The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it a lot of fear and uncertainty, and has forced Easter, among other things to be a little different this year.
However, the current outbreak serves as a reminder to appreciate the smaller joys in life - including indulging in some chocolate eggs over Easter.
Which Easter eggs are the best?
The arrival of every Easter brings with it a host of new delicious treats to enjoy, including a mix of new flavours and classic favourites.
If you haven’t yet been able to get to the supermarket yet, there are a wealth of tasty options available to buy online, as well as in stores.
Whether you are looking to try something a bit out of the ordinary, or tuck into the biggest egg you can find, here’s a selection of some of the best Easter eggs currently up for grabs.
Waitrose Heston Chocolate Hen’s Eggs
Waitrose is selling what appears to be a pack of four ordinary looking eggs, which are in fact made of white chocolate and filled with velvety salted caramel, and banana ganache.
The eggs have a soft and sticky two-tone banoffee centre, with layers of fresh banana puree and dark chocolate caramel.
Price: £4.50. Buy here
Cadbury Dairy Milk Choca-Latte Inventor Egg
If you are a fan of chocolate and coffee, Cadbury has come up with the perfect treat in the form of its choca-latte egg.
New for 2020, the giant egg is made with a delicious infusion of Cadbury Dairy Milk and coffee flavouring, complete with two sharing bars.
Price: £4.69. Buy here
Aldi Moser Roth Giant Dragon Egg
Aldi is selling an array of giant eggs for Easter, including a giant dragon egg.
Weighing a hefty 800g, the egg is hand finished with a decorative ombre effect of bright russet to deep copper, with a rich lustre finish.
Price: £7.59. More info
Moo Free Sea Salt and Caramel Vegan Chocolate Egg
This vegan egg features the delicious flavours of single origin, organic sea salt and caramel, and is made in the same way as regular eggs, with the cows’ milk simply replaced with rice milk.
The egg is also dairy, gluten and soya free.
Price: £4.99. Buy here
Coco Loco Giant Lemon Drizzle Egg
This handmade organic egg weighs a hefty 1.25kg, and is comprised of creamy vanilla white chocolate, that has been given a tangy lemon twist.
Once the outer shell is broken, you will find a collection of jumbo white chocolate buttons hidden inside.
Price: £30. Buy here
Asda Extra Special The Orange One Milk Chocolate Easter Egg
Few things pair as well together as chocolate and orange, making this Easter egg a winning combination.
Part of Asda’s Extra Special range, the egg features crispy orange flavoured pieces and Belgian milk chocolate, and is suitable for vegetarians.
Price: £5. Buy here
Hotel Chocolat Extra-thick Just Milk Chocolate Easter Egg
Hotel Chocolat are selling a lavishly thick milk chocolate egg for the ultimate indulgence, with a host of mini eggs waiting to be found inside once it is cracked open.
Among the mini egg flavour is salted macadamia, pistachio, salted caramel cream, and zesty raspberry.
Price: £29. Buy here
M&M Large Easter Egg
If you are looking to supersize your chocolate intake this Easter, this large M&M egg is just the ticket at an impressive 268g.
The hollow egg is made of milk chocolate, and comes with a pack of both peanut and chocolate flavoured M&Ms.
Price: £4. Buy here
Thorntons White Chocolate and Raspberry Egg
Ideal for those with a sweet tooth, this egg comprises creamy white chocolate and scattered pieces of dried raspberry, adding a burst of sharp fruity flavour.
Price: £12. Buy here
Waitrose Chocolate Marble Easter Egg
Ideal for those who can’t choose between milk, dark or white chocolate, this luxurious egg combines all three flavours so you don’t have to.
Price: £3.75. Buy here