Marks & Spencer has unveiled its mouth-watering Easter food range, with everything from a Percy Pig egg to showstopping desserts set to hit supermarket shelves in time for the holiday next month.
The British high street retailer will introduce a range of delicious sweet treats, alongside some succulent main courses that’ll keep the whole family happy come Easter lunch.
Favourite M&S character Colin the Caterpillar has been given two different Easter makeovers, with a classic hollow egg (£5) and an Easter Bunny Colin the Caterpillar (£10) both included in the range.
Left: The Caramel and Fudge Easter Sundae, £10, consisting of a hollow milk chocolate egg overflowing with milk chocolate coated pretzels, fudge and caramel pieces. Pictured right: Seth The Sloth, £5, a cute hand-decorated hollow milk chocolate sloth character named Seth
Easter Bunny Colin the Caterpillar £10. Iconic Colin has dressed up as the Easter Bunny in his latest makeover. This cute Easter Bunny cake has been smothered in milk chocolate and topped with mini carrot decorations and egg-shaped sprinkles. Available from 31st March
Pictured left: Collection Extra Thick White and Blonde Chocolate Egg, £12. With a creamy white chocolate outer shell and caramel-ly blonde inside, this luxury egg has just been named the best white chocolate Easter egg 2020 by Good Housekeeping. Right: Fruity Easter Sundae, £10, Hollow milk chocolate egg overflowing with freeze-dried raspberries and jelly beans
M&S’ mouth-watering Easter range
THE EASTER EGGS
Percy Pig Milk Chocolate Egg and Sweets, £4, 200g
Colin the Caterpillar Milk Chocolate Hollow Egg, £5, 270g
Caramel and Fudge Easter Sundae, £10,
Fruity Easter Sundae, £10
Extremely Chocolatey Biscuit Egg, £8
Extremely Chocolatey Speckled Egg Crunch, £8, 345g
Collection Extra Thick White and Blonde Chocolate Egg, £12, 500g
Collection Fruit & Nut Milk Chocolate Lattice Egg, £15, 406g
THE NOVELTY CHOCOLATE
Seth The Sloth, £5, 135g
Jumbo Easter Button, £5, 180g
THE EASTER LUNCH
Spring Herb Chicken, £7.50, 1.8kg
Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder, £20, 1.95-2.45 kg,
Chocolate Cracked Egg Trifle, £10, 840g,
6 Belgian Chocolate Eggs, £12, 540g
Burrowing Bunny Cheesecake, £10, 1kg, serves 10
Easter Bunny Colin the Caterpillar, £10, 625g
THE HOT CROSS BUNS
4 Chilli & Cheese Hot Cross Buns, £1.50 or 2 for £2.50
4 Luxury Hot Cross Buns, 310g, £1.50 or 2 for £2.50
4 Salted Caramel Hot Cross Buns, 260g, £1.50 or 2 for £2.50
4 Kentish Bramley Apple Hot Cross Buns, 260g, £1.50 or 2 for £2.50
Made Without Wheat 4 Hot Cross Buns, 280g, £2 or 2 for £2.50
They appear alongside adorable new creations like Seth The Sloth (£5), a cute hand-decorated hollow milk chocolate sloth character, and a £5 ‘Flameggo’, a hollow pink flamingo ‘egg’ with hand-decorated features.
M&S has also given the Jumbo Chocolate Button from their Christmas collection an Easter makeover, topping the glorious treat with mini speckled eggs.
Meanwhile Easter lunch won’t be complete without a Spring Herb Chicken, £7.50 for 1.8kg, or a Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder, £20, 1.95-2.45 kg.
For the end of the meal, there is a range of showstopping desserts to enjoy, including the sweet Burrowing Bunny Cheesecake, £10, 1kg, serves 10, that looks too good to eat.
Dinner party dessert: Belgian Chocolate Eggs, £12 for six. A showstopping Belgian chocolate mousse dessert, hand dipped in dark chocolate, filled with a hidden chocolate centre and dusted with gold shimmer. Available from 7th April
M&S’ most famous characters. Left: Colin the Caterpillar Milk Chocolate Hollow Egg £5, includes a whole bag of Colin the Caterpillar fruit gums. Right: Percy Pig Milk Chocolate Egg and Sweets, £4, a yummy milk chocolate egg with a 100g mini bag of Percy Pig sweets
A tropical ‘Flameggo’, £5. A hollow pink flamingo “egg” with hand-decorated features
Social media users took to Twitter and Instagram, responding to photo M&S posted of their Easter range.
‘M&S have a chocolate Easter sloth this year and if I was in the UK, I totally would be having it,’ tweeted one.
Another wrote: ‘Ohhhhh my gad. May have to stray from the classic Cadbury milk this Easter’
A third added: ‘Ooh soooo yummy. We can’t wait for Easter. We have given up chocolate for lent which makes seeing this delicious egg all the more tempting’
Social media users gushed over the chocolate treats, revealing their excitement at the addition of a chocolate sloth
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