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The best Easter Eggs for 2017


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Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
March 29, 2017
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Whether you're buying for children or looking for a truly luxurious treat this Easter, we've rounded up some of our favourite Easter Eggs for 2017. As well as the classic milk chocolate eggs there are an array of alternative Easter treats on offer this year, including fun 'Decorate your own' eggs and a cuddly toy version of the iconic Lindt gold bunny. There is also a world first in the form of the new Solid Chocolate Easter Egg – we can't believe this hasn't been done sooner!

Click through to see our round up of some of the best Easter Eggs to suit all budgets and tastes…

Paul A Young Signature Caramel Egg egg

paul.a.young salted caramel hen's egg

This lavish paul.a.young egg is perched inside an egg cup for a delicious twist on the 'soft boiled egg'. Crack off the top and inside you will find the tastiest yolk - Paul's award winning sea salted caramel filling.

£19.95, paul.a.young

Green and Blacks

Green and Black's Tasting Collection Egg

Sample an array of Green and Black's delicious organic chocolates with this Tasting Collection Egg, which comes with an assortment of 24 miniature bars in milk, dark and white chocolate. Perfect for foodies!

RRP: £17.99, available nationwide and at greenandblacksdirect.com.

Dairy Milk Oreo

Cadbury's Dairy Milk Oreo Easter Egg

This Cadbury's Dairy Milk Egg comes complete with two bars of Dairy Milk Oreo chocolate for just £4. A failsafe Easter gift.

£4, available at most leading supermarkets.

Lindt bunny

Lindt gold bunny plush toy and mini eggs

Treat them to two gifts in one with this cuddly toy Lindt gold bunny, which comes with three mini chocolate bunnies.

RRP £13.49, available from lindt.co.uk and supermarkets nationwide.

Paul ouef au lait

PAUL Oeuf Chocolat au Lait

Both delicious and artfully designed, this rich milk chocolate egg is finished with delicate floral detailing.

£9.95, available at PAUL stores.

Guylian chocolate eggs

Guylian Large Sea Shell Egg

With both an Easter egg and a full-sized box of Guylian's classic praline Sea Shell chocolates, this is the perfect treat for chocolate lovers.

RRP £10, available at guylian.co.uk.

Crayloa decorate egg

Crayola Decorate Your Own Egg Easter Egg

Little ones will have endless fun decorating the milk chocolate egg in this innovative set from Crayola. Features a hollow milk chocolate egg with two tubes of icing.

£5, available at Asda.

solid chocolate egg

The Solid Chocolate Company's Solid Chocolate Egg

How hasn't this been thought of sooner?! The Solid Chocolate Company has launched the world's first ever Solid Chocolate Egg - which features 750g of belgian chocolate split into 42 bite sized pieces. Available in milk, white, dark or caramel chocolate.

£24.99, available on Amazon.com.

Carluccios Gianduja egg

Carluccio's Gianduja Egg

This chocolate egg looks almost like the real deal! The smooth milk chocolate shell of this 60g egg is filled with gianduja and topped with white chocolate.

Too good to share!

£2.95, available at Carluccio's deli counters.

Pierre Marcolini

Pierre Marcolini chocolate eggs

Beneath the colourful chocolate shell of Pierre Marcolini's Easter eggs lies an incredible treat - miniature eggs and tasty caramel animals. Available in 2 sizes - 500g (RRP £50) and 250g (RRP £35). Shop at marcolini.com.

Meaningful chocolate co

The Meaningful Chocolate Co Real Easter Egg 

Celebrate the real meaning of Easter with this Fairtrade chocolate egg from The Meaningful Chocolate Co. The egg comes with a milk chocolate bar and an Easter story activity book, with a minimum of ten pence from each egg sold donated to Traidcraft Exchange.

£4, available at Tesco

Percy Penny egg

Percy, Penny and Piglets chocolate

The delicious Percy the Pig sweets have had a chocolatey update for Easter in the form of this set from M&S. Features a hollow white chocolate with raspberry Percy Pig and hollow white chocolate Penny Pig with a bag of Percy Piglet sweets.

£10, available at Marks & Spencer.

Lindt bunnies

Lindt Gold Bunny and Family Hutch

Featuring a family of Lindt gold bunnies gathered in their hutch, this is a great alternative to an Easter egg that all of the family can enjoy.

RRP £5.99, available at lindt.co.uk and supermarkets nationwide.

Baileys chocolate egg

Bailey's Milk Chocolate & Butterscotch Easter Egg

Strictly one for the grown ups, this Easter egg is flavoured with Bailey's Original Irish Cream Liqueur and features delicious butterscotch pieces and white chocolate buttons.

£4, available at leading supermarkets.

divine

Joe and Seph's Divine Popcorn Easter Egg

Popcorn lovers will want to get their hands on Joe and Seph's delicious - and fairtrade - Easter Egg. The egg is made with delicious, thick and creamy milk chocolate encrusted in air popped salted caramel popcorn - a tasty surprise for anyone with a sweet tooth!

£24.50, qvcuk.com 

Thorntons egg

Thornton's Classic Collection Easter Egg

Give them a personalised egg this Easter with Thornton's Classic Collection Easter Egg, which also comes with a bag of the chocolatiers' Classic Collection chocolates.

£7, Thorntons.co.uk.

Cutter and Squidge

Cutter and Squidge Eggstravaganza Half Egg

The ultimate egg for chocolate lovers, this Cutter and Squidge Eggstravaganza Half Egg is filled with brownie bits, cookies, pretzels and marshmallows. Delicious!

£12.50, cutterandsquidge.com.  

rocky road

Hotel Chocolat's Rocky Road to Caramel

This egg is all about the thick shell, which delivers a satisfying 'crack' when split open! Inside is a host of treats: Wafer Praline, Treacle Tart, Caramel Cheesecake, Dizzy Praline, Salted Caramel Cream, Billionaire's Shortbread, Trillionaire's Shortbread, Pecan, Praline City Bunny and Caramel City Bunny.

£27, hotelchocolat.com/uk

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