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With Easter only a week away I couldn’t be more excited to share this fabulous list of homemade chocolate Easter treats with you! I’ve been a little chocolate obsessed lately (who isn’t?), and these recipes from my fabulous fellow food bloggers will help our Easter baskets be full of delicious homemade goodness. Whether you’re looking for simple or gourmet, brunch or dessert, there’s a recipe for you!
Before We Get Started…..
Don’t forget to check out my Cooking with Chocolate: A Beginner’s Guide!
Essential tips and know how about working with chocolate ingredients in all your homemade recipes!
For a special occasion like a holiday get together with family, a homemade chocolate treat is the perfect order of the morning. Check out these first of 20 recipes, ideal for an indulgent morning chocolate fix.
Marie over at Sugar Salt Magic has a fabulous twist on traditional Easter hot cross buns, loaded with chocolate and entirely homemade! A pat of warm butter and they’ll be perfect for a chocolate treat Easter morning!
If you’re a fan of the classic orange and chocolate flavor combination, Nicky’s recipe over at Kitchen Sanctuary for these orange chocolate hot cross buns is a fabulous choice for your Easter brunch!
Looking for something a little non traditional, but equally delicious? Philip and Mystique at Chef Sous Chef have an amazing take on cinnamon rolls – a chocolate version! Perfect for a holiday breakfast indulgence.
Brunch is over, dinner has been served, and dessert is waiting. What will you be making this year? Cake, custards, something festive the kids will love? Whatever your choice, we’ve got you covered.
If you’re looking for a make ahead chocolate cake that’s sure to impress, Thanh from Eat, Little Bird has the perfect festive Easter cake for you. Gluten free and family friendly, this is a definite winner!
Did you know that bundt cakes are a traditional Easter dessert in Poland? Neither did I until I read this recipe by Alexsandra over at Everyday Delicious! This chocolate orange version is another delicious take on a classic flavor combo.
This is a beautiful option to grace your Easter table from Alex and Faye over at It’s Not Complicated. A chocolate cake, topped with fluffy whipped cream and gorgeous homemade chocolate leaves! Make it gluten free, or with regular flour, the choice is yours!
Want cake in bite size portions? These absolutely adorable cake pops from Neha at Greedy Eats are begging to be made. Moist, decadent and so very festive! Don’t worry, from cake to coating, you can make it all homemade!
Okay, you need something festive, decadent, indulgent – but you DO NOT have time to make anything fancy. Well Sushma at Spices N Flavors has the solution with this creamy, delicious chocolate custard, made in your instant pot! Perfect for time saving dessert and easy to serve in individual portions!
Creamy, simple, and so delicious, Jacqueline at Canadian Cooking Adventures has created a no-bake chocolate cheesecake perfect for Easter. Easy to serve as individual desserts, whip these up the night before, or just before dinner, either way, it’s a winner!
Looking for chocolate but without all that sugar? Sophie at My Dainty Soul Curry has a wonderful option! These Easter dirt desserts are made with wholesome ingredients like bananas, avocado, and natural sweeteners. A vegan, creamy dessert the kids and adults will both want to dig into!
Meal planning is taken care of, but what about those Easter Baskets? Whether your filling buckets for little ones, or trading fun Easter snacks with your adult friends and family, keep scrolling for so many AMAZING homemade chocolate Easter treats.
What kid wouldn’t want to find candy topped pieces of chocolate in their Easter baskets! Toni at Boulder Lovacore will walk you through exactly how to make it, and how to make it your own! So tasty, and so festive!
Beautiful brightly colored white chocolate bark is topped with festive fruit flavors for an upscale take on homemade chocolate bark. This looks and tastes like spring! We can thank Luci from Luci’s Morsels for this one!
Is there anything more kid friendly than the combo of chocolate fudge and creme eggs? No! Terri at Food Meanderings has an easy, fabulously festive microwave fudge recipe that’s perfect for either your Easter baskets, or to use up the leftover candy afterward! (plus it’s freezer friendly!)
Forget those terrible hollow bunnies and make a batch of these homemade dark chocolate bunnies from Andrea at Forest & Fauna. So cute, and so delicious, plus they’re vegan! Want to make the white chocolate version? You can here!
Everyone loves a Reese’s, which is why making your own chocolate covered peanut butter treat will be a big hit with your Easter crowd. Simple but so, so good, Chrysa from Thrifty Jinxy will have you whipping up your own Reese’s eggs in no time at all!
Follow Danielle’s instructions at Went There 8 This and you can whip up dark chocolate truffles in no time! Way cheaper than store bought and surprisingly simple, these are a decadent chocolate treat for mature tastes. I certainly want some!
Easter and marshmallows, a match made in heaven! Make these homemade versions from Raia at Intoxicated on Life and feel good about your kids munching on these all day! According to her taste testers, they’re clouds of hot chocolate, need I say more? Yes please!
If you need a quick, no bake chocolate treat, these coconut nests are an easy win! Only 2 ingredients and reminiscent of Mounds candy bars, these would look so perfect wrapped up with colorful eggs in any Easter basket. Get the recipe from Gloria over at Homemade & Yummy!
The ideal combo of salty and sweet, peanut butter and chocolate, these homemade chocolate cups looked so delicious and easy I had to share them! Gloria from Homemade & Yummy shares another winner here, and you can even customize them with your choice of chocolates!
Finally, if you want a chocolate treat that keeps on giving, make a huge batch of my homemade hot cocoa mix and separate it into individual jars for gifting. Add some colorful marshmallows or Easter sprinkles and you have a festive chocolate treat that you can enjoy for many weeks to come!
Enjoy your Homemade Chocolate Easter Treats!
I hope you’ve found your Easter answer with this fabulous list of 20 chocolate recipe. Enjoy your homemade chocolate treats for breakfast, dessert, or as a snack….or indulge this Easter holiday, and have chocolate for all three!
Nutrition information and cooking times are provided as a best estimate. Values may vary based upon ingredients and equipment.