If you'd rather something a little different than your usual chocolate egg this Easter, then take a look at these quirky creations.

As Easter is just around the corner, why not stock up on these unusual eggs?

From gin themed to vegan creations, there’s something for all tastes.

For the gin fan

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As with their Christmas treats, John Lewis is selling an exclusive range of gin delights for Easter.

This Easter egg. £14 comes with an Edinburgh Gin Elderflower Liqueur, making it a perfect gift for the gin lover in your life.

For the Prosecco lover

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Picture: Waitrose

This beautifully presented Prestat Pink Popping Prosecco egg (£17.50 from Waitrose) is sure to delight thanks to its pink fizzing, popping candy chocolate and mini prosecco truffles.

The work of art

Unusual Easter Eggs

Picture: Rococo Chocolates

For something that looks too good to eat, head over to Rococo Chocolates and their range of hand painted eggs, £11.95.

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There’s also a selection of bars and birds ‘eggs’, including these Salted Caramel Seagull Eggs (£8.95).

For the chocolate connoisseur

This beautiful Easter Egg has been hand made in Iain Burnett’s Highland Chocolatier studio in Perthshire.

Made using Iain Burnett’s luxurious white chocolate it has been decorated with hand-piped swirls of Ruby Chocolate

The egg is presented along with six foil covered Belgian praline eggs in a bag hand tied with ribbon, all for £29.95.

For vegans

Gone are the days when vegans had to do without over Easter. There’s a huge range of vegan chocolate treats available to feast on, from bars to these beautiful eggs from Booja Booja.

This large Hazelnut Crunch egg, £24.99, comes with 12 truffles and is part of the brand’s Easter range which includes hand-painted Easter eggs made in Kashmir, India and hand-packed in Norfolk.

Alternatively, you can grab the Himalayan Salt Divine chocolate Easter Egg from Traidcraft (£5) which has added feel-good factor in that, not only is it vegan, it’s also Fair Trade meaning you have even more reason to fell good about enjoying it.

For the sandwich connoisseur

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For anyone that wants something a bit different at lunch, this Hotel Chocolat Easter Egg Sandwich, £10 is sure to raise a few laughs in the office.

Made by putting a loaf of granary bread though a 3D scanner, the milk chocolate egg creation comes in a sandwich box to complete with authentic look.

For cheese enthusiasts

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Available to buy from Sainsbury’s stores across the country now, the Cheesalicious Easter Egg is described as the “perfect alternative Easter gift for those who favour savoury over sweet”.

Made from cheddar using milk from Lancashire farms, the ‘cheester’ egg is designed to be a “show-stopping cheeseboard centre piece” for the family to enjoy over the Easter weekend for only £5.

For the avocado aficionado

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If you can’t go a day without eating an avocado then get your fix this Easter with Waitrose’s chocolate version.

The Belgian chocolate Avocado egg, £8, is available to buy now and looks just like the real thing thanks to a specially shaped mould and some natural colourings.

For a bit of sparkle

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Fans of Prosecco will love this sparkly addition to Marks and Spencer’s Easter range.

On sale now for £5, the Prosecco egg or the “Proseggo” is a luxury milk chocolate egg that has been flavoured with the bubbly tipple as well as a hint of raspberry and blackcurrant, and a dash of salt.

The ginsecco egg

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In a supermarket first, Lidl has launched a show-stopping ‘Ginsecco’ Easter Egg.

The combination, which sees two of the nation’s favourite tipples meet in harmony, makes its chocolate debut with Lidl’s luxury egg which pairs Ginsecco perfectly with milk chocolate for a delicious and unique flavour.

Made from luxury Belgian milk chocolate, the egg is accompanied by irresistibly smooth Ginsecco and chocolate ganache mini eggs.

Costing just £12.99, the indulgent chocolate treat is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face this Easter.

About The Author

Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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