Here at Hero & Leander be believe that everyone should enjoy Easter and that the gift of a chocolate egg should not just be reserved for children- everyone loves a bit of chocolate. Treat your partner to a luxury version of the classic Easter egg with our top picks.
Blonde Chocolate Egg- The Chocolate Society
These modern hand spun and hand carved chocolate eggs have been sprayed with cocoa butter to create the chic velvet finish. Exclusive to Selfridges, the blonde egg is made from caramelised white chocolate creating a distinct caramel colour and flavour. The egg is accompanied by caramelised hazelnuts coated in generous layers of milk and dark chocolate and hazelnut gianduja before being rolled in cocoa powder.
The Cocotte- The Bulgari Hotel
Ok ok, so this is not technically an egg but as the The ‘Cocotte’, meaning ‘French hen’, is so adorable, we thought we would make an exception. This trendy Easter gift was designed by Pierre Tachon who has created a modern and geometric twist on a classic. The outer layer is made from Alain Ducasse’s Peruvian 75% dark chocolate – expertly crafted at his Manufacture de Chocolat in Paris – and encases a filling of crispy almond praline eggs.
Priced at £38, the hen weighs an impressive 300g and is available to take away or be enjoyed in the Lounge at Bulgari Hotel, London.
Available to purchase from March 21st – March 28th 2016
Claridge’s Easter Egg
The black and white marble lobby at Claridge’s inspired their pastry chef to create a new art deco spring treat. Head Pastry Chef Kimberly Lin has created just 100 limited-edition Deco eggs using the finest Valrhona chocolate in 3 varieties using dark, milk and white chocolate. Each egg is filled with a selection of chocolate quail eggs and carefully packaged in a glamorous eau de nil coloured box. The Claridge’s Easter Egg is wrapped in a black and white art deco foil and tied with a black satin bow.
Chocolate Hen’s Eggs- Coco Chocolatier
This cute little box of chocolate eggs is just perfect to celebrate Easter. It has a mixture of organic milk, dark & white chocolate eggs splashed with vivid cocoa butter colour. All chocolates are hand-crafted & decorated by skilled chocolatiers especially to celebrate the beginning of Spring.
Easter Egglet Sleekster- Hotel Chocolat
Enjoy 30 beautiful mini egglets filled with original recipes, including smooth Peanut Butter Praline, the intense and fruity 65% cocoa Raspberry Supermilk, and a unique Easter Bunny Cocktail recipe guaranteed to put a hop in your step, with a mellow shot of creme de cacao. A delicious Easter gift, just perfect for sharing.
Little Pink Marc de Champagne Truffle Egg- Fortnum & Mason
A most extravagant little Easter egg. The egg is handmade in London from pink-hued white chocolate of the most luxurious variety. Inside the lucky recipient will find Fortnum’s intense pink Marc de Champagne truffles. Also comes in a larger size (£37.50)
Michel Cluizel Origami Rabbit- Harvey Nichols
The revered Parisian chocolatier Michel Cluizel, has created this uber-chic and wonderfully delicious Origami Rabbit guarding an egg to help you celebrate Easter in style. Handmade with expert techniques this little masterpiece is sure to brighten up your Easter celebrations.
Box of 30 Miniature Eggs by Pierre Marcolini
These gorgeous little praline eggs are the perfect treat for die hard gourmets that will send them on an unforgettable flavour journey. Box includes 5 white pistachio praline, 5 double fondant, 5 double milk, 5 white almond praline, 5 milk hazelnut praline and 5 milk nougat praline- tempted yet?
Sea Salt Caramel Mini Easter Eggs by Amelia Rope
Be warned these are dangerously delicious and seriously sophisticated! The Sea Salt Caramel eggs are hand foiled in hues of yellow and rest on a bed of tissue paper. You will get to discover and delight in 6 mini sea salt caramel Easter eggs. There are 3 Pale Lemon & Sea Salt Caramel mini eggs and 3 Dark Sea Salt Caramel mini eggs.