Best Easter eggs for kids

Melisha Kaur

Spring is here and chocolate eggs are everywhere. If there’s one time of the year that can make kids happy, it’s the Easter holidays.

From a quirky balloon-shaped offering to a sheep named Woolliam, we’ve selected some of the best chocolate treats your little bunnies will love cracking into come April 1.

Charbonnel et Walker Peter Rabbit Easter Egg

This moreish milk chocolate egg from royal warrant holders, Charbonnel et Walker, makes a delightful treat for both little ones and grown-ups. Its delightful packaging takes inspiration from the classic Beatrix Potter character, Peter Rabbit. Each glossy sphere is tied with a silky blue ribbon and comes with a selection of mini eggs.

£15, Charbonnel et Walker, Buy it now

Kinder Surprise Easter Egg

These Kinder Surprise eggs are five times bigger than their smaller counterparts, and the delicate shell is as silky and creamy as you'd expect. Each is packed with a sizeable toy.

£4, Asda, Buy it now

Artisan du Chocolat Balloon Egg

Older children will be wowed by this balloon-shaped creation from Artisan du Chocolat. With its beautiful marbled design and sweet edible lace strings, the quirky treat comes in a delicious flavour of passion fruit-flavoured white and milk chocolate and offers plenty to go around, including an assortment of creamy milk ganache, praline and fruit coulis mini eggs.

£25, Artisan du Chocolat, Buy it now

Lindt Gold Bunny Egg

With its premium quality, the decadent Swiss chocolate from Lindt is popular with sweet tooths of all ages. This indulgent shell comes with a selection of the master chocolatier's popular gold-foiled Easter bunnies, which come in the perfect size for sharing with peckish grown-ups.

£6, Waitrose, Buy it now

Maltesers Hollow Milk Chocolate Easter Egg with Teasers​

Sometimes bigger is better, and such is the case with the epic Maltesers egg. The hollow sculpture, which comes complete with a duo of 'Teasers', is crafted from Mars's famous malted chocolate - so it won’t be around for long. A delicious crowd-pleaser.

£4, Asda, Buy it now

Bettys Milk Chocolate Orange Flavoured Egg​

This charming treat is the handiwork of Yorkshire's famous craft bakers, Bettys. A smooth Swiss milk chocolate sphere is flavoured with orange and hand-piped with dark and orange-white chocolate. Great for the whole family, it sits on a dark chocolate base and measures at 19cm high.

£22.50, Bettys, Buy it now

Hotel Chocolat Woolliam Chocolate Sheep

This quirky Hotel Chocolat offering is a fun design that kids will enjoy tucking into. Made with thick white chocolate, the novelty egg has the perfect amount of sweetness for little ones and is delightfully presented with a selection of caramel chocolate drops.

£6.50, Hotel Chocolat, Buy it now

Chocolate Trading Co Fat Easter hen

Chocolate chicken, anyone? Add a touch of whimsy to your Easter spread with this hollow milk chocolate hen, which measures at 13cm tall. If this doesn’t put a smile on your little one's face, we don’t know what will. Each is presented in a gift bag with a ribbon.

£5.95, Chocolate Trading Co, Buy it now

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