Looking for new and quirky Easter chocolate ideas and, well, Easter desserts in general? Well, we’ve compiled a list of 10 favourites. In alphabetical order, we start with Vancouver’s Beta5 before taking a detour through Calgary, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, and wrapping things up in Montreal and Halifax. Let’s hop to it!
For a fun sci-fi and 80s-themed Easter, look no further than Beta5’s intergalactic Queen of Hearts Polygon Egg. The shell is 66% dark chocolate and hand-painted with bright cocoa butter. But this wasn’t enough for this top chocolatier who have filled each of their polygon eggs with a raspberry caramel ganache, almond – earl grey praline, earl grey marshmallow, and roasted almonds.
The Gardens Bunny Easter Cake is a stunning confection consisting of three layers, each exquisitely adorned with vanilla buttercream and adorned with handcrafted garden flowers. The cake is elevated by an adorable golden chocolate Easter bunny, complete with sugar ear, presented in a towering 6-inch height. This cake is available in a range of delicious flavors, such as carrot, chocolate, raspberry, and mango passionfruit, and even accommodates gluten-free diets. Additionally, Bobette and Belle offers a delightful array of Easter-themed treats, including Animal Cake Pops, Theme Piped Meringues, and Easter Egg Cookies, all showcasing intricate and beautiful piping work.
With 125 locations across Canada, locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to Easter hot cross buns. With sweet orange zest and tart, plump cranberries, these buns are a twist on tradition. To add to the Easter desserts collection, they offer three additional types of hot cross buns: Apple Cinnamon, Chocolate Chip, and Traditional Fruit Hot Cross Buns. If that’s not enough for you, we suggest exploring their variety of scones, danishes, and brioches.
Inspired by the action painting of Jackson Pollock, this Easter treat is perfect for fans of abstract art. No two Pollock Eggs are identical, though they are all available in milk, white, or dark chocolates. All of which are gluten-free; the dark chocolate egg being vegan. They come in two sizes, 5” tall and 10” tall, plus a bonus extra big size if you contact the team directly. As self-proclaimed geeks and lovers of many fandoms, they also offer a Harry Potter Egg, Zombie Bunnies, and Splatter SMASH Eggs.
At High Tea Bakery, adorable desserts are on the menu this Easter. A custom keepsake box is home to their 12 mini imperial cookies. These batches come with 6 white bunnies and 6 yellow chicks, perfect for Easter.
These little delights are made with almond shortbread and a sweet raspberry preserve middle, and finally coated in a pure almond icing. Not only are these cookies made from scratch, but they also feature locally sourced eggs and creamery butter. Be careful, or you might become obsessed with these cookies!
This cake is an absolute Easter sensation. Picture it – 6 inches of triple layered chocolate cake, filled with chocolate ganache, and smothered in vanilla buttercream. But it doesn’t stop there! This dessert has a chocolate buttercream topping that is also sprinkled with coconut and, of course, mini eggs.
Ooey Gooey Bakeshop is a home-based operation that makes all their goodies from scratch. Did we also mention they use real butter and no artificial fillings or toppings?
This Première Moisson gem is a chocolate lover’s dream. It features a decadent caramel sponge cake that is coated with a homemade almond-hazelnut praline, followed by a layer of crispy meringue, and finally, a smooth mousse and frosting both crafted from premium Belgian chocolate. Rest assured, no bunnies were harmed in the creation of this delectable dessert. This exceptional dessert is a true representation of the gourmet culinary scene, and with more than 25 bakery locations throughout the province of Quebec, it is a must-try. Additionally, Première Moisson’s Easter Chocolate-Caramel Verrines are a worthy consideration for those seeking toindulge themselves with a treat this holiday season.
If you are looking for a French artisanal chocolate store with original animal design, stop by the Halifax-based Rousseau Chocolatier. Their Easter collection includes a cute pink bright Easter Piggy that is accompanied by a large selection of other animal figurines. Check out their funny lambs, bunnies, colourful eggs, and chocolate moose lollipops.
This Easter treat is a mischievous little bunny. The adorable bunny is solid chocolate and satisfying, and it’s eager to find a new home. Made with buttery white chocolate, it is caramelized to perfection, evoking memories of sitting around a campfire with the scent of charred marshmallows and wood smoke in the air.
Pastry Chef and owner Deidre Lotecki has done it again. This time with her crowd pleasing Mini Egg Cheesecake. She makes the base from her chocolate mini egg cookie, which holds the silky mini egg baked cheesecake filling. Topped with a smooth chocolate ganache and, you guessed it, mini eggs, it’s perfect to share with 8-10 people. If beautifully decorated sugar cookies are more your thing, then you’re in luck with their vanilla flavoured carrots, bunnies, eggs, and baby chicks.
Get your Easter orders in early as it’s almost here. For a list of more Easter desserts near you, search here. Happy Easter, everyone.
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