17 best vegan Easter eggs 2020
25 February 2020
With veganism on the rise, there's more choice than ever when it comes to dairy-free, animal-friendly alternatives. Read on for this year's most egg-ceptional vegan chocolate eggs for Easter 2020 (Sunday 12 April), approved by savvy Mumsnet users.
The tastiest vegan Easter chocolate
When we asked Mumsnet users for their vegan Easter egg recommendations, they didn't disappoint. So let's get cracking (we'll stop now – no more egg jokes. Egg yolks? We're done).
1. Divine Luxury 70% Dark Chocolate Easter Egg (260g), £15.50
Deliciously rich, this Easter egg is dairy-free and palm oil-free, too. So you can tuck in with a clear conscious.
“I bought my adult daughter a Divine Easter egg last year and she loved it. Being 70% dark chocolate, it has quite a grown-up taste so makes a nice treat for the adult vegan in your life.”Shop now
2. Moo Free Bunnycomb Easter Egg (130g), £4.15
Infused with pieces of vegan-friendly honeycomb toffee, this sumptuously sweet egg is perfect for little ones. That is, if you can keep your hands off of it.
“Moo Free is one of the best brands if you want to try something different to plain old chocolate. I've tried the sea salt and caramel, orange and honeycomb varieties and they all have a lovely taste without being too rich or heavy. I think the taste and texture is just like the real thing.”
“Moo Free is very nice and very inexpensive.”Shop now
3. Hotel Chocolat Splat Easter Egg (150g), £10
Is this a work of art fresh from The Tate? No, it's Hotel Chocolat's decadent, dark chocolate Easter egg. And it's almost too beautiful to eat – almost.
“The Hotel Chocolat Easter eggs are good if you want something nicely presented, or if you like your chocolate rich and don’t mind paying a bit more. I found that we took longer to eat ours as they were so rich, so they were actually quite cost-effective!”Shop now
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4. Nomo Vegan Creamy Chocolate Egg (148g), £6
If milk chocolate's your (or your children's) thing, say hello to this delicious, dairy-free alternative. Fabulously creamy, it's also gluten-free.
“I think I'll get the Nomo one this year, their bars are really good.”
“I really like Nomo chocolate – their Christmas calendar was so good. I'd definitely get the Nomo Easter egg.”Shop now
5. Rhythm 108 Swiss Chocolate Truffle Eggs (36g), £1.25
Looking for something a little more bitesize? These organic, gluten-free truffle eggs are dangerously tasty. Crack open a packet and watch them disappear.
“Rhythm 108 mini chocolate eggs were a huge hit in our house last year.”Shop now
6. Montezuma's Absolute Black Vegan Easter Egg (340g), £10.50
Dark chocolate addict? Meet your match with this 100% cocoa, 100% vegan Easter egg. Crack it open to reveal equally rich chocolate buttons inside, and bunny leap for joy.
“The vegan movement isn’t just about ditching dairy. For lots of us, it’s also about choosing plastic-free and sustainable products, too. In that respect, Montezuma is very good.”Shop now
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7. Buttermilk Free From Honeycomb Easter Egg (185g), £6
Sainsbury's Free From range is a popular choice when it comes to vegan Easter chocolate, and for good reason. Handmade in Cornwall, this Easter egg is garnished with pieces of honeycomb and a splash of vegan white chocolate. Yum.
“I'd really recommend the Buttermilk ones from Sainsbury's (which, despite the name, are vegan).”Shop now
8. Betty's Vegan Venezuelan Dark Chocolate Egg (210g), £19.95
Time to treat yourself? Approved by Good Housekeeping, this dairy-free egg is a delight for the eyes as well as the tongue. 65% cocoa, it 'showcases the rich, complex flavours of the prized Venezuelan criollo bean'. And it doesn't get much better than that.
“Betty's are doing a vegan one with chocolate from Venezuela. I'm waiting with baited breath for mine to arrive.”Shop now
9. Mummy Meagz Vegan Chuckie Egg x 6 (40g), £5.89
Sometimes only a creme egg will do. For an animal-friendly alternative, look no further than these little wonders. Gloriously indulgent, they combine fondant icing and smooth dark choc.
“Holland & Barrett do a vegan 'creme egg' which is very nice. It's more dark chocolate than milk with a fairly thick, grainy filling.”Shop now
10. Booja Booja Almond & Sea Salt Caramel Truffles in Hand Painted Easter Egg (34g), £9.99
The price for a Booja Booja egg can be steep, but if you're after a seriously tasty Easter egg this year, they've won awards. Ready to send your taste buds on a journey, this 34g version combines the sweet and the salty in its sea salt and caramel ganache. The dark chocolate coating then storms in, tying a bow on the whole experience.
And if you want to go really decadent, there's a 138g version, too.
“Booja Booja do a fancy egg ornament thing with small truffle eggs inside. It looks lovely.”Shop now
11. Moo Free Sea Salt & Caramel Organic Easter Egg (160g), £11.07
Moo Free also do a sea salt and caramel combo that is oh, so tasty.
“Great for little ones, Moo Free are cheap and cheerful.”
“Moo Free do lovely Easter eggs and they're dairy, gluten and soya-free. You can get them in Sainsbury’s and Waitrose (and probably elsewhere too – I know Tesco have a range this year, though the shelves do start to look a bit bare as it gets close to Easter).”Shop now
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12. Nomo Free From Caramel & Sea Salt Chocolate Egg (148g), £6
OK, it's been established – sea salt and caramel is a winning combination. This effort from Nomo has earned some rave reviews.
“I'll be going with Nomo this year. Their chocolate is lovely.”
“Oh, Nomo for sure.”Shop now
13. Doisy & Dam Almond Buttercup Easter Egg (260g), £9
Combining Colombian dark chocolate and smooth, almond nut butter, this egg won't stay intact for long. It's made only using natural ingredients (and no palm oil), and the brand prides itself on ethical farming. Guilt-free chocolate indeed.
“Doisy & Dam look great.”Shop now
14. Considerit Chocolate Vegan Cream Egg (50g), £1.99
Another creme egg alternative, these mini eggs are made using Belgian chocolate and vanilla fondant. We're not salivating – you are.
“The best vegan creme egg by a country mile is from Considerit Chocolate (based in Edinburgh).”Shop now
15. Montezuma Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs (150g), £3.99
In the market for something nutty? These little eggs are totally vegan – complete with a moreish, salty, dark chocolate and peanut butter coating.
“I’m currently addicted to Montezuma.”Shop now
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16. Hotel Chocolat Gianduja Eggs (105g), £6
Made with sumptuously smooth hazelnut praline, these Easter treats make the perfect gift (if you don't scoff them en route). They even come trimmed with a ribbon.
“Hotel Chocolat has some amazing vegan chocolate eggs and little bits.”Shop now
17. Aldi vegan Easter eggs
Word on the street, Aldi does a delicious range of dairy-free treats, and at very reasonable prices. Unfortunately, they don't sell online – but we've included a handy link to their store locator so you can find your nearest.
“Apparently Aldi had amazing tasting dairy-free eggs last year. I'll be on the lookout this year for my daughter as we've discovered that she's lactose-intolerant, so it’s dairy-free chocolate all the way.”Find your nearest store
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