Easter is a fun time for the whole family – from Easter egg hunts, making chocolate nests, to simply a stroll through the park. As kid-friendly as the holiday is, there’s no reason to say why you can’t indulge with a few sweet treats for yourself. There are so many luxurious chocolates you can enjoy, where do you even begin?
Truffles are usually the first to go when you open up a box of chocolates, and it isn’t hard to understand why. They’re so silky and rich; the first solid bite of the shell, followed by a creamy centre. You’ll only need a couple of truffles to fill that sweet-tooth craving. Truffles are one of the most luxurious chocolates Thorntons offer a fantastic range for you to try. Whether you’re a milk or white chocolate kind of person, you’ll find a truffle just right for your taste.
For those that love a nutty flavour to their chocolate, praline is second to none. Pralines have that perfect combination of a crunch and cream in a single bite. You could also opt for different flavours outside of just hazelnut. Fortnum & Mason sells a selection box of 12 different pralines. They are incredibly rich you even a small box can last you a while You can make a cup of tea, put your feet up, and enjoy.
Liqueur chocolates definitely belong on your own Easter chocolate list – no kids allowed here. Each bite is a delicious mixture of booze and chocolate. What more could you want from a weekend? You can pick your favourite spirit and find the right box for that – or dabble in a mix and match. If you’re feeling particularly indulgent, you could try Mozart’s Gold. It’s a chocolate liqueur and makes for the perfect Easter tipple.
Perhaps you don’t care too much for chocolate with a filling. You just want to enjoy it in its simplicity, and experience the pure cocoa flavour. Raphia is well-known for its luxurious range of chocolate. Dark chocolate is one of the healthier forms of chocolate, which is a bonus. As you’re treating yourself, why not pair with it a drink? Chocolate and rum make a perfect pair.
Luxurious chocolate boxes are just the thing you need to treat yourself over the Easter weekend. You’ll be amazed at the sheer selection out there, you’ll definitely find the right selection for you. What’s your favourite kind of chocolate?