There are some big questions hanging over Easter this year, and it’s not just “is the Easter bunny real?”. In the midst of the uncertainty, Waitrose has launched a range of new goodies it hopes will delight shoppers, even it’s a quieter affair than they had hoped for. Here’s our pick of the range

Heston Mocha Coffee Hot Cross Buns

£1.70/two-pack

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Hot off the Heston range, these buns are made of brioche dough combined with dates, chunks of chocolate, plump sultanas and, of course, coffee.

 

Chocolate Pomegranate

£3/45g

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The chocolate lemon launched last year went down a treat, so Waitrose has decided to expand its chocolate fruit bowl with a pomegranate. “Sweet, sharp and fruity”, the pom is made with caramelised white chocolate with a pomegranate flavour. 

 

No.1 Hidden Truffles Chocolate Easter Egg

£10/220g

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There are three variants of this single-origin cocoa chocolate egg heading to Waitrose: Milk Chocolate is made with 49% cocoa milk chocolate and comes with four No.1 Champagne Truffles, Dark Chocolate is made with 65% cocoa dark chocolate and comes with four No.1 Dark Chocolate Truffles and Nutty Milk is made with 49% cocoa milk chocolate with fleur de sel and almonds and comes with four No.1 Salted Caramel Truffles.

 

Bunny Half-eggs

£3/50g

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These bunnies get even sweeter when you realise they’re filled with chocolate ganache. Waitrose says these half-eggs are “ideal for Easter hunts in the garden”. 

 

White Chocolate Squiggle Egg

£7/185g

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This artistic white chocolate egg is hand-decorated by expert chocolatiers in Ireland, making each one unique and “using only the finest ingredients”. 

 

Milk Chocolate Hen

£5/135g

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“The star of any Easter table”, says Waitrose, this hollow chocolate hen comes with mini speckled eggs to sit amongst. 

Supermarket Easter ranges 2021