Spring Recipes

Happy Spring!! <3 Now is the time for all the bright, seasonal flavors that we’ve been waiting for! As such, here is a roundup of all my favorite Spring Recipes!

I’ve broken my Spring Recipes into the following categories:

  • Cakes & Cupcakes
  • Pies & Tarts
  • Cookies & Bars
  • Everything Else!

Of course, I’m a big fan of making whatever you want, whenever you want. That said, these recipes have flavors that are bright and seasonal. Make them anytime, but especially in Spring!

Spring Cakes & Cupcakes

Strawberry Lavender Pound Cake

This Strawberry Lavender Pound Cake is a tender, golden lavender pound cake topped with a strawberry-vanilla bean glaze. It somehow manages to be delicate and flavorful at the same time, and I’m smitten!

Ginger Carrot Cupcakes

These Ginger Carrot Cupcakes are a classic with a twist! Frosted with a sweet-and-spicy ginger cream cheese frosting, and topped with crystallized ginger!

Berry Angel Food Cake

This Strawberry Angel Food Cake is so light and fluffy! The slight pink hue and serious strawberry flavor are thanks to freeze-dried strawberries, pulverized to a powder and added right the the cake! Also delicious using freeze-dried blueberries or raspberries!

Blueberry Cornmeal Pound Cake

This Blueberry Cornmeal Pound Cake is a slightly sweet cornmeal buttermilk pound cake topped with blueberry crème fraîche whipped cream!

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

This Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake has three layers of light, tender yellow cake with fresh whipped cream and strawberries! Helloooo Spring! <3

Vanilla Cake with Blackberry Buttercream

This Vanilla Cake with Blackberry Buttercream is so tender and delicious! The vanilla cake layers are so flavorful, and the pairing with fresh blackberry buttercream makes it an absolute dream!

Mini Lemon Meringue Pound Cakes

Mini Lemon Meringue Pound Cakes

These Mini Lemon Meringue Pound Cakes are a lemon-lover’s dream! Sweet and tart, these tender lemon cakes are covered in lemon syrup and topped with toasted meringue!

Vanilla Cake with Berry Buttercream

This Vanilla Cake with Berry Buttercream is three layers of tender, flavorful vanilla cake with strawberry, raspberry, and blueberry buttercreams! With flavor boosts from vanilla bean paste (my fave!) and freeze-dried berries, you’re going to want to make this one soon!

Honey Lavender Cupcakes

These Honey Lavender Cupcakes are honey cakes topped with luscious lavender buttercream. Delicately flavored with the perfect amount of sweetness, you’ll want two!

Spring Pies & Tarts

Blackberry Lemon Meringue Pie

This Blackberry Lemon Meringue Pie has a classic pastry crust filled with whipped blackberry ganache and homemade lemon curd, then topped with a MOUNTAIN of toasted honey meringue! These bright colors and flavors just scream Spring!

Blackberry Lavender Brownie Pie

This Blackberry Lavender Brownie Pie has a blackberry swirl brownie crust, topped with a lavender dark chocolate icebox pie filling, then with honey blackberry meringue. The flavors are so complementary and the textures so divine!

Spring Cookies & Bars

Strawberry Thyme Blondies

These Strawberry Thyme Blondies are a dream combination of textures and flavors! The brown-butter blondies are topped with a strawberry-thyme mascarpone mousse that is *almost* too pretty to eat! They’re soft and chewy, creamy and smooth, and just sweet enough with the nutty flavor of browned butter. Who could resist??

Strawberry Sugar Cookie Cups

These Strawberry Sugar Cookie Cups are sweet, chewy sugar cookie cups filled with homemade strawberry mousse! You neeed these!

Black-Bottom Coconut Macaroons

Black Bottom Coconut Macaroons

These Black-Bottom Coconut Macaroons are baked to soft, chewy perfection, then dipped in dark chocolate. I don’t know what it is about Spring and coconut, but these babies fit right in! (P.S. Someday I’ll reshoot these beauties and get a better photo, but not today.)

Everything Else!

Blueberry Meringues

blueberry meringues

These Blueberry Meringues are crisp and sweet with the flavor of blueberry thanks to freeze-dried blueberry powder. To balance the sweetness of the meringue, I dipped them in dark chocolate…because chocolate.

Strawberry Shortcake Cream Puffs

These Strawberry Shortcake Cream Puffs are a classic in cream puff form! These cream puffs are filled with homemade vanilla bean whipped cream and fresh strawberries!

Lemon Lavender Madeleines

Lemon Lavender Madeleines

These Lemon Lavender Madeleines are delicately-flavored lavender cakes dipped in a sweet-tart lemon glaze. These elegant little cakes look so impressive, but are so easy to make!

Strawberry Powdered Sugar Doughnuts

Strawberry Powdered Sugar Doughnuts

These Strawberry Powdered Sugar Doughnuts are tender, baked vanilla bean doughnuts coated in strawberry powdered sugar! These pink gems will have you thinking Spring!

I hope you have a bright, sunny Spring with this roundup of Spring Recipes, and that you’ve found something here to make it extra sweet! <3

Other posts you may like:

Easter Breakfasts

Easter Desserts

Updated 3/22/2021

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