Easter eggs are the perfect excuse to eat chocolate for any (and every) meal for an whole weekend, so there’s no surprise that Easter is one of our favourite holidays to celebrate. Not that we need an excuse to eat chocolate…
It’s acceptable (almost expected) to ignore the calories in anything chocolatey at the end of this month, allowing us to indulge in Easter eggs from some of our favourite chocolate bar brands as a a guilt free treat! As we like something a little extra out of our Easter eggs, we’ve rounded up the most delicious eggs out there that have something special, a sweet surprise, included!
Whether it’s secreted away inside or popping out of the box along with your egg, these are the best Easter eggs to buy this year if you want a little more for your money!
On a budget? Cutting costs doesn’t mean you have to compromise on flavour! Some of our favourite brands are offering sensational sweet treats for just over £5, so get set for a happy Easter with one of these fabulous Easter eggs from a fiver…
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Hotel Chocolat Rocky Road v Caramel Egg (£27)
An awesomely extra-thick Easter egg with cookie-textured milk and caramel eggshells, packed with mellow chocolates. YUM!
Available from Hotel Chocolat
One for the kids!
Chococo Robot Studded Egg and Dorset Dinosaur Studded Egg (£9.95)
Chococo was founded in Swanage, Dorset, which is on the UK’s Jurassic Coast. Inside this milk chocolate egg avid Paleontologists can find two mini dark and white chocolate dinosaurs and ammonites. The outside of this egg is marbled in dark and white chocolate to create the effect of a marbled dinosaur egg.
Available from chococo.co.uk
Montezuma’s Organic Milk Chocolate Button Egg, (£9.99)
This pretty box not only contains a deliciously creamy milk chocolate egg, but crack it open and you’ll discover some irresistible chocolate buttons too!
Available from Montezuma’s
Bettys’ Milk Chocolate Goose Egg (£5.50)
A delicious treat with a handmade white chocolate rabbit inside, wrapped in hand-illustrated spring time foil. A steal at just over a fiver.
Available from Bettys’
The perfect gift
Fortnum & Mason Sea Salted Caramel Truffle Egg, (£19.95)
Presented in a gorgeous keep-sake box, this sophisticated Easter egg is perfect for lovers of sea-salted caramel. The irresistible handmade shell is one half milk chocolate and the other dark chocolate and filled with tasty Sea Salted Caramel Truffles.
Available from Fortnum and Mason
The Golden Egg
Waitrose Heston Golden Chocolate Egg, (£20)
Trust Heston to come up with something out of this world! This grown-up Easter egg shimmers with edible gold dust. Crack it open, and inside you’ll find six chocolate mini eggs, each with a citrussy centre of mandarin ganache, huddling together in their own vanilla-flavoured nest.
Available from Waitrose
The traditional treat
Bettys’ Milk Chocolate Egg with Handmade Chocolates, (£36)
Coming in at the highest end of the Easter egg price range but worth every penny is one of Betty’s most decadent offerings this year – a swiss milk chocolate egg keeping safe your surprise, a collection of handcrafted chocolates!
Available from Bettys