Remember the disappointment of smashing open that chocolate egg on Easter morning only to find it was a hollow sham of a confection, mocking you with its vacant stare?
Well here is the remedy: an egg so full of mass, it has its own gravitational pull.
Hand-made to our specification in a little factory in the Midlands, the thickness of the chocolate is vulgar, and the filling is ridiculous.
We made these first in 2012 as a response to the lingering disappointment as children. Don't get me wrong - our parents were generous with the egg action, but the air inside them was always a terrible let-down. They're back for 2014.
These eggs are NOT 'nut-safe' or nut free, but they are entirely suitable for greedy vegans as they are dairy free. They’re also completely fine for coeliacs as they’re gluten-free. How fabulous!
We make three different egg styles:
Solid Chocolate- a chocolate shell filled with chocolate. Obviously. A disgusting 331g net weight. The chocolate, by the way, is none of your milky-tasting barely-there-on-the-cocoa stuff - this is a unique recipe, good and dark without the negative connotations sometimes attached (not by us we hasten to add) to the word 'dark'.
- a chocolate shell filled with the finest hazelnut praline blended with 5% liquid chocolate. The most obese of our eggs, it weighs a whopping 334g. Sweet - you couldn't eat too much at once!
- the same chocolate shell filled with the same hazelnut praline, but blended with 10% liquid chocolate - a guilty 320g, and a slightly more grown-up taste, though perfectly good for tiny palates as well.
If you know anything about chocolatiering, you’ll know that the cheaper the praline, the higher the chocolate content. Praline is very sweet by itself, and ours is as close to pure as you can get without your teeth falling out. We experimented with different levels of choc + praline, till we found the right balance. You won't be able to walk along biting into those - we suggest apron or bib, spoon and patience.
They can be bought from factoryroad.net while stocks last!