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Easter treats: chocolate eggs in Belgium for all tastes and budgets

20:14 13/04/2019

There’s no better place to enjoy the Easter holidays than Belgium, the capital of chocolate. Everywhere you look, eye-catching displays fi ll the windows of the chicest artisans, while your local supermarket is perfect for stocking up on mini eggs and other wallet-friendly goodies.

From cool creations to classic treats, here’s our selection of chocolate to feast on as a family, hide for an egg hunt or give away as a gift - or just to keep all to yourself.

Debailleul

Maison Debailleul recently opened a new patisserie and tea-room in the Grand Place. Chocolate and ice-cream are among its specialities and for Easter, they’ve chosen a butterfly motif.
€7.50-€12.50

Neuhaus

Founded in 1857, Neuhaus is one of Belgium’s pioneering brands. An extensive seasonal selection includes limited editions, gift boxes and traditional pralines among its family favourites.
€19.50

Valentino

The family business makes its Easter eggs in an atelier just outside Brussels. With 28 eggs to choose from, there’s a flavour for everyone, including sugar-free and new ruby red.
€29 per kg

Delhaize

You can pick up sachets of mini eggs, bunnies and other creations including these Balance low-sugar eggs at the supermarket chain while doing your weekly shop.
€4.29

Maison Dandoy

The Belgian baker is offering speculoos biscuit eggs coated with milk, dark or white Laurent Gerbaud chocolate, adorned with pistachios and Madagascan cocoa beans.
€14

Galler

Though best known for its small bars, the Galler chocolate empire also specialises in eggs. These little beauties – available in a variety of flavours – are perfect for a traditional egg hunt, and not only for kids.
€38.20 per kg

Written by The Bulletin