The woman&home Taste Tests ensure that you buy the very best and our expert food team have spent many hours testing the best Easter eggs for 2021. Their favourites include showstoppers from the likes of Betty’s and Melt Chocolates as well as some must-buys from our favourite supermarkets.
Whether you’re looking to buy for loved ones, or you fancy a treat yourself, we’re sure to have an egg that fits your budget and needs.
Best dark chocolate Easter eggs
MELT DARK AND MILK CHOCOLATE ACORN EGG
Best novelty egg
Strictly not just dark but a hybrid milk and dark chocolate egg. The judges were particularly taken with the whimsical design. This is a brilliant choice for those who want variety from their Easter egg or if you are buying for a couple with differing tastes.
CHOCOCO DARK CHOCOLATE OCEAN STUDDED EGG
Best charity Easter egg
A great egg that really impressed the tasters, this charity egg raises money for a marine conservation charity. The chocolate is rich, with good acidity and is a brilliant example of high-quality chocolate craftmanship.
MOSER ROTH LOVERS DUO DARK CHOCOLATE EGG
Best supermarket dark chocolate Easter egg
This gorgeous egg is great value for money and the delicious addition of nuts and salt give it a premium taste for a budget price tag. The unconventional design makes the egg stand-out against others and really catches your attention. This is another egg that is ideal for sharing.
See our full list of the best dark chocolate Easter eggs 2021
Best white chocolate Easter eggs
Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite Blonde Chocolate Beehive Egg
Our favourite white chocolate Easter egg
We adored the design of this blonde chocolate Easter egg from Aldi and were as impressed with the flavours. The egg has sweet honeycomb pieces mixed throughout, the decorative bees have a salted caramel centre - and there’s even a drawer filled with hexagonal honey caramel truffles! This really is excellent value for money. We think adults and children would be delighted to receive this egg.
Hotel Chocolat Extra Thick White and Light Easter egg
Best Easter egg for gifting
This egg is one of our top choices for gifting due to the attractive tin, which is perfect for storing homemade baked goods once the chocolate has been eaten. Hotel Chocolat’s white chocolate recipe uses 36% cocoa butter, which is noticeably higher than others on the market and delivers in flavour. There is a selection of chocolates carefully wrapped inside the thick egg too. Some of our favourites included the Custard Tart and the Mango Smoothie.
Chocolate Pomegranate Easter egg
Best Easter egg for unusual flavours
This fun novelty Easter egg delivers punchy, unusual flavours. The caramelised white chocolate, also known as blonde chocolate, is brilliantly balanced with sharp pomegranate notes. It is made using Fairtrade sourced cocoa and is suitable for vegetarians.
See what else made our round-up of the best white chocolate eggs 2021.
Best free-from Easter eggs
Strawberry Easter egg
Our favourite free-from Easter egg
This unusual vegan egg was one of our favourites across all categories. The thick, hollow egg has a rich dark centre and a fruity outer layer - it’s simply phenomenal. At just under £30, some might think it's a lot to spend on an Easter egg but it is worth it for the exceptional quality.
Divine's Deliciously Dark & Smooth Hazelnut Easter egg
Best Fairtrade Easter egg
Budget-friendly, Fairtrade and made using 100 per cent pure cocoa butter, this Easter egg has a rich, nutty flavour that'll satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike. If you happen to have any leftover after Easter, this would be delicious melted down and used in a tiffin or rocky road recipe too.
Mummy Meagz Vegan Orange Choccie Easter Egg with Choccie Orange Bar
Best plant-based Easter egg
This plant-based chocolate egg has a subtle but pleasant orange flavour. We like the bright, recyclable packaging and that the egg comes with an additional orange segment shaped chocolate bar. If you know someone that loves chocolate orange, this is a great option whether they are vegan or not.
See more in out our round-up of the best vegan Easter eggs 2021
Best milk chocolate Easter eggs
Bettys Hand Decorated Spring Flowers Milk Chocolate Egg
The milk chocolate champion egg
Tasty and beautiful, this egg looks almost too good to eat. The egg has been hand-finished with beautiful spring flower decorations which look very impressive when you see them up close. The comes in pretty packaging to finish it off with elegance and makes it very easy for gifting.
No.1 Hidden Truffles nutty egg with salted caramel truffles
Best grown-up egg
A delicious 49% milk chocolate egg with crunchy almonds. Once you've broken into it you will find a secret box of explode-in-the-mouth salted caramel truffles that are simply divine. The chocolate is creamy and decadent and one you should think carefully about sharing.
Orloff Milk Chocolate Hen with Dark and White Chocolate Flecks
Best hen shaped egg
Montezuma's spectacular chocolate has been crafted into a delightful hen shape, with flecks of dark and white chocolate mixed in the heavenly milk chocolate. The fun design will no doubt be a hit with children but the taste is good enough to satisfy adults too.
Divine Chocolate Speckled Mini Eggs
Best milk chocolate mini eggs
A satisfying crunch encapsulates the smooth inside of these delicious Fairtrade mini eggs. These are great as an Easter treat or to decorate some show-stopping Easter baking. They are bigger and more indulgent that the mini eggs you might be used to and once you've tried these it is hard to settle for anything else.
Melt London Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Easter Egg
A heavenly handcrafted egg
Forget salted caramel, this is all about salted chocolate! A really special egg hand made in the heart of Notting Hill. It's thick, luxurious and impressive. An ideal gift that promises to deliver on taste and aesthetics.
Eggstremely Thick Chocolatey Biscuit Egg
The most moorish egg
This is what Easter egg dreams are made of. Salty biscuits and sweet, smooth chocolate. This egg is the perfect accompaniment to a hot cuppa. If you're feeling brave, we recommend breaking off a piece and giving it a very quick dip in the tea to melt a little...
For more inspiration have a look at all of our best milk chocolate Easter eggs 2021
Best Children's Easter Eggs
Bettys Chocolate Buttons Egg
Cute as a button
The quality of the chocolate is the real star of this egg, it’s not too sweet and the buttons add a lovely extra crunch. It's ideal for older children who will appreciate the design and feel very special receiving it.
Hotel Chocolat Easter Pen Pals
These are great for younger children and include a white chocolate sheep, Wooliam, a caramel-milk hen, Elizapeck, and a 40% milk chocolate rabbit named Rabbert. This would also make an excellent prize for the end of an Easter egg hunt.
Chococo Milk Chocolate Dinosaur Egg
The best dino egg
Kids love dinosaurs and let’s be honest, most adults do too. This egg is full of fun and the chocolate really delivers in taste. The design of the egg is a tribute to the UK's Jurassic Coast and is a great opportunity to get little ones interested in fossils.
The Mini Ombles
Not just any children’s chocolate egg
Perfectly sized for kids, we think these Ombles are pretty cute even if they are a little weird-looking too. Our team rated them very highly and were especially impressed with the tasty chocolate flake coating. Thankfully this new M&S product isn't just for Easter so if you try them and fall in love with the taste, you can enjoy them all year round. It's also available in a giant 190g size.
Montezuma's Milk Chocolate Clucky
The scrummiest children’s egg
Silky smooth milk chocolate buttons accompany this super tasty chocolate hen. It's a great size if you're building a personalised Easter hamper for loved ones or if you're planning an Easter egg hunt.
For more inspiration have a look at all of our best kid's Easter eggs 2021
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