Five things: The best Easter eggs in Scotland
Some particularly special chocolate eggs for the discerning chocolate fan
- Dark chocolate and raspberry, made by Coco of Bruntsfield
One of a wide range of decadent eggs, this one is also filled with your choice of champagne truffles.
- Truffle, made by The Chocolate Tree
As well as this swirly patterned design filled with hand-made truffle chocolates, The Chocolate Tree also design a range exclusively for kids, such as the shell-design bunny in milk, dark or white.
- Hazelnut and almond, made by The Harvest Garden
The impressively-named Neuhaus Gianduja Egg consists of chocolate combined with ground hazelnuts and almonds, then filled with your choice of fresh cream Belgian chocolates.
- Rose, made by Temper Chocolates (also featured in our Hot Chocolates guide)
The new chocolaterie in Glasgow also offers items with raspberry, cocoa nib and lavender ingredients. Eggs come filled with a choice of fresh cream truffles or little solid chocolates.
- Belgian chocolate, made by Cocoa Black (also featured in our Hot Chocolates guide)
Lovelingly crafted and finished to resemble marble, this is a bit of luxury from the Peebles-based indie chocolatiers.
The Chocolate Tree
123 Bruntsfield Place,
This bohemian cake shop complete with dangling vintage tea cups and brightly coloured origami chocolate boxes will not fail to trap the sweet-toothed cafe-lover. Afternoon tea here retains every bit of luxury while avoiding pomp and ceremony. Customers…
174 Brunstfield Place,
Mmmmm…gorgeous, hand-tempered chocolates made in a specialist chocolate kitchen just down the road in Rosslyn. Of the stacks of bars piled neatly under the glass counter, unusual flavours include apple banoffee, pink peppercorn and tobacco - dark…