flourless Chocolate Cake
A rich and moist flourless chocolate cake with a ganache glaze that will rival any non Passover-approved desserts!
Since it contains no flour, the traditional pavlova is a superb choice for a Passover dessert.