Veggie-stuffed omelets, sunny-side-up eggs wrapped in flaky puff pastry, fluffy quiche—once off limits to vegans, these egg-forward dishes are often on the menu come Easter brunch. This year, we’re recreating these holiday essentials, alongside other brunch staples, using plant-based ingredients for an unforgettable Easter Sunday feast. Grab your aprons because it’s time to finalize your holiday menu with these 14 irresistible sweet and savory vegan recipes, but first, let’s take a look at Easter traditions.

Easter traditions

Easter is a Christian holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which took place three days after he was crucified by the Romans. The holiday concludes Lent—a 40-day period of prayer, charity, and abstaining from meat on Fridays. Easter celebrations include attending mass, and families will often gather for a holiday feast. Traditionally, Easter dinner entrees vary between ham or lamb. Egg-forward sides such as deviled eggs make for popular Easter appetizers and vegetable dishes are common sides.  

Easter brunch is another popular way to celebrate the holiday. Thankfully, there are a thousands of egg-free, vegan recipes to create an Easter brunch feast for all to enjoy.

Vegan recipes for Easter brunch

Whip up these 14 vegan Easter brunch recipes to keep you going come the Easter egg hunt. 

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1 Make-Ahead Cinnamon Rolls

This foolproof recipe doesn’t sacrifice that classic cinnamon roll experience we all know and love, and the author’s additional tips for prepping these the day before means you can wake up and bake fresh-out-of-the-oven rolls with minimal early-morning messing in the kitchen. 
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2 Carrot Cake Waffles With Cinnamon Maple Cream Cheese Spread

These moist and fluffy homemade waffles are given a springtime twist with grated carrots and plump raisins—the result is like carrot cake but in waffle form. Top them with cinnamon maple cream cheese frosting and you’ll be in dessert-for-breakfast heaven.
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3 Vegan Salmon Bagels

Smoked salmon is a classic Easter brunch addition, but we all know this salty, smokey, carrot-based lox option is so much better than the real thing. Serve it with fresh bagels, vegan cream cheese, and capers for an easy, throw-together meal.  
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4 Tofu Breakfast Scramble With Tempeh Bacon

If you’re in the mood for a full brunch experience, this fluffy and protein-rich tofu scramble should be your go-to. Serve this alongside smokey tempeh bacon and toast for a comforting Sunday morning meal.
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5 Vegan Egg Baskets

These impressive pastries use apricots and soy yogurt to replicate the look of sunny-side-up eggs wrapped in puff pastry. If you lean toward sweet fruit pastries in the morning, this recipe is for you.
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6 Vegan Quiche

This tofu-based quiche can not only feed a crowd, but the combination of fresh broccoli, kale, and basil are ideal for spring, and add plenty of nutrition to this comforting dish. 
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VegNews.FrenchToastFran Costigan

7 Chocolate and Banana French Toast Sandwiches

For an extra special brunch, cook up this fancy take on traditional French toast—minus the cholesterol-laden eggs—with chocolate sauce and sliced bananas sandwiched between two thick slices of crisp vegan French toast. 
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8 Vegan Benny Breakfast Loaf

A pull-apart breakfast loaf that is inspired by tofu Benedict, drizzled with vegan hollandaise sauce … need we say more?
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9 Baked Oatmeal Waffles

Use a silicone waffle baking mold to turn your standard oat bowl into nutritious baked oatmeal waffles, topped with fresh fruit, yogurt, and maple syrup. 
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10 Homemade Maple Oatmeal Bread

Impress your brunch guests with this fresh-baked maple oatmeal bread. Its tenderness and golden crust make it ideal for eating just the way it is or topped with your favorite nut butter.
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11 The Best Vegan Omelette

This top-rated vegan omelette is made with tofu, brown rice flour, and cornstarch to create a fluffy, golden, and classic omelet that perfectly holds fillings such as spinach, mushrooms, and vegan cheese.
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12 Easy Vegan French Crepes

Turn your Sunday holiday into a fill-your-own crepe party with these easy-to-make, buckwheat and oat-based French-style crepes. Set up a buffet of fresh fruits, jam, nut butters, maple syrup, and chocolate sauce so your family can serve themselves.  
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13 Tofu Benedict Filo Pockets

The light and crunchy layers of filo that surround this breakfast pocket-style meal make for a unique and fun experience. Inside those filo layers sit marinated tempeh, eggy tofu, fresh spinach, and tomato, which are topped with chickpea-based hollandaise. You really can’t dream up anything better.
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14 Vegan Scones With Coconut Yogurt and Jam

There’s nothing like golden baked scones topped with thick, coconut yogurt and raspberry jam. Serve these alongside fresh berries and your favorite tea for a simple morning meal.
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