Finding the perfect Easter egg can be tricky and with so many to choose from, it’s no wonder. To help, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite picks from a selection of the Mell Square retailers – there’s sure to be something for you!
Milk Chocolate Eggs
Sainsbury’s Cocoa et. Co Belgian Milk Chocolate Geometric Egg, £10*
This egg has a distinctive copper-coloured geometric design and a smooth, sweet palate, with just a hint of salt to keep it from becoming too sweet.
Marks and Spencer Handmade Fruit and Nut Milk Chocolate Lattice Egg, £12*
With an intricate chocolate design, the egg looks as though it’s from a traditional chocolatier. The nuts create a lovely savoury hit, perfect if you’re a fan of the classic fruit and nut combination.
Dark Chocolate Eggs
Sainsbury’s Cocoa et. Co single-origin dark-chocolate celestial egg with hazelnut praline truffles, £10
Alongside notes of pepper, fruit and coffee, the Sainsbury’s Cocoa et. Co egg has a creamy flavour, not to mention an eye-capturing design with hints of gold.
Thorntons Dark Chocolate Easter Egg, £7
For those who prefer a slightly bitter treat, discover Thornton’s sophisticated dark chocolate egg. Available in Thornton’s multi-buy offer, you can get 2 for £12, 5 for £25 and 7 for £35 on selected Easter eggs.
White Chocolate Eggs
Marks and Spencer Bees Knees White Chocolate Egg with Caramelised Sugar, £8
Hand-engraved with a golden bee, this Easter egg is made from an exclusive blend of Swiss chocolate and caramelised sugar – creating a rich, complex flavour and a milky caramel aroma with hints of honey.
Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Swiss White Chocolate Bunny, £6*
Whilst it’s not quite your traditional Easter egg, this giant hollow bunny is made from rich, creamy Swiss white chocolate with hints of vanilla.
Sainsbury’s Deliciously Free From Strawberry and White Chocolate Egg, £3.50
Made from a white chocolate alternative, the egg is coloured and flavoured with freeze-dried strawberries. As part of Sainsbury’s free-from range, the egg is suitable for vegans and those with gluten and wheat intolerances.
An Extra Special Gift
Carluccio’s Uovo Grande, £16.95
Made in Torino, this large milk chocolate egg is beautifully hand-wrapped, making for the ultimate Easter gift.
Carluccio’s Ovetti Collection, from £5.95
For a simple gesture this Easter, head to Carluccio’s on the High Street Available in three varieties, it’s small egg collection makes the perfect gift; Ovetti Di Cioccolato (milk chocolate with a soft cocoa filling), Ovetti Colorati (semi-hollow, dark chocolate eggs covered in a crispy sugar shell) and Ovetti Arcobaleno (white chocolate eggs decorate by hand).
Marks and Spencer Chicky Chicky Bang Bang, £10
Voted the best Easter egg for children in BBC GoodFood’s 2019 guide, Marks and Spencer’s Chicky Chicky Bang Bang egg, is perfect for an Easter egg hunt prize. Made with high-quality chocolate, the playful child-friendly design comes with instructions to ‘smash and share’ to reveal the mini speckled chocolate eggs within.
Thorntons Classic Easter Egg, available in Milk, White and Dark Chocolate, £7
With almost 100 years’ experience in Easter egg making, there’s no surprise that Thornton’s is one of our top picks. Whether you prefer milk, white or dark chocolate, you’re sure to find an egg to suit your loved ones.
Looking for something more memorable? Why not personalise the egg with a hand-iced name or message – perfect for showing them how much you care.
Nestle and Cadbury Easter Eggs, £1
For a small Easter treat, Poundland has a great range of eggs for £1 each, including household favourites, Cadbury and Milkybar.
*Highly commended in the BBC GoodFood Easter Egg Guide 2019
What are you waiting for? Head to Mell Square and find your perfect egg to avoid missing out.
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