Easter brunch in charming cottage style
Article by WESTWING
Colorfully paint eggs, pick spring flowers and bake Easter lambs: The first big celebration of the year is getting closer and closer! And what goes better with Easter than a cozy brunch with family and friends? Because we can spend a wonderful time with our loved ones – and that without any hustle, but with lots of delicious food. To make your Easter brunch a great success, we reveal to you the most beautiful ideas for table decoration in traditional cottage style, as well as many tips for the preparation!
Everything needed for a perfect Easter experience
A brunch combines the best of two worlds: Because with the combination of breakfast and lunch, sweet, salty, cold and hot dishes come to the table. More is more! So that you do not get into time pressure on Easter Sunday, we have a few tips for you that you can easily implement:
- Start planning your Easter brunch as early as possible! You should decide on the location, time and number of guests as soon as possible. Our extra tip: Brunch shouldn’t start too early in the morning – 11am is the perfect time.
- Be sure to write a shopping list! This will make shopping before the party a lot less chaotic. And you make sure that everything important is ready on Easter Sunday.
- Prepare as much as possible the day before! Spreads, dips and desserts you do not have to prepare on Sunday morning.
Celebrate Easter with cottage style table decorations
For a successful Easter brunch, you do not only need delicious food, but also an appealing ambience. The best way to do so, is decorating your table matching the festive occasion. First of all, you should decide on a certain style. We recommend the charming cottage style. It not only creates a particularly cozy atmosphere, but also looks very natural and friendly – perfect for spring!
It is best to use traditional tableware in a playful design. Well suited for the cottage look are floral patterns that make you long for spring. In addition to plates, cups and cereal bowls, you should of course not miss the egg cups.
- Tableware with floral patterns
- Table linen in spring colors
- Easter decoration like bunny figurines
- Spring flowers
- Vintage vases
An ideal complement are napkins and tablecloths made of natural materials such as cotton or linen. Go for pastel colors like light green, yellow or pink – they also create the desired spring-mood! But also mix and match with traditional colors such as dark red, blue or green.
Another must-have for the the perfect easter table decoration are fresh flowers. Whether you choose colorful tulips, classic daffodils or snowdrops, is entirely up to your personal taste. In an elegant vase, the Easter bouquet becomes a real eye-catcher – it is best to choose models made of metal or ceramic. To give your table a unique touch, chose a vintage vase from a flea market or heirloom.
Finally, you complete the overall picture with aditional Easter decorations. Especially beautiful are small bunny figurines that are subtely placed on the table. An Easter nest filled with colorful eggs matching your color code. If you enjoy crafting, you can also use empty eggshells as creative vases for little flowers. With a little attention to detail, the cottage style Easter brunch becomes a very special occasion.
Delicious food and drinks for the great Easter brunch
The best thing about brunch is the great variety of treats. Therefore, you should definitely provide for different dishes. As a basis, a classic breakfast with bread rolls, pastries, spreads and cheese is perfect. In addition, the classics such as scrambled eggs, yeast pastries and Easter lamb should not be missed in any case. But what other dishes are suitable for Easter brunch? We have listed a few ideas for you:
- Turnip cake
- Muffins with eggnog
- Spring soup
- Egg salad
- Easter plait or wreath made of yeast dough
- Fresh fruit salad
- Easter cookies
- Omelet with vegetables and cheese
- Cottage cheese bunnies
- Poached eggs
- Easter ham
- Bircher muesli
- Vegetable sticks of cucumber, peppers and carrots
You should also have a selection of drinks. For the festive occasion, it may be a glass of champagne or sparkling wine first. Additionally you should serve coffee, tea and orange juice. If you like it a little more unusual, you can also serve a drink including eggnog.
We wish you and your family a happy Easter and lots of fun at your festive brunch.