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The best supermarket Easter eggs 2022

Published: March 31, 2022 at 3:10 am
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We blind-tasted over 30 supermarket Easter eggs to bring you the results of our 2022 Easter Taste Awards. Discover which dark, milk, white, vegan and miniature chocolate eggs we loved, plus our best picks for kids.

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Over two days, our expert judging panel taste tasted over 30 different chocolate Easter eggs from 12 national supermarkets to bring you our definitive list of top buys for Easter 2022.

We did a completely blind test by removing all packaging before presenting the eggs to the judges. Comments and a score out of 10 was then submitted for each product in the category via anonymous online judging forms. The entire judging process was overseen by an independent adjudicator.

Read on to find out which dark, milk, white, vegan and miniature chocolate eggs we loved, plus our top picks for kids.

For the full list of winners, including the best hot cross buns, visit our Easter Taste Awards 2022.

Best milk chocolate egg

A milk chocolate Easter egg without its packaging against a green and yellow background

Winner: Waitrose hidden truffles milk chocolate Easter egg

Don’t be fooled by the simple design – this rich, creamy and not-too-sweet milk chocolate was the best we tasted. But, the boozy truffles are divisive.

Buy online at Waitrose & Partners (£10)

Runner up: Aldi The Majestic Egg

This large egg has very thick chocolate and an elegant design. It's sweet, smooth and melts easily.

Buy in-store at Aldi (£14.99)

Best dark chocolate egg

A dark chocolate egg on its side on a green plate

Winner: Waitrose No. 1 hidden truffles dark chocolate Easter egg

The dark chocolate has good thickness and tangy notes, with a sharp snap.

Buy online at Waitrose & Partners (£10)

Runner up: Moser Roth dark chocolate lovers duo egg

If you prefer a thicker chocolate, this chunkier egg has a striking design that makes it a good gift, with full-flavoured dark chocolate.

Available online at Aldi (£5.99)

Best white chocolate egg

A blonde white chocolate Easter egg standing upright with truffles and chocolates in front of it

Winner: Waitrose No. 1 hidden truffles blonde chocolate Easter egg

For something a bit different, this blonde egg is impressive: the thin chocolate is sweet but not too sickly, with strong caramel notes and pleasing salty crunch.

Buy online at Waitrose & Partners (£10)

Best vegan egg

Three patterned chocolate Easter eggs without their wrapping with extra chocolates in front of them

Asda free-from dark chocolate egg with vanilla truffles (left), Aldi free-from salted caramel egg with hidden truffles

Winner: Aldi Moser Roth free-from salted caramel egg with hidden truffles

For milk chocolate fans, this has a nice hit of salt and added crunch from caramel pieces, plus indulgent truffles.

Buy online at Aldi (£4.99)

Winner: Asda Extra Special free-from dark chocolate egg with vanilla truffles

The smooth dark chocolate has a satisfying snap and fruity notes. Plus, the truffles are good quality.

Buy online at Asda (£4.50)

Best children's egg

An Easter egg shaped like an ice cream standing on a pink mount

Winner: Aldi chocolate ice cream egg

We love the brilliantly fun design of this ice cream egg, which has lots of different flavours, too. The milk chocolate is creamy and thin, while the slightly salted wafer blonde chocolate is especially delicious.

Buy online at Aldi (£6.99)

Runner up: M&S Space Eggsplorer

This milk chocolate egg is very sweet, but judges loved the unique design and mini chocolate extras designed to look like planets.

Buy online at Ocado (£5)

Runner up: Waitrose Sunny Side Sam

For a white chocolate option, this adorable design is a winner, and has good vanilla flavour and thin creamy chocolate.

Buy online at Waitrose & Partners (£5)

Best miniature eggs

Six mini Easter eggs sat upright on a pink cloth

Winner: Waitrose No.1 delectable duo

This pretty selection of eggs has grown-up flavours, with luxurious centres and different combinations of crispy praline, smooth caramel and chocolate ganache.

Buy online at Waitrose & Partners (£6)

Runner up: Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Swiss milk, dark & white chocolate eggs

These individually wrapped truffles reveal an enjoyable variety of flavours, with smooth, firm centres and creamy chocolate.

Buy online at Sainsbury's (£3.50)

Runner up: Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite British Bird Eggs

This unusual selection of eggs would be great for decorating a cake, with a pretty selection of different shapes and colours. The small eggs have the best taste, including a dark salted caramel.

Buy online at Aldi (£4.99)

Best chocolate bunny

Winner: Aldi Moser Roth milk chocolate hazelnut bunny

The addition of hazelnuts in this bunny provides nutty texture and flavour, balancing the sweet milk chocolate.

Buy in store at Aldi (£1.29)

Runner up: Morrisons milk chocolate sitting bunny

A classic milk chocolate bunny. This is noticeably creamy and sweet, with a good thickness.

Buy in store at Morrisons (£1.50)

For more 2022 winners, including the best hot cross buns visit our Easter Taste Awards hub page.

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This review was last updated in March 2022. If you have any questions, suggestions for future reviews or spot anything that has changed in price or availability, please get in touch at goodfoodwebsite@immediate.co.uk.

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