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Extravagant chocolate eggs to crack open this Easter

18 Mar 2024 | Updated on: 19 Mar 2024 |By Luxury London

The hunt is over: celebrate Easter with the capital's best luxury chocolate eggs to sink your teeth into

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It doesn’t matter how old you are, everyone loves an Easter egg – and when they come in the form of luxurious and indulgent creations from the likes of Pierre Marcolini and Claridge’s then so much the better. For Easter 2024, master chocolatiers from London and beyond have tempered their finest Valrhona and cracked out their most intricate egg moulds to create delectable morsels to mark the first big celebration of spring. Here’s our pick of the best luxury Easter eggs to buy now.

Harvey Nichols Happy Easter hamper

Why settle for one egg when you can have a whole treasure trove of delectable Easter goodness? Alongside a full-size pretzel and caramel milk chocolate Easter egg, Harvey Nichols has packed this seasonal hamper with a bounty of treats including praline and gianduja mini eggs, lemon curd, chocolate coated strawberries, champagne, shortbread biscuits and almond, pistachio and rose petal honey.

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Booja Booja vegan Easter egg

Vegans have spent far too long making do with subpar substitutes come Easter. This year treat your plant-based pals to Booja Booja’s fine vegan, organic, gluten- and soya-free milk chocolate egg filled with decadent salted caramel truffles. Why not buy one for yourself too? We promise you’ll never know it’s dairy-free.

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The Dorchester Milk Chocolate & Hazelnut Praline Egg

This indulgent chocolate egg is handcrafted in-house at The Dorchester’s Cake & Flowers shop, featuring hazelnut praline encased between two layers of the hotel’s favourite 42 per cent milk chocolate, created by Valrhona. The inner layer is then finished with a light scattering of crunchy caramel eclats and sea salt. It doesn’t get much better than this…

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Venchi Chocoviar Stracciatella Easter Egg

Probably not one for the kids, this seemingly simple chocolate egg from heritage Italian chocolatier, Venchi, cracks open to reveal an inside embedded with its signature ‘chocoviar balls’. Available in white, milk and dark versions, this stracciatella option promises to be a seriously opulent treat for the fine chocolate lover in your life.

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Pierre Marcolini Four-drawer Easter box

Belgian pâtissier and chocolatier Pierre Marcolini is famed for his intricate creations and, when it comes to Easter, he pulls out all the stops. After all, the only thing better than one fine Easter egg is a draw filled with 30 of them. Alongside the miniature praline eggs, you’ll also find a further three drawers filled with praline and caramel animals, and gorgeous hearts flavoured with lemon, pistachio, passion fruit and salted caramel.

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Le Chocolat du Alain Ducasse faceted Easter Egg

It is, perhaps, no surprise that Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse is also a dab hand at pastry. In fact, he has his own line of high-end chocolate shops which, for Easter 2024, will be turning out a whole range of delectable seasonal treats. Among the most extravagant is this hand-carved and sculpted dark and milk chocolate egg finished with a layer of almond-hazelnut praline.

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Claridge's Easter Egg

Claridge’s has unveiled a limited-edition Easter egg, and it’s just as sophisticated as one might expect. Inspired by the iconic black and white lobby of the five-star hotel, the elegant egg has been handcrafted in milk, white and dark versions. Each one is generously filled with a selection of handmade praline gull’s eggs.

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Rosewood London Almond Blossoms easter egg

Designed by executive pastry chef Mark Perkins and handmade in the kitchens of the Rosewood London hotel, this stunning Easter egg pays homage to Vincent Van Gogh’s famed Almond Blossoms artwork. A milk chocolate shell finished in edible blue paint is embellished with chocolate branches, sugar blossom flowers and salted caramel truffles to create an egg so beautiful it’s almost too pretty to eat.

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Farhi chocolate-coated almond Bonbonnière

Really looking to impress with your Easter gifting? Offer up this grown-up alternative to the traditional chocolate egg. Inspired by centuries-old hosting traditions, this intricately hand-decorated reusable golden box is filled with an assortment of milk, dark, white and salted caramel chocolate-coated almonds.

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