The most exquisite Easter eggs

Easter is no longer a chocolate extravaganza just for kids: the eggs of the future are here. Retailers are battling it out to see who can create the most incredible Easter egg any one has ever seen.

From lemon meringue chocolate eggs to full size chocolate chickens, anything you can imagine has been crafted by ambitious chocolatiers.

We’ve scouted out the best Easter eggs for 2013 and pinned them all over on Pinterest. Here’s our top 3 below:

 

easterReal Hen’s eggs filled with hazelnut praline, £24.99, Selfridges

It looks like a real egg, but is it? Peel back the shell just like a hard boiled egg to reveal delicious hazelnut praline. Or for a yummy treat, melt the eggs in the microwave and use the chocolatey goo as a dip for biscuits or fruit.

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hcThe Classic Ostrich Easter Egg, £70.00, Hotel Chocolat

Two giant ostrich egg shells made with 40% milk chocolate, studded with cookie pieces, crispy puffed rice and chunks of white chocolate.

Served with a collection of 21 dreamy chocolate recipes including soft caramels, velvety smooth pralines, soft truffles and much, much more. With an extra 6 praline-filled Golden Eggs to find hidden inside too!

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chickenChocolate Popcorn Chicken, £24.99, Firebox

A near life-size caramel chocolate chicken, stuffed full of popcorn, is this for real? You better believe it, and the body is thick and flavoured with salted caramel. Mmm.

 

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Here are our other favourites from Give as you Live retailers…