Happy Easter! We hope your weekends are full of springtime celebration, egg dyeing activities and plenty of delicious cakes and cupcakes.
In case you missed it, here is a recap of all the Easter festivities this month at The Blender.
|Spring Centerpieces with Blue Eggs & Daffodils
Using two very simple elements — eggs and planted daffodils — our entertaining expert created two different table settings that would be perfect for Easter or a spring party. Find out how to recreate them yourself!
|Easter Cakes: Nutty Raspberry Financiers
These sweet little gluten-free mini cakes are a French classic, the perfect afternoon snack served alongside a hot cup of tea.
|Dye & Decorate Easter Eggstravaganza
See the bright, playful eggs our Union Square store’s culinary team decorated with our new Easter egg decorating kit. From bunnies and mustaches to personalized eggs, these creative ideas are sure to inspire.
|Easter Cakes: Coconut Cupcakes with Lemon Curd
These cupcakes are a whole lot of fun. Slathered with meringue frosting and topped with toasted coconut, they are fluffy balls of sweetness. Inside you’ll find a surprise lemon filling that balances out the flavor of the tender coconut cake.
|Create a Beautiful Easter Table
A sit-down Easter dinner with family and friends is a special time and a cause for celebration — it doesn’t have to be formal or time-consuming. Read on for a few Easter entertaining tips that will add a personal touch to your occasion.
|Recipe Spotlight: Sunny-Side Up Breakfast Pies
Our team looked to our Breville Pie Maker for a playful dish to anchor our Easter brunch menu, and these festive breakfast pies were an instant hit. Find out how to make them at home.
|Spring Family Celebration
Gather family members young and old for a bright, elegant Easter dinner outdoors, ringing in the new season. While children hunt for eggs, adults can sip wine and enjoy a refreshing meal, sharing in the festive occasion.
|Easter Cakes: Rose & Vanilla Cupcakes
Commonly known in England as fairy or butterfly cakes, these pretty pink-frosted confections are perfect for baby showers, springtime parties and other celebrations.
|A DIY Easter Egg Centerpiece, 3 Ways
Whether you’re hosting an elegant meal or keeping things simple with your family and friends, Easter Sunday is worthy of something special at the center your table. Dress things up with one of these simple but elegant do-it-yourself Easter centerpieces, using a few items you may already have on hand and a few inexpensive craft store supplies.
|Kids’ Easter Party
Host a beautiful outdoor Easter celebration fit for kids of all ages. Our party planning tips, festive recipes and creative activity ideas will guarantee a memorable day, from the spring buffet to the egg hunt.
|Wine Pairing Tips for Your Easter Dinner
Easter and Passover are a wonderful opportunity for wine pairing, bringing new spring ingredients and tender lamb to the table. Our wine expert offers his best recommendations to complement your meal.
|Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally
For Easter this year, we turned to Maria Helm Sinskey, along with her daughters and their friends, to help us create something a little extra special: naturally dyed Easter eggs.
|Easter Cakes: Strawberry Shortcakes
This recipe is perfect for spring, when your local crop of sweet strawberries comes into season and you’re rewarded with juicy berries that sing with flavor and take this beloved classic over the top. And don’t be shy with the whipped cream.
|An Easter Dinner for Every Diet
Now is the time to celebrate the new season’s produce, from radishes and artichokes to the market’s first crop of cherries. Maintaining a vegetarian, gluten-free or dairy-free lifestyle is no sacrifice with such ingredients at hand — find your perfect spring menu in the options below, or mix and match dishes to customize your own.
|Decorating Easter Egg Lollipops
At Easter time, nothing inspires creativity better than a snow white egg—and in this case, it’s an egg made of melted white chocolate—ready for some colorful springtime touches. Find out how kids can decorate these sweet treats themselves.
|Easter Cakes: Egg Nest Cupcakes
Toasting the coconut that forms the nests adds a natural straw color as well as a pleasant crunch and nutty flavor to these whimsical cupcakes. Easter egg candies come in many different sizes; use as many as will comfortably fit in each nest.
|Weekend Entertaining: Elegant Easter Dinner
Celebrate the best of all things spring with an elegant sit-down dinner. Our sophisticated menu pulls out all the stops, starring classic leg of lamb, garden-fresh sides and a beautiful almond tart. Set your table with timeless style, with our expert entertaining tips as your guide — small details will create a truly memorable occasion.
|Hot Cross Bun Loaf
Hot cross buns are an Easter favorite, beloved and fun to make. Bakers turn them out by the hundreds this time of year! Here’s a riff on the classic in loaf form, which is delicious sliced, toasted and topped with a little butter.
I love this beautiful spread you put together of Easter recipes & things we can do! I love the centerpiece idea best. Often, I pay more attention to the food and forget the overall presentation of the table. Glad to have found this site. Will be back for more!