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You’ve been running around planning your Easter celebration. Make the morning a breeze with our easy, make-ahead Easter brunch recipes! These cozy pastries, cakes and quick breads can all be made with Hershey staples you have in your kitchen.

Make Easter easy with our make-ahead brunch recipes.

Easter Sunday is a day to relax, spend time with family and indulge your sweet tooth. But when you’ve been hard at work putting together a great celebration, you may not have time for the sweet part. We have your back with these make-ahead Easter brunch recipes! Served with coffee (or a glass of milk), these desserts double as a perfectly comforting breakfast. 

Here are six of our very best Easter brunch recipes to make this year:

2. Caramel Chocolate Swirl Cake

Caramel Chocolate Swirl Cake

Who said you can't have cake for brunch? After all, it’s Easter! Your guests’ eyes will light up when you slice into this delicious Bundt cake to reveal swirls of chocolate and caramel. And even better, you can make it with HERSHEY'S Caramel Syrup.

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3. Chocolate Quicky Sticky Bread

Chocolate Quicky Sticky Bread

Try this twist on the classic sticky bun. Some people know this recipe as “monkey bread.” Other people call it “pinch me cake” or “Hungarian coffee cake.” But whatever name you know it by, when you taste the HERSHEY’S MINI KISSES Milk Chocolate Chips tucked inside, you'll call it “delicious.”

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4. HERSHEY’S HUGS and KISSES Crescents

HERSHEY’S HUGS and KISSES Crescents

Your kids will love helping you roll these crescents! HERSHEY’S HUGS Milk Chocolate in White Creme and HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate Candy turn prepared dinner rolls into something extra special. Serve as a side dish for Easter brunch or make it your main meal.

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5. Toffee-Banana Rum Bread

Toffee-Banana Rum Bread

This boozy banana bread recipe is as easy as it is delicious. And with only 15 minutes of prep time, you're going to want to make it all year round. HEATH BITS O’BRICKLE Toffee Bits add a caramelized crunch to the top of a moist, delicious quick bread. It’s also a great way to use up your ripe bananas!

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6. Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

For something a little more fun than a muffin, try these Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes. A boxed banana cake mix is stuffed with a delicious surprise: homemade cream cheese filling! And if that wasn’t enough, these feature HERSHEY’S MINI KISSES Milk Chocolate Chips, too.

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Celebrate with Hershey this Easter.

We hope these make-ahead recipes help you have a delicious and relaxing Easter! As a sweet addition to brunch or the main course, they’re sure to make you feel happy and satisfied when you take off your bonnet at the end of the egg hunt. They’re also a great way to get the kids and cousins involved. Enjoy bonding together in the kitchen as you create new traditions through baking. For additional easy breads, cupcakes and more, check out our complete recipe collection.