Hopefully, this is our last Easter in lockdown. We’ve done the legwork for you and picked a selection of some of the loveliest Easter treats you can pick up in-store or and get delivered to your door in time for Easter Sunday.
The Big Mamma delivery-only service is delivering these eggs on Easter Sunday and Monday. The 10cm tall handmade dark chocolate eggs are filled with chocolate mousse, melting caramel and crunchy choco flakes.
How to buy: Order online and via Deliveroo or Uber Eats.
The Savoy has a milk chocolate Easter egg filled with homemade Savoy salted caramel chocolate truffles and they've also included edible decorations so that you can put your own stamp on it.
How to buy: Order online.
Highbury favourite Fink's have got a very refined Easter egg of their own among their Easter offerings this year. It contains their own homemade truffles flavoured with Bellewether No1 aperitif, inside a papier-mâché egg, sealed with a gold wax stamp.
How to buy: In their shop or online.
Allpress have added their Espresso to this limited-edition carton of coffee-inspired chocolate eggs, created in collaboration with New Zealand chocolatiers Bennetts. There are two flavours - Double Espresso and Flat White.
How to buy: In-store at the Dalston Roastery & Café or the Redchurch Street Café or online.
These luxury eggs by the hotel's Pastry Chef Yago Doamo are made entirely by hand over three days. Using only the finest milk, dark and white Valrhona chocolate, they are filled with salted caramel gull’s eggs which, we can attest, are gorgeous.
How to buy: Pick up at Claridge's or order or online for next day London delivery.
East London based chocolate factory Brik has come up with a Japanese inspired egg, featuring deep green matcha tea, harvested by a small family business in Kyoto alongside rhubarb and white chocolate.
Price: £7.90 for one
How to buy: Order online.
French tea emporium, Mariage Frères has a set of tea-infused ‘Joyeux’ Easter Eggs. They feature tea infused ganache using their Thé de Pâques tea’s crème brûlée flavour under a crisp shell of chocolate speckled with festive and colourful dots. The set features dark chocolate, almond paste, almond praline and hazelnut gianduja ganaches.
Price: £39 for a box of four
How to buy: All products are available at Selfridges London or online.
As the originator of the scotch egg it falls to Fortnums to transform it into chocolate form for Easter. This praline scotch egg is made from a simnel-flavoured milk chocolate praline with an orange ganache centre and a roasted hazelnut and cocoa nib coating.
How to buy: Buy in-store or online for nationwide delivery.
Who wouldn't want half a milk chocolate eggshell filled with the fresh gelato of their choice? That's the thinking behind London ice-cream folk Gelatorino. Their half milk chocolate eggshell can be filled with your Pistachio, Stracciatella, Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut, Gianduja, Zabajone or Vanilla.
How to buy: Pickup at their Richmond or Covent Garden stores or they do delivery to neighbouring postcodes if you order online
With one Easter egg already sold out, Bears are taking pre-orders now for an ice-cream Scotch egg made with Jersey milk and popping candy ice cream with a dulce de leche soft centre. It's then dipped in milk chocolate and rolled through biscuit crumbs.
How to buy: Collection at their shops in Brook Green and Shepherds Bush or delivery in West and South West London.
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