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Leonidas Chocolates Offer Fresh Easter Egg Luxury
Leonidas is a world-class Belgian chocolatier that puts a high value on freshness and ingredients to ensure that the final product is up to the most exacting standards. All their Easter Egg range is made of 100 per cent pure cocoa butter and no palm oil. Their collection of 20 small eggs, great for an Easter Egg hunt, come in creative flavours like Cookie Dough, Sparkling Praline, Raspberry, Pistachio and Cuberdon. For a classic Gift Set that can be split, there is a 250 gram Ballotin with ganache, praliné & caramel chocolates that are wrapped up lovingly in a green polka dot box. There are variations on the theme that come in towers or oval shapes and the quality of taste always matches the presentation.
Rococo Chocolates Offer Easter Excellence
Rococo has always been a company that melds quality fresh chocolate and the most carefully coiffured packaging. The hand crafted chocolatier really does delight in everything from bean to bar and the star is always the product. The cool choices for this Easter are the Dark Sea Salt Easter Egg which boasts a really thick outside shell and contains Salted Caramel Truffles inside. There is also the traditional Nutty Milk Chocolate Egg. The best-selling Praline Quails Eggs can be found inside. Rococo has also made a a Blonde Easter Egg to offer something a little different from the standard dark, milk and white. The golden egg shells have a toasted white chocolate flavour, fuelled by a centre of crunchy popcorn that has more than a touch of butterscotch aftertaste.
Hotel Chocolat Goes Extra Thick on Eggs
Hotel Chocolat is a company that has consistently produced the goods and made them mainstream without losing that delightful edge that creates their point of difference. The result is some seriously large eggs that are mountainous fun to view and even better to eat.
The Extra Thick Eggs are really ones to savour over the entire Easter weekend as they come with humongous eggshells, pralines and truffles, presented in a handy keepsake hatbox. The Classic Ostrich Egg is the real crowd-pleasing centrepiece . The inside of the egg contains a Sleekster-style range of 27 chocolates filled with mellow pralines, molten caramels, and more.
Hotel Chocolat also appeals to the spirit of children with a range that is fun, small and easily digestible in terms of content and colour. There is oodles of fun to be had with the Eggs and Soldiers Truffles, The Mix 'n' match Bunny Selectors, and the Big City Easter Bunnies. The adults might even be tempted to cross over into the youth market of Hotel Chocolat on Easter Day.
Montezuma's Makes Luxury Easter Mainstream
Montezuma's has grown into a major gourmet chocolate player in the last two decades and retains its creative spirit at very affordable prices. Their artisan chocolate is inclusive rather than elusive. The enticing Mother Hen looms large as the centrepiece egg for Easter but also comes complete with one milk and one dark chocolate chick to give a particularly pleasing aesthetic. There are also a number of more traditional Easter eggs, all of which are premium quality and sourced ethically, that sell for under £10 or as a mixed offer for even better value. For the increasingly health-conscious market, there are gluten free eggs, vegan eggs and sugar free eggs. Montezuma's can make anybody's day on 17 April.