by Georgina Crawshaw
Chococo Dark Chocolate Golden Egg, £12.95-£22
Go for gold with this delicious dark chocolate egg decorated with hand piped swirls and edible gold lustre. With a raspberry and strawberry surprise inside it’s a winning combination!
Lady Bettys Easter Hat Box, £50
If you can’t visit one of Bettys’ infamous Café Tea Rooms this is the next best thing. Inspired by Lady Betty herself this beautifully packaged collection of favourites includes everything from Yorkshire shortbread to milk chocolate hearts – afternoon tea anyone?
Green and Black’s Easter Tasting Collection and Sauvignon Blanc/Merlot, £28.50
Wine and chocolate – what could be better?! This dark chocolate egg boasting 70% cocoa solids comes with 24 miniature bars. Not to mention chocolate tasting notes, recipes and a bottle of vino to wash it all down with.
Hotel Chocolat The Great Easter Egg Hunt Game, £22.00
Hotel Chocolat (www.hotelchocolat.co.uk)
Everything you need for a cracking Easter Egg Hunt...yummy golden eggs, mini chicks in Hotel Chocolat’s award winning milk and dark varieties and clue arrows to point them in the right direction. Just add children!
Artisan du chocolat’s Hot Cross Bun Egg, £19.99 and £25.99
Get in the spirit of the diamond jubilee with this Union Jack adorned egg. Packed full of raisins, cinnamon, orange and biscuit crumbs it’s a taste explosion. And as for the bunny ear packaging – well, crowning glory or what?!
James’ Dark Butterscotch Cupcake Egg, £12
This Easter creation is a cup cake and a half! A bitter sweet dark chocolate egg, studded with crunchy butterscotch pieces and topped with whipped white chocolate, creamy fudge pieces and edible glitter. Naughty but so very nice!
Montezuma’s Giant Dark/Venezuelan Milk Egg, £35
They say size doesn’t matter but this little beauty is a whopping 24 cm high and weighs in at 600g. It might be big, but we guarantee it won’t last long after the first bite!
Godiva Easter Beaded Egg with 15 Little Filled Eggs, £32
Mouth watering mini Belgian Easter eggs hidden inside a beautifully beaded egg-shaped keepsake box. One for the special lady in your life.
Hand-Painted Gentleman Hare, £37.50
Standing proud in his bright blue coat and red spotted cravat this is the cordon bleu of Easter bunnies. In fact, he’s almost too good to eat!
Linden Lady extra large marbled egg, £14
Oozing luxury this milk, white and dark masterpiece is as delightful on the eyes as it is on the taste buds!
Thornton’s Eton Mess Easter Egg, £14.99
Thornton’s have excelled themselves once again this year with their range of dessert eggs (Eton mess, banoffee pie and lemon meringue). The former is our favourite – a strawberry-flavoured shell speckled with raspberry and meringue pieces.....mmmmm!