The Most Luxurious Easter Eggs To Buy In Hong Kong For Easter 2021
Easter is less than two weeks away, and along with meaning that we have a long weekend on the horizon, it's all also the perfect time to indulge in some chocolate treats. From Fortnum & Mason to Charbonnel et Walker, the Peninsula Boutique and more, some of the finest chocolate makers in the city have gone all out with this year's seasonal offerings.
Keep reading to find out exactly which treats to stock up on for your Easter celebrations before they're gone.
1/13 Fortnum & Mason
If you haven't yet visited Fortnum & Mason's Tsim Sha Tsui location: do. Not only is the store a wonderland for tea aficionados, but the British export has plenty in the way of sweet indulgences. This Easter don't miss specials such as the Eau de Nil Dark Chocolate Praline Eggs––real hen's eggs which have been filled to the brim with praline dark chocolate and painted in the brand's signature Eau de Nil blue––alongside more traditional takes on Easter chocolates, such as beautiful hand-decorated, full-sized chocolate eggs and foil-covered milk chocolate eggs, perfect for your Easter egg hunt.
For the ultimate indulgence, a Fortnum's Hamper is always well received-––the Extraordinary Easter Hamper includes a selection of seasonal specials, alongside Fortnum's own blend of Easter tea.
2/13 Charbonnel et Walker
Queen Elizabeth’s chocolatier is pulling out all the stops this Easter. Not only can you enjoy the brand's signature Pink Marc de Champagne Truffles in a seasonal egg shape, but there are also an array of full-sized eggs to enjoy. Available in available in pink-tinted white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate, the eggs come packaged in their own hand-decorated cylinders––with the milk chocolate option available with a choice of Sea Salt or Milk Chocolate Truffles.
Charbonnel et Walker's Easter collection is available to shop online now, along with at its pop-up store at The Murray and at its retail store in the Prince's Building, from now until Easter.
Venchi's selection of gourmet Easter delights promises to be more than tempting. From large easter eggs to smaller treats, there's plenty to choose from.
Offering "eggs for every taste", whether you like your chocolate dark, milk or white, Venchi will have you covered: with everything from milk chocolate eggs covered in hazelnuts, to white chocolate eggs embellished with raspberry grains and more.
4/13 The Peninsula Boutique
Welcome in spring with The Peninsula Boutique's specially-created Easter collection. From the limited-edition Enchanting Easter Egg––which is made with premium cacao beans from Ecuador and Ghana infused with Madagascar vanilla––to the elegant pink Ruby Chocolate Bunny and selection of chocolate lollipops and assorted eggs, there's something for the whole family to enjoy.
Shop at The Peninsula Hong Kong or head to their online store to mix and match your own unique Easter celebration, or opt for the Easter Fun hamper, which is housed inside a blue Peninsula keepsake suitcase, and filled to the brim with seasonal chocolates.
5/13 La Maison Du Chocolat
From sophisticated to cute, La Maison Du Chocolat's Easter creations offer something for everyone.
Can't choose between dark or milk chocolate? The gorgeous two-tone handcrafted egg offers the best of both worlds. Alternatively, go classic with a glossy dark chocolate easter bunny. Made from Peruvian, Jamaican and Ecuadorian chocolate, don't miss the characters of Pilot Peru, Agent Jamaica and Captain Ecuador, made using only the finest chocolate. Whatever your choice, don't miss stocking up on the luxurious assorted praline eggs––ideal for Easter egg hunts or for keeping for yourself.
6/13 Conspiracy Chocolate
Hong Kong-based Conspiracy Chocolate delivers vegan dark chocolate made using only two ingredients, promising no added sugar, additives or other ingredients.
Striving to deliver high-quality chocolates to those with milk allergies or dietary requirements, they have created the artisan Duo Egg for Easter. The dual-sided egg features two kinds of fillings: a rich coconut-based ganache with matcha and a raspberry core; and a smooth, caramelised cashew butter cream with toasted sourdough crunch and a hint of raspberry.
7/13 The Mandarin Cake Shop
Delivering some of the best baked good and hand-crafted chocolates in the city, no matter the occasion, The Mandarin Cake Shop is also offering a special collection for your Easter celebrations this year. From freshly-baked hot cross buns and cream cheese-topped carrot cakes, to handcrafted Easter marshmallows, there's plenty in store.
If you're looking for Easter chocolates to impress, opt for The Mandarin's assorted trufflebox, or the Easter egg with chocolate pralines––not to forget a chocolate bunny and chicken to complete your line-up.
8/13 The Cakery
Another option for vegans looking to not miss out on the Easter fun, The Cakery's seasonal selection offers treats both large and small.
The jar of small easter eggs is pretty as a picture, with the white, blue and pink vegan white chocolate eggs filled freeze-dried raspberries and finished with a shimmery lustre. For a real treat, the Large Easter Egg will make for the perfect seasonal centrepiece, decorated in ombre yellow and fondant flowers, complete with 24 shimmery vegan easter eggs hidden inside.
From gummy butterflies to raspberry-flavoured bunny tails and caramel-filled eggs, Sugarfina's Easter collection may not feature full-sized Easter eggs, but the array of creative candies more than makes up for what it may lack in size.
Ideal for creating your own Easter egg hunt, the brand's signature coloured sweets are as prevalent as ever in this seasonal collection of delights, sure to wine over sweet-toothed fans of all ages.
10/13 The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Ritz-Carlton's Golden Easter Egg is not to be missed this season. Not only is the golden-hued chocolate egg filled with chocolates and marshmallows to enjoy, but it also includes the chance to win a tour of The Highest Chocolate Factory. The exclusive tour will include an interactive chocolate experience led by the hotel’s culinary professionals, a cocktail at Ozone, the chance to win a staycation or afternoon tea experience at the hotel and more.
Available until April 6, the hotel is also offering an array of other seasonal cakes and chocolates online and at the Pastry Pop-up Shop in the Level 9 lobby.
This Easter, Louise is delighting chocolate lovers with its Easter Special selection. Not only does the seasonal set include a dark chocolate Valrhona Equatorial Egg, filled with Valrhona miniature milk and dark chocolate assortment, along with a Dulcey chocolate tablet with a salted butter caramel filling, but one lucky winner will also receive a golden ticket for the change to win a Weekday Parlour Set Lunch for two guests at Louise.⠀
Available to pre-order for pick-up only at Louise from March 27 to April 4 (Tuesday to Sunday), pre-order your Easter special here.
12/13 Island Shangri-La
Taking inspiration from classic Japanese characters, the Island Shangri-La pastry team have created an extra-special Eggs-traordinary Japanese Easter collection.
Far from your average chocolate egg, the beautifully crafted chocolate samurai, chocolate geisha and sumo bunny are made from the highest quality Valrhona chocolate––with a more traditional milk chocolate Ikebana Easter Egg with crispy praline also available for those looking for a more traditional take.
A tribute to the iconic Fabergé egg, L'Envol's Easter egg is a beautiful pearlescent white on the outside, but cracks open to reveal an interior of Valrhona Illanka 63% Dark Chocolate Pistoles with a caramelised hazelnut and praline with feuillantine spread, dazzled with toasted assorted nuts: France Piedmont hazelnut, Iranian pistachio, pecan, whole almond and sprinkled with French sea salt.
Created by pastry chef Mandy Siu, this work of chocolate art matches the Fabergé egg in decadence and sophistication, and is available for pickup until April 10 for HK$498.
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