For your Easter basket: statement chocolate, stylish eggs, elegant treats.
Here’s our edit of the best luxury Easter eggs 2018…
A bunny milk chocolate egg in plain card holder for you or your little ones to decorate. Get creating with crayons and sequins to make your Easter egg totally personal and unique.
Bunny egg, £21.50, Melt
Ultra-stylish mini eggs beautifully presented in in 6 new signature flavours from Pierre Marcolini Haute Chocolaterie. Flavours include milk, dark and white chocolate, nougat, hazelnut, almond and pistachio.
Box of 12 eggs, £19; 30 eggs £39, Pierre Marcolini
A milk chocolate egg with fizzing pink chocolate lining. Hidden inside: popping pink prosecco mini-truffles with prosecco infused, dark chocolate ganache centres.
Pink Popping Prosecco Easter egg, £17.50, Prestat
Godiva POP collection of individually wrapped mini eggs with luxurious fillings all packaged in bright hues. You can pick and mix your own flavours in the Indulgence Gift Bag.
Godiva POP eggs, 7-piece, £7.50; 18-piece, £20; Indulgence gift bag, £25, Godiva
Classic egg with a gorgeous hand-painted paisley design. Smooth and toasty dark chocolate shell filled (65 per cent cocoa) filled with 4 delicate handmade ganaches and 3 single origin chocolate squares.
Rococo Paisley Dark Chocolate Easter Egg, £27.50, Rococo
New from Biscuiteers, specialists in biscuit gifts for every occasion that can be delivered worldwide. The glamorous 2018 Easter egg biscuit tin contains nine delicately decorated biscuits in the style of exquisite imperial eggs.
Easter egg mini collection, £35, Biscuiteers
Avocadabra! The new Waitrose Chocolate Avocado looks like the real thing but rest assured it’s totally chocolate, with a shell and stone of best dark Belgian and a white choc middle coloured naturally to imitate the green flesh.
Dark Chocolate Avocado Easter egg, £8, Waitrose
The sublime Claridge’s Art Deco Easter Egg sports a signature design combining themes of timeless glamour with Deco-era inspiration taken from the hotel’s checkerboard lobby. Made from the finest Valrhona dark, milk and white chocolate, each egg is filled with hand-made chocolate praline quail eggs and presented in an elegant eau de nil box.
Claridges Easter egg (limited edition of 100, subject to availablity), £50 each, Claridges
Fortnum and Mason
A fun twist on the traditional Easter egg, these sumptuous milk and white chocolate minis are hand-decorated with chocolate speckle effect and perfect for sharing.
Fortnum’s Speckled Goose Eggs in a Basket, £25, Fortnum and Mason
Hotel Chocolat’s Extra-Thick Eggs are all about lavishly thick shells, the stuff of Easter daydreams: mouth-wateringly indulgent with a satisfying ‘crack’ as they break apart. These contain creamy pink and white truffles filled with genuine bubbly from the house of Mercier. Champagne Easter egg, £27, Hotel Chocolat
Solid Chocolate Company
Breaking up is easy. A whopping 750g of high quality chocolate split into 42 bite size pieces, ready to demolish in a moment. The Solid Chocolate Company’s solid chocolate Eggs are available in Milk, White, Dark, Caramel or Colombian single estate.
Solid Chocolate Easter egg, £24.99 each, The Solid Chocolate Company
Marks and Spencer
This enticing latticework milk choc egg is handmade and finished, studded all over with crisp pistachios, salted and caramelised hazelnuts, almonds, golden juicy raisins and sour cherries.
Fruit and Nut Milk Chocolate Lattice Egg (available from 19th March), £12, Marks and Spencer
Hand-painted papier mache Easter eggs made in Kashmir, filled in Norfolk with delicious Booja Booja vegan chocolate truffles in assorted flavours. A chocolate fix with a beautiful keepsake.
Small egg (3 truffles), £9.99. Large egg (12 truffles), £24.99. Find stockists at boojabooja.com
New this season: Lindt, filled with a selection of irresistibly smooth chocolate truffles and surrounded by Lindor milk chocolate hearts.
Lindor Gold Assorted Easter Egg, £10, exclusive to Tesco
Paul A Young
New from super-creative chocolatier Paul A Young: sumptuous 72 per cent Dark, 38 per cent Milk and White Chocolate Easter Eggs, decorated with fun coloured sprinkles for big (or little!) kids.
Medium egg, £25, large egg, £40, Paul A Young