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The 10 Best Chocolates to Indulge in this Easter 2020

Easter Chocolates. Photographed by Annie Spratt. Image via Unsplash

Want to eat your way through the best chocolates this Easter? 

Well, you’ve hopped to the right place!

Easter is the one time of the year where copious amounts of chocolate inhaling isn’t frowned upon. So whether you’re a casual chocolate consumer or a self-proclaimed chocoholic, we’ve got you covered with the 10 best chocolates to indulge in this Easter 2020:

Adora Handmade Chocolates
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Adora Handmade Chocolates

Founded in Sydney, Adora Handmade Chocolates was born in 1993 thanks to two sisters creating a range of exotic chocolate goods part-time from home. Since then, Adora has won numerous awards for their unique creations showcased across all four stores; Sydney CBD, Newtown, Earlwood and Parramatta. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Rocky Road Half Egg $28.50 – half a 15 centimetre Belgian egg filled with Adora’s award-winning rocky road. Too pretty to eat or too good to resist?

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Daintree Estates
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Daintree Estates

Created 10 years ago on a now certified organic two and a half hectare cocoa estate in far north Queensland, this family-owned and operated brand is perfect for all types of chocolate lovers – whether you’re a casual chocolate indulger or a self-proclaimed chocoholic. Daintree Estates combines a range of exclusive flavours for their chocolate blocks. Think blood orange, espresso, salted caramel, green tea and even wine-infusions. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Australian Pinot Noir Wine Infused 52% Cocoa – a match made in heaven this Easter. This block infuses your two favourite things in one. Is there anything better?

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Haigh's
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Haigh's

Founded in South Australia in 1915, Haigh’s is still one of Australia’s most iconic luxury chocolatiers, and for good reason. Haigh’s dreamy collection of indulgences include everything from traditional blocks and truffles to creams, fudge, nougat, bars and chocolate novelties in the form of frogs, fish, teddy bears, love hearts and even, pandas. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Hot Cross Bun Gift Box $24.95 and Milk Chocolate Hen $16.95 – ideal for those who can’t decide and perfect for those family discussions about what came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Just Bliss Chocolates
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Just Bliss Chocolates

Found in the heart of Adelaide, Just Bliss Chocolates is everything you need and more this Easter. Established in 2008, Just Bliss is a small family-run business offering Adelaide’s best unique chocolate goods. Located in Rundle Mall, this boutique chocolatier specialises in gourmet truffles, gifts and personalised chocolates. Easter 2020 Recommendation: White Raspberry Almond Egg $25.95 – an orgasmic explosion of flavour. This Easter treat will have each bite explode with white lemon coated almonds, the perfect accompaniment to its milk chocolate exterior.

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Kakawa Chocolates
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Kakawa Chocolates

Sydney based, Kakawa Chocolates uses traditional chocolate techniques mixed with a modern combination of flavours and practices to create a magical array of bars, slabs, ice cream sandwiches, hot chocolate spoons and even chocolate lookalike CD’s – music to your mouth. Entering Darlinghurst’s chocolate haven will have visitors salivating at first glance. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Avocado Egg $19 – for the true avocado-lovers who want to enjoy the luxury fruit for dessert, in its confusingly similar chocolate form made with saffron-infused white chocolate.

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Koko Black
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Koko Black

When it comes to Easter (or any special occasion), our first port of call is renowned Australian chocolatiers Koko Black. Selling a delectable range of gourmet chocolate bars, pralines, truffles and much more, this handcrafted chocolate haven uses nothing but premium natural ingredients to create some of your wildest dreams and tastes. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Milk Chocolate Nest Egg filled with Spiced Hot Cross Bites $35 – combining the best of both worlds, this Easter-inspired treat is everything and so much more.

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Max Brenner
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Max Brenner

Name a better experience than a Max Brenner experience. Selling a deliciously smooth range of chocolate bars, pralines, truffles and gift boxes – there’s no bad purchase when it comes to Max Brenner. Better yet, chocaholics will be delighted by Max Brenner’s extensive range of milk, white, dark, ruby and coffee chocolate offerings. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Tube of Ruby Mini Bunnies $15 – ruby chocolate is the luxurious combination of white chocolate mixed with a berry-like flavour throughout, Easter 2020’s must-have treat.

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OhBoo
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OhBoo

Tucked away in Sydney’s Barangaroo dining hub, OhBoo is an Australian-made, small-batch chocolate oasis. Using only natural ingredients, OhBoo’s creations are proudly artificial flavour-free and cocoa butter substitute-free. Operated by master chocolatier, Fanny Chan, OhBoo combines an exotic combination of Philippine heritage with the sophistication and finesse of French chocolate techniques to create a sensational taste experience. Easter 2020 Recommendation: OhBoo Red Easter Egg $20 – think of this as Easter egg art. This beautiful creation is made with the creamiest milk chocolate adorned with a lively shiny coat and splashes of colour.

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Sweet Pea & Poppy
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Sweet Pea & Poppy

Looking for artisan Australian chocolate? We’ve got you covered and wrapped thanks to Sweet Pea & Poppy. The Canberran chocolatiers handcraft their delectable bites using carefully selected ingredients, sourcing their premium chocolate from France and Ecuador. Sweet Pea & Poppy is renowned for its intricate chocolate gifts in the form of gourmet gift hampers and bundles as well as specialised gifts for both him and her. Easter 2020 Recommendation: Easter Indulgence – Dark Chocolate and Shiraz $65 – the ultimate Easter trio of Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz, Sweet Pea & Poppy Dark Chocolate and an exotic Mango Coconut and Rose Dark Chocolate Bar.

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Three Chocolatiers
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Three Chocolatiers

It’s fun, it’s accessible and it’s non-pretentious – only three of the reasons why we love the Three Chocolatiers. Another being that for the past three years, the team has proudly handcrafted its delicious goods daily from their Sydney flagship store. Using only the best ingredients sourced from local Australian farms, Three Chocolatiers transforms this fine produce into some of the best artisanal handcrafted chocolate the nation has tasted. Easter 2020 Recommendation: The Ultimate Easter Gift Box $85 – everything you need and more. This box has some of Three Chocolatiers best-sellers including Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Crunch, Milk Murray River Almond and Dark Chocolate Strawberry Blast.

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Editor’s note: Hunter and Bligh was gifted by Koko Black. All reviews are authentic and are in no way influenced by our partnership.

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